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  • The ?War on Terror' and the Framework of International Lawby Helen Duffy

    Cambridge University Press 2015; US$ 64.00 US$ 52.48

    Analyses the international legal framework governing terrorism and counter-terrorism and assesses the legal issues relating to post-9/11 international practice. more...

  • Shaking Hands With Deathby Terry Pratchett

    Transworld 2015; US$ 2.80

    Why we all deserve a life worth living and a death worth dying for ?Most men don?t fear death. They fear those things ? the knife, the shipwreck, the illness, the bomb ? which precede, by microseconds if you?re lucky, and many years if you?re not, the moment of death.? When Terry Pratchett was diagnosed with Alzheimer?s in his fifties he was... more...

  • Storming the Courtby Brandt Goldstein

    Scribner 2005; US$ 18.00

    A tale more riveting than fiction, Storming the Court is the true story of idealistic law students who challenged the United States government in a battle for freedom and human rights that went all the way to the Supreme Court -- and resonates today more than ever. In 1992, three hundred innocent men, women, and children who had qualified for political... more...

  • The Law of Refugee Statusby James C. Hathaway; Michelle Foster

    Cambridge University Press 2014; US$ 52.00 US$ 42.64

    The long-awaited second edition of this seminal text, reconceived as a critical analysis of the world's leading comparative asylum jurisprudence. more...

  • Emotion and Reason in Social Changeby Dr John Girling

    Palgrave Macmillan 2006; US$ 125.00

    The central concern of this ambitious study is to understand the impact of social change on people's lives - in the vital areas of economy, politics and civil society. Combining social science rationality with the understanding of emotions through works of imagination, John Girling investigates international economic, political and social problems. more...

  • Half the Skyby Nicholas D. Kristof; Sheryl WuDunn

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2009; US$ 16.00

    #1 National Bestseller From two of our most fiercely moral voices, a passionate call to arms against our era?s most pervasive human rights violation: the oppression of women and girls in the developing world. With Pulitzer Prize winners Nicholas D. Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn as our guides, we undertake an odyssey through Africa and Asia to meet... more...

  • Civilising Globalisationby David Kinley

    Cambridge University Press 2009; US$ 40.00 US$ 32.80

    In this book, David Kinley provides an agenda for how we can protect and promote human rights without sacrificing global economic growth. more...

  • No Place to Hideby Glenn Greenwald

    Henry Holt and Co. 2014; US$ 16.99

    In May 2013, Glenn Greenwald set out for Hong Kong to meet an anonymous source who claimed to have astonishing evidence of pervasive government spying and insisted on communicating only through heavily encrypted channels. That source turned out to be the 29-year-old NSA contractor and whistleblower Edward Snowden, and his revelations about the agency's... more...

  • The Law of State Immunityby Hazel QC Fox; Philippa Webb

    OUP Oxford 2013; US$ 74.99 US$ 64.49

    The doctrine of state immunity bars national courts from adjudicating or enforcing claims against foreign states. This revised and updated edition provides a thorough analysis of the doctrine, explores high-profile cases, the UN Convention on the Jurisdictional Immunities of States, and provides comparative coverage of UK and US State practice. more...

  • Understanding Mass Incarcerationby James Kilgore

    The New Press 2015; US$ 17.99

    We all know that orange is the new black and mass incarceration is the new Jim Crow, but how much do we actually know about the structure, goals, and impact of our criminal justice system? Understanding Mass Incarceration offers the first comprehensive overview of the incarceration apparatus put in place by the world?s largest jailer: the United... more...