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Lacey, Wells and Quick Reconstructing Criminal Law: Text and Materials / Edition 4

Lacey, Wells and Quick Reconstructing Criminal Law: Text and Materials / Edition 4

by Celia Wells, Oliver Quick


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780521737395
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 06/30/2010
Series: Law in Context Series
Edition description: 4
Pages: 944
Product dimensions: 6.80(w) x 9.60(h) x 1.70(d)

About the Author

Celia Wells is Professor of Criminal Law at the University of Bristol, where her research focuses on criminal law and, in particular, corporate criminal liability. In 2006 she was awarded the OBE for services to legal education.

Oliver Quick is a Senior Lecturer in Law at the School of Law, University of Bristol, where he teaches undergraduate and postgraduate courses in criminal law, criminal justice, medical law and public health law.

Table of Contents

Part I. Approaching Criminal Law: 1. Images of criminal law; 2. Criminal laws in context; 3. Foundations of criminal law; Part II. Law, Order and Security: 4. Social and political constructions of disorder; 5. Securing order: pre-emptive measures; 6. Public order: control mechanisms; 7. Criminal law and justice: emerging themes; Part III. Interpersonal Violence, Drug and Alcohol Abuse, Offence Preparation and Participation: 8. Offences against the person; 9. Drug and alcohol abuse; 10. Offence preparation and participation; Part IV. Property and Propriety: 11. Defining and defending private property; 12. Constructing property in criminal law; 13. Property rights and criminal enforcement; Part V. Regulating Sexuality and Bodily Autonomy: A Crisis of Trust and Intimacy?: 14. The social construction of sexuality and bodily autonomy; 15. Sexual violence; 16. Regulating sexuality; 17. Criminalising health care choices; Part VI. Making a Killing: Conceptions of Violence: 18. The social construction of violence and personal harm; 19. The criminal regulation of public safety; 20. Homicide: boundary issues; 21. Murder and manslaughter.

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