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  • Hart on Responsibilityby Christopher Pulman

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 95.00

    A collection of essays discussing Herbert Hart's writings on responsibility. The essays focus upon Hart's work on causation in the law and on the justification of punishment. Specific topics discussed include senses of 'responsibility', voluntariness, Mill's harm principle, mens rea, excuses, the Hart-Wootton debate, and negligence. more...

  • A Practical Approach to Effective Litigationby Susan Blake

    OUP Oxford 2015; US$ 134.99 US$ 116.09

    This assessment of the key skills needed to handle a case bridges the Civil Procedure Rules and the reality of case management, explaining the rationale of civil litigation. An overview of the litigation process advises on complying with procedure, using evidence, and how to ensure you are taking account of the rules on funding and costs. more...

  • The Ethics of Personalised Medicineby Dr Jan Schildmann; Mr Sebastian Wäscher; Ms Verena Sandow; Professor Jochen Vollmann

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 124.95

    In recent times, the phrase ?personalised medicine? has become the symbol of medical progress and a label for better health care in the future. However, a controversial debate has developed around whether these promises of better, more personal and more cost-efficient medicine are realistic. This book brings together leading researchers from across... more...

  • Matters of Principleby Richard S. Markovits

    NYU Press 1998; US$ 22.95

    The United States is generally believed to be a liberal, rights-based culture. In such a society, according to Richard S. Markovits, arguments of moral principle dominate legal discourse. Markovits analyzes various rights related to our society's basic duties of showing appropriate, equal respect for all creatures capable of moral integrity and... more...

  • Disposable Youthby James C. Wilson

    Publish on Demand Global LLC 2012; US$ 9.99

    Disposable Youth has the power to change America. Seventy percent of the 2.4 million prisoners in America today are high school dropouts. Half of all African American and Hispanic urban high school students drop out. Forty percent of all urban high school students drop out. This continuum of dropping out of high school and into crime and then prison... more...

  • Legitimacy and Dronesby Asst Prof Steven J Barela; Dr Jai Galliott; Professor Avery Plaw; Assoc Prof Katina Michael

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 144.95

    Unmanned combat air vehicles, or in common parlance ?drones?, have become a prominent instrument in US efforts to counter an objective (and subjective) cross-border terrorist threat with lethal force. As a result, critical questions abound on the legitimacy of their use. In a series of multidisciplinary essays by scholars with an extensive knowledge... more...

  • The Global Diamond Industryby Roman Grynberg; Letsema Mbayi

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 115.00

    The Global Diamond Industry: Economics and Development brings together a collection of papers covering various aspects of the diamond industry including economics, law, history, sociology and development across two volumes. more...

  • The Death Penaltyby Roger Hood; Carolyn Hoyle

    OUP Oxford 2015; US$ 64.99 US$ 55.89

    The fifth edition of this renowned work charts the progress towards the goal of worldwide abolition of the death penalty internationally. The authors make a powerful case for abolition, regarding capital punishment as cruel, inhuman, and degrading. more...

  • The New Corporate Governance in Theory and Practiceby Stephen Bainbridge

    Oxford University Press 2008; US$ 72.99 US$ 62.77

    The New Corporate Governance in Theory and Practice provides an interdisciplinary analysis of the emerging board-centered system of corporate governance. The book draws on legal analysis, behavioral insights into how individuals and groups make decisions, and management studies of corporate governance to trace the process by which the present director... more...

  • Sticks and Stonesby Jerome Neu

    Oxford University Press 2007; US$ 13.99 US$ 12.03

    In Sticks and Stones , philosopher Jerome Neu probes the nature, purpose, and effects of insults, exploring how and why they humiliate, embarrass, infuriate, and wound us so deeply. What kind of injury is an insult? Is it determined by the insulter or the insulted? What does it reveal about the character of both parties as well as the character of... more...