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  • The Economics of Lawmakingby Francesco Parisi; Vincy Fon

    Oxford University Press 2008; US$ 114.99 US$ 98.89

    This book explores the relative advantages and limits of alternative sources of law. Professors Francesco Parisi and Vincy Fon view the sources of law through a law and economics lens, and consider the important issue of institutional design in lawmaking. They consider the respective advantages and proper scope of application of four fundamental sources... more...

  • Riding to the Rescueby Steve Hewitt

    University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division 2015; US$ 33.95

    Riding to the Rescue is a provocative and incisive look behind one of Canada's most enduring icons at the cusp of the modern era. more...

  • Understanding the Department of the Interiorby Don Philpott

    Bernan Press 2016; US$ 39.99

    Understanding the Department of the Interior reviews many of the major issues handed by the Department of the Interior and impacting the U.S. today. The book aims to present the case, scientific and otherwise, for both sides of all the issues addressed. Areas covered include protection of national lands, environmental issues and the role of the... more...

  • Critical Government Documents on Law and Orderby Don Philpott

    Bernan Press 2016; US$ 49.99

    Critical Government Documents on Law and Order reviews of many law and order issues facing us today. The book does not offer any new science not attempt to take sides. It is, however, an attempt to gather together information from as many sources as possible so that you, the reader, don?t have to. It presents arguments for and against the issues... 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...

  • British Government and the Constitutionby Colin Turpin; Adam Tomkins

    Cambridge University Press 2011; US$ 56.00 US$ 45.92

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

  • Taxing Wages 2011by OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2012; US$ 210.00

    Taxing Wages provides unique information on income tax paid by workers and on social security contributions levied upon employees and their employers in OECD countries. In addition, this annual publication specificies family benefits paid as cash transfers. Amounts of taxes and benefits are detailed programme by programme, for eight household types... more...

  • Thinking About the Presidencyby William G. Howell; David Milton Brent

    Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 17.95 US$ 14.36

    All American presidents, past and present, have cared deeply about power--acquiring, protecting, and expanding it. While individual presidents obviously have other concerns, such as shaping policy or building a legacy, the primacy of power considerations--exacerbated by expectations of the presidency and the inadequacy of explicit powers in the Constitution--sets... more...

  • Gender equality and decent workby International Labour Office

    International Labour Office 2012; US$ 32.00

    This compilation of international labour standards that are especially relevant to gender equality updates the 2006 edition, as some important developments have since taken place.These include the 2008 International Labour Conference adoption of the ILO Declaration on Social Justice for a Fair Globalization, which places gender equality at the core... more...