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Networking the Rule of Law How Change Agents Reshape Judicial Governance in the EU by Cristina Dallara, Daniela Piana Networking the Rule of Law How Change Agents Reshape Judicial Governance in the EU
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Judicial networks have proved effective in influencing recent judicial policies enacted by both old and new EU member states. However, this influence has not been standard. This volume seeks to improve our understanding of how networks function, as well as...
Format: Paperback - Released: 20/09/2017

The Life Sciences in European Union Law Achievements and Challenges Associated with the Integration Process by Sophie Bisson The Life Sciences in European Union Law Achievements and Challenges Associated with the Integration Process


Format: Hardback - Released: 31/08/2017

Principles of Federal Indian Law by Matthew Fletcher Principles of Federal Indian Law

Covers the basics of federal Indian law, the relationships between tribal, state, and federal sovereigns, also touching on federalism, agency law, civil rights, and criminal jurisdiction aspects of Indian law. The origins behind important doctrines of Indian law and critical...
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/08/2017

Code of Federal Regulations, Title 27 Alcohol Tobacco Products and Firearms 40-399, Revised as of April 1, 2017 by Office of the Federal Register (U.S.) Code of Federal Regulations, Title 27 Alcohol Tobacco Products and Firearms 40-399, Revised as of April 1, 2017

Title 27 presents regulations by the U.S. Treasury that govern alcohol, tobacco, and firearms. Subchapters address liquors; firearms; procedures and practices; and alcohol, tobacco, and other excise taxes.
Format: Paperback - Released: 14/08/2017

Social Rights in Europe in an Age of Austerity European Perspectives by Stefano Civitarese Matteucci Social Rights in Europe in an Age of Austerity European Perspectives

This collection of essays examines the promise and limits of social rights in Europe in a time of austerity. Presenting in the first instance five national case studies, representing the biggest European economies (UK, France, Germany, Italy and Spain), it...
Format: Hardback - Released: 03/08/2017

Gene Editing, Law, and the Environment Life Beyond the Human by Irus Braverman Gene Editing, Law, and the Environment Life Beyond the Human

Technologies like CRISPR and gene drives are ushering in a new era of genetic engineering, wherein the technical means to modify DNA are cheaper, faster, more accurate, more widely accessible, and with more far-reaching effects than ever before. These cutting-edge...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/08/2017

Code of Federal Regulations, Title 27 Alcohol Tobacco Products and Firearms 400-End, Revised as of April 1, 2017 by Office of the Federal Register (U.S.) Code of Federal Regulations, Title 27 Alcohol Tobacco Products and Firearms 400-End, Revised as of April 1, 2017

Title 27 presents regulations by the U.S. Treasury that govern alcohol, tobacco, and firearms. Subchapters address liquors; firearms; procedures and practices; and alcohol, tobacco, and other excise taxes.
Format: Paperback - Released: 31/07/2017

Code of Federal Regulations, Title 45 Public Welfare 1200-End, Revised as of October 1, 2016 by Office of the Federal Register (U.S.) Code of Federal Regulations, Title 45 Public Welfare 1200-End, Revised as of October 1, 2016

Regulations governing highly diverse welfare programs and projects including family assistance, child support enforcement, the Commission on Civil Rights, community services, the National Foundation for the Arts and the Humanities, refugee resettlement, foreign claims settlement, the National Science Foundation, and...
Format: Paperback - Released: 26/05/2017

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Protest, Property and the Commons Performances of Law and Resistance by Lucy (University of Sussex, UK) Finchett-Maddock Protest, Property and the Commons Performances of Law and Resistance
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Protest, Property and the Commons focuses on the alternative property narratives of `social centres', or political squats, and how the spaces and their communities create their own - resistant - form of law. Drawing on critical legal theory, legal pluralism,...
Format: Paperback - Released: 28/09/2017

Narratives of Violence by Gerald Cromer Narratives of Violence

This title was first published in 2001. The modern state's claim to a monopoly of legitimate force bestows the concomitant duty of preventing the resort to violence by non-state actors. Consequently, failure to do so often leads to debates, concerning...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/09/2017

Law, Culture and Society Legal Ideas in the Mirror of Social Theory by Roger Cotterrell Law, Culture and Society Legal Ideas in the Mirror of Social Theory

This book presents a distinctive approach to the study of law in society, focusing on the sociological interpretation of legal ideas. It surveys the development of connections between legal studies and social theory and locates its approach in relation to...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/09/2017

Welfare Law by Lucy A. Williams Welfare Law

This title was first published in 2001: Welfare law is a legal field integral to most jurisprudential formulations, whether artificially designated as doctrinal, theoretical or practical. At its core, legal discourse regarding welfare challenges the formulations traditionally viewed as 'pre-legal',...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/09/2017

The Social Construction of Sexual Harassment Law The Role of the National, Organizational and Individual Context by Mia L. Cahill The Social Construction of Sexual Harassment Law The Role of the National, Organizational and Individual Context

This title was first published in 2001. The global legal landscape is littered with attempts to provide context and meaning for sexual harassment law. Most have failed because they have limited themselves to the mere words of law. This cross-national...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/09/2017

Effective Strategies for Protecting Human Rights Economic Sanctions, Use of National Courts and International Fora and Coercive Power by David Barnhizer Effective Strategies for Protecting Human Rights Economic Sanctions, Use of National Courts and International Fora and Coercive Power

This title was first published in 2001: This book brings together the experiences of a diverse range of leading human rights advocates and activists to demonstrate strategies for protecting human rights. The volume identifies strategic problems and approaches and offers...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/09/2017

Religious Literacy, Law and History Perspectives on European Pluralist Societies by Alberto Melloni Religious Literacy, Law and History Perspectives on European Pluralist Societies


Format: Hardback - Released: 15/10/2017

Code of Federal Regulations, Title 27 Alcohol Tobacco Products and Firearms 1-39, Revised as of April 1, 2017 by Office of the Federal Register (U.S.) Code of Federal Regulations, Title 27 Alcohol Tobacco Products and Firearms 1-39, Revised as of April 1, 2017

Title 27 presents regulations by the U.S. Treasury that govern alcohol, tobacco, and firearms. Subchapters address liquors; firearms; procedures and practices; and alcohol, tobacco, and other excise taxes.
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/11/2017

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Cases and Materials on Federal Indian Law by David Getches, Charles Wilkinson, Matthew Fletcher, Kristen Carpenter Cases and Materials on Federal Indian Law
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This federal Indian law casebook has an unprecedented focus on Native Nation-building, including cutting-edge materials on tribal economies and tribal justice systems unavailable elsewhere. The Seventh Edition retains classic material on the history of federal Indian law and policy, including...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/04/2017

Renascent Pragmatism Studies in Law and Social Science by Alfonso Morales Renascent Pragmatism Studies in Law and Social Science

Pragmatism is experiencing a resurgence in law, philosophy and social science, with pragmatists seeking a consistent, comprehensive and productive understanding of social life. In its four sections Renascent Pragmatism aids the reinvigoration of pragmatism as an important intellectual tradition and...
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/04/2017

The Sacred Law of Islam A Case Study of Women's Treatment in the Islamic Republic of Iran's Criminal Justice System by Hamid R. Kusha The Sacred Law of Islam A Case Study of Women's Treatment in the Islamic Republic of Iran's Criminal Justice System

Islam's Sacred Law is one of the most complex, detailed and comprehensive legal theories that Islam, as a Western religion, has produced in its capacity as a doctrine of social justice. However, few available texts have dealt with the treatment...
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/04/2017

Taking Space Seriously Law, Space and Society in Contemporary Israel by Issachar Rosen-Zvi Taking Space Seriously Law, Space and Society in Contemporary Israel

This perceptive study investigates the different ways in which the state deals with various social groups through the mechanisms of space. By means of case studies involving three social groups within Israel's multicultural society - the Sephardim, the Bedouin-Arab minority...
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/04/2017

Routledge Handbook on Victims' Issues in Criminal Justice by Cliff Roberson Routledge Handbook on Victims' Issues in Criminal Justice

The Routledge Handbook on Victims' Issues in Criminal Justice is a comprehensive and authoritative handbook on current issues, with a distinctive emphasis on the delivery of suitable and effective services. The editor provides an introduction and conclusion to the handbook,...
Format: Hardback - Released: 26/04/2017

Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) Law and Practice by Zimran Samuel Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) Law and Practice


Format: Paperback - Released: 05/04/2017

The Law and Politics of the Taiwan Sunflower and Hong Kong Umbrella Movements Critical Neighbours by Jones Brian Christopher The Law and Politics of the Taiwan Sunflower and Hong Kong Umbrella Movements Critical Neighbours

Rarely do acts of civil disobedience come in such grand fashion as Taiwan's Sunflower Movement and Hong Kong's Umbrella Movement. The two protests came in regions and jurisdictions that many have underestimated as regards furthering notions of political speech, democratisation,...
Format: Hardback - Released: 22/03/2017

The Ombudsman Enterprise and Administrative Justice by Professor Trevor Buck, Dr. Richard Kirkham, Brian Thompson The Ombudsman Enterprise and Administrative Justice
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The statutory duty of public service ombudsmen (PSO) is to investigate claims of injustice caused by maladministration in the provision of public services. This book examines the modern role of the ombudsman within the overall emerging system of administrative justice...
Format: Paperback - Released: 06/03/2017

Proportionality, Equality Laws and Religion Conflicts in England, Canada and the USA by Megan Pearson Proportionality, Equality Laws and Religion Conflicts in England, Canada and the USA

This book considers how the law should manage conflicts between the right of religious freedom and that of non-discrimination on the grounds of sexual orientation. These disputes are often high-profile and frequently receive a lot of media attention and public...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/03/2017

Community Resources Intellectual Property, International Trade and Protection of Traditional Knowledge by Professor Johanna Gibson Community Resources Intellectual Property, International Trade and Protection of Traditional Knowledge

Protection of traditional knowledge and resources is of critical concern not only to the groups involved but also to the international trading community for which these resources are of increasing economic importance. This work examines the concept of 'community', intellectual...
Format: Paperback - Released: 27/02/2017

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