E-books: Law

  • Risk Governance: Coping with Uncertainty in a Complex World book cover

    Risk Governance

    Coping with Uncertainty in a Complex World

    By Ortwin Renn

    �Risk Governance is a tour de force. Every risk manager, every risk analyst, every risk researcher must read this book - it is the demarcation point for all further advances in risk policy and risk research. Renn provides authoritative guidance on how to manage risks based on a definitive synthesis…

    eBook – 2017-12-04
    Routledge

  • Football, Corruption and Lies: Revisiting 'Badfellas', the book FIFA tried to ban book cover

    Football, Corruption and Lies

    Revisiting 'Badfellas', the book FIFA tried to ban

    By John Sugden, Alan Tomlinson

    World football is in crisis. The corruption scandal engulfing FIFA is arguably the biggest story in the history of modern sport and a watershed for sport governance. More than a decade ago, John Sugden and Alan Tomlinson laid the foundations for subsequent investigations with the publication of…

    eBook – 2017-12-04
    Routledge

  • Engineering Analysis of Fires and Explosions book cover

    Engineering Analysis of Fires and Explosions

    By Randall K. Noon

    Engineering Analysis of Fires and Explosions demonstrates how professional forensic engineers apply basic concepts and principles from engineering and scientific disciplines to analyze fires and explosions. It describes how forensic engineers use a "reverse design" process to determine the original…

    eBook – 2017-12-04
    CRC Press

  • The UN Security Council and Domestic Actors: Distance in international law book cover

    The UN Security Council and Domestic Actors

    Distance in international law

    By Machiko Kanetake

    This book analyses the exercise of authority by the UN Security Council and its subsidiary organs over individuals. The UN Security Council was created in 1945 as an outcome of World War II under the predominant assumption that it exercises its authority against states. Under this assumption, the…

    eBook – 2017-12-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in International Law

  • The Routledge International Handbook on Fear of Crime book cover

    The Routledge International Handbook on Fear of Crime

    Edited by Murray Lee, Gabe Mythen

    The Routledge International Handbook on Fear of Crime brings together original and international state of the art contributions of theoretical, empirical, policy-related scholarship on the intersection of perceptions of crime, victimisation, vulnerability and risk. This is timely as fear of crime…

    eBook – 2017-12-01
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Understanding the Lived Experiences of Persons with Disabilities in Nine Countries: Active Citizenship and Disability in Europe Volume 2 book cover

    Understanding the Lived Experiences of Persons with Disabilities in Nine Countries

    Active Citizenship and Disability in Europe Volume 2

    Edited by Rune Halvorsen, Bjørn Hvinden, Julie Beadle Brown, Mario Biggeri, Jan Tøssebro, Anne Waldschmidt

    Over the last three decades, a number of reforms have taken place in European social policy with an impact on the opportunities for persons with disabilities to be full and active members of society. The policy reforms have aimed to change the balance between citizens’ rights and duties and&…

    eBook – 2017-12-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Disability Studies

  • Rating Valuation: Principles and Practice book cover

    Rating Valuation

    Principles and Practice, 4th Edition

    By Patrick H. Bond, Peter K. Brown

    Rating Valuation: Principles and Practice has long been the standard go-to guide for both students studying rating valuation and practitioners needing a comprehensive reference book covering rating law, valuation and, importantly, practice. This fourth edition brings the reader up to date with the…

    eBook – 2017-12-01
    Routledge

  • The Relationship between Human Security Discourse and International Law: A Principled Approach book cover

    The Relationship between Human Security Discourse and International Law

    A Principled Approach

    By Shireen Daft

    The concept of human security has emerged in international relations and policy as an idea which not only seeks to relocate the focus of international society on the individual, but also challenges the current priorities of the international community. In particular it places emphasis on promoting…

    eBook – 2017-12-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in International Law

  • Law and International Religious Freedom: The Rise and Decline of the American Model book cover

    Law and International Religious Freedom

    The Rise and Decline of the American Model

    By Pasquale Annicchino

    This book analyzes the promotion and protection of freedom of religion in the international arena with a particular focus on the role and influence of the US International Religious Freedom Act, 1998. It also investigates the impact of the IRFA on the legislation and policies of third countries and…

    eBook – 2017-12-01
    Routledge
    ICLARS Series on Law and Religion

  • Regulation of the London Stock Exchange: Share Trading, Fraud and Reform 1914–1945 book cover

    Regulation of the London Stock Exchange

    Share Trading, Fraud and Reform 1914–1945

    By Chris Swinson

    In 1914, the notion of statutory regulation of trading in shares was anathema to both the Government and the London Stock Exchange. By 1945, a statutory scheme of regulation had been introduced. This book serves to: Track the steps by which this outcome came about, Explain why the Exchange felt…

    eBook – 2017-12-01
    Routledge
    Financial History

  • Regionalism in International Law book cover

    Regionalism in International Law

    By Ján Klučka

    International Law: Aspects of Regionalism evaluates regionalism in its various relationships and forms with respect to international law, as well as the importance and duties of international law in respect to the establishment and functioning of various forms of regional groups. A great deal of…

    eBook – 2017-12-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in International Law

  • A Socio-Legal Study of Hacking: Breaking and Remaking Law and Technology book cover

    A Socio-Legal Study of Hacking

    Breaking and Remaking Law and Technology

    By Michael Anthony C. Dizon

    The relationship between hacking and the law has always been complex and conflict-ridden. This book examines the relations and interactions between hacking and the law with a view to understanding how hackers influence and are influenced by technology laws and policies. In our increasingly digital…

    eBook – 2017-12-01
    Routledge
    Law, Science and Society

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