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  • Charity Law & Social Policyby Kerry O'Halloran; Myles McGregor-Lowndes; Karla Simon

    Springer 2008; US$ 219.00

    Charity Law & Social Policy explores contemporary law, policy and practice in a range of modern common law nations. It does so in four parts and from the perspective of how this has evolved in the UK. As progenitor of a system bequeathed to its colonies and after centuries of leadership in developing the core principles, policies and precedents that... more...

  • The Unpublished Opinions of the Burger Courtby Bernard Schwartz

    Oxford University Press, USA 1988; US$ 127.99

    A companion to Oxford's The Unpublished Opinions of the Warren Court, this book contains the draft opinions that were prepared by the Justices in the cases included, as well as a short historical preface of each case and an analysis of the legal events occurring after the drafts were sent to the Justices. more...

  • Centralised Enforcement, Legitimacy and Good Governance in the EUby Melanie Smith

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 46.95

    Article 226 EC is the central mechanism of enforcement in the EC Treaty, and remains unchanged since the original Treaty of Rome. This book examines Article 226 in the light of contemporary debates including concepts such as democracy, legitimacy, good administration and good governance in the EU.   more...

  • Fundraising Law Made Easyby Bruce R. Hopkins

    Wiley 2009; US$ 45.00

    The ins and outs of fundraising law-made easy-from nonprofit law authority Bruce Hopkins Author Bruce R. Hopkins-a leading authority on the laws regulating fundraising-offers essential, practical legal information in easy-to-understand English. His practical tips and "red flags" provide useful advice and present critical information in an efficient... more...

  • When I'm Sixty-Fourby Teresa Ghilarducci

    Princeton University Press 2008; US$ 29.95

    A crisis is looming for baby boomers and anyone else who hopes to retire in the coming years. In When I'm Sixty-Four , Teresa Ghilarducci, the nation's leading authority on the economics of retirement, explains how to confront this crisis head-on, revealing the causes behind the increasingly precarious economics of old age in America and proposing... more...

  • Advice and Dissentby Sarah A. Binder; Forrest Maltzman

    Brookings Institution Press 2009; US$ 22.95

    For better or worse, federal judges in the United States today are asked to resolve some of the nation’s most important and contentious public policy issues. Although some hold onto the notion that federal judges are simply neutral arbiters of complex legal questions, the justices who serve on the Supreme Court and the judges who sit on the lower... more...

  • Litigating Federalismby Bill Swinford; Eric N. Waltenburg

    ABC-CLIO 1999; US$ 155.00

    Waltenburg and Swinford provide a detailed and systematic examination of state government activity before the U.S. Supreme Court. They provide an explanatory model of state litigation behavior that both rests upon a solid theoretical perspective and places state decisions in a larger political context.||After an examination of the evolution of U.S.... more...

  • A Practical Guide to International Philanthropyby Jonathon R. Moore

    Cambridge University Press 2009; US$ 32.00

    Addresses the issues faced by philanthropists seeking to engage in international charitable activities and offers alternative approaches to traditional US-based foundations. more...

  • Corporate Governance Accountability and Transparencyby OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2010; US$ 40.00

    Using this Guide will facilitate the practical implementation of the OECD Guidelines on Corporate Governance of State-Owned Enterprises in the areas of transparency and accountability. It provides viable policy options and a step-by-step road map on how to address typical difficulties, risks and hurdles that may be encountered. It also provides concrete... more...

  • Conflict and Fragility Do No Harmby OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2010; US$ 47.00

    Despite the best of intentions, donors can inadvertently undermine statebuilding processes. When the resources they deliver or the reforms they advocate weaken rather than strengthen the state’s decision- and policy-making functions, their efforts can do more harm than good. Donors can also do harm by creating a brain drain away from state organisations... more...