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  • The Social Construction of Sexual Harassment Law

    The Role of the National, Organizational and Individual Context, 1st Edition

    By Mia L. Cahill

    This title was first published in 2001. The global legal landscape is littered with attempts to provide context and meaning for sexual harassment law. Most have failed because they have limited themselves to the mere words of law. This cross-national study is the first to expand our notion of…

    Paperback – 2019-09-30 
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  • From Bureaucracy to Business Enterprise

    Legal and Policy Issues in the Transformation of Government Services, 1st Edition

    Edited by Michael J. Whincop

    This title was first published in 2003.This book analyzes the policy initiatives used in Australia, New Zealand, the United Kingdom, and the United States to improve the efficiency of government service delivery, such as commercialization, privatization, and, in particular, corporatization. The…

    Paperback – 2019-09-30 
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  • National Security and the D-Notice System

    1st Edition

    By Pauline Sadler

    This title was first published in 2001. The D-Notice system is a voluntary arrangement between the government and the media whereby the media agree not to publish certain information in the interests of national security. This original and thought-provoking book identifies a major deficiency in…

    Paperback – 2019-09-30 
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  • Family Mediation in Ireland

    1st Edition

    By Sinéad Conneely

    This title was first published in 2002: After outlining the origins and development of family mediation on a world-wide basis, this book assesses family mediation services in the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland, within the context of the empirical and theoretical debates surrounding the…

    Paperback – 2019-09-30 
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  • Influencing Traits Before Birth

    1st Edition

    By Shaun D. Pattinson

    This title was first published in 2002.In this informative and captivating book the author presents a moral critique of the laws governing the creation of designer babies. Alan Gewirth’s Principle of Generic Consistency is used as the starting point for developing a framework, which is then used…

    Paperback – 2019-09-30 
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  • Women Going Backwards

    Law and Change in a Family Unfriendly Society, 1st Edition

    By Sandra Berns

    This title was first published in 2002. Gender has become a culturally laden signifier. Sometimes used to differentiate the social from the biological, gender itself has become gendered. In common parlance gender issues often slide inexorably into women's issues and are in that way designated as…

    Paperback – 2019-09-30 
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  • Behind the Mask

    Regulating Health and Safety in Britain's Offshore Oil and Gas Industry, 1st Edition

    By John Paterson

    This title was first published n 2000:  The most recent developments in occupational health and safety regulation in the UK’s offshore oil industry represent a departure from traditional legal forms. But how should they best be understood and what advantages do they offer over the previous…

    Paperback – 2019-09-30 
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  • Making Settlement Work

    An Examination of the Work of Judicial Mediators, 1st Edition

    By Stacy Lee Burns

    This title was first published in 2000. The trend in the public courts and in the private sector toward resolving civil cases through mediation, as opposed to arbitration or trial, seems inescapable. This book documents the emergence of a burgeoning private dispute resolution industry utilizing the…

    Paperback – 2019-09-30 
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  • Religion, Law and the Constitution

    Balancing Beliefs in Britain, 1st Edition

    By Javier García Oliva, Helen Hall

    This book examines the existing constitutional and legal system in England, Wales and Scotland, through the prism of its treatment of religion and belief. The study encompasses questions of Church/state relations, but pushes far beyond these. It asks whether the approach to religion which has…

    Paperback – 2019-06-15 
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  • Contested Property Claims

    What Disagreement Tells Us About Ownership, 1st Edition

    Edited by Maja Hojer Bruun, Patrick Joseph Cockburn, Bjarke Skærlund Risager, Mikkel Thorup

    Property relations are such a common feature of social life that the complexity of the web of laws, practices, and ideas that allow a property regime to function smoothly are often forgotten. But we are quickly reminded of this complexity when conflict over property erupts. When social actors…

    Paperback – 2019-05-18 
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    Social Justice

  • New Perspectives on European Women's Legal History

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sara L. Kimble, Marion Röwekamp

    This book integrates women’s history and legal studies within the broader context of modern European history in the late nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Sixteen contributions from fourteen countries explore the ways in which the law contributes to the social construction of gender. They analyze…

    Paperback – 2019-05-15 
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  • The Disabled Child's Participation Rights

    1st Edition

    By Anne-Marie Callus, Ruth Farrugia

    The United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities is the only UN treaty to date in which the people who are its target, that is disabled people, were actively involved in its drafting and the only one which requires the active participation of disabled people in its…

    Paperback – 2019-05-09 
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    Interdisciplinary Disability Studies

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