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  • Education Governance for the Twenty-First Centuryby Paul Manna; Patrick McGuinn

    Brookings Institution Press 2013; US$ 32.99

    A Brookings Institution Press with the Thomas B. Fordham Institute and the Center for American Progress publication America's fragmented, decentralized, politicized, and bureaucratic system of education governance is a major impediment to school reform. In this important new book, a number of leading education scholars, analysts, and practitioners... more...

  • School Money Trialsby Martin R. West; Paul E. Peterson

    Brookings Institution Press 2007; US$ 26.99

    "Adequacy lawsuits" have emerged as an alternative strategy in pursuit of improved public education in America. Plaintiffs allege insufficient resources to provide students with the quality of education promised in their state's constitution, hoping the courts will step in and order the state to increase its level of aid. Since 1980, 45 of the 50... more...

  • Legal Aspects of Mental Capacityby Bridgit C. Dimond

    Wiley 2016; US$ 82.50

    The Mental Capacity Act (2005) regulates decision making processes on behalf of adults who are unable to give informed consent, due to a loss in mental capacity (be that from birth, or due to an illness or injury at some point in their lives).  Since the Act’s original conception the new Court of Protection is now firmly established, and... more...

  • Die Wucht der Diagnoseby Erika Ziltener; Ruedi Spöndlin

    edition 8 2015; US$ 13.99

    Die 36 Jahre ihres Bestehens sind eine Erfolgsgeschichte. 1979, als in Zürich die erste Patientenstelle gegründet wurde, standen kranke Menschen den sogenannten 'Göttern in Weiss' ziemlich hilflos gegenüber. Heute ist hingegen unbestritten, dass Patientinnen und Patienten als Partner ernst zu nehmen sind.Trotzdem geht der Patientenstelle die Arbeit... more...

  • Stateless Lawby Helge Dedek; Shauna Van Praagh

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 124.95

    This volume offers a critical analysis and illustration of the challenges and promises of â??statelessâ?? law thought, pedagogy and approaches to governance - that is, understanding and conceptualizing law in a post-national condition. From common, civil and international law perspectives, the collection focuses on the definition and role of law as... more...

  • The Politics and Crisis Management of Animal Health Securityby John Connolly

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 109.95

    The Politics and Crisis Management of Animal Health Security addresses the 2001 foot and mouth epidemic in the United Kingdom - one of, if not the, most significant crises ever to face the UK farming industry. Underpinned by interviews with politicians and bureaucrats and with significant primary documentary analysis the book shows that the crisis... more...

  • Regulating Obesity?by W.A. Bogart

    Oxford University Press 2013; US$ 89.99

    This book explores the effectiveness of legal interventions aimed at promoting healthier lifestyles. In this book, W.A. Bogart suggests that the government's emphasis on encouraging weight loss and preventing excess weight gain have largely failed to resolve obesity and have instead fueled prejudice against overweight people. He suggests that a major... more...

  • The Courts and Standards Based Reformby Benjamin Michael Superfine

    Oxford University Press 2008; US$ 72.99

    The increasing involvement of the courts in standards-based reform is one of the most important developments in Education Law since the courts became involved in desegregation. This book explores how the courts' growing role in educational policy impacts the standards-based movement in areas such as school finance reform and the No Child Left Behind... more...

  • The Fragmentation of U.S. Health Careby Einer Elhauge

    Oxford University Press 2010; US$ 94.99

    Why is our health care system so fragmented in the care it provides patients? Why is this the case even within a single hospital, where errors or miscommunications often seem to result from poor coordination amongst the myriad of professionals treating any one patient? The Fragmentation of U.S. Health Care: Causes and Solutions approaches these broad... more...

  • Law, Immunization and the Right to Dieby Jennifer Hardes

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 135.00

    Law, Immunization and the Right to Die focuses on the urgent matter of legal appeals and judicial decisions on assisted death. Drawing on key cases from the United Kingdom and Canada, the book focuses on the problematic paternalism of legal decisions that currently deny assisted dying and questions why the law fails to recognize what many describe... more...