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xiii, 271 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 22 cm
  • Shoeless in a shaft of sunlight
  • Twenty-one sparrows
  • A stick becomes a ney
  • Tomorrow will be better
  • The wonders of the DMV
  • Already American
  • No man is complete until his education is complete
  • Shining city
  • Baba
  • Always be a river
  • God is found among the people.
Khan electrified viewers around the world when he took the stage at the 2016 Democratic National Convention. When he offered to lend Donald Trump his own much-read and dog-eared pocket Constitution, his gesture perfectly encapsulated the feelings of millions. The oldest of ten children born to farmers in Pakistan, Khan was a university student who read the Declaration of Independence and was awestruck by what might be possible in life. He and his wife instilled in their children the ideals that brought to America, and then tragically lost a son, an Army captain killed while protecting his base camp in Iraq. Here Khan tells readers why we must not be afraid to step forward for what we believe in when it matters most.
Law Library (Crown)
396 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
  • Altar boy
  • Ambassador's son
  • Honor thy father
  • Rites of passage
  • Commitment
  • Brother
  • The Kennedy party
  • Clan
  • Hail Mary
  • Irish cop
  • Enforcer
  • The enemy within
  • Victory
  • Freedom fighter
  • General
  • Two great men
  • Civil rights
  • Relic
  • Brave heart
  • Affirmation
  • The movement
  • Vigil
  • Defiance
  • Sacrifice
  • Salute.
"Bobby Kennedy was a personal hero to a multitude of Americans. As the train carrying his body headed to Washington, whites and blacks alike stood along the tracks, saluting him. They loved him as a fellow patriot who believed a great country could also be a good one. Chris Matthews, the host of MSNBC's Hardball, has discovered what made him who he was. By tracing Kennedy's life from early boyhood, he's found the man's moral roots. He's answered the question of how this idealist could be called "ruthless," and how this devoutly religious man could also be deeply ambitious. We view Bobby as he grew and changed, how the causes he championed are as vital today as they were in the 1960s. We see how much the life and public career of Bobby Kennedy matters today. As a longtime student of the Kennedy family Matthews brings a keen and vivid understanding of the tribal spirit within the family's private world. As a fellow Irish Catholic, he illustrates how Bobby's faith and loyalty to family influenced him from his days as an altar boy to his years fighting for the rights of African Americans, Latinos, and Native Americans. Drawing on extensive research and intimate interviews, Matthews shines a light on all the important moments of Bobby's life: his upbringing, his start in politics, his crucial role fighting for civil rights as attorney general, and his tragic run for president. The result is a resonant and uplifting portrait of a man's journey to a life of great and enduring purpose. Bobby Kennedy's spirit lives on passionately and powerfully within the pages of this book. Thanks to Chris Matthews, he continues to be a model for political bravery and moral leadership, and one of America's great figures of the twentieth century."-- Dust jacket flap.
Law Library (Crown)
227 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
  • A people's country
  • Broke and patriotic
  • Heading to Alabama and Montana
  • The last hope
  • The land of milk and honey
  • Freedom
  • Reconciling poverty and patriotism
  • An unshakeable bond.
Law Library (Crown)
xiii, 211 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
  • Approaching the study of organic policy diffusion
  • Revolutionary idea : organic as an innovation
  • Organic policy in the states
  • Organic in California : a leading innovator
  • Organic in Vermont : a critical mass adopter
  • Organic in Georgia : a laggard
  • Creating organic.
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xxiv, 357 pages ; 26 cm.
  • Introduction: The Italian Parliament and the new role of national parliaments in the European Union / Nicola Lupo and Giovanni Piccirilli
  • The transformative role of the parliament in the Italian experience / Pietro Falletta
  • The role of the Italian Parliament in the stipulation of international treaties : rise and decline of the "authorisation model" / Giuliano Vosa
  • Formulating and implementing EU law and policies : "ascending" and "descending" phases and beyond / Renato Ibrido
  • The evolution of Italian representation in the European parliament : electoral laws, systemic effects and MPs' characteristics / Alessandro Chiaramonte, Loreno De Sio and Vincenzo Emanuele
  • The function of scrutiny and political direction of the government, between foreign affairs and European affairs / Giovanni Rizzoni
  • European affairs within the Chamber of Deputies / Antonio Esposito
  • European affairs within the Senate of the Republic / Davide A. Capuano
  • The coordination with the regional councils / Cristina Fasone
  • Procedures vis-à-vis the Commission : the subsidiarity scrutiny as a way to "reconnect" EU democracy / Nicola Lupo
  • Procedures vis-à-vis the European Council and the Council : approval, delay and veto powers / Giovanni Piccirilli
  • Procedures vis-à-vis the European Court of Justice : ex post subsidiarity scrutiny / Werner Vandenbruwaene
  • Procedures vis-à-vis the institutions of the new economic governance / Massimo Nardini
  • Procedures vis-à-vis the "masters of the treaties" : the parliamentary role in the revision of the treaties / Barbara Guastaferro
  • Understanding the impact of the autonomy of national legislatures on the EU policy process / Amie Kreppel
  • The Italian symmetrical bicameral system in EU affairs / Maria Romaniello
  • The 2016 attempted reform of the Italian senate in a European perspective / Luigi Gianniti
  • Conclusion: "Silent" constitutional transformations : the Italian way of adapting to the European Union / Nicola Lupo and Giovanni Piccirilli
  • Afterword: European democracy and national parliaments (through the prism of Matteo Renzi) / Peter L. Lindseth.
This important new collection explores the role of the Italian Parliament in the Euro-national parliamentary system as an example of an increased role for national parliaments within the composite European constitutional order. It illustrates how parliamentary interactions within the European Union are highly systematic, with integrated procedures and mutual interdependence between the various institutions and stakeholders. The book argues that this dynamic is vital for both the functioning and the future equilibrium of democracy in the EU. This is significant, particularly given the challenges posed to democracy within the EU institutions and the Member States. Notwithstanding its peculiarities (a symmetrical bicameral system in which both Houses are directly elected, hold the same powers and are linked through a confidence relationship with the government), the Italian Parliament deserves specific attention as a lively active player of the European polity. The grid for its analysis proposed by this collection may also be applied to other national parliaments, so contributing to the development of comparative research in this field.
Law Library (Crown)
xiii, 169 pages ; 19 cm.
  • Boundaries : an accidental activist
  • Habits : writing the truth in the Age of Trump
  • Changes : coming home.
In this timely book, a Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter trains an autobiographical lens on a moment of remarkable transition in American journalism. Just a few years ago, the mainstream press was wrestling with whether labeling waterboarding as torture violated important norms of neutrality and objectivity. Now, major American newspapers regularly call the president of the United States a liar. Clearly, something has changed as the old rules of "balance" and "two sides to every story" have lost their grip. Is the change for the better? Will it last? In Just a Journalist, Linda Greenhouse--who for decades covered the U.S. Supreme Court for The New York Times--tackles these questions from the perspective of her own experience. A decade ago, she faced criticism from her own newspaper and much of journalism's leadership for a speech to a college alumnae group in which she criticized the Bush administration for, among other things, seeking to create a legal black hole at Guantánamo Bay--two years after the Supreme Court itself had ruled that the detainees could not be hidden away from the reach of federal judges who might hear their appeals. One famous newspaper editor expressed his belief that it was unethical for a journalist to vote, because the act of choosing one candidate over another could compromise objectivity. Linda Greenhouse disagrees. Calling herself "an accidental activist," she raises urgent questions about the role journalists can and should play as citizens, even as participants, in the world around them.-- Provided by publisher
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x, 202 pages ; 23 cm
  • 1. Genesis and Exodus as Prelude to Leviticus-- 2. Joseph as Idolater (Leviticus 1-3)-- 3. Inadvertent Offenses (Leviticus 4)-- 4. Sins of Israel's First Family (Lev 5:1-6:7)-- 5. Offenses at Joseph's Banquet (Leviticus 6:8-7:10)-- 6. Joseph's Banquet and Wellbeing Offerings (Leviticus 7:11-36)-- 7. Aaron as a parallel Joseph (Leviticus 8)-- 8. Impact of the Golden Calf on narratives and laws (Leviticus 9-10)-- 9. Interpreting Law: Jesus, the Lawyer, and the Parable of the Good Samaritan (Luke 10:25-37).
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781107189676 20171030
In this study, Calum Carmichael offers a new assessment of the Joseph story from the perspective of the biblical laws in Leviticus 1-10. These sacrificial laws, he argues, respond to the many problems in the first Israelite family. Understanding how ancient lawgivers thought about Joseph's and his brothers' troubling behavior leads to a greater appreciation of this complicated tale. The study of the laws in Leviticus 1-10 in relation to the Joseph story provides evidence that all biblical laws, over 400, constitute commentary on issues in the biblical narratives. They do not, as commonly thought, directly reflect the societal concerns in ancient Israelite times. Through close reading and analysis, Carmichael reveals how biblical narrators and lawgivers found distinctive and subtle ways of evaluating a single development in a narrative from multiple perspectives. Thus, the sacrificial laws addressing idolatry, keeping silent about a known offense, confessing wrongdoing, and seeking forgiveness become readily understandable when reviewed as responses to the events in the Joseph story.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781107189676 20171030
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i, 182 pages ; 26 cm
  • Foreword: After Kiobel : international human rights litigation in state courts and under state law / Christopher A. Whytock, Donald Earl Childress III, and Michael D. Ramsey
  • Articles & essays. International human rights cases under state law and in state courts / Paul Hoffman and Beth Stephens
  • State court international human rights litigation : a concerning trend / Austen L. Parrish
  • Conflict-of-laws considerations in state court human rights actions / Patrick J. Borchers
  • Spatial legality, due process, and choice of law in human rights litigation under U.S. state law / Anthony J. Colangelo and Kristina A. Kiik
  • State courts and transitory torts in transnational human rights cases / Chimène I. Keitner
  • State execution of the international covenant on civil and political rights / David Kaye
  • Corporate human rights litigation in non-U.S. courts : a comparative scorecard / Michael D. Goldhaber.
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pages 283-772 : illustrations ; 26 cm
  • Authorship attribution workshop : preface / Lawrence M. Solan
  • Stylometry and immigration : a case study / Patrick Juola
  • A systemic functional approach to automated authorship analysis / Shlomo Argamon and Moshe Koppel
  • Authorship attribution : what's easy and what's hard? / Moshe Koppel, Jonathan Schler and Shlomo Argamon
  • Best practices and admissibility of forensic author identification / Carole E. Chaski
  • Attribution of mutual understanding / Carl Vogel
  • On the robustness of authorship attribution based on character N-Gram features? / Efstathios Stamatatos
  • On admissible linguistic evidence / Malcolm Coulthard
  • Txt 4N6 : method, consistency, and distinctiveness in the analysis of SMS text Messages / Tim Grant
  • Towards an index of idiolectal similitude (or distance) in forensic authorship analysis / M. Teresa Turell and Nuria Gavalda
  • Linguistic confusion in court: evidence from the forensic sciences / Jonathan J. Koehler
  • Being pragmatic about forensic linguistics / Edward K. Cheng
  • Intuition versus algorithm : the case of forensic authorship attribution / Lawrence M. Solan.
Law Library (Crown)
xii, 368 pages : illustrations, map ; 25 cm.
  • Introduction
  • "The worst beat-up man" : the whipping of R.W. Burleson
  • "A pious, prissy-walking, big man" : the awakening of the second Ku Klux Klan
  • "Every man who had the instincts of a cheat, a spy, a coward and a cad" : the Klan explodes
  • "Fearless as a lion and honest as God's sunshine" : Dan Moody--the early years
  • "So silent it seemed like death" : the Klan comes to Texas and expands beyond
  • "It just broke his heart" : beyond violence--the Klan's more insidious damage
  • "Boys, you'd better disband" : a few voices speak out; opposition grows
  • "Our boys who sleep" : opposition to the Klan intensifies
  • "Klan victims crushed by tractor" : the atrocities of Mer Rouge--efforts to punish the Klan
  • "One of the sharpest legal battles on record in this court" : the Klan on trial
  • Epilogue 1. "Texas has been fortunate to have such a man" : the aftermath for Dan Moody
  • Epilogue 2. "An affidavit to say you never belonged" : the aftermath for the Ku Klux Klan.
Ten Dollars to Hate tells the story of the massive Ku Klux Klan of the 1920s—by far the most “successful” incarnation since its inception in the ashes of the Civil War—and the first prosecutor in the nation to successfully convict and jail Klan members. Dan Moody, a twenty-nine-year-old Texas district attorney, demonstrated that Klansmen could be punished for taking the law into their own hands—in this case, for the vicious flogging of a young World War I veteran. The 1920s Klan numbered in the millions and infiltrated politics and law enforcement across the United States, not just in the Deep South. Several states elected Klan-sponsored governors and US senators. Klansmen engaged in extreme violence against whites as well as blacks, promoted outrageous bigotry against various ethnic groups, and boycotted non-Klan businesses. A few courageous public officials tried to make Klansmen pay for their crimes, notably after Klan assaults in California and Texas and two torture-murders in Louisiana. All failed until September 1923 when Dan Moody convicted and won significant prison time for five Klansmen in a tense courtroom in Georgetown, Texas. Moody became a national sensation overnight and went on to become the youngest governor of Texas at the age of 33. The Georgetown cases were the beginning of the end for this iteration of the Klan. Two years later, the head of the Klan in Indiana was convicted of murdering a young woman. Membership dwindled almost as quickly as it had grown, but the Klan’s poisonous influence lingered through the decades that followed. Ten Dollars to Hate explores this pivotal—and brutal—chapter in the history of America.
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xviii, 432 pages : illustrations ; 29 cm
  • Introduction
  • What are parties for?
  • Historical developments of the parties
  • Party organizations
  • Parties in the electorate
  • Parties in government
  • Parties in their environment
  • Conclusion.
Law Library (Crown)
xxiv, 378 pages ; 26 cm.
  • Introduction / Charles M. Fombad
  • An overview of contemporary models of constitutional review in Africa / Charles M. Fombad
  • Centralized model of constitutional adjudication : the Constitutional Court of Benin / Sègonna Horace Adjolohoun
  • The Cameroonian Constitutional Council : faithful servant of an unaccountable system / Charles M. Fombad
  • The Constitutional Court of Angola : judicial restraint in a dominant party state / André Thomashausen
  • The Supreme Court of Ghana under the 1992 Constitution : nature of jurisdiction as the apex court and contribution to the promotion of constitutionalism / Kofi Quashigah
  • Constitutional adjudication in Nigeria : formal structures and substantive impact / Ameze Guobadia
  • Constitutional review in South Africa : features, changes, and controversies / James Fowkes
  • Unique but ineffective : assessing the constitutional adjudication system in Ethiopia / Adem K. Abebe
  • The effects of international law norms on constitutional adjudication in Africa / Magnus Killander
  • The impact of regional and sub-regional courts and tribunals on constitutional adjudication in Africa / Bonolo Ramadi Dinokopila
  • "Made in courts" democracies? : constitutional adjudication and politics in African constitutionalism / Sègonna Horace Adjolohoun
  • Exploring the contribution of ubuntu in constitutional adjudication : towards the idigenization of constitutionalism in South Africa? / Christa Rautenbach
  • Handling of petitions by the Constitutional Court of Benin / Theodore Holo
  • The birth of the South African Constitutional Court / Richard J. Goldstone
  • Decision-making and working practices of the Supreme Court of Ghana / Samuel Kofi Date-Bah
  • Constitutional adjudication and constitutional justice in Africa's uncertain transition : mapping the way forward / Charles M. Fombad.
Law Library (Crown)
xiv, 317 pages ; 24 cm
  • Part One. Thalia Massie and the Ala Moana boys. The woman in green ; The Ala Moana boys ; The accusation ; The physical examination ; Thalia's statement ; Rounding up the boys ; The identification ; The alibi ; The lawyers
  • Part Two.Territory of Hawaii v. Ben Ahakuelo, et al. Thalia for the prosecution ; The prosecution continues ; The prosecution rests ; The timeline ; Tying up loose ends for the defense ; The defendants speak ; Rebuttal ; Sending the case to the jury
  • Part Three. A death in the Islands. Somewhere over the Pali ; The abduction ; Disposing of the body ; A funeral in the Islands
  • Part Four. Territory of Hawaii v. Grace Fortescue, et al. Turning state's evidence ; Judge Cristy and the Grand Jury ; The heavyweights ; The finger of doom ; Tommie's story ; The man who fired the gun ; Delirium with ambulatory automatism ; Closing arguments ; Custody of the High Sheriff
  • Epilogue. The Pinkerton report ; What really happened?
"Lies, murder, and a legendary courtroom battle threaten to tear apart the Territory of Hawaii. In September of 1931, Thalia Massie, a young naval lieutenant's wife, claims to have been raped by five Hawaiian men in Honolulu. Following a hung jury in the rape trial, Thalia's mother, socialite Grace Fortescue, and husband, along with two sailors, kidnap one of the accused in an attempt to coerce a confession. When they are caught after killing him and trying to dump his body in the ocean, Mrs. Fortescue's society friends raise enough money to hire seventy-four-year-old Clarence Darrow out of retirement to defend the vigilante killers. The result is an epic courtroom battle between Darrow and the Territory of Hawaii's top prosecutor, John C. Kelley, in a case that threatens to touch off a race war in Hawaii and results in one of the greatest miscarriages of justice in American history. Written in the style of a novel, but meticulously following the historical record, A Death in the Islands weaves a story of lies, deception, mental illness, racism, revenge, and murder-a series of events in the Territory of Hawaii that nearly tore apart the peaceful islands, reverberating from the tenements of Honolulu to the hallowed halls of Congress, and right into the Oval Office itself, and left a stain on the legacy of one of the greatest legal minds of all time"-- Provided by publisher.
Law Library (Crown)
xii, 269 pages : illustrations, maps ; 22 cm
  • Introduction
  • The monitoring of human rights
  • Discourses on housing
  • Land policy meets social citizenship on a global level
  • Changing views : housing in the past four decades
  • Comparative discussion : interpretations of the human right to housing
  • Conclusion.
"This book explores the human right to housing, presenting the findings of a global discourse analysis to analyse the right to housing from the perspective of theories on land policy and social citizenship. The book concludes that planners and policy makers will not be able to completely fulfil the human right to housing. For that reason, the book presents a theory of de-commodification of land use that highlights the meaning of land use rights for people affected by inadequate housing."-- Back cover.
Law Library (Crown)
xv, 417 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Introduction
  • Defining war crimes and creating courts
  • Investigation and arrest
  • In court : indictment, trial, and sentencing
  • Dilemmas of detention and the first misgivings
  • Shifting mood, shifting location
  • Peace and Article 11
  • Japanese pressure mounts
  • Finding a formula for release
  • The race to clear Sugamo
  • Conclusion.
Beginning in late 1945 national courts convened to prosecute Japanese military personnel for war crimes. The defendants included ethnic Koreans and Taiwanese who had served with the armed forces as Japanese subjects. From the first investigations during the war to the final release of prisoners in 1958, Japanese War Criminals shows how a simple effort to punish the guilty evolved into a multidimensional struggle that muddied the assignment of criminal responsibility for war crimes. Over time, indignation in Japan over Allied military actions, particularly the deployment of the atomic bombs, eclipsed anger over Japanese atrocities, and, among the Western powers, new Cold War imperatives took hold. This book makes a unique contribution to our understanding of the construction of the postwar international order in Asia and to our comprehension of the difficulties of implementing transitional justice.
Law Library (Crown)
8 leaves ; 28 cm
Law Library (Crown)
206 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 25 cm
  • Introduction
  • Samuel Beckett
  • George Sand
  • John Updike
  • Arthur Rimbaud
  • Gertrude Stein
  • Patti Smith
  • Allen Ginsberg
  • Robert Crumb
  • Joyce Carol Oates
  • Cornel West
  • David Foster Wallace
  • Sylvia Plath
  • Edith Sitwell
  • F. Scott and Zelda Fitzgerald
  • Marcel Proust
  • T.S. Eliot
  • Gay Talese
  • Bret Easton Ellis
  • Edgar Allan Poe
  • Mark Twain
  • Jacqueline Susann
  • Fran Lebowitz
  • Joe Orton
  • Simone de Beauvoir
  • Susan Sontag
  • Karl Ove Knausgaard
  • Malcolm Gladwell
  • Michael Chabon
  • Toni Morrison
  • Ernest Hemingway
  • Donna Tartt
  • Colette
  • Hunter S. Thompson
  • Dorothy Parker
  • Quentin Crisp
  • Joan Didion
  • Virginia Woolf
  • Djuna Barnes
  • Zadie Smith
  • Oscar Wilde
  • Zora Neale Hurston
  • Edith Wharton
  • Saul Bellow
  • Truman Capote
  • William S. Burroughs
  • James Joyce
  • Nancy Mitford
  • Maya Angelou
  • Tom Wolfe.
"[This book examines] fifty revered writers whose work and way of dress bears an idiosyncratic stamp influencing culture today."-- Provided by publisher.
Law Library (Crown)
xxxiv, 395 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm
  • Preface/Introduction
  • The field of public health law
  • Source & scope of public health legal powers
  • Constitutional rights & the public's health
  • Preventing & treating communicable conditions
  • Social distancing measures
  • Addressing chronic conditions
  • Mitigating the incidence & severity of injuries & other harms
  • Public health information management, privacy & security
  • Regulating communications
  • Monitoring property & the built environment
  • Public health emergency legal preparedness & response.
"[This book provides an] assessment of the critical role of law in American society to protect the community’s health. Understanding the field of public health law encompasses its constitutional sources and limits as well as historic and modern attempts to regulate in the interests of public health and safety. This Nutshell explains and addresses these issues within a modern framework supporting the role of law toward improved health outcomes. Updated to reflect key developments through mid-2017, the Nutshell’s 11 chapters and 130+ graphics, illustrations, and figures lay out definitive legal issues underlying core public health powers to prevent and control communicable and chronic conditions, as well as injuries and related deaths. It also explores legal routes to counter other public health threats, including tobacco and alcohol use, guns, vehicles, and defective products. Additional chapters center on difficult trade-offs related to public health information surveillance and privacy, commercial speech regulation, zoning and the built environment, and emergency legal preparedness."-- Publisher's website.
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vii, 259 pages ; 24 cm
  • Introduction: Big data policing
  • Big data's watchful eye : the rise of data surveillance
  • Data is the new black : the lure of data-driven policing
  • Whom we police : person-based predictive targeting
  • Where we police : place-based predictive policing
  • When we police : real-time surveillance and investigation
  • How we police : data mining digital haystacks
  • Black data : distortions of race, transparency, and law
  • Blue data : policing data
  • Bright data : risk and remedy
  • No data : filling data holes
  • Conclusion: Questions for the future.
The consequences of big data and algorithm-driven policing and its impact on law enforcement In a high-tech command center in downtown Los Angeles, a digital map lights up with 911 calls, television monitors track breaking news stories, surveillance cameras sweep the streets, and rows of networked computers link analysts and police officers to a wealth of law enforcement intelligence. This is just a glimpse into a future where software predicts future crimes, algorithms generate virtual "most-wanted" lists, and databanks collect personal and biometric information. The Rise of Big Data Policing introduces the cutting-edge technology that is changing how the police do their jobs and shows why it is more important than ever that citizens understand the far-reaching consequences of big data surveillance as a law enforcement tool. Andrew Guthrie Ferguson reveals how these new technologies -viewed as race-neutral and objective-have been eagerly adopted by police departments hoping to distance themselves from claims of racial bias and unconstitutional practices. After a series of high-profile police shootings and federal investigations into systemic police misconduct, and in an era of law enforcement budget cutbacks, data-driven policing has been billed as a way to "turn the page" on racial bias. But behind the data are real people, and difficult questions remain about racial discrimination and the potential to distort constitutional protections. In this first book on big data policing, Ferguson offers an examination of how new technologies will alter the who, where, when and how we police. These new technologies also offer data-driven methods to improve police accountability and to remedy the underlying socio-economic risk factors that encourage crime. The Rise of Big Data Policing is a must read for anyone concerned with how technology will revolutionize law enforcement and its potential threat to the security, privacy, and constitutional rights of citizens.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781479892822 20171106
Law Library (Crown)
310 pages ; 23 cm
  • Introduction. The three phases of editing
  • Where it all begins / Peter Ginna
  • The alchemy of acquisitions : twelve rules for trade editors / Jonathan Karp
  • Thinking like a scholarly editor : the how and why of academic publishing / Gregory M. Britton
  • The lords of disciplines : acquiring college textbooks / Peter Coveney
  • The book's journey / Nancy S. Miller
  • What love's got to do with it : the author-editor relationship / Betsy Lerner
  • The other side of the desk : what I learned about editing when I became a literary agent / Susan Rabiner
  • Open-heart surgery, or just a nip and tuck? : developmental editing / Scott Norton
  • This needs just a little work : on line editing / George Witte
  • Toward accuracy, clarity, and consistency : what copyeditors do / Carol Fisher Saller
  • The flip side of the pizza : the editor as manager / Michael Pietsch
  • Start spreading the news : the editor as evangelist / Calvert D. Morgan Jr
  • The half-open door : independent publishing and community / Jeff Shotts
  • Listening to the music : editing literary fiction / Erika Goldman
  • Dukes, deaths, and dragons : editing genre fiction / Diana Gill
  • Marginalia : on editing general nonfiction / Matt Weiland
  • Once upon a time lasts forever : editing books for children / Nancy Siscoe
  • Lives that matter : editing biography, autobiography, and memoir / Wendy Wolf
  • From monographs to magnum opuses : editing works of scholarship / Susan Ferber
  • Reliable sources : reference editing and publishing / Anne Savarese
  • The pink should be a surprise : creating illustrated books / Deb Aaronson
  • Widening the gates : why publishing needs diversity / Chris Jackson
  • The apprentice : on being an editorial assistant / Katie Henderson Adams
  • This pencil for hire : making a career as a freelance editor / Katharine O'Moore-Klopf
  • The self-publisher as self-editor / Arielle Eckstut and David Henry Sterry
  • A new age of discovery : the editor's role in a changing publishing industry / Jane Friedman
  • Conclusion. As time goes by : the past and future of editing.
"[This book] gathers essays from twenty-seven leading figures in book publishing about their work. Representing both large houses and small, and encompassing trade, textbook, academic, and children’s publishing, the contributors make the case for why editing remains a vital function to writers—and readers—everywhere. Ironically for an industry built on words, there has been a scarcity of written guidance on how to actually approach the work of editing. This book will serve as a compendium of professional advice and will be a resource both for those entering the profession (or already in it) and for those outside publishing who seek an understanding of it. It sheds light on how editors acquire books, what constitutes a strong author-editor relationship, and the editor’s vital role at each stage of the publishing process—a role that extends far beyond marking up the author’s text. This collection treats editing as both art and craft, and also as a career. It explores how editors balance passion against the economic realities of publishing."-- Publisher's website.
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