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  • The Trial of Socratesby I.F. Stone

    Head of Zeus 2015; US$ 11.65

    The story behind why the birthplace of democracy condemned its most renowned philosopher to death? more...

  • Oaths and Swearing in Ancient Greeceby Alan H. Sommerstein; Isabelle C. Torrance

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 0.00

    The oath was an institution of fundamental importance across a wide range of social interactions throughout the ancient Greek world, making a crucial contribution to social stability and harmony; yet there has been no comprehensive, dedicated scholarly study of the subject for over a century. This volume of a two-volume study explores... more...

  • Death to Tyrants!by David Teegarden

    Princeton University Press 2013; US$ 46.95 US$ 37.56

    Death to Tyrants! is the first comprehensive study of ancient Greek tyrant-killing legislation--laws that explicitly gave individuals incentives to "kill a tyrant." David Teegarden demonstrates that the ancient Greeks promulgated these laws to harness the dynamics of mass uprisings and preserve popular democratic rule in the face of... more...

  • Vietnam Tax Guideby Lorenzo Riccardi

    Springer International Publishing 2013; US$ 129.00

    Vietnam?s rapid growth makes it a hotspot for inward investment. This up-to-date guide to the country?s tax system explains how to calculate liabilities, outlines the terms of Hanoi?s bilateral fiscal treaties, and details available grants and incentives. more...

  • Kriminalität im Jahr 2020by Michael Hanslmaier; Stefanie Kemme; Katharina Stoll; Dirk Baier

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2013; US$ 44.99

    Angesichts des demografischen Wandels beschäftigen sich die AutorInnen mit der Kriminalitätsentwicklung in den Bereichen Polizei, Justiz und Strafvollzug. Auf der Grundlage zahlreicher Interviews mit ExpertInnen lassen sich die relevanten Faktoren identifizieren, die die Kriminalitätsentwicklung der Jahre 1995 bis 2010 beeinflusst haben. In Kombination... more...

  • Chinese Lawmaking: From Non-communicative to Communicativeby Peng He

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2013; US$ 101.08

    Dr Peng He in her book addresses various issues, drawing on Western and Chinese sources for her argument for a ?communicative? theory of law making. This book is both timely and important in the Chinese context. Her argument depends upon the insight that what is important in societies is not just representative democracy but ?voice? - the opportunity... more...

  • Australian Principles of Property Lawby Samantha Hepburn

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 104.00

    Australian Principles of Property Law , now in its third edition, covers all aspects of Australian real property law. Each chapter has been expanded and updated to incorporate the latest developments and theories. Incorporating academic discussion of historical and theoretical issues underlying the property system, as well as practical discussion... more...

  • Judicial Reform and Reorganization in 20th Century Iranby Majid Mohammadi

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    Iran is now at the center of political and social developments in the Middle East. This book examines the reform of the judicial system in 20th century Iran and is the first to relate state-building process with the rule of law promotion and judicial reform in the region. This subject occupies the critical juncture of three developments in the contemporary... more...

  • Food Safety Management in Chinaby Jiehong Zhou; Shaosheng Jin

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2013; US$ 76.00 US$ 62.32

    In recent years, China has taken a number of effective measures to strengthen the supervision of food quality and safety, but food safety incidents still occur sometimes. The recurrence and intractability of such incidents suggest that, in addition to the imperfect supervision system, the greatest obstacle to China's food quality safety management... more...

  • Maritime Law and Policy in Chinaby Sharon Li; Colin Ingram

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 73.95

    On 11 November 2001,the People?s Republic of China officially became a member of the World Trade Organisation. During the preceding two decades China emerged as a major trading and maritime nation, has adopted more than twenty maritime related laws and has ratified most of the important international maritime conventions. Maritime Law and Policy... more...