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Routledge studies in crime and justice in Asia and the global South.
"This book presents the work of academics from the Global South and explores, from local and regional settings, how the legal order and people's perception of it translates into an understanding of what constitutes 'criminal' behaviours or activities. It aims to make an important contribution in the development of Southern Criminology"-- Provided by publisher.
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Reinterpreting chaos as diversity : an alternative legal approach from the Global South / Pablo Ciocchini Criminalizing adultery in Colonial India : constructing the wife vs. the other in Islamic family law / Anisur Rahman "First World problems" in the "Third World" : LGBT rights in Singapore / George Radics Privacy in public spaces : the transformative potential of Navtej Johar v. Union of India / Danish Sheikh Gambling with criminal law : the legal paradox of "Jogo do Bicho" (animal lottery) criminalization in Brazil / João Araújo Monteiro Neto and Nestor Eduardo Araruna Santiago (Cr)immigration in the Dominican Republic? : decolonizing the human rights of vulnerable Haitian migrants / Carolina Yoko Furusho Cosmologies of federal criminal procedural reform : democratizing and humanizing criminal justice in Argentina / Julieta Mira Of punishment, protest, and press conferences : contentious politics amidst despotic decision in contemporary Burmese courtrooms / Elliott Prasse-Freeman The politics of judicial actors in the Philippines : war on drugs / Pablo Ciocchini Arresting a due process revolution : the reform of Indonesia's code of criminal procedure and the persistence of history / Jayson Lamchek Examining premature dismissal rates in Peruvian corruption cases / Wilson Hernández Sexual crimes and transitional justice before courts in Brazil : accountability for crimes against humanity / Emilio Peluso Neder Meyer and Claudia Paiva Carvalho Seeking commonalities from across the South / George B. Radics.
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