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- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 119.95
Are Western and Islamic political and constitutional ideas truly predestined for civilizational clash? In order to understand this controversy The Concert of Civilizations begins by deriving and redefining a definition of constitutionalism that is suitable for comparative, cross-cultural analysis. The rule of law, reflection of national character,... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 124.95
It is generally accepted in legal and bioethical discourse that the patient has a right to self-determination. In practice though, this is often not the case. Paternalism is waning and it is increasingly recognised that there are values other than medical factors which determine the choices that patients make. Unfortunately, these developments have... more...
- The Floating Press 2015; US$ 3.99
Born in Northumberland in 1852, James Runciman was trained as a teacher and spent many years working as an educator. Once established in his career, he began penning personal essays and opinion pieces in his spare time. This collection brings together a number of his works on topics ranging from marriage to the ethics of writing. more...
- Tectum Verlag 2015; US$ 37.22
Die Wirtschaftlichkeitsprüfung der Kassenärzte ist die Kostenkontrolle im öffentlichen Gesundheitswesen. Diese Rechtsgrundlage regelt also einen Komplex, bei dem es um Milliarden geht. Eine aktuelle wissenschaftliche Untersuchung der Thematik sucht man jedoch vergeblich - bis jetzt. Marius Hoßbach offenbart völlig überfrachtete Normen, eine zersplitterte... more...
- Dundurn 2015; US$ 9.99
Our bodies are ours to control, free from state interference ? or so it would seem from the Charter of Rights and Freedoms. But how is this principle really applied? This is the question that legal expert Daniel Baum explores in Life or Death . more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 124.95
Surrogacy presents particularly complex questions for human rights law and theory. This book provides a unique and insightful examination into the underexplored issues of how domestic and international law is responding to the sharp increase in the use of surrogacy. The work presents critical analysis of the current regulation of surrogacy via domestic... more...
- University of Minnesota Press 1955; US$ 72.00
The Calvo Clause was first published in 1955. The Calvo Clause and the Calvo Doctrine from which it stems concern a controversial issue in Latin American relations. This account, therefore, is of particular significance to diplomatic personnel, political scientists, students of Latin American history, and specialists in international law. Businesspeople... more...
- Infobase Publishing 2010; US$ 35.00
When the United Nations General Assembly approved the Universal Declaration of Human Rights in December 1948, it was hailed as a major advancement for humanity. In the aftermath of the horrors of World War II, the majority of nations around the world worked together for the first time in history to affirm the importance of human life and dignity. This... more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2000; US$ 215.00
The International Symposium on the Reform of Civil Nuclear Liability, organised by the OECD Nuclear Energy Agency in co-operation with the International Atomic Energy Agency and the European Commission, was held in Budapest, Hungary from 31 May to 3 June 1999. The event attracted over 200 participants from 50 countries, with a view to examining nuclear... more...
- BRILL 2010; US$ 163.00
This book presents a human rights-based assessment of the various modes of state?religion identification and of the various forms of state practice that surround and characterize these different state?religion models. This book makes a case for the recognition of a state duty to remain impartial with respect to religion or belief in all regards so... more...