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- Palgrave Macmillan 2002; US$ 160.00
A new appraisal of the relationship between the Presidency and Congress in Argentina over the first two decades of its democratic regime. Mariana Llanos uses the processes of privatization and state reform in Argentina to re-assess the performance, functions and stature of these institutions as the country embarked on the programme of change. A valuable... more...
- Princeton University Press 2009; US$ 71.44
If knowledge is power, then the power of law can be studied through the lens of knowledge. This book opens up a substantive new area of legal research--knowledge production--and presents a series of case studies showing that the hybridity and eclecticism of legal knowledge processes make it unfruitful to ask questions such as, "Is law becoming more... more...
- HarperCollins 2010; US$ 11.99
In this poignant meditation on the strength and fragility of female friendship, Mariana Pasternak chronicles her life-defining relationship with Martha Stewart, its tragic demise, and its lessons for us all. The Best of Friends is at once an honest, personal, and never-before-seen look at Martha Stewart as a person; an inside look at the lives of... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2008; US$ 158.00
This interdisciplinary monograph explores the discursive manifestations of the conflict over how to remember and interpret the actions of the military during the last dictatorship in Uruguay (1973-1985). Through the exploration of the discursive ways in which this powerful group represents past events and participants, we can trace the ideological... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 30.00
Like the adventurer who circled an iceberg to see it on all sides, Mariana Gosnell, former Newsweek reporter and author of Zero Three Bravo , a book about flying a small plane around the United States, explores ice in all its complexity, grandeur, and significance.More brittle than glass, at times stronger than steel, at other times flowing like... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2012; US$ 32.00
Toronto prides itself on being ?the world?s most diverse city,? and its officials seek to support this diversity through programs and policies designed to promote social inclusion. Yet this progressive vision of law often falls short in practice, limited by problems inherent in the political culture itself. In Everyday Law on the Street , Mariana... more...
- Scarecrow Press 2012; US$ 39.99
Produced in 1958, The Big Country featured an all-star cast that included Gregory Peck, Charlton Heston, and Oscar-winner Burl Ives. One of the most enduring elements of the film has been Jerome Moross?s score. In Jerome Moross?s The Big Country : A Film Score Guide , Mariana Whitmer examines Moross?s landmark work, a score that continues... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 52.95
This book develops a new framework for analyzing the spatio-temporal workings of law and other forms of governance. Chronotopes of Law argues that studies of law and governance can be reinvigorated by drawing on a bundle of quite heterogenous analytical tools that do not have a single provenance or a single political or normative aim but that... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2017; US$ 28.19
Who really creates wealth in our world? And how do we decide the value of what they do? At the heart of today's financial and economic crisis is a problem hiding in plain sight. In modern capitalism, value-extraction - the siphoning off of profits, from shareholders' dividends to bankers' bonuses - is rewarded more highly than value-creation:... more...