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  • Crime Policy in Americaby Shahid M. Shahidullah; Albert R. Roberts

    UPA 2015; US$ 44.99

    The second edition of Crime Policy in America describes the process of policy-making and the substantive nature of policy directions in crime and justice in America, particularly from the beginning of the 1970s. more...

  • Historical Dictionary of the U.S. Supreme Courtby Artemus Ward; Christopher Brough; Robert Arnold

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2015; US$ 144.99

    The Historical Dictionary of the U.S. Supreme Court covers its history through a chronology, an introductory essay, appendixes, and an extensive bibliography. The dictionary section has over 700 cross-referenced entries on every justice, major case, issue, and process that comprises the Court?s work. more...

  • Better Aid Civil Society and Aid Effectivenessby OECD Publishing

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

    In the Accra Agenda for Action (2008), donors and developing country governments commit to deepening their engagement with civil society organisations (CSOs). Better aid requires a broader understanding of the aid effectiveness agenda and a place for CSOs as development actors in their own right and as aid donors, recipients and partners. This book... more...

  • Le Statut juridique du français en Ontarioby J.L. Gilles LeVasseur; Gérald A. Beaudoin

    Les Presses de l'Université d'Ottawa 1993; US$ 11.99

    Le statut juridique du français a connu de grandes transformations au cours des vingt dernières années. Cette mutation s?explique par la volonté des francophones de l?Ontario de vivre et de s?épanouir pleinement en français dans leur province. Sept grands thèmes sont abordés dans ce volume : le statut des langues ; le bilinguisme législatif et parlementaire... more...

  • Colorado Water Law for Non-Lawyersby P. Andrew Jones; Tom Cech

    University Press of Colorado 2009; US$ 21.95

    Why do people fight about water rights? Who decides how much water can be used by a city or irrigator? Does the federal government get involved in state water issues? Why is water in Colorado so controversial? These questions, and others like them, are addressed in Colorado Water Law for Non-Lawyers. This concise and understandable treatment of the... more...

  • British Government and the Constitutionby Colin Turpin; Adam Tomkins

    Cambridge University Press 2011; US$ 56.00

    Authoritative, bestselling textbook on constitutional law, now updated to include developments post-Lisbon Treaty and 2010 election. more...

  • Governance im europäischen Forschungsförderverbundby Arne Pilniok

    Mohr Siebeck 2011; US$ 67.37

    Der europäische Verwaltungsverbund hat sich in der Rechtswissenschaft als Paradigma etabliert. Arne Pilniok zieht in dieser Perspektive erstmals die Forschungsförderung als Referenzgebiet heran. Er untersucht die Formen der horizontalen und vertikalen Interaktionen innerhalb der Union und zwischen den Mitgliedstaaten in der (öffentlichen) Forschungsförderung.... more...

  • Der Schutz des pränatalen Lebensby Ralf Müller-Terpitz

    Mohr Siebeck 2007; US$ 118.33

    Schon seit der Antike wird in der Philosophie, Theologie, Medizin, aber auch in der Rechtswissenschaft über den Status des pränatalen menschlichen Lebens gestritten. Durch jüngere biomedizinische Entwicklungen erhielt diese Debatte abermals kräftigen Auftrieb. Ralf Müller-Terpitz nimmt dies zum Anlaß, erneut der Frage nach dem rechtswissenschaftlichen... more...

  • Demografischer Wandel und Familienförderungby Frauke Brosius-Gersdorf

    Mohr Siebeck 2011; US$ 127.87

    Der demografische Wandel in Deutschland hat erhebliche Auswirkungen auf Staat und Gesellschaft. Er stellt u.a. die Finanzierbarkeit der Sozialversicherungssysteme in Frage und schwächt die Volkswirtschaft. Vor diesem Hintergrund befasst sich Frauke Brosius-Gersdorf mit der Frage, ob der Staat durch Familienförderung gezielte Anreize für eine Erhöhung... more...

  • Mental Health and Work Sick on the Job?by OECD Publishing

    OECD Publishing 2012; US$ 70.00

    The costs of mental ill-health for the individuals concerned, employers and society at large are enormous. Mental illness is responsible for a very significant loss of potential labour supply, high rates of unemployment, and a high incidence of sickness absence and reduced productivity at work. In particular, mental illness causes too many young people... more...