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  • Match-Fixing in Sport: Comparative Studies from Australia, Japan, Korea and Beyond book cover

    Match-Fixing in Sport

    Comparative Studies from Australia, Japan, Korea and Beyond

    Edited by Stacey Steele, Hayden Opie

    Match-fixing represents a greater potential threat to the integrity of sport than doping. It has been linked to organised crime, illegal drugs and money-laundering. Law enforcement and sporting authorities are struggling to establish legal and regulatory responses to this emerging threat,…

    Hardback – 2017-12-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport and Corruption

  • Disaster Management in Australia: Government Coordination in a Time of Crisis book cover

    Disaster Management in Australia

    Government Coordination in a Time of Crisis

    By George Carayannopoulos

    In recent times the frequency and severity of natural disasters has placed a clear emphasis on the ability of governments to plan, prepare and respond in an effective way. Disaster Management in Australia examines government coordination when faced with large scale crises, outlining the challenges…

    Hardback – 2017-12-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Humanitarian Studies

  • Border Security: Shores of Politics, Horizons of Justice book cover

    Border Security

    Shores of Politics, Horizons of Justice

    By Peter Chambers

    What kind of a world is one in which border security is understood as necessary? How is this transforming the shores of politics? And why does this seem to preclude a horizon of political justice for those affected? Border Security responds to these questions through an interdisciplinary…

    Hardback – 2017-10-02
    Routledge
    Space, Materiality and the Normative

  • A People's Federation book cover

    A People's Federation

    Edited by Mark Bruerton, Tracey Arklay, Roby Levy

    Federations are in a state of flux globally, and Australia’s federation is no exception. As policy demands change and funding pressures mount, federal reform is always on the agenda. Yet, as demonstrated by the failure of recent reform attempts, change is never easy. This book takes a fresh look at…

    Paperback – 2017-09-18
    Federation Press

  • Social Work and Human Services Best Practice book cover

    Social Work and Human Services Best Practice

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Kathy Ellem, Wing Hong Chui, Jill Wilson

    Social work and human service practitioners seek to address inequity and injustice and promote social change in many different practice contexts. Social Work and Human Services Best Practice, now in its second edition, offers ideas on ‘best practice’ in the context of a wide range of specialised…

    Paperback – 2017-09-12
    Federation Press

  • Advocacy and Judging: Selecting Papers of Murray Gleeson book cover

    Advocacy and Judging

    Selecting Papers of Murray Gleeson

    Edited by Hugh Dillon

    This volume of speeches by Murray Gleeson, who served as Chief Justice of New South Wales, then of Australia, for two decades, is, as James Spigelman has put it in his foreword, “a testament to judicial leadership”. While his judgments are his most enduring and primary contribution to the law, in…

    Hardback – 2017-09-11
    Federation Press

  • Leading Contract Cases book cover

    Leading Contract Cases

    By Daniel Reynolds, Lyndon Goddard

    This book provides a summary of the 100 most cited cases in the law of contract and related subjects. Each case note contains an outline of the facts, the issues and the decision, an extract of the most frequently cited portions of the judgment, and commentary outlining the principles for which the…

    Paperback – 2017-08-14
    Federation Press

  • Residential Tenancies Law and Practice book cover

    Residential Tenancies Law and Practice

    7th Edition

    By Allan Anforth, Peter Christensen, Christopher Adkins

    This 7th edition incorporates the Residential Tenancies Act 2010 (NSW), and surveys all the recent cases, updating annotations as necessary. It is fully updated and revised for lawyers practising in this area of law, real estate agents, property managers, investors, landlords, tenants, and…

    Paperback – 2017-08-04
    Federation Press

  • The Principle of Legality in Australia and New Zealand book cover

    The Principle of Legality in Australia and New Zealand

    Edited by Dan Meagher, Matthew Groves

    In this age of statutes and human rights the common law principle of legality has assumed a central importance. The principle holds that unless Parliament makes unmistakably clear its intention to curtail or abrogate a common law right, freedom or principle, the courts will not construe a statute…

    Hardback – 2017-06-21
    Federation Press

  • Law as if Earth Really Mattered: The Wild Law Judgment Project book cover

    Law as if Earth Really Mattered

    The Wild Law Judgment Project

    Edited by Nicole Rogers, Michelle Maloney

    This book is a collection of judgments drawn from the innovative Wild Law Judgment Project. In participating in the Wild Law Judgment Project, which was inspired by various feminist judgment projects, contributors have creatively reinterpreted judicial decisions from an Earth-centred point of view…

    Hardback – 2017-04-25
    Routledge
    Law, Justice and Ecology

  • Law and Poverty in Australia: 40 Years after the Poverty Commission book cover

    Law and Poverty in Australia

    40 Years after the Poverty Commission

    Edited by Andrea Durbach, Brendan Edgeworth, Vicki Sentas

    The publication of the Poverty Commission’s Law and Poverty in Australia Report (the Sackville Report) in 1975 was a landmark event in the history of Australian law reform. Since that time, and as Australia has become a more unequal society, there has been no systematic overview of the…

    Paperback – 2017-03-21
    Federation Press

  • The Tasmanian Dam Case 30 Years On: An Enduring Legacy book cover

    The Tasmanian Dam Case 30 Years On

    An Enduring Legacy

    Edited by Michael Coper, James Stellios, Heather Roberts

    In one of the great contests between State and federal power, the Tasmanian Dam Case pitted the immovable object of Tasmania’s commitment to a massive hydro-electric project against the irresistible force of the Commonwealth’s determination to protect the environment. Who would prevail? Was it more…

    Hardback – 2017-03-17
    Federation Press

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