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  • Mitbestimmung und Demokratieprinzipby Sebastian Kolbe

    Mohr Siebeck 2013; US$ 115.52

    Hauptbeschreibung Die historisch gewachsene Arbeitnehmer-Mitbestimmung in Betriebs- und Aufsichtsrat folgt seit jeher dem Leitbild der Demokratie in Betrieb und Unternehmen. Auch heute noch sehen sich Betriebsräte und Gewerkschaften als Element der Demokratie in der Wirtschaft und wird die Arbeitnehmerteilhabe nach dem BetrVG und den Mitbestimmungsgesetzen... more...

  • Fürsorgerecht: Grundsicherung und Sozialhilfeby Ernst-Wilhelm Luthe; Ingo Palsherm

    Erich Schmidt Verlag 2013; US$ 63.95

    Hauptbeschreibung Dieses Werk erläutert praxisgerecht und fundiert das Fürsorgerecht - die Grundsicherung für Arbeitsuchende nach dem SGB II sowie die Sozialhilfe nach dem SGB XII. Durch die enthaltenen Checklisten, Übersichten und klar strukturierten Hinweise zum Aufbau einer Fallbearbeitung gibt es dem Praktiker die Möglichkeit zu einer schnellen,... more...

  • From Dual to Cooperative Federalismby Robert Schütze

    Oxford University Press 2009; US$ 37.99

    What is the federal philosophy inspiring the structure of European law? The federal principle stands for constitutional arrangements that find 'unity in diversity'. The two most influential manifestations of the federal principle emerged under the names of 'dual' and 'cooperative' federalism in the constitutional history of... more...

  • Law in a Complex Stateby Neville Harris

    Hart Publishing Limited 2013; US$ 45.00

    Referencing not only the UK welfare system but also relevant policies and experience in various other states, this book seeks to explain how and why complexity in modern welfare systems has grown, and to consider the role that law can play in the simplification of schemes of welfare. more...

  • The Streets of San Franciscoby Christopher Lowen Agee

    University of Chicago Press 2014; US$ 45.00

    For decades, the city of San Francisco has been nearly synonymous with the word ?liberal,? known for its diversity and acceptance, environmental activism, and thriving art scene.  But this has not always been the case.  Liberalism in San Francisco in the years right after World War II was mostly confined to notions of state welfare and business regulation.... more...

  • Strange Neighborsby Carissa Byrne Hessick; Gabriel J. Chin

    NYU Press 2014; US$ 69.00

    Since its founding, the U.S. has struggled with issues of federalism and states’ rights. In almost every area of law, from abortion to zoning, conflicts arise between the states and the federal government over which entity is best suited to create and enforce laws. In the last decade, immigration has been on the front lines of this debate, with... more...

  • Local Elections and the Politics of Small-Scale Democracyby J. Eric Oliver; Shang E. Ha; Zachary Callen

    Princeton University Press 2012; US$ 29.95

    Local government is the hidden leviathan of American politics: it accounts for nearly a tenth of gross domestic product, it collects nearly as much in taxes as the federal government, and its decisions have an enormous impact on Americans' daily lives. Yet political scientists have few explanations for how people vote in local elections, particularly... more...

  • Alcohol & Entertainment Licensing Lawby Colin Manchester Consultancy Ltd; Poppleston Allen

    Routledge-Cavendish 2005; US$ 80.00

    This guide provides a practical insight into the changed licensing controls. It includes the full text of the Alcohol and Entertainment Act 2003, with comprehensive and detailed analysis of the legislation. It is intended for both the transitional period and full implementation. more...

  • The Institutional Framework of the European Communitiesby J. S. Davidson; D. A. C. Freeston

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 51.95

    A concise introduction to the institutions and law-making processes of the Community, setting them in their proper perspective as part of UK public law. more...

  • The Public Law/Private Law Divideby Mark Freedland; Jean-Bernard Auby

    Hart Publishing Limited 2006; US$ 84.60

    Features contributions, which are derived from joint seminars, held by scholars between colleagues from the University of Oxford and the University of Paris II. Their starting point is the original divergence between the two jurisdictions, with the initial rejection of the public-private divide in English Law. more...