Acquisition List of New Books

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No.
Author/Title/Abstract
Book Cover
Class No
21.

Zaharuddin Abd Rahman

     Riba dan isu kewangan semasa / Zaharuddin Abd. Rahman. - Kuala Lumpur : Telaga Biru, 2010.

Umum telah pun mengetahui bahawa agama Islam amat tegas dalam amalan riba-iaitu amalan yang keji dan tergolong dalam salah satu dosa besar.

 

KD 667
ZAH

22.

Subramaniam, Arjunan

     Understanding GST / Arjunan Subramaniam. - Petaling Jaya, Selangor : LexisNexi, 2014.

With the enactment of the Goods and Services Tax Act, this book provides an introductory look into the newly enacted Act along with the historical background and development of the law. The book has been laid out in a way that helps the working and rationale of GST. Besides the easy to read language, the book also provides examples of calculations and applications of GST. This book provides an easy read for understanding the concept of GST.

 

KM 337
ARJ

23.

Handley, K. R.

     Estoppel by conduct and election / by K. R. Handley. - 2nd edition. - London : Sweet & Maxwell, 2016.

Estoppel by conduct and election examines Estoppel in its commercial context looking at the general principles as well as the particular relationships which in which estoppels can arise. It benefits greatly from an in-depth examination of underlying case law actively demonstrating how principles are dealt with in the court.

 

KN 384.4
HAN

24.

Contemporary issues in law, medicine, and ethics / edited by Sheila A.M. McLean. - Aldershot : Dartmouth, 1996.

This work presents a range of issues in law, medicine and ethics. Subjects covered include: professional ethics and business ethics; health rights, ethics and justice; refusal of consent to medical treatment of children; sterilization and minors; and maternal/foetal conflict.

 

KN 185
CON

25.

Koivisto, Marjo

     Normative state power in international relations / Marjo Koivisto. - Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2012.

A theory of the role of scientific and moral cultures in state transformations in 20th century global politics. Breaking down methodological nationalism, and basing its case study findings in historical analysis, it encompasses international relations politics, and political sociology.

 

KC 300
KOI

26.

Easton, Susan M.

     Sentencing and punishment : the quest for justice / Susan Easton and Christine Piper. - 3rd ed. - Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2012.

This innovative text provides an accessible account of recent developments in sentencing and punishment from the standpoint of penal theories, policy aims, punishment practice and human rights. It reviews - from philosophical, legal and practical perspectives - changing ideas as to what counts as 'just' punishment, and provides an integrated discussion of the law and legitimacy of the process of calculating and implementing punishment.

 

KM 587
EAS

27.

Loughnan, Arlie

     Manifest madness : mental incapacity in criminal law / Arlie Loughnan. - Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2012.

Understanding mental incapacity in criminal law is notoriously difficult; it involves tracing overlapping and interlocking legal doctrines, current and past practices of evidence and proof, and also medical and social understandings of mental illness and incapacity. With its focus on the complex interaction of legal doctrines and practices relating to mental incapacity and knowledge - both expert and non-expert - of it, this book offers a fresh perspective on this topic.

 

KN 155.3
LOU

28.

Herring, Jonathan

     Legal ethics / Jonathan Herring - Oxford, United Kingdom : Oxford University Press, 2014.

Jonathan Herring provides a clear and engaging overview of legal ethics, highlighting the ethical issues surrounding professional conduct and raising interesting questions about how lawyers act and what their role entails. Key topics, such as confidentiality and fees, are covered with references throughout to the professional codes of conduct.

 

KL 82
HER

29.

Aznan Hasan

     Fundamentals of Shari'ah in Islamic finance / Aznan Hasan. - Kuala Lumpur : IBFIM, 2011.

This book is hoped to be of assistance to those who wish to discover the Shari'ah contracts and the methods of structuring the current Islamic financial products and instruments through adopting either an existing Islamic contract or by combining two or more thereof. As for students and lecturers, this book is sought to be a reference for Islamic banking and finance related courses. It can also be a reference to the general members of the public who are interested to learn about the basic principles in the Islamic contracts and to obtain a general idea about the Islamic banking and financial products.

 

KD 667
AZN

30.

Syrett, Keith

     The foundations of public law : principles and problems of power in the British constitution / Keith Syrett. - Second edition. - London : Palgrave, 2014.

A new edition of this insightful and thought-provoking study of public law. Ideal both as pre-course/introductory reading and as an ongoing companion to a main course textbook for those studying the subject as part of a law or politics degree.

 

KM 5
SYR

 

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