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    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2010; US$ 40.50

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  • Free Burmaby John G. Dale

    University of Minnesota Press 2011; US$ 75.00

    When the military's ruling party violently quashed Burma's pro-democracy movement, diplomatic condemnation quickly followed--to little effect. But when Burma's activists began linking the movement to others around the world, the result was dramatically different. This book is the first to explain how Burma's pro-democracy movement became... more...

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    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2007; US$ 36.64

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    ABC-CLIO 2011; US$ 64.00

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    Infobase Publishing 2011; US$ 35.00

    Child custody is one of the most contentious areas of the law, with parents battling over control of their children. In this all-new title, three major areas of controversy in child custody are examined: the viability of the "best interest of the child" standard; the rights of custodial and noncustodial parents; and the impact of race in... more...

  • Our Nation Unhingedby Peter Jan Honigsberg

    University of California Press 2009; US$ 35.00

    Jose Padilla short-shackled and wearing blackened goggles and earmuffs to block out all light and sound on his way to the dentist. Fifteen-year-old Omar Khadr crying out to an American soldier, "Kill me!" Hunger strikers at Guantánamo being restrained and force-fed through tubes up their nostrils. John Walker Lindh lying naked and blindfolded in a... more...