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Law Library (Crown)
xiii, 236 pages ; 24 cm
  • Prologue: How I got interested in successful aging at a young age
  • Introduction: The benefits of aging and the psychology of successful aging
  • What is successful aging?
  • Happiness : a funny thing happens as we get older
  • Memory : our memory becomes more selective with age
  • Wisdom : the benefits of experience and creativity
  • Staying sharp : what is an active lifestyle?
  • Brain training : can computer games make me smarter?
  • Habits and hobbies : old and new friends
  • Retiring and rewiring : the new "R & R" of old age
  • It gets even better with age : start successful aging now
  • Closing comments
  • Epilogue: Are you aging, or is it just me?
We are all aging, yet most adults say they don't feel all that old. Our age is an important number, but it can also be deceiving. After the age of 40, most people say they feel younger than their age, some lie about their age, and many attempt to hide the signs of aging. The psychology of aging tries to make sense of not only how people age, but how our beliefs, behaviors, and expectations influence how well we age. Better with Age addresses the many myths and paradoxes about aging. Often, peoples' expectations of old age do not match what is actually experienced in old age. For example, most people think of old age in terms of decline, grumpiness, aches and pains, but healthy older people report high levels of happiness, focus on positive emotions and enjoy humor. Older people may be forgetful, but selectively remember what is important. By having more experiences to draw on, wisdom and creativity can blossom. Walking and physical exercise, not just brain training exercises, keeps our mind sharp. Old and new habits, hobbies, and friends keep us connected. Retirement is initially confusing, and sometimes avoided, but is often busy and rewarding. Balance, both physical and mental, becomes more important in older age. Successful aging involves leading a productive, healthy, happy life, and can start well before you reach old age. We have older role models who provide inspiring examples of what we can do in older age. This book presents the paradoxes and pleasures of old age, new research and role models of successful aging, and what we can do now to enjoy old age.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780190279981 20180924
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Law Library (Crown)
xiv, 249 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm.
  • Introduction
  • Getting started
  • Choosing a repository architecture
  • Acquiring, processing, classifying, and describing digital content
  • Preservation planning
  • General purpose technologies useful for digital repositories
  • Metadata formats
  • Sharing data : harvesting, linking, and distribution
  • Access management
  • Thinking about discovery
  • Planning for the future.
Whether you're embarking on the challenge of building a digital collection from scratch, or simply need to understand the conceptual and technical challenges of constructing a digital library, this top-to-bottom resource is the ideal guidebook to keep at your side, especially in this thoroughly updated and reworked edition. Demonstrating how resources are created, distributed, and accessed, and how librarians can keep up with the latest technologies for successfully completing these tasks, its chapters walk you step-by-step through every stage. Demystifying core technologies and workflows, this book comprehensively covers needs assessment and planning for a digital repository; choosing a platform; acquiring, processing, classifying, and describing digital content; storing and managing resources in a digital repository; digital preservation; technologies and standards useful to digital repositories, including XML, the Portland Common Data Model, metadata schema such as Dublin Core, scripting using JSON and REST, linked open data, and automated metadata assignment; sharing data and metadata; understanding information-access issues, including digital rights management; and analyzing repository use, planning for the future, migrating to new platforms, and accommodating new types of data. This book will thoroughly orient LIS students and others new to the world of digital libraries, and also ensure that current professionals have the knowledge and guidance necessary to construct a digital repository from its inception.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780838916353 20181015
Law Library (Crown)
xxv, 293 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • A beginner's guide to the television industry
  • The life cycle of a television series
  • The intellectual property context of television (or, when do you need to acquire underlying rights?)
  • Underlying rights agreements
  • Talent agreements
  • Backend
  • Exclusive studio-talent relationships
  • Network and streaming licenses and studio co-production agreements
  • Sample economic model
  • Unscripted television.
In this book, esteemed television executive and Harvard lecturer Ken Basin offers a comprehensive overview of the business, financial, and legal structure of the U.S. television industry, as well as its dealmaking norms. Written for working or aspiring creative professionals who want to better understand the entertainment industry - as well as for executives, agents, managers, and lawyers looking for a reference guide - The Business of Television presents a readable, in-depth introduction to rights and talent negotiations, intellectual property, backend deals, licensing, streaming platforms, international production, and much more. The book also includes breakdowns after each chapter summarizing deal points and points of negotiation, a glossary, a list of referenced cases, and a wealth of real-world examples to help readers put the material into context.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780815368649 20181008
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x, 134 pages ; 26 cm.
Law Library (Crown)
viii, 288 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
  • Encountering law's complexity / Jamie Murray, Thomas E. Webb and Steven Wheatley
  • Mapping law's complexity with "legal maps" / J. B. Ruhl and Daniel M. Katz
  • Complexity : knowing it, measuring it, assessing it / Neville Harris
  • Asylum and complexity : the vulnerable identity of law as a complex system / Thomas E. Webb
  • Explaining change in the United Nations system : the curious status of Security Council Resolution 80 (1950) / Steven Wheatley
  • The 'consensus approach' of the European Court of Human Rights as a rational response to complexity / Dimitrios Tsarapatsanis
  • Prospects for prosecuting non-state armed groups under international criminal law : perspectives from complexity theory / Anna Marie Brennan
  • Governing complexity / Mark A. Chinen
  • Complex regulatory space and banking / Michael Leach
  • Regulating for ecological resilience : a new agenda for financial regulation / Jamie Murray
  • Nonlinearity, autonomy and resistant law / Lucy Finchett-Maddock
  • Complexity and the normativity of law / Minka Woermann
  • Regulating the practise of practice : on agency and entropy in legal ethics / Julian Webb.
"This collection of essays explores the different ways the insights from complexity theory can be applied to law. Complexity theory – a variant of systems theory – views law as an emergent, complex, self-organising system comprised of an interactive network of actors and systems that operate with no overall guiding hand, giving rise to complex, collective behaviour in law communications and actions. Addressing such issues as the unpredictability of legal systems, the ability of legal systems to adapt to changes in society, the importance of context, and the nature of law, the essays look to the implications of a complexity theory analysis for the study of public policy and administrative law, international law and human rights, regulatory practices in business and finance, and the practice of law and legal ethics. These are areas where law, which craves certainty, encounters unending, irresolvable complexity. This collection shows the many ways complexity theory thinking can reshape and clarify our understanding of the various problems relating to the theory and practice of law."-- Provided by publisher.
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x, 237 pages ; 25 cm.
  • Introduction: the contours of a field of critical indigenous rights studies / Giselle corradi, Koen de Feyter, Ellen Desmet, and Katrijn Vanhees
  • Indigeneity vs development : nubian rights mobilisation in Egypt / Maja Janmyr
  • Politics of oneness and TWA's struggle for land : questioning identity discourses in Rwanda / Katrijn Vanhees
  • The impact of migration processes on indigenous peoples' rights : challenges for identity and culture / Asier Martínez de Bringas
  • A dual perspective on the right to enjoy the benefits of scientific progress / Fons Coomans
  • Protecting traditional cultural expressions, copyright tensions, and human rights opportunities? / Kelly Breemen
  • Indigenous people involvement in the REDD+ global debate : case study from the Amazon basin / Liliana Lozano
  • The rights of indigenous peoples in the jurisprudence of the Inter-American Court of Human Rights : a third world approaches to international law assessment to advance their protection in the Inter-American human rights system / Salvador Herencia Carrasco
  • The 2005 draft Nordic Sámi Convention and the implementation of the right of the Sámi people to self-determination / Dorothée Cambou
  • Legislation coordination and cooperation mechanisms between indigenous and ordinary jurisdictions : reflections on progress and setbacks in Ecuador / Lieselotte Viaene and Guillermo Fernández-Maldonado.
Law Library (Crown)
xix, 239 pages ; 22 cm
  • Right to development and education : an introductory note
  • Theoretical framework and benefits of basic education
  • Obstacles affecting access to basic education
  • Beyond nomenclature : special education or inclusive education : advocating quality basic education
  • African perspective of education : a catalyst for the desired Africa of tomorrow?
  • Human right or human capital approach : walking the path to actualisation of access to basic education in Africa
  • Comparative analysis of jurisprudence governing basic education
  • The African human rights response to access to basic education
  • Repositioning institutions for realisation of the right to basic education
  • Conclusions and recommendations.
This book is about the right to basic education and its impact on development in Africa. It focuses on the elusive subject of litigating the right to education by examining jurisprudence from select African countries and India. The project further analyses the various challenges that impede access to education, with the attendant lack of political will to curb corruption, and calls for the building of strong institutions and the involvement of both state and non-state actors in driving development via education. It also covers the scope for legal practitioners and policy makers, and supports institutional framework in realizing the right to basic education.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9783319903347 20180813
Law Library (Crown)
viii, 195 pages ; 25 cm.
  • Introduction
  • The United Kingdom's legal definition of terrorism
  • The 21st century terrorist threat : how terrorist groups and terrorists communicate and the unknown threat
  • The necessity of bulk communications data surveillance
  • The necessity of pre-emptive legal counterterrorism measures
  • Implications of the UK's legal response : striking the right balance between individual privacy and collective security in the digital age
  • The international nature of the 21st century terrorism threat : preserving international intelligence exchange and the implications of the UK leaving the European Union
  • Conclusion.
This book examines the UK's response to terrorist communication. Its principle question asks, has individual privacy and collective security been successfully managed and balanced? The author begins by assessing several technologically-based problems facing British law enforcement agencies, including use of the Internet; the existence of `darknet'; untraceable Internet telephone calls and messages; smart encrypted device direct messaging applications; and commercially available encryption software. These problems are then related to the traceability and typecasting of potential terrorists, showing that law enforcement agencies are searching for needles in the ever-expanding haystacks. To this end, the book examines the bulk powers of digital surveillance introduced by the Investigatory Powers Act 2016. The book then moves on to assess whether these new powers and the new legislative safeguards introduced are compatible with international human rights standards. The author creates a `digital rights criterion' from which to challenge the bulk surveillance powers against human rights norms. Lord Carlile of Berriew CBE QC in recommending this book notes this particular legal advancement, commenting that rightly so the author concludes the UK has fairly balanced individual privacy with collective security. The book further analyses the potential impact on intelligence exchange between the EU and the UK, following Brexit. Using the US as a case study, the book shows that UK laws must remain within the ambit of EU law and the Court of Justice of the European Union's (CJEU's) jurisprudence, to maintain the effectiveness of the exchange. It addresses the topics with regard to terrorism and counterterrorism methods and will be of interest to researchers, academics, professionals, and students researching counterterrorism and digital electronic communications, international human rights, data protection, and international intelligence exchange.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780815360186 20181008
Law Library (Crown)
xii, 222 pages ; 25 cm
  • Introduction
  • GDP
  • Consumer spending
  • Residential investment
  • Nonresidential fixed investment
  • Inventory investment and farm output
  • Imports and exports
  • Government spending, and summarizing the spending side
  • Income and wealth data
  • Industry output and potential GDP
  • Price data
  • Labor market data
  • Wages and other measures of labor compensation
  • Government revenues
  • Alternative measures of activity
  • Broad anticipatory data
  • State and regional data
  • Conclusion
  • Index.
Law Library (Crown)
One of the more interesting recent developments in legal methodology has been the emergence of feminist rewriting of key judgments. This unique enterprise has seen scholars collaborate in the `real world' task of reassessing jurisprudence in light of feminist perspectives. This important new volume makes a significant contribution to the endeavour, exploring as it does how key judgments in international law might have differed if women's voices were given more prominence. This collection asks if feminist perspectives can offer meaningful and viable alternatives to international law norms. Does that application result in distinguishable differences in outcomes? It looks at the question with particular reference to: sources of international law; the public and private divide; state responsibility; human rights protection; ethics of care; boundaries and the concept of violence in international law. This landmark publication offers a truly innovative reassessment of international law.
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13. FODOR'S ALASKA [2019]

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Law Library (Crown)
xiv, 144 pages ; 25 cm.
  • The impossible of the sovereign : governmentality and liberalism
  • Body factories : Foucault, Marx
  • The politics of the governed : governmentality, forms of life, subjectivism
  • Koinōnikon zôon : stoics and the other modernity
  • "Phantasiebildern"/"histoire fiction" : Weber, Foucault
  • The courage of truth : parrhēsia and critique.
Oriented around the theme of a `politics of philosophy', this book tracks the phases in which Foucault's genealogy of power, law, and subjectivity was reorganized during the 14 years of his teaching at the College de France, as his focus shifted from sovereignty to governance. This theme, Sandro Chignola argues here, is the key to understanding four features of Foucault's work over this period. First, it foregrounds its immediate political character. Second, it demonstrates that Foucault's "Greek trip" also aims at a politics of the subject that is able to face the processes of the governmentalization of power. Third, it makes clear that the idea of the "government of the self" is - drawing on an ethics of intellectual responsibility that is Weberian in origin - an answer to the processes that, within neoliberal governance, produce the subject as an individual (as a consumer, a market agent, an entrepreneur, and so on). Fourth, the theme of a `politics of philosophy' implies that Foucault's research was never simply scholarly or neutral; but rather was characterized by a specific political position. Against recent interpretations that risk turning Foucault into a scholar, here then Foucault is re-presented as a key figure for jurisprudential and political-philosophical research.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781138742703 20181008
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  • Dialogue / Lee C. Bollinger & Geoffrey R. Stone
  • Rights skepticism and majority rule at the birth of the modern first amendment / Vincent A. Blasi
  • Every possible use of language? / Frederick Schauer
  • Rethinking the myth of the modern first amendment / Laura Weinrib
  • The discursive benefits of structure: federalism and the first amendment / Heather K. Gerken
  • Citizens united: predictions and reality / Floyd Abrams
  • On the legitimate aim of congressional regulation of political speech : an originalist view / Lawrence Lessig
  • The classic first amendment tradition under stress : freedom of speech and the university / Robert C. Post
  • Keeping secrets / David A. Strauss
  • The first amendment : an equality reading / Catharine A. MacKinnon
  • Does the clear and present danger test survive cost-benefit analysis? / Cass R. Sunstein
  • Reflections on the firstness of the first amendment / Albie Sachs
  • Freedom of expression abroad : the state of play / Tom Ginsburg
  • Hate speech at home and abroad / Sarah H. Cleveland
  • The unintentional press: how technology companies fail as publishers / Emily Bell
  • Defining the boundaries of free speech on social media / Monika Bickert
  • Is the first amendment obsolete? / Tim Wu
  • Epilogue / Lee C. Bollinger & Geoffrey R. Stone.
Law Library (Crown)
xvii, 190 pages ; 25 cm.
Law Library (Crown)
ix, 242 pages ; 25 cm.
  • The principle of distinction
  • Women in conflict in Africa
  • Gender and international humanitarian law
  • The divide between international and non-international armed conflicts : a precursory step to the application of the principle of distinction
  • Applying the principle of distinction to women in African war
  • Does the principle of distinction serve women in modern conflict?
"This book conducts a gendered critique of the 'principle of distinction' in international humanitarian law (IHL), with a focus on recent conflicts in Africa. The 'principle of distinction' is core to IHL, and regulates who can and cannot be targeted in armed conflict. It states that civilians may not be targeted in attack, while combatants and those civilians directly participating in hostilities can be. The law defines what it means to be a combatant and a civilian, and sets out what behaviour constitutes direct participation. Close examination of the origins of the principle reveals that IHL was based on a gendered view of conflict, which envisages men as fighters and women as victims of war. Problematically, this view often does not accord with the reality in 'new wars' today in which women are playing increasingly active roles, often forming the backbone of fighting groups, and performing functions on which armed groups are highly reliant. Using women's participation in 'new wars' in Africa as a study, this volume critically examines the principle through a gendered lens, questioning the extent to which the principle serves to protect women in modern conflicts and how it fails them. By doing so, it questions whether the principle of distinction is suitable to effectively regulate the conduct of hostilities in new wars. This book will be of much interest to students of international law, gender studies, African politics, war and conflict studies, and international relations"-- Provided by publisher.
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xv, 282 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
  • Introduction: North vs South : gender, law and economic well-being in europe (15th-19th centuries) / Anna Bellavitis, Beatrice Zucca Micheletto
  • Laws
  • Community of goods, coverture and capability in Britain : Scotland v. England / Deborah Simonton
  • Between parental power and marital authority : how merchant women stood the test of the customary laws in Brittany (16th- 17th centuries) / Nicole Dufournaud
  • Exceptional women : female merchants and working women in Italy in the early modern period / Simona Feci
  • Married women's property rights in the nineteenth century in France and Spain : a North-South case study / Marion Röwekamp
  • From legal diversity to centralization : marriage and wealth in nineteenth-century Greece / Doxiadis Evdoxios
  • Family strategies or marital economy?
  • Marriage, law and property : married noblewomen's role in property management in fifteenth-century norway / Susann Anett Pedersen
  • Class privileges and the public good : the Monti dei Maritaggi in early modern Naples / Vittoria Fiorelli
  • Women of high and medium-ranking officers in the ile-de-France between the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries : what economic agency? / Claire Chatelain
  • Undivided brothers : renouncing sisters : family strategies of low nobility in sixteenth and seventeenth century Tirol / Siglinde Clementi
  • Inside the urban economy
  • The "egalitarian trend" in practice : female participation in capital markets in late medieval Leuven / Andrea Bardyn
  • Women and credit in eighteenth century Venice : a preliminary analysis / Matteo Pompermaier
  • Married women, property and paraphernalia in early modern Scotland / Rebecca Mason
  • Women at work in a southern European town : women, guilds and commercial partnerships in Venice in the sixteenth century / Emilie Fiorucci
  • Law, wives and the marital economy in sixteenth-century Antwerp : bridging the gap between theory and practice / Kaat Cappelle
  • Women, law, and business formation in early modern Paris / Janine M. Lanza
  • Bankruptcies, a gateway to gender history : the example of women book traders in Paris in the nineteenth century / Viera Rebolledo-Dhuin
  • Index.
"This book offers a comparative perspective on Northern and Southern European laws and customs concerning women’s property and economic rights. By focusing on both Northern and Southern European societies, these studies analyse the consequences of different juridical frameworks and norms on the development of the economic roles of men and women.This volume is divided into three parts. The first, Laws, presents general outlines related to some European regions; the second, Family strategies or marital economies?, questions the potential conflict between the economic interests of the married couple and those of the lineage within the nobility; finally, the third part of the book, Inside the urban economy, focuses on economic and work activities of middle and lower classes in the urban environment. The assorted and rich panorama offered by the history of the legislation on women’s economic rights shows that similarities and differences run through Europe in such a way that the North/South model looks very stereotyped. While this approach calls into question classical geographical and cultural maps and well-established chronologies, it encourages a reconsideration of European history according to a cross-boundaries perspective.By drawing on a wide range of social, economic and cultural European contexts, from the late medieval to early modern age to the nineteenth century, and including the middle and lower classes (especially artisans, merchants and traders) as well as the economic practices and norms of the upper middle class and aristocracy, this book will be of interest to economic and social historians, sociologists of health, gender and sexuality, and economists."-- Front matter.
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xi, 252 pages ; 25 cm.
  • Setting the stage : corruption and the global anti-corruption regime
  • The United Nations Convention against Corruption : the primary tool of the global anti-corruption regime
  • Corruption and anti-corruption in the South Pacific context : key actors, values, and interests
  • The case study of Papua New Guinea
  • Experience from the field : insight into the implementation and enforcement of the United Nations Convention against Corruption in Papua New Guinea
  • Seeking answers : understanding the United Nations Convention against Corruption and its role in Papua New Guinea
  • The final question : possibilities for the future and concluding remarks.
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