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  • EU Citizenship and Federalismby Dimitry Kochenov

    Cambridge University Press 2017; US$ 140.00

    Leading experts in EU constitutional law examine the foundational importance of citizenship rights in delimiting the scope of EU law. more...

  • Agrarian Justiceby Thomas Paine

    Dancing Unicorn Books 2017; US$ 0.99

    Paine advocates the use of taxation to fund a universal old-age and disability pension, as well as a fixed sum to be paid to all citizens on reaching maturity. more...

  • Social Securityby Theodore R. Marmor; Jerry L. Mashaw

    Princeton University Press 2017; US$ 38.00 US$ 34.58

    What are the possibilities and prospects for Social Security over the decades ahead? The essays in this interdisciplinary study explore what social insurance has meant historically, socially, economically, politically, and legally in the years since the founding of the American social security system in 1935. Questions examined include: Does Social... more...

  • Administrative Law from the Inside Outby Nicholas R. Parrillo

    Cambridge University Press 2017; US$ 112.00

    This collection of essays interrogate and extend the work of Jerry Mashaw, the most boundary-pushing scholar in the field of administrative law. more...

  • Democratic Dialogue and the Constitutionby Alison L Young

    OUP Oxford 2017; US$ 64.99

    Focusing on the protection of rights in the UK, this book establishes a framework for interactions to better protect rights, facilitate deliberation, engage citizens, and provide for checks and balances. It further evaluates how well these values are achieved in the UK constitution now, and in light of a British Bill of Rights and Brexit. more...

  • The Law and Economics of Federalismby Jonathan Klick

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2017; US$ 40.00

    This unique volume takes a primarily empirical perspective on the law and economics of federalism. Using cross jurisdiction variation, the specially commissioned chapters examine the effects of various state experiments in areas such as crime, welfare, consumer protection, and a host of other areas. Although legal scholars have talked about states... more...

  • Governing the Climate Change Regimeby Tim Cadman; Rowena Maguire; Charles Sampford

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    This volume, the second in a series of three, examines the institutional architecture underpinning the global climate integrity system. This system comprises an inter-related set of institutions, governance arrangements, regulations, norms and practices that aim to implement the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). Arguing... more...

  • Tracing Your Ancestors in County Recordsby Stuart A Raymond

    Pen and Sword 2016; US$ 13.56

    For over 500 years, between the fourteenth and nineteenth centuries, the Justices of the Peace were the embodiment of government for most of our ancestors. The records they and other county officials kept are invaluable sources for local and family historians, and Stuart Raymond's handbook is the first in-depth guide to them. He shows how and why... more...

  • Leviathanby Thomas Hobbes

    Dancing Unicorn Books 2016; US$ 1.99

    Thomas Hobbes argues for a social contract and rule by an absolute sovereign. Influenced by the English Civil War, Hobbes wrote that chaos or civil war-situations identified with a state of nature and the famous motto Bellum omnium contra omnes ("the war of all against all")-could only be averted by strong central government. He thus denied any right... 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...