Acquisition List of New Books

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ZAID Ibrahim

      In good faith : articles, essays and interviews / Zaid Ibrahim. - Kuala Lumpur : Zaid Ibrahim Publications, 2007.

A collection of writings and responses by an outspoken lawyer and Member of Parliament for Kota Bharu, Kelantan. Besides previously published articles, this collection includes new essays and interviews. He argues that while Malaysia celebrates 50 years of Independence, more is needed before Malaysians can truly think independently, namely, more transparency and freedom of expression.


KZ 959.5



      Cheshire, Fifoot and Furmston's law of contract / M. P. Furmston. – Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2012.

Describing the major principles of the English law of contract, this text represents a source of information and analysis for students studying the law of contract and law of obligations. Each chapter contains numerous references to additional primary and secondary sources.



KN 10


RATNER, Steven R.

      The thin justice of international law : a moral reckoning of the law of nations / Steven R. Ratner - Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2015.

In a world full of armed conflict and human misery, global justice remains one of the most compelling missions of our time. Understanding the promises and limitations of global justice demands a careful appreciation of international law, the web of binding norms and institutions that help govern the behaviour of states and other global actors.



KA 37


IACONE, Salvatore J.

      Write to the point : how to communicate in business with style and purpose / by Salvatore J. Iacone. - Franklin Lakes : Career Press, 2003.

This book presents proven techniques develop in Dr. Iacone's seminars that will enable greater ease, proficiency, and clarity in writing. The conversational, instructional format walks you through the actual stages of the writing process from planning and writing the first draft to editing and proofreading. This invaluable handbook also includes helpful guidelines to correct punctuation, lists of often confused words and step by step procedures for generating effective email, memos, letters and reports.


KZ 658.42


DALLEK, Robert

      An unfinished life : John F. Kennedy, 1917-1963 / Robert Dallek. - Boston : Little, Brown and Company, 2003.

Chronicles John F. Kennedy's childhood, wartime actions, political campaigns, presidency, marriage and personal life, and health, revealing insights into his life from new documents, archives, and first hand sources.



KZ 973.922092


DALLEK, Robert

      Let every nation know : John F. Kennedy in his own words / Robert Dallek and Terry Golway. - Naperville, Ill. : Sourcebooks MediaFusion, 2006.

Let Every Nation Know is the first book of its kind-a historical biography in Kennedy's own words. Combining a remarkable audio CD of Kennedy's most famous speeches, debates and press conferences with the insights of two of America's preeminent historians, the result is a unique look at the world-changing words and presidency of John F. Kennedy.


KZ 973.922092



      Developing the leaders around you / John C. Maxwell. - Nashville : Thomas Nelson, 1995.

This classic book by John C. Maxwell takes personal leadership to the next level by demonstrating how to identify and train potential leaders and foster a productive team spirit.



KZ 658.4092



      Use your head / Tony Buzan, and James Harrison, consultant editor. - London : BBC, 2003.

This manual on how to use the human brain has been translated into more than 20 languages. It presents a range of techniques that are all designed to teach the reader how to think effectively.



KZ 153


AUST, Anthony

Handbook of international law / Anthony Aust. - Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2005.

A concise account of international law by an experienced practitioner, this book explains how states and international organisations, especially the United Nations, make and use international law. The nature of international law and its fundamental concepts and principles are described, and the differences and relationships between various areas of international law which are often misunderstood (such as diplomatic and state immunity, and human rights and international humanitarian law) are clearly explained. Also discussed is the essence of new specialist areas of international law, relating to the environment, human rights and terrorism.


KC 80


COMMITMENT and compliance : the role of non-binding norms in international legal systems / edited by Dinah Shelton. - New York : Oxford University Press, 2003.

This book evaluate the impact on state behaviour of international norms adopted in forms that are not legally binding. In the study, a project of the American Society of International Law, the authors examine four areas of international law: human rights, the environment, arms control, and trade and finance. For each area, they assess the use of non-binding norms and ask whether such norms engender state compliance.



KC 132


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