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  • Education and the Lawby Gerald Stowbridge; Witold Tulasiewicz

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 205.00

    This edited collection addresses a subject which is topical not only in Britain, where there has been a spate of laws and regulations affecting the structure and content of education, but also in developed and developing countries, where the overriding motivation in many cases has been to raise economic performance. The first part of the book deals... more...

  • Handbook of Psychology in Legal Contextsby David Carson; Ray Bull

    Wiley 2003; US$ 292.00 US$ 253.07

    The second edition of this popular international handbook highlights the developing relationship between psychology and the law. Consisting of all-new material and drawing on the work of practitioners and academics from the UK, Europe, North America and elsewhere, this volume looks not only at the more traditional elements of psychology and the law... more...

  • Democratization and the Judiciaryby Roberto Gargarella; Siri Gloppen; Elin Skaar

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 53.95

    This title examines the political role of courts in new democracies in Latin America and Africa, focusing on their ability to hold political power-holders accountable when they act outside their constitutionally defined powers. The book also issues a warning: there are problems inherent in the current global move towards strong constitutional government,... more...

  • The End of a Natural Monopolyby Daniel H. Cole; Peter Grossman

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 54.95

    This book addresses the fundamental issues underlying the debate over electric power regulation and deregulation. After decades of the presumption that the electric power industry was a natural monopoly, recent times have seen a trend of deregulation followed by panicked re-regulation. This important book critically analyses this controversial area... more...

  • Benthamby James Steintrager

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 49.95

    First published in 1977 this volume challenges the accepted interpretations of Bentham's political thought and in particular the landmark criticism by John Stuart Mill and Elie HalÚvy, the author consulted the extensive manuscript collections left by Bentham to the University of London and the British museum in the preparation of this volume. more...

  • The Role of Human Rights in Foreign Policyby Peter R. Baehr; Dr Monique Castermans-Holleman

    Palgrave Macmillan 2003; US$ 44.00

    Governments use human rights both as a tool and as an objective of foreign policy. The Role of Human Rights in Foreign Policy analyses conflicting policy goals such as peace and security, economic relations and development co-operation. The use of diplomatic, economic and military means is discussed, together with the role of state actors, intergovernmental... more...

  • Rethinking Human Rightsby Dr David Chandler

    Palgrave Macmillan 2002; US$ 175.00

    Rethinking Human Rights brings together a team of authors from fields as diverse as political theory, peace studies, international law and media studies - concerned with a new international agenda of human rights promotion. The collection presents an original and tightly argued critique of current trends and deals with a range of questions concerning... more...

  • Conflict of Norms in Public International Lawby Joost Pauwelyn

    Cambridge University Press 2003; US$ 64.00 US$ 52.48

    His recurring theme is how to marry trade and non-trade rules, or economic and non-economic objectives at the international level. more...

  • International Perspectives on Consumers' Access to Justiceby Charles E. F. Rickett; Thomas G. W. Telfer

    Cambridge University Press 2003; US$ 148.00 US$ 121.36

    Leading scholars outline key problems faced in adopting consumer laws to the global marketplace. more...

  • Law and Sacrificeby Johan Van der Walt

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 71.95

    In the wake of apartheid, Law and Sacrifice draws on the uniquely expansive protection of fundamental rights now entrenched in the South African Constitution to outline a new theory of law. The South African Constitution not only protects the rights of people against abuses of power by the state, but also against abuses of power by private legal... more...