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  • Müllers Großes Deutsches Ortsbuch 2012by

    De Gruyter Saur 2012; US$ 587.00

    The most comprehensive and detailed index of place names in Germany: over 137,000 place names, including not only independent towns and municipalities but also over 100,000 smaller villages, settlements, farms, hamlets etc. their affiliation with administrative bodies (towns or municipalities) along with their respective communal codes, number of inhabitants,... more...

  • Juridification and Social Citizenship in the Welfare Stateby H. S. Aasen; S. Gloppen; A. M. Magnussen

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2014; US$ 40.00

    The concept of juridification refers to a diverse set of processes involving shifts towards more detailed legal regulation, regulations of new areas, and conflicts and problems increasingly being framed in legal and rights-oriented terms. This timely book questions the impact international and national regulations have upon vulnerable groups (the unemployed,... more...

  • The Secret Circuitby Bruce D. Abramson

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2007; US$ 36.99

    The United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit was born in the early 1980s as part of the drive to liberalize and reinvigorate the American economy. Its docket covers the rules guiding patents, innovation, globalization, and much of government. Are these rules impelling the economy forward or holding it back? Are the policies that we have... more...

  • Maternity and Paternity at Workby Laura Addati; Naomi Cassirer; Katherine Gilchrist

    International Labour Office 2014; US$ 30.00

    This study reviews national law and practice on both maternity and paternity at work in 185 countries and territories including leave, benefits, employment protection, health protection, breastfeeding arrangements at work and childcare more...

  • The Streets of San Franciscoby Christopher Lowen Agee

    University of Chicago Press 2014; US$ 45.00

    During the Sixties the nation turned it eyes to San Francisco as the city's police force clashed with movements for free speech, civil rights, and sexual liberation. These conflicts on the street forced Americans to reconsider the role of the police officer in a democracy. In The Streets of San Francisco Christopher Lowen Agee explores the surprising... more...

  • Policing and the Politics of Order-Makingby Peter Albrecht; Helene Maria Kyed

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00

    This anthology explores the political nature of making order through policing activities in densely populated spaces across Africa, Asia and Latin America. Based on ethnographic research, the chapters analyze this complex with respect to marginalized young men in Haiti, community policing members and national politicians in Swaziland as well as other... more...

  • Revolutionary Overthrow of Constitutional Orders in Africaby Carlson Anyangwe

    Langaa RPCIG 2012; US$ 26.95

    The subject of revolutionary overthrow of constitutional orders in Africa is at the intersection of three disciplines: jurisprudence and legal philosophy, constitutional law and power politics, and civil-military relations, that is, military security policy which is one aspect of national security policy. The subject is of interest in at least four... more...

  • Defending the Filibuster, Revised and Updated Editionby Richard A. Arenberg; Robert B. Dove; Mark Udall; Ted Kaufman

    Indiana University Press 2012; US$ 29.99

    Recent legislative battles over healthcare reform, the federal budget, and other prominent issues have given rise to widespread demands for the abolition or reform of the filibuster in the US Senate. Critics argue that members? traditional rights of unlimited debate and amendment have led to paralyzing requirements for supermajorities and destructive... more...

  • The Great Power (mis)Managementby Alexander Astrov

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2011; US$ 119.95

    Drawing on the empirical case of the Russian–Georgian war of 2008, this book explores the theoretical underpinnings of the idea of 'great power management' first articulated within the English School of International Relations. The contributors to the volume approach this idea from a variety of theoretical perspectives, ranging from policy-analysis... more...

  • Informationsverwaltungsrechtby Ino Augsberg

    Mohr Siebeck 2014; US$ 91.11

    "Informationsverwaltungsrecht" bezeichnet weder ein neues Teilgebiet des Besonderen Verwaltungsrechts noch eine spezifische Umakzentuierung des Allgemeinen Verwaltungsrechts. Angesprochen ist damit vielmehr das Verwaltungsrecht unter den Bedingungen der modernen, globalisierten Wissensgesellschaft. Das Informationsverwaltungsrecht ist in... more...