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  • 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

    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...

  • Sticks and Stonesby Jerome Neu

    Oxford University Press 2007; US$ 13.99

    What kind of injury is an insult? Is its infliction determined by the insulter or the insulted? What does it reveal of the character of each and of the character of society and its conventions? What is its role in social and legal life (from play to jokes to ritual to war and from blasphemy to defamation to hate speech)? Jerome Neu's book emphasizes... more...

  • The New Corporate Governance in Theory and Practiceby Stephen Bainbridge

    Oxford University Press 2008; US$ 72.99

    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...

  • Discursive Constructions of Consent in the Legal Processby Susan Ehrlich; Diana Eades; Janet Ainsworth

    Oxford University Press 2016; US$ 72.99

    Experts in linguistics and law use diverse theoretical and analytical approaches to demonstrate the complex ways in which language is used to seek, steer, give, or withhold consent in a range of legal contexts. The book illuminates problematic issues in legal practices and procedures that may otherwise be uncritically accepted. more...

  • The Ethics of Self-Defenseby Christian Coons; Michael Weber

    Oxford University Press 2016; US$ 28.99

    The fifteen new essays collected in this volume address questions concerning the ethics of self-defense, most centrally when and to what extent the use of defensive force, especially lethal force, can be justified. more...

  • Le reclassement professionnel des travailleurs licenciésby Collectif; Anthemis

    Primento Digital Publishing 2016; US$ 84.99

    Les Éditions Anthemis vous proposent un outil complet pour comprendre les tenants et les aboutissants du reclassement professionnel La loi du 26 décembre 2013 sur le statut unique a réservé une part importante aux mesures de reclassement professionnel. Le reclassement professionnel devient un droit pour tous les travailleurs, quel que soit leur... more...

  • Reason in Actionby John Finnis

    OUP Oxford 2011; US$ 38.99

    Reason in Action collects John Finnis's work on practical reason and moral philosophy. Ranging from foundational issues of meta-ethics to modern ethical debates, the essays trace the emergence and development of his new classical theory of natural law through close engagement with a broad range of contemporary thinkers and problems. more...