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  • International Women's Rights Casesby Robyn Emerton; Kirstine Adams; Andrew Byrnes; Jane Connors

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 158.95

    The last two decades have seen major advances in the legal protection of the human rights of women around the world. A series of international and national court cases has developed an important body of jurisprudence that has been relied on by courts and advocates in many countries to support women's claims for equality and the full enjoyment of human... more...

  • Key Issues in Women's Workby Catherine Hakim

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 71.95

    Women's employment is one of the most widely-discussed and often-misunderstood issues of modern society.  Are women today oppressed, or do they have the best of both worlds?  Do women have to go out to work to gain equality with men, or do they already do more than their share of domestic work, caring work and voluntary work as well as work in the... more...

  • Materials, Preparation, and Characterization in Thermoelectricsby David Michael Rowe

    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...

  • Trends in the Judiciaryby David Lowe; Dilip K. Das

    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...

  • Ethics of the Legal Professionby Sir Fred Phillips

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    In countries outside the developed world, although writers have written commentaries on specific legal codes, very little attention has been given to legal writing which has focused specifically on the ethics of the legal profession. This book makes a special contribution in that regard providing, as it does, a comparative study of prevailing efforts... more...

  • Jurisprudenceby Wayne Morrison

    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...

  • Law's Strangest Casesby Peter Seddon

    Pavilion Books 2016; US$ 10.99

    A rollicking collection of barely believable stories from five centuries of legal history - you?ll be gripped by these tales of murder, intrigue, crime, punishment and the pursuit of justice. Meet the only dead parrot ever to give evidence in a court of law, the doctor with the worst bedside manner of all time, the murderess who collected money from... more...

  • ECOWAS Lawby Jerry Ukaigwe

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 91.98

    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...

  • TRIPS plus 20by Hanns Ullrich; Reto M. Hilty; Matthias Lamping; Josef Drexl

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2016; US$ 158.59

    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...

  • Arbeitsschutzrechtby Jana Brauweiler; Markus Will; Anke Zenker-Hoffmann

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2016; US$ 4.43

    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...