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The United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child: An Analysis of Treaty Provisions and Implications of U.S. RatificationBRILL 2006; US$ 138.00
This in-depth text goes beyond the rhetoric of the debate on children?s rights and the Convention on the Rights of the Child, in particular, to provide a detailed examination of the impact that U.S. ratification of the Convention would have on U.S. law. The chapters have been written by leading children?s advocates and scholars with a general audience... more...
- BRILL 2006; US$ 138.00
The core of this book is a detailed analysis of the status of corporal punishment of children, including Areasonable spankings by parents, under international human rights law. The analysis leads compellingly to the conclusion that such punishment is indeed a human rights violation, consonant with modern norms about right and decent treatment of juveniles.... more...
- sellier european law publishers 2010; US$ 179.40
The current rich volume of the Yearbook attempts to strike a balance in the multifaceted expressions of the increasing importance of private international law at national and supranational levels. The vitality of private international law within the European Union is evidenced by both legislative projects and the rich case law of the European Court... more...
- sellier european law publishers 2011; US$ 136.94
During the last decade Europe has undertaken an active and broad process of harmonisation of choice-of-law rules within the EU. However, this drastic movement towards a harmonised system has so far left aside a highly relevant issue: the application by judicial and non-judicial authorities of the foreign law. In full contrast to the little... more...
- Woodslane Press 2011; US$ 22.99
Until now, there has no book that sets out structures and strategies for sound supply contract management. This book sets out to do more than this: it aligns the science of sourcing and procuring of supplies/suppliers with the art of smart contract management. And it does so based on the author's sound knowledge of global markets and keen understanding... more...
- BRILL 2011; US$ 151.00
The debate surrounding womens family rights under Shara-derived law has long been held captive to the competing fundamentalisms of universalism and cultural relativism. These two conflicting perspectives fail to promote practical tools through which such laws can be reformed, without prejudice to their religious nature. This book examines the development... more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2011; US$ 40.00
This insightful book considers phenomena such as mass torts, which affect numerous victims, and complex insolvency cases, which concern multiple and often competing interests. The editors identify and respond to the need for reflection on the notion of 'mass justice'. The assembled contributors show that while private law is usually debated in terms... more...
- Gabler Verlag 2008; US$ 20.51
In einer empirischen Studie untersucht Karsten Klopfer begrenzte Nettosynergien und überhöhte Übernahmeprämien als wertvernichtende Faktoren für Akquisitionssubjekte bei der Übernahme von Unternehmen. more...
- Oxford University Press 2011; US$ 43.99
Life Before Birth provides a coherent framework for addressing bioethical issues connected to the moral status of embryos and fetuses. The book explores the conceptual and practical difficulties raised by abortion, prenatal torts, wrongful life, the crime of feticide, substance abuse by pregnant women, compulsory cesareans, assisted reproduction, and... more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2012; US$ 40.00
The common law determines whether a publication is defamatory by considering how 'ordinary reasonable people' would respond to it. But how does the law work in practice? Who are these 'ordinary reasonable people' and what do they think? This book examines the psychology behind how judges, juries and lawyers decide what is defamatory. Drawing on a thorough... more...