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  • 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. KiliÁ

    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...

  • 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, 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...

  • Subversive Propertyby Sarah Keenan

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00

    This book explores the relationship between space, subjectivity and property in order to invert conventional socio-legal understandings of property. Sarah Keenan demonstrates that new political possibilities for property may be unveiled by thinking about property in terms of space and belonging, rather than exclusion. Drawing on feminist and critical... more...

  • Routledge Handbook of International Human Rights Lawby Scott Sheeran; Sir Nigel Rodley

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 225.00

    The Routledge Handbook of International Human Rights Law provides the definitive global survey of the discipline of international human rights law. Each chapter is written by a leading expert and provides a contemporary overview of a significant area within the field. As well as covering topics integral to the theory and practice of international... more...

  • The Protection of Geographical Indicationsby M. Blakeney

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2014; US$ 40.00

    ‘The Protection Of Geographical Indications offers a much-needed and comprehensive analysis of GIs and looks, in particular, at their legal treatment in the international context, under European laws, and in the United Kingdom. In this context, the author offers a detailed discussion of the history of GI protection along with a comprehensive breakdown... more...

  • Criminal Judgesby M. McConville; L. Marsh

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2014; US$ 40.00

    This provocative and powerful book provides a critical review of Britain's criminal justice process through its practices, culture and traditions, revealing a landscape in ruins under the dominance of State-induced Guilty Pleas. Against a backdrop of a dysfunctional criminal justice system, the authors bring an avalanche of legal and empirical... more...