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  • The State, Democracy and Anti-terror Laws in Indiaby Ujjwal Kumar Singh

    SAGE India 2006; US$ 70.00

    Laws like the Prevention of Terrorism Act (POTA) are enacted to address what the. state describes as extraordinary situations and put in place exceptions to the. ordinary legal and judicial procedures. By examining public debates surrounding. extraordinary laws like POTA and the Terrorist and Disruptive Activities (Prevention). Act (TADA) and also... more...

  • The Tradition and Modern Transition of Chinese Lawby Jinfan Zhang

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2014; US$ 279.00

    China has a legal history dating back more than three thousand years. This book assesses the different aspects of that tradition, and combines theory and practice in discussing the modern legal transition which the Chinese legal system is undergoing. more...

  • Watershedby Stephen C. Lonergan; David B. Brooks

    International Development Research Centre 1995; US$ 25.00

    Watershed describes the water crisis faced by Israel and the Occupied Palestinian Territories today ; a crisis that will have much to do with the design and the success of the current peace proposals. The authors examine the geopolitics of water in the region, the economic importance, problems of water supply and water quality, and regional conflicts... more...

  • What Price Security?by Andrew Lynch; George Williams

    University of NSW Press 2006; US$ 13.95

    In this timely and important book, Andrew Lynch and George Williams provide a clear and accessible guide to the major components of Australia?s anti-terrorism laws and their effects. They show readers: ? what constitutes a crime of terrorism in Australia ? what powers our main intelligence agency has to question and detain members of the community... more...

  • Administrative Law and Governance in Asiaby Tom Ginsburg; Albert H.Y. Chen

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 51.95

    This book examines administrative law in Asia, exploring the profound changes in the legal regimes of many Asian states that have taken place in recent years. Political democratization in some countries, economic change more broadly and the forces of globalization have put pressure on the developmental state model, wherein bureaucrats governed in... more...

  • Asian Discourses of Rule of Lawby Randall Peerenboom

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 83.95

    Rule of law is one of the pillars of the modern world, and widely considered necessary for sustained economic development, the implementation of democracy and the protection of human rights. It has however emerged in Western liberal democracies, and some people question how far it is likely to take root fully in the different cultural, economic and... more...

  • Authority without Powerby John Owen Haley

    Oxford University Press 1996; US$ 45.00

    This title argues that the weakness of legal controls throughout Japanese history has assured the development and strength of informal community controls based on custom and consensus to maintain order - an order characterized by remarkable stability with an equally significant degree of autonomy for individuals, communities, and businesses. more...

  • Challenging the Rule(s) of Lawby Kalpana Kannabiran; Ranbir Singh

    SAGE India 2008; US$ 49.95

    This rare comprehensive critique of criminology in India brings together widely. respected activists, advocates, bureaucrats, scholars and practitioners who share. their concerns about the Indian criminal justice system through an interdisciplinary. lens and discuss the need to entrench human rights in Indian polity. It is a significant. step towards... more...

  • The Changing Chinese Legal System, 1978 ? Presentby Bin Liang

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 48.95

    This groundbreaking book examines the changing Chinese legal system since 1978. In addition to historical analyses of changes at the economic, political-legal, and social levels, Liang gives special attention to crime and punishment functions of the legal system, and the current judicial system based on field research, i.e., court observations in both... more...

  • Child Abuse and Family Lawby Thea Brown; Renata Alexander

    Allen & Unwin 2007; US$ 36.31

    A comprehensive guide to working with cases of child abuse and domestic violence for legal practitioners, social workers, court staff, counsellors and other professionals. more...