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- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 67.95
A thorough examination of Pashukanis? writings, this book is a significant contribution to a proper assessment of Pashukanis? work, the value of his theoretical legacy and the contemporary relevance of Marxist legal theory. Interest in the best-known Soviet legal scholar, Evgeny Pashukanis, remains widespread and his work retains considerable relevance.... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 149.95
In the post-2001 context of economic and political conflict, this book presents a timely and detailed examination of the role of the criminal law in the protection of the existing order from political dissent and destabilization. It reviews offences such as rebellion, treason, mutiny, espionage, sedition, terrorism, riot and unlawful assembly in the... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2016; US$ 149.95
Why have the early years of the 21st century seen increasing use of emergency-type powers or claims of supra-legal executive authority, particularly by the Western countries regarded as the world's leading democracies, notably the United States? This book examines the extraordinary range of executive and prerogative powers, emergency legislation,... 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...
- University of NSW Press 2008; US$ 52.00
Law in Perspective is intended to encourage critical, responsible and creative thinking about law as a system of ideas and a social institution. This second edition has been revised to include new chapters on human rights, liberal democracy, economic efficiency, problems of the market, and distributive justice. As well, the information provided on... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95
As globalization continues to spread and evolve, so nation-states attempt to govern financialization, tax evasion, corruption, terrorism, civil and military conflicts and environmental dangers, social polarization and the complexities in human rights implementation, by institutional and transnational means. This volume discusses these issues from different... more...
- UNSW Press 2015; US$ 59.99
This expanded new edition of Law in Perspective focuses on a range of powerful critical thinking tools drawn from logic, science, ethics, and political and social theory. Information on terrorism and refugee law has been fully updated, climate change is discussed throughout, and new chapters have been added on law and Indigenous people, lawyers... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 61.95
A fresh look at school improvement from the perspective of professional development. There are many things that teachers can do to improve the conditions for learning and teaching in their own schools. This book shows how staff can take the initiative and identify areas in their school in need of attention, and tackle them. It provides case-study accounts... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 149.95
Until recently, internal use of the armed forces has been generally regarded by the public, as well as academic commentators, as conduct to be expected of a military or autocratic regime, not a democratic government. There is however growing concern that the 'war on terror' has been used to condition public opinion to accept the internal deployment... more...