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Urban, State & Local Government

  • Above the Lawby David Burnham

    Open Road Distribution 2015; US$ 9.99

    The U.S. Department of Justice is an institution of vast reach and power over the American people, with little oversight into its internal operations. This book examines the ways that attorneys general, FBI directors, federal prosecutors and other Justice Department officials have often abused their powers to achieve political goals rather than pursuing... more...

  • The Safeguard of Liberty and Propertyby Guy F. Burnett

    Lexington Books 2014; US$ 79.99

    This book is an in-depth analysis of the case law and popular backlash to the Supreme Court case Kelo v. New London (2005). Using a variety of legal, academic, legislative, media, and popular sources, it examines and establishes the Court?s most recent interpretation of property rights, eminent domain, and popular reaction to the interpretation.... more...

  • Law for Social Workersby Hugh Brayne; Helen Carr; David Goosey

    Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 64.99

    Law for Social Workers has been supporting social work students and professionals for over 20 years. Written by a qualified social worker and experienced lecturer team, this book provides the perfect combination of legal explanation and practical insight and is the ideal book to see you through your course and career. The new edition continues to provide... more...

  • The Founders and the Idea of a National Universityby George Thomas

    Cambridge University Press 2014; US$ 76.00

    This book examines the ideas of the Founders with regard to establishing a national university. 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...

  • Legal Literacyby Archie Zariski

    Athabasca University Press 2014; US$ 24.95

    To understand how the legal system works, students must consider the law interms of its structures, process, language, and modes of thought and argument--in short, they must become literate in the field. Legal Literacy fulfills this aim by providing a foundational understanding of key concepts such as legal personhood, jurisdiction, and precedent,... 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...

  • Maternity Protection in SMEsby Suzann Lewis; Bianca Stumbitz; Lilian Miles

    International Labour Office 2014; US$ 30.00

    This report reviews the key international literature in small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). It also addresses the questions of how, to what extent and under what conditions maternity protection in SMEs can generate positive outcomes for enterprises as well as broader society. more...

  • 199 Fun and Effective Fundraising Events for Non-Profit Organizationsby Richard Helweg

    Atlantic Publishing Group Inc 2014; US$ 12.47

    Are you tired of searching everywhere to find fresh and exciting fundraising ideas for your nonprofit organization? Finally, here is the resource to turbocharge your events! more...

  • Spainby ILO

    International Labour Office 2014; US$ 30.00

    This report points to a number of areas where the Spanish Government and social partners could take action together to solidify recent gains and build a new path to more and better jobs. more...