Acquisition List of New Books

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

GIBBONS, Thomas

     Audiovisual regulation under pressure : comparative cases from North America and Europe / Thomas Gibbons and Peter Humphreys - Milton Park : Routledge, 2012

An interdisciplinary investigation of trends in audiovisual regulation, this title considers recent trends towards deregulation and for policy in this field to pursue trade and industry policy goals rather than traditional cultural and democratic objectives, notably media pluralism and diversity.

KB 241
GIB

2.

LAW and global health : current legal issues / edited by Michael Freeman, FBA, Sarah Hawkes, Belinda Bennett - Oxford, United Kingdom : Oxford University Press, 2014.

Law and Global Health' is the latest volume in the 'Current Legal Issues' series. It contains a broad range of articles from scholars and public health experts discussing the interaction between law and public health in low-, and middle- and high-income countries.

KC 241
LAW

3.

THE LONG decade : how 9/11 changed the law / edited by David Jenkins, Amanda Jacobsen, Anders Henriksen - Oxford, United Kingdom : Oxford University Press, 2014

The terrorist attacks of 9/11 precipitated significant legal changes over the ensuing ten years, a "long decade" that saw both domestic and international legal systems evolve in reaction to the seemingly permanent threat of international terrorism. At the same time, globalization produced worldwide insecurity that weakened the nation-state's ability to monopolize violence and assure safety for its people.

KC 218.T4
LON

4.

ARDEN, Mary

     Human rights and European law : building new legal orders / Mary Arden - Oxford, United Kingdom : Oxford University Press, 2015.

In light of recent criticism of the EU and Strasbourg, Mary Arden makes an invaluable contribution to the debate on transnational courts and human rights. Drawing on years of experience as a senior judge, she explains clearly how human rights law has evolved, and the difficult balances that judges have to strike when interpreting it.

KC 1245
ARD

5.

STANIFORTH, Andrew

     Preventing terrorism and violent extremism / Andrew Staniforth, consultant editors: Lord Carlile and John Parkinson - Oxford, United Kingdom : Oxford University Press, 2014.

Provides a clear and detailed introduction to the prevention of terrorism and violent extremism, offering an operational guide to tackling the most pressing threat to national security. Uses real life case studies, checklists and diagrams alongside practical explanations of anti-terror powers and provisions.

KM 562.22
STA

6.

WATTS, Peter

     Bowstead and Reynolds on agency / by Peter Watts and F.M.B. Reynolds - Twentieth edition - London : Sweet & Maxwell, 2014.

Bowstead and Reynolds on Agency is an essential reference source for all commercial practitioners; both barristers and solicitors. Frequently cited in courts both in the United Kingdom and elsewhere in the Commonwealth, this established title covers the role of both agent and principal in contract, tort, commercial, company and property law. Bowstead and Reynolds on Agency combines articles, commentary and illustrations that will give you a better understanding of the law.

KN 25
WAT

7.

HIGGINS, Andrew

     Legal professional privilege for corporations : a guide to four major common law jurisdictions / Andrew Higgins - Oxford, United Kingdom : Oxford University Press, 2014.

An account of legal professional privilege for corporations, this title examines the approaches of four major common law jurisdictions: the UK, Australia, Canada and the United States. It will act as an invaluable to guide to practitioners and judges trying to ascertain whether a corporate communication will attract privilege.

KN 386.5
HIG

8.

BOYLAN-KEMP, Jo Ann

     English legal system : english legal system-the fundamentals / Jo Ann Boylan-Kemp - 3rd. edition - London : Sweet & Maxwell, 2014.

Presents a clear and detailed explanation of the English Legal System, with special features to aid students' comprehension and understanding, providing an excellent grounding in the subject and solid basis for the onward study of law.

KL 11
BOY

9.

BUCK, Trevor

     International child law / Trevor Buck - 3rd edition - Milton Park : Routledge, 2014.

International Child Law examines and discusses the international legal framework and issues relating to children. Analysing both public and private international legal aspects, this cross-disciplinary text promotes an understanding of the ongoing development of child law, children's rights and the protection of the child. Examining the theoretical background to the law, and providing a concise and clear overview of the instruments and institutions that protect children internationally, this text then focuses on key themes and issues in child law and children's rights. This new edition has been updated and revised throughout, including expanded material on the African Charter on Rights and Welfare of the Child as well as discussion of recent landmark developments on the law relating to recruiting child soldiers as a result of Lubanga (2011). The third edition will also include a new case study feature that critically considers key themes and issues in international child law in a real world context.

KN 176
BUC

10.

EU MIGRATION law : legal complexities and political rationales / edited by Loic Azoulai and Karin de Vries - Oxford, United Kingdom : Oxford University Press, 2014

Large-scale migration constitutes an unavoidable social reality within the European Union. A European polity is made possible and tangible by the individual acts of migrants crossing the internal borders, developing a transnational life and integrating into European societies.

KW 83.1
MIG

 

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