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Vol 21 No 12 Dec 16/Jan 17

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The UK Supreme Court Yearbook Volume 7: 2016

Edited by: Daniel Clarry, Christopher Sargeant
Price: £90.00

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Urban Excess and the Law

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ISBN13: 9781859412091
ISBN: 1859412092
Published: February 1996
Publisher: Routledge-Cavendish
Format: Paperback
Price: Out of print



This book sets out to confront the complexities of everyday life in contemporary urban culture from the perspective of the relationship between law, desire and transgression. Operating within an analysis of the political imperative of deregulation and the tensions inherent in the politics and ethics of neo-liberal economics, the book raises questions and possibilities regarding justice, community and dissent. It operates within an interdisciplinary framework and draws upon social theory, cultural geography, critical criminology and urban sociology. The book will be of interest to academics and students of criminology, sociology of law, cultural studies and urban sociology. It will also appeal to those whose interest is of a more general nature.

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