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No.
Author/Title/Abstract
Book Cover
Class No
1.

BARLOCCO, Fausto

     Identity and the state in Malaysia / Fausto Barlocco. - London : Routledge, 2014

Using the case study of the Kadazan of Sabah, a region in the Malaysian section of Borneo, this book examines national, ethnic and local identities in post-colonial states. It shows the importance of the connection between lived experience and identity and belonging, and by doing so, provides a deeper and fuller explanation of the apparently contradictory conflict between different collective forms of identification and the way in which they are employed in reference to everyday situations. Based on ethnographic fieldwork and historical analysis, the book reconstructs the development of the cultural forms and labels associated with the collective identities studies.

KZ 305.80095953
BAR

2.

BIKUNDO, Edwin

     International criminal law : using or abusing legality? / by Edwin Bikundo. - Farnham : Ashgate, 2013

The study is located within international law and seeks to determine whether prosecuting the crime of aggression would necessarily entail an abuse of the legal process. Issues discussed in the book are the controversies over the location of debating the crime of aggression in either law or politics and the legal approach to the problems outlined.

KC 210
BIK

3.

`CAPITAL punishment : a hazard to a sustainable criminal justice system? / / by Lill Scherdin Ashgate. - Farnham : Ashgate Publishing Company, 2014

Leading experts in law, criminology and human rights combine theory and empirical research to further our understanding of the relationships between ways of governance, the role of leadership and the death penalty practices. The book covers practice in the USA and Asia as well as within Muslin majority countries.

KB 361
CAP

4.

CASES that touched our lives : revisiting 80 years with Malayan Law Journal. - Petaling Jaya : LexisNexis, 2013

The basic tenet of Common Law is revising past judgments. As Malayan Law Journal celebrates 80 years of journeying with the Malaysian Legal fraternity, this publication is a collection of some of the most interesting articles and judgments reported in the Journal over the years. The book is divided into 2 parts. Part 1 is a collection of articles published in the Journal over the years, highlighting how judicial decisions have contributed to groundbreaking changes on the Malaysian legal landscape. Each article is followed by a brief summary of the main case or cases referred to in the article concerned. Part 2 is a collection of judgments of some of the high profile cases that made the headlines, both locally and internationally.

K 30.M24
CAS

5.

CHANG, Wen Chen

     Constitutionalism in Asia : cases and materials / Wen-Chen Chang, Li-ann Thio, Kevin YL Tan and Jiunn-rong Yeh. - Oxford : Hart Publishing, 2014

This book is a collection of judiciously selected constitutional law materials from Asia designed for scholars and students of constitutional law and comparative constitutional law.

KM 33
CHA

6.

CHOONG, Kwai Fatt

     Malaysian revenue law case digest / Choong Kwai Fatt. - Petaling Jaya : LexisNexis, 2013

Revenue law is a highly complex and technical area of law and difficult to understand. Even tax experts are in disagreement when it comes to interpretation of the various tax statutes-they are the Income Tax Act 1967, the Real Property Gains Tax Act 1976, the Promotion of Investments Act 1986, the Stamp Act 1949, the Service Tax Act 1975 and the Sales Tax Act 1972.

 

KM 335.M24
CHO

7.

CLARKE, Lisa

     Public-private partnerships and responsibility under international law : a global health perspective / Lisa Clarke. - Milton Park : Routledge, 2014

Partnerships between the public and private sectors are an increasingly accepted and preferred method to deal with pressing global issues, such as those relating to health. Partnerships, comprised of states and international organizations, representing the public sector and companies, non-governmental organizations, research institutes and philanthropic foundations representing the private sector have formed in order to treat and prevent diseases in the developing world. These partnerships are managing activities that are normally regarded as in the domain of states and international organizations, such as providing access to preventative and treatment measures for certain diseases or improving health infrastructure within certain states to better manage the growing risk of disease.

KN 333.5
CLA

8.

CONSTITUTION in the global financial crisis : a comparative analysis / edited by Xenophon Contiades. - Farnham : Ashgate, 2013

The book includes contributions from prominent experts on Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Portugal, Spain, the UK, and the USA providing a critical analysis of the effects of the financial crisis on the constitution. The volume's extensive comparative chapter pins down distinct constitutional reactions towards the financial crisis, building an explanatory theory that accounts for the different ways constitutions responded to the crisis. How and why constitutions formed their reactions in the face of the financial crisis unravels throughout the book.

KC 1012
CON

9.

CROUCH, Melissa

     Law and religion in Indonesia : conflict and the courts in West Java / Melissa Crouch. - Milton Park : Routledge ; 2014

Understanding and managing inter-religious relations, particularly between Muslims and Christians, presents a challenge for states around the world. This book investigates legal disputes between religious communities in the world?s largest majority-Muslim, democratic country, Indonesia. It considers how the interaction between state and religion has influenced relations between religious communities in the transition to democracy.

KM 58.I37
CRO

10.

DAVIES, Karen

     Understanding European Union law / Karen Davies. - 5th ed. - Abingdon : Routledge, 2013

Understanding European Union Law is both an ideal introduction for students new to EU law and an essential addition tSo revision for the more accomplished. It is also indispensable reading for students on business studies courses.

 

KW 84
DAV

 

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