Commercial Law in a Nutshell

Author: Ewan MacIntyre

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780421797406

Category: Commercial law

Page: 158

View: 6705

'Nutshells' are a series of books designed to present the essentials of law in clear, straightforward language. This book covers commercial law and includes details on agency, sale of goods, supply of goods, international contracts, negotiable instruments, security interests and personal insolvency.

Student Lawyer

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Law

Page: N.A

View: 937

Financial Modeling

Author: Sebastian Prexl,Michael Bloss,Dietmar Ernst,Christoph Haas,Joachim Häcker,Bernhard Röck

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783791035413

Category:

Page: 640

View: 3916

Menschlichkeit für alle

die Weltbewegung des Roten Kreuzes und des Roten Halbmonds

Author: Hans Haug

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Human rights

Page: 715

View: 9740

A Strategic Understanding of UN Economic Sanctions

International Relations, Law and Development

Author: Golnoosh Hakimdavar

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1136270590

Category: Political Science

Page: 214

View: 9050

Economic Sanctions are increasingly used as a legal, non-military technique of combating abusers of international peace. However it remains unclear how the success or failure of these sanctions is measured. This book examines the seldom-explored United Nations’ economic sanctions deliberation process and exposes systematic problems in the measurement of the success or failure of these sanctions. Centering on the key concepts of "peace and security," the author brings the reader’s attention to the discrepancies that exist in the process of decision-making, implementation, and evaluation of UN imposed economic sanctions. She engages international law and development methods to provide proof for the lack of consensus in measures of success and failure, which in turn suggests that sanction implementation on a uniform domestic front are unattainable. This thorough analysis concludes with suggestions for improving the sanctions process, only to clear the path for negating them as a whole and suggest alternative non-coercive measures for mitigating conflict situations and threats to peace and security.

International Actors, Democratization and the Rule of Law

Anchoring Democracy?

Author: Amichai Magen,Leonardo Morlino

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1134058136

Category: Political Science

Page: 320

View: 2786

Do external factors facilitate or hamper domestic democratic development? Do international actors influence the development of greater civil and political freedom, democratic accountability, equality, responsiveness and the rule of law in domestic systems? How should we conceptualize, identify and evaluate the extent and nature of international influence? These are some of the complex questions that this volume approaches. Using new theoretical insights and empirical data, the contributors develop a model to analyze the transitional processes of Romania, Turkey, Serbia and Ukraine. In developing this argument, the book examines: the adoption, implementation and internalization of the rule of law the rule of law as a central dimension of liberal and substantive democracy the interaction between external and domestic structures and agents Offering a different stance from most of the current literature on the subject, International Actors, Democratization and the Rule of Law makes an important contribution to our knowledge of the international dimensions of democratization. This book will be of importance to scholars, students and policy-makers with an interest in the rule of law, international relations theory and comparative politics.

Annual Survey of American Law

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Law

Page: N.A

View: 375

Has supplement: The Literature of American legal history.

Homo sacer

Die souveräne Macht und das nackte Leben

Author: Giorgio Agamben

Publisher: Suhrkamp Verlag

ISBN: 351878420X

Category: Philosophy

Page: 224

View: 4170

Der homo sacer ist die Verkörperung einer archaischen römischen Rechtsfigur: Zwar durfte er straflos getötet, nicht aber geopfert werden, was auch seine Tötung sinnlos und ihn gleichsam unberührbar machte – woraus sich der Doppelsinn von sacer als ›verflucht‹ und ›geheiligt‹ ableitet. Giorgio Agamben stellt im Anschluß an Foucault und als philosophische Korrektur von dessen Konzept der Biopolitik die These auf, daß Biopolitik, indem sie den Menschen auf einen biologischen Nullwert zurückzuführen versucht, das nackte Leben zum eigentlichen Subjekt der Moderne macht. Ausgehend von Carl Schmitts Souveränitätskonzept, kommt Agamben zu einer Interpretation des Konzentrationslagers als »nomos der Moderne«, wo Recht und Tat, Regel und Ausnahme, Leben und Tod ununterscheidbar werden. In den zwischen Leben und Tod siechenden Häftlingen, aber auch in den Flüchtlingen von heute sieht er massenhaft real gewordene Verkörperungen des homo sacer und des nackten Lebens. Die philosophische Begründung dessen, daß diese Möglichkeit keineswegs nur historisch ist, hat eine Diskussion entfacht, die weit über Italien und Europa hinausreicht.

Global Perspectives on Insurance Today

A Look at National Interest versus Globalization

Author: C. Kempler,M. Flamée,C. Yang,P. Windels

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 0230117376

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 326

View: 2883

Many risks face the global insurance industry today, including the aging populations of developed countries, competition from other financial institutions, and both disparate and quickly changing regulatory demands, to name a few. The book s contributors offer their unique perspectives on challenges confronting the insurance industry and how attendant risks can be most effectively managed.

Essentials of Corrections

Author: G. Larry Mays,L. Thomas Winfree, Jr.

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118537300

Category: Social Science

Page: 435

View: 3091

The fifth edition of this leading “essentials” textbook on corrections has been fully revised and updated to include new international comparative data, and a fresh chapter on prison inmates with special needs. Unrivalled in scope, it offers undergraduates a concise but comprehensive introduction to the subject. Includes textual materials and assignments formulated to encourage students’ critical thinking skills Chapters feature text boxes on key points of correctional theory and on international correctional practice Presented in full color throughout — including extensive photos and graphics Includes stand-alone chapters on careers in corrections, gender and ethnicity issues, and likely future developments in corrections Features invaluable historical context on the evolution of correctional theory and practice Offers a new, comprehensive online Student Study Guide and thoroughly updated and expanded ancillary materials

The Criminal Lawyer's Guide to Immigration Law

Questions and Answers

Author: Robert James McWhirter

Publisher: American Bar Association

ISBN: 9781590316023

Category: Law

Page: 455

View: 2836

This concise guide focuses on the criminal lawyer's most common questions about immigration law and representing noncitizens, from Who exactly is an alien? to Are removal hearings conducted like criminal proceedings?

Control Of Oil - Hardback

Author: Kayal

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1136186603

Category: Social Science

Page: 250

View: 1077

First Published in 2002. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

European Access

Author: Ian Thomson

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: European communities

Page: N.A

View: 1020

Die Maschine steht still

Author: E. M. Forster

Publisher: Hoffmann und Campe

ISBN: 3455814042

Category: Fiction

Page: 96

View: 2497

In E. M. Forsters Dystopie leben die Menschen in einer unterirdischen, abgekapselten Welt mit allem Komfort: Das ganze Leben ist durch die Dienstleistungen der »Maschine« perfekt geregelt. Die Menschen haben kein Bedürfnis mehr nach persönlichen Begegnungen, man kommuniziert nur über die Maschine, die über allem wacht. Ihr Handbuch ist zu einer Art Bibel geworden, die Menschen sind gefangen in ihrer absoluten Abhängigkeit von der Technik, die sie nicht mehr kontrollieren können. Doch nach und nach geht das Wissen, das hinter der Maschine steckt, verloren und das System wird anfällig für Pannen ... E. M. Forsters visionäres Werk wirft Fragen auf, die von großer Aktualität sind: Wie kann der Mensch seine Selbstbestimmung wahren gegenüber Maschinen, die immer stärker unser Leben bestimmen?

Legal research and writing

Author: David J. Smith

Publisher: Delmar Pub

ISBN: 9780827363557

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 554

View: 1358

A new book dealing with the fundamentals of legal writing and research. Each chapter focuses only on the essential skills needed for success in the paralegal field. Topics include primary law, secondary sources, computers and other technology, citation, legal analysis and more. The text first describes the tools needed to conduct legal research, then shows how they're applied. Review charts, concrete examples, paralegal practice situations, tips from practicing paralegals, and chapter review questions and problems are included.ALSO AVAILABLE INSTRUCTOR SUPPLEMENTS CALL CUSTOMER SUPPORT TO ORDER Instructor's Manual, ISBN: 0-8273-6356-7 Computerized Test Bank (1996), ISBN: 0-8273-7979-X