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- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 144.95
This book is a comprehensive assessment of regional responses to the crisis in the asylum/refugee system and critically examines how different regions tackle the problem. With contributions on Africa, Europe, Latin America, South Asia and the Middle East, the collection strives to appreciate what informs each regions approach to the asylum process... more...
- BRILL 2004; US$ 296.00
This volume highlights those instances in the work of international organizations where advances have been made concerning indigenous rights. It also devotes attention to the Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues, to the Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, and to a number of thematic issues in the field. The human rights situations... more...
- BRILL 2005; US$ 81.00
This volume constitutes a commentary on Article 38 of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child. It is part of the series, A Commentary on the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child , which provides an article by article analysis of all substantive, organizational and procedural provisions of the CRC and its two Optional... more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2007; US$ 60.00
This major new work consists of carefully commissioned original and incisive contributions from leading scholars in the field of international economic law. Covering a full range of topics, the Handbook provides an accessible treatment of the law in each area, as well as a thoughtful synthesis and discussion of related public policy issues from a broadly... more...
- University of NSW Press 2005; US$ 55.95
Encourages critical, responsible and creative thinking about law as a system of ideas and as a social institution. It explores the relationships between law, logic and science, examines the socio-economic role of law and asks what role the legal system plays in alleviating or exacerbating contemporary social problems, such as crime and punishment,... more...
- Hart Publishing Limited 2002; US$ 79.20
How should feminist theories conceive of the subject? What is it to be a legal person? What part does embodiment play in subjectivity? Can there be a conception of rights which does justice to the social contexts in which rights claims are embedded? Is the way the law constitutes legal subjects a form of violence? These questions lie at the heart of... more...
- World Health Organization 2005; US$ 45.00
The WHO Resource Book on Mental Health, Human Rights and Legislation brings together important information on international human rights standards related to mental health. It provides practical guidance on key issues that countries need to consider and incorporate into their national mental health laws, as well as useful strategies to facilitate the... more...
- Hart Publishing Limited 2006; US$ 57.60
This is the first ever index of contributions to common law Festschriften and fills a serious bibliographic gap in the literature of the common law. The German word Festschrift is now the universally accepted term in the academy for a published collection of legal essays written by several authors to honour a distinguished jurist or to mark a significant... more...
- Hart Publishing Limited 2006; US$ 36.00
Niklas Luhmann's sociological theory treats law, along with politics, economics, media and ethics, as systems of communication. His theory not only offers profound and novel insights into the character of the legal system in modern society, but also provides an explanation for the role of jurisprudence as part of that legal system. In this work the... more...