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  • 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$ 43.50

    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 its 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... more...

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

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    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...

  • Know Your Rights!by Richard M. Alderman

    Taylor Trade Publishing 2010; US$ 9.99

    Richard Alderman, The People's Lawyer,T cuts through the legal jargon and helps you protect yourself, your family, and your property. This latest, updated edition gives you practical, easy-to-understand answers all kinds of everyday questions about divorce, child support, and child custody; credit, bankruptcy, and debt collection; starting a business;... more...

  • Revolutionary Overthrow of Constitutional Orders in Africaby Carlson Anyangwe

    Langaa RPCIG 2012; US$ 28.00

    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; With a New Foreword by Senator Olympia Snowe. Richard A. Arenberg and Robert B. Dove

    Indiana University Press 2014; US$ 29.99

    Many argue that the Senate filibuster is undemocratic or even unconstitutional. Recent legislative disputes have brought criticism of Senate rules into sharp relief, and demands for abolition or reform of the filibuster have increased. In Defending the Filibuster, a veteran Senate aide and a former Senate Parliamentarian maintain that the filibuster... more...

  • Die Enteignungsentschädigungby Manfred Aust; Dieter Pasternak; Rainer Jacobs

    De Gruyter 2007; US$ 210.00

    Das vorliegende Buch ist für den Praktiker „vor Ort“ geschrieben. Ihm soll die Möglichkeit gegeben werden, sich rasch, umfassend und zuverlässig über die wesentlichsten Fragen des Entschädigungsrechts und den neuesten Stand der Rechtsprechung zu unterrichten. Das Werk behandelt in alphabetisch geordneten Stichworten die Grundsätze für die... more...

  • New Battlefields/Old Lawsby William C. Banks

    Columbia University Press 2011; US$ 35.99

    An internationally-recognized authority on constitutional law, national security law, and counterterrorism, William C. Banks believes changing patterns of global conflict are forcing a reexamination of the traditional laws of war. The Hague Rules, the customary laws of war, and the post-1949 law of armed conflict no longer account for nonstate groups... more...