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  • One Split Secondby Michelle Schwarz

    University of NSW Press 2006; US$ 24.95

    One Split Second opens with the sudden and violent death of cricket legend David Hookes outside a Melbourne bayside hotel, late one night in January 2004. From there it surveys all that flowed from that fateful event ? the sometimes hysterical reaction of the public and the popular media, and the reaction of friends and family of the two protagonists,... more...

  • Doing Justice Without the Stateby O. Oko Elechi

    Routledge 2006; US$ 80.00

    Like most African societies, the Afikpo indigenous justice system employs restorative, transformative, and communitarian principles in conflict resolution. This study examines the principles and practices of the Afikpo (Eugbo) Nigeria indigenous justice system. more...

  • Neither Bad Nor Madby Deidre Greig

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2002; US$ 55.00

    This book looks at what happened when the government of Victoria, Australia enacted special legislation to detain one person with a severe antisocial personality disorder on the grounds of his presumed dangerousness, despite the fact that he did not fit within the ordinary criteria of mental illness or criminality. more...

  • Cultural Control and Globalisation in Asia Piracby Laikwan Pang

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 54.95

    This is a succint and well-written book introducing a truly interdisciplinary approach to the study of copyright and related issues in contemporary popular culture in relation to the current development of Asian cinema, and questions how copyright is appropriated to regulate culture. It examines the many meanings and practices pertaining to "copying"... more...

  • Commercial and Business Organizations Law in Papua New Guineaby John Mugambwa; Harrison Amankwah; C.E.P. (Val) Haynes

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 118.95

    A timely and apposite treatise on Papua New Guinea?s economic environment, this book explores business organizations law and various aspects of commercial law in Papua New Guinea in a readable and informative style. Business and commerce is the twin engine that propels the economy of a modern nation. They ensure steady economic growth and development.... more...

  • The Struggle for Constitutional Powerby Tamir Moustafa

    Cambridge University Press 2007; US$ 30.00

    This 2007 book examines the politics of the Egyptian Supreme Constitutional Court, the most important experiment in constitutionalism in the Arab world. more...

  • Intellectual Property and TRIPS Compliance in Chinaby P. Torremans; H. Shan; J. Erauw

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2007; US$ 40.00

    China's accession to the WTO and TRIPs heralded massive changes in Chinese intellectual property (IP) law. This book looks at various aspects of Chinese law and practice to see if they are TRIPS compliant. It offers both Chinese and European perspectives. It is suitable for IP academics and researchers, policy makers, and investors in China. more...

  • Support for Victims of Crime in Asiaby Wing-Cheong Chan

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 74.95

    Giving victims of crime a greater role in the criminal justice system is a relatively recent development, a trend likely to continue and increase in the foreseeable future. In many jurisdictions it has led to compensation schemes funded by the state, support for victims of crime to help them recover from their ordeal, and involvement of victims in... more...

  • Legal Reform and Administrative Detention Powers in Chinaby Sarah Biddulph

    Cambridge University Press 2007; US$ 51.00

    This 2007 book examines the development of Chinese police powers since the 1950s. 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...