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  • The U.S. Constitution
  • The living Constitution
  • Understanding the Supreme Court
  • Institutional authority
  • The judiciary
  • The legislature
  • The executive
  • Nation-state relations
  • Federalism
  • The commerce power
  • The power to tax and spend
  • Economic liberties
  • The contract clause
  • Economic substantive due process
  • The Takings Clause
  • Civil liberties
  • Religion : exercise and establishment
  • Freedom of speech, assembly, and association
  • Freedom of the press
  • The right to keep and bear arms
  • The right to privacy
  • The rights of the criminally accused
  • Investigations and evidence
  • Attorneys, trials, and punishments
  • Civil rights
  • Discrimination
  • Voting and representation.
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  • Introduction : terra nullius in Zion?
  • The legal geography of indigenous Bedouin dispossession
  • The land regime of the late Ottoman period
  • The land regime of the Bristish Mandate period
  • Making the "dead Negev doctrine" during the Israeli period
  • Historical geography of the Negev : Bedouin agriculture
  • Bedouin territory and settlements
  • The Bedouin as an indigenous community
  • International law, indigenous land rights and Israel
  • Contested futures
  • State and Bedouin policies and plans.
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xi, 288 pages ; 24 cm.
  • Introduction
  • The rise of regulatory governance
  • Theories of regulation
  • Regulatory space and regulatory regimes
  • Policy processes and the regulatory policy cycle
  • Bad, better and legitimate regulation
  • Define: agenda-setting, issue diagnosis and objective setting
  • Design: regime variables; option generation
  • Decide: regime assessment and selection
  • Implement: regime deployment, application and execution
  • Evaluate: assessment of regulatory policy and regime
  • The future of regulatory governance
  • Conclusion.
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x, 163 pages ; 25 cm.
  • Resistance and transitional justice / Briony Jones and Julie Bernath
  • Resistance to transitional justice in the context of political violence in Côte d'Ivoire / Adou Djané dit Fatogoma
  • Seeking a "just justice" : discursive strategies of resistance in Côte d'Ivoire / Briony Jones
  • Between resistance to and compliance with transitional justice : the case of political decision-makers in Burundi / Sandra Rubli
  • Civil society organisations and transitional justice in Burundi : when making is resisting / Gérard Birantamije
  • Resisting and negotiating victim subjectivities in civil party participation at the extraordinary chambers in the Courts of Cambodia / Julie Bernath
  • Multivocal resistance to transitional justice in post-genocide Cambodia / Kosal Path
  • Concluding reflections / Briony Jones and Julie Bernath.
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xxiii, 262 pages ; 24 cm.
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x, 189 pages ; 25 cm.
Unaccompanied minor migrants are underage migrants, who for various reasons leave their country and are separated from their parents or legal/customary guardians. Some of them live entirely by themselves, while others join their relatives or other adults in a foreign country. The concept of the best interests of a child is widely applied in international, national legal documents and several guidelines and often pertains to unaccompanied minor migrants given that they are separated from parents, who are not able to exercise their basic parental responsibilities. This book takes an in-depth look at the issues surrounding the best interests of the child in relation to unaccompanied minor migrants drawing on social, legal and political sciences in order to understand children s rights not only as a matter of positive law but mainly as a social practice depending on personal biographies, community histories and social relations of power. The book tackles the interpretation of the rights of the child and the best interests principle in the case of unaccompanied minor migrants in Europe at political, legal and practical levels. In its first part the book considers theoretical aspects of children s rights and the best interests of the child in relation to unaccompanied minor migrants. Adopting a critical approach to the implementation of the Convention of Rights of a Child authors nevertheless confirm its relevance for protecting minor migrants rights in practice. Authors deconstruct power relations residing within the discourses of children s rights and best interests, demonstrating that these rights are constructed and decided upon by those in power who make decisions on behalf of those who do not possess authority. Authors further on explore normative and methodological aspects of Article 3 of the Convention on the Rights of a Child and its relevance for asylum and migration legislation. The second part of the book goes on to examine the actual legal framework related to unaccompanied minor migrants and implementation of children s rights and their best interests in the reception, protection, asylum and return procedures. The case studies are based on from the empirical research, on interviews with key experts and unaccompanied minor migrants in Austria, France, Slovenia and United Kingdom. Examining age assessment procedures, unaccompanied minors survivals strategies and their everyday life in reception centres the contributors point to the discrepancy between the states obligations to take the best interest of the child into account when dealing with unaccompanied minor migrants, and the lack of formal procedures of best interest determination in practice. The chapters expose weaknesses and failures of institutionalized systems in selected European countries in dealing with unaccompanied children and young people on the move. -- Provided by publisher.
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vii, 406 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
  • A vulnerability approach to private ordering of employment / Jonathan W. Fineman
  • Green shoots in the labor market : a cornucopia of social experiments / Katherine van Wezel Stone
  • The constitutional right to organize / Rebecca E. Zietlow
  • Labour rights as natural rights / Sean Coyle
  • Paid care work, gendered labour law, and the vulnerability of community / LJB Hayes
  • Vulnerability, workfare law, and resilient social justice / Camilla Sabroe Jydebjerg
  • Contract as public law : the public nature of collective bargaining agreements / Risa L. Lieberwitz
  • Acknowledging but transcending gender at work : applying the model of lifetime disadvantage and vulnerability theory to women's poverty in retirement / Susan Bisom-Rapp and Malcolm Sargeant
  • Laboring freedom : neoliberalism, the jurisprudence of Obamacare, and the welfare-state left / Jack Jackson
  • A desired composition : regulating vulnerability through immigration law / Silas W. Allard
  • Migrant Domestic Workers in the UK : enacting exclusions, exemptions, and rights / Siobhán Mullally and Clíodhna Murphy
  • Bad jobs and good workers : the hiring of ex-prisoners in a segmented economy / Kristin Bumiller
  • We are all contingent : fighting vulnerability in the U.S. workforce / Ann C. McGinley and David McClure
  • Equal by what measure? the lost struggle for universal state protective labor standards / Deborah Dinner
  • Improving job quality for low-wage women workers : a 21st century movement / Elizabeth Ben-Ishai
  • A right to request flexible working : what can the UK teach us? / K. Lee Adams
  • Vulnerable communities : proposing community syndicalism for distressed localities / Kenneth M. Casebeer.
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xi, 226 pages ; 25 cm.
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  • Introduction
  • Setting the stage: key concepts and issues
  • A historical review of multilaterally agreed criteria for action on commodity prices (1947-1989)
  • From market intervention to free trade and back to managed trade (1989-2011)
  • Beyond the impasse : towards a new normative approach
  • Conclusion.
In 'Agriculture, Price Stabilisation and Trade Rules', Irene Musselli offers a comprehensive doctrinal and historical analysis of stabilisation tools and approaches in agriculture. Using her extensive practical experience in the field, she takes up the interface of the tools discussed with trade rules and offers the first comprehensive analysis of WTO rules from the perspective of stabilisation policies. This volume offers a fresh look at the tool box of managed trade in agricultural commodities and develops new and refined solutions that take into account the legal role of equity and of graduation. Musselli offers new insights and is able to invigorate a debate caught in overly ideological entanglements between market oriented and interventionist schools.
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xxi, 229 pages ; 24 cm.
  • Part I. Constitutionalism in Colonial America. 1. The enterprise colony of Virginia
  • 2. The covenant colonies of New England
  • 3. The proprietary colonies of the Mid-Atlantic
  • 4. The emergence of the American constitutional tradition in the age of the imperium
  • Part II. Revolutionary Constitutionalism, 1775 to 1784. 5. The quest for a federal union
  • 6. The revolutionary state constitutions
  • 7. The American constitutional tradition in the revolutionary era.
"This book is a historical analysis of the evolution of a uniquely American constitutionalism that began with the original English royal charters for the exploration and exploitation of North America. When the U.S. Constitution was written in 1787, the accepted conception of a constitution was that of the British constitution, upon which the colonists had relied in asserting their rights with respect to the imperium, comprised of ancient documents, parliamentary enactments, administrative regulations, judicial pronouncements, and established custom. Of equal significance, the laws comprising the constitution did not differ from other statutes and as a consequence, there was no law endowed with greater sanctity than other legislative enactments. In framing the revolutionary state constitutions following the retreat of the crown governments in the colonies, as well as the later federal Constitution, the Revolutionaries fundamentally reconceived a constitution as being the single authoritative source of fundamental law that was superior to all other statutes, regulations, and judicial decisions, that was ratified by the states and that was subject to revision only through a formal amendment process. This new constitutional conception has been hailed as the great innovation of the revolutionary period, and deservedly so. This American constitutionalism had its origins in the now largely overlooked royal charters for the exploration of North America beginning with the charter granted to Sir Humphrey Gilbert by Elizabeth I in 1578. The book follows the development of this constitutional tradition from the early charters of the Virginia Companies and the covenants entered of the New England colonies, through the proprietary charters of the Middle Atlantic colonies. ... This uniquely American constitutional tradition of the charters, covenants and state constitutions was the foundation of the federal Constitution and of the process by which the Constitution was written and ratified a decade later." -- Back cover.
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  • The Whigs and the Tories : dissent during the revolution
  • The war power, suspension of civil liberties and military commissions during the Civil War
  • Wilson's war on anti-war protesters
  • Franklin Roosevelt and military necessity
  • The Cold War
  • The treatment of Viet Nam anti-war activists and draft resisters
  • The War on Terrorism and suspension of civil liberties
  • Summary and conclusions.
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Derived from the renowned multi-volume 'International Encyclopaedia of Laws', this practical analysis of the structure, competence, and management of Andean Common Market provides substantial and readily accessible information for lawyers, academics, and policymakers likely to have dealings with its activities and data. No other book gives such a clear, uncomplicated description of the organization?s role, its rules and how they are applied, its place in the framework of international law, or its relations with other organizations.00The monograph proceeds logically from the organization?s genesis and historical development to the structure of its membership, its various organs and their mandates, its role in intergovernmental cooperation, and its interaction with decisions taken at the national level. Its competence, its financial management, and the nature and applicability of its data and publications are fully described.
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xiv, 214 pages 24 cm.
In the aftermath of recent multiple leaks such as the Panama Papers, the Swiss leaks, and the Bahama leaks, this book offers an interesting view on the underlying conflicting interests that impede the adoption of more effective legislation to stop money laundering by way of the financial system. The central position of the book is that the declared goals underlying the criminalization of money laundering have not been fulfilled. The effectiveness of the anti-money laundering regime in Germany is assessed by examining the indirect effects, collateral consequences, and positive interpretations of the law in action and of the law inaction; reducing the issue to a question of symbolic effectiveness does not reflect the complexity of the matter. What is demonstrated, is that the goals attributed to the regime were too ambitious, and that a lower degree of effectiveness has been accepted in order to balance the inherent political, economic and financial conflicting interests.0Unlike other volumes focusing on this issue, this book deals with the implementation of the legislation and the consequences thereof, and is primarily aimed at legal sociologists, sociology of law researchers, criminal lawyers, criminologists with an interest in white collar crime and political scientists studying measures against illicit financial flows and the concrete implementation of anti-money laundering laws. The book will also be of interest to policymakers and consultants, as well as policymakers and consultants at a German level for instance working on improving the instruments to fight organized crime and preventing the financing of terrorism through money laundering.
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