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- CRC Press 2016; US$ 132.95
This book includes updated theoretical considerations which provide an insight into avenues of research most likely to result in further improvements in material performance. It details the latest techniques for the preparation of thermoelectric materials employed in energy harvesting, together with advances in the thermoelectric characterisation... more...
- CRC Press 2016; US$ 109.95
The term judicial opinion can be a misnomer as rarely are judges? true feelings on legal issues and the work they do made available to the public. Judges are constrained when writing decisions to follow the law and leave personal commentary aside. Through a series of revealing interviews, this book gathers empirical data from judges and justices... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 79.95
This challenging book on jurisprudence begins by posing questions in the post-modern context,and then seeks to bridge the gap between our traditions and contemporary situation. It offers a narrative encompassing the birth of western philosophy in the Greeks and moves through medieval Christendom, Hobbes, the defence of the common law with David Hume,... more...
- Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 129.00
This book analyses the emerging jurisprudence of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), and seamlessly knits together all the disparate texts, policies and judicial decisions into a single, coherent resource. The work is deliberately crafted to address the lack of a comprehensive resource on the subject, and guide lawyers, policy-makers,... more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2016; US$ 229.00
This book examines the impact and shortcomings of the TRIPS Agreement, which was signed in Marrakesh on 15 April 1994. Over the last 20 years, the framework conditions have changed fundamentally. New technologies have emerged, markets have expanded beyond national borders, some developing states have become global players, the terms of international... more...
- Elsevier Science 2016; US$ 31.95
This book is a critical study of the work of legal psychologists, particularly in the United States, and the assumptions upon which the work is based. It rejects an experimentalist model of legal psychology and claims that the use of such a model is not scientific and therefore superior to other ways of analysing the legal system. It proposes ultimately... more...
- Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2016; US$ 9.99
Jana Brauweiler, Markus Will und Anke Zenker-Hoffman stellen den umfangreichen und heterogenen Themenbereich des Arbeitsschutzrechts in Deutschland übersichtlich und kompakt vor. Sie erlauben es dadurch dem Leser, sich schnell einen Überblick zu verschaffen oder wesentliche Aspekte des Arbeitsschutzrechts, das in Deutschland im dualen System geregelt... more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2015; US$ 89.00
Der Band beleuchtet das Internationale Kooperationsrecht der Europäischen Union aus drei unterschiedlichen Perspektiven. Der erste Teil definiert das primäre Internationale Kooperationsrecht der EU als Abkommen der EU mit Drittstaaten, die eine bestimmte institutionelle Struktur schaffen und auf besondere Beziehungen zur Union abzielen und das... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 103.95
Law and Society is written to be highly accessible to the average undergraduate student. This multidisciplinary text draws on the work of anthropologists, historians, law professors, political scientists, psychologists, and sociologists to clearly outline how law is an essential social institution that shapes society, while also being shaped by... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2015; US$ 45.00
Judges are society?s elders and experts, our masters and mediators. We depend on them to dispense justice with integrity, deliberation, and efficiency. Yet judges, as Alexander Hamilton famously noted, lack the power of the purse or the sword. They must rely almost entirely on their reputations to secure compliance with their decisions, obtain resources,... more...