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  • Refugeesby Jane McAdam; Fiona Chong

    UNSW Press 2014; US$ 9.99

    If you listen to some politicians and voices in the media, you might well believe that asylum seekers are ‘illegal’. You might think that they should wait their turn in the so-called ‘queue’. You might think that they pose a potential threat to our national security, and that the government is right to keep them from our shores.... more...

  • Law, Society and Communityby Richard Nobles; David Schiff

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 134.95

    This collection of socio-legal studies, written by leading theorists and researchers from around the world, offers original, perceptive and critical contributions to ideas and theories that have been expounded by Roger Cotterrell over a long and distinguished career. Engaging with the complexity and multiplicity of our contemporary legal world, the... more...

  • Human Rights and the Bodyby Annabelle Mooney

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 124.95

    This study brings research in linguistics and the way in which the body is written upon to bear on discourse on human rights and the body. Drawing on legal concepts and aspects of the law of human rights, the study argues that the proper frames for human rights are firstly the human body, seen as an index reliant on the natural world, secondly the... more...

  • Boosting Pharmaceutical Innovation in the Post-TRIPS Eraby B. Kiliç

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2014; US$ 40.00

    This timely book investigates the concept of innovation and illustrates the crucial role that patent strategies play within processes of pharmaceutical innovation. Drawing on extensive country and company case studies, it identifies the key issues relevant to the revival of local pharmaceutical industries. Based on an understanding of the post-TRIPS... more...

  • Law, Business and Human Rightsby R. C. Bird; D. R. Cahoy; J. D. Prenkert

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2014; US$ 40.00

    ‘The business and human rights field is burgeoning, and this volume makes a significant contribution by drawing business law scholars into related debates. Rich in empirical detail, individual chapters analyze the challenges faced both at the firm-level and from the perspective of affected stakeholders across a range of sectors and issue areas.... more...

  • The Global Tobacco Epidemic and the Lawby A. D. Mitchell; T. Voon

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2014; US$ 40.00

    Tobacco use represents a critical global health challenge. The World Health Organization estimates that tobacco kills nearly 6 million people a year, with the toll expected to rise to 8 million annually over the next two decades. Written by health and legal experts from institutions around the globe, The Global Tobacco Epidemic and the Law examines... more...

  • Developing Restorative Justice Jurisprudenceby Tony Foley

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 124.95

    This book argues for restoration as one of the main objectives of the criminal justice process and offers an approach aimed at restricting the current limitations of criminal justice process and addressing the current deficiencies. Drawing on comparative and empirical analysis of existing models of global practice from the three primary jurisdictions... more...

  • Contract in Contextby Richard Austen-Baker; Qi Zhou

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 42.95

    Contract in Context provides an easy to read, in depth analysis of the purpose and role of contract law and the theories that surround it. It looks at the historical development of contract law as well as providing detailed analysis of some of the leading theoretical explanations and how they are applied on an international level. The book?s... more...

  • Commercial Shipping Handbookby Peter Brodie

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 190.00

    The Commercial Shipping Handbook is an invaluable reference tool for anyone involved in international trade and a first step towards understanding the framework within which the international movement of goods by sea is conducted. The handbook gives concise explanations of the many activities that comprise shipping, explaining the terms and how... more...

  • Indigenous Peoples. Customary Law and Human Rightsby Brendan Tobin

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    This highly original work demonstrates the fundamental role of customary law for the realization of Indigenous peoples? human rights and for sound national and international legal governance. The book reviews the legal status of customary law and its relationship with positive and natural law from the time of Plato up to the present. It examines its... more...