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Emotional Intelligence: 100+ Skills, Tips, Tricks & Techniques to Improve Interpersonal Connection, Control Your Emotions, Build Self Confidence & ... by Kevin Moore 3.9 Stars (58 Reviews)    Price verified one hour ago

Want to Build Self Confidence? Looking to Learn How to Control Your Emotions? Want to Find Long Last Success? If you answered "YES" to any of the above questions then you'll want to learn about the important role emotional intelligence plays in your everyday life. What is emotional intelligence? Well, emotional intelligence is defined as "our capacity to control, be aware of, and express our emotions, while handling our interpersonal relationships both empathetically and judiciously. Emotional intelligence also allows us to ...

Genre: Law [x] / Length: 109 Pages (1,878 KB) / Lending: Enabled / Added: Aug 9th, 2020

LSAT Prep books 2020-2021: 2x Complete Practice Tests, Worked Example Questions on each Question Type, With Solutions and Explanations. Study Hints ... by Kim Clark 5.0 Stars (1 Review)    Price verified 19 minutes ago

Do you want to love your LSAT score of 160+? Are you looking to ACE the exam and get into the Law School of your dreams? Do you want to walk into the exam room feeling confident and calm? Then keep reading, because the new LSAT Prep 2020 2021 is what you need! This book is designed specifically for students wanting to score really high on the LSAT. It is for Students looking to achieve amazing scores and get into great law schools. The LSAT is a mandatory exam for applications to law schools and is widely used in admissions. Any ...

Genre: Law [x] / Length: 232 Pages (5,312 KB) / Lending: Enabled / Added: Aug 9th, 2020

The International Criminal Court: A Global Civil Society Achievement (Routledge Advances in International Relations and Global Politics Book 39) by Marlies Glasius (Routledge) 5.0 Stars (1 Review)    Price verified 19 minutes ago

A new examination of the International Criminal Court (ICC) from a political science and international relations perspective. It describes the main features of the court and discusses the political negotiations and the on-going clashes between those states who oppose the court, particularly the United States, and those who defend it. It also makes these issues accessible to non-lawyers and presents effective advocacy strategies for non-governmental organizations. It also delivers essential background to the place of the US in ...

Genre: Law [x] / Length: 176 Pages (1,434 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Aug 9th, 2020

Prison Segmentation For Spousal Support by Reverend Mike Wanner Price verified 5 hours ago

This writing is dedicated to the spouses of prisoners who are trying as best they can to understand the situation that has landed on them and their spouses and all the other extended family members who have been impacted by the incarceration. There is so much about the legal system that is counter-intuitive and difficult to comprehend. As I continue to develop material, the complexity of incarceration facilities and processes continue to amaze me. Not every prisoner is fortunate enough to have a spouse who can help them so the ones ...

Genre: Law [x] / Length: 43 Pages (436 KB) / Lending: Enabled / Added: Aug 8th, 2020

Trumpism: A Religion for Sheeple by I. M. Probulos 2.9 Stars (2 Reviews)    Price verified 22 hours ago

Like millions of Americans I've been following the 2016 Presidential election with awe and befuddlement. The selection of Donald Trump as the Republican candidate has surprised virtually everyone-except perhaps Donald Trump. While it appears that Trump has rewritten the laws of politics one only has to look to the oldest of institutions, religion, to appreciate how he operates and what he's accomplished. Trumpism is not a political movement like socialism or communism. It's a religion and its followers are sheeple. Donald Trump's ...

Genre: Law [x] / Length: 80 Pages (881 KB) / Lending: Enabled / Added: Aug 8th, 2020

The Geneva Protocol by David Hunter Miller (Good Press) Price verified one day ago

"The Geneva Protocol" by David Hunter Miller. Published by Good Press. Good Press publishes a wide range of titles that encompasses every genre. From well-known classics & literary fiction and non-fiction to forgotten?or yet undiscovered gems?of world literature, we issue the books that need to be read. Each Good Press edition has been meticulously edited and formatted to boost readability for all e-readers and devices. Our goal is to produce eBooks that are user-friendly and accessible to everyone in a high-quality digital format.

Genre: Law [x] / Length: 324 Pages (1,910 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Aug 7th, 2020

The Hands that Rob the Cradle: True Crime Cases of Babies Being Kidnapped in Plain Sight by Andrew J. Clark (Maplewood Publishing) 4.0 Stars (2 Reviews)    Price verified one day ago

One would think that at least the youngest humans would be spared from the deeds of the people with twisted minds, but even they are not safe just like that. In this book, learn about the various cases where children were criminally taken away from their parents. Download FREE with Kindle Unlimited It has happened all over the world. A stranger appears at the bedside of a mother who has just given birth and plays upon the trust of the parents to trick them into handing over their child. Perhaps the person is dressed as a doctor, ...

Genre: Law [x] / Length: 88 Pages (3,480 KB) / Lending: Enabled / Added: Aug 6th, 2020

Real Practice LSAT with Detailed Answer Explanations (LSAT Prep Test Explanations Book 0) by LSATMax LSAT Prep 3.8 Stars (4 Reviews)    Price verified one hour ago

Written by the Harvard Law School Alumni who created LSATMax, Real Practice LSAT with Detailed Answer Explanations is a full-length (6 sections), real practice LSAT with detailed explanations written by LSATMax's 99th-percentile LSAT instructors. Whether you are just getting started on your LSAT prep journey and want to take a practice LSAT to establish your baseline score or you have been preparing and need another simulated LSAT, this practice LSAT is a must! Here are the 6 sections of Real Practice LSAT with Detailed Answer ...

Genre: Law [x] / Length: 347 Pages (15,349 KB) / Lending: Enabled / Added: Aug 6th, 2020

THE CHESAPEAKE TODAY ALL CRIME ALL THE TIME Vol. 10 No.1 by Huggins Point Publishing 3.3 Stars (9 Reviews)    Price verified one hour ago

Major Crimes of murder, burglary, home invasions, kidnapping, carjacking's, and distribution of heroin, cocaine, and meth are the primary focus of coverage in the Chesapeake region. Many reports include detailed accounts of plea deals and criminal history of the accused.

Genre: Law [x] / Size: 9,743 KB / Lending: Enabled / Added: Aug 5th, 2020

Martin Luther King Jr.: A Life From Beginning to End by Hourly History 4.7 Stars (39 Reviews)    Price verified one hour ago

Discover the remarkable life of Martin Luther King Jr... Free BONUS Inside! The life of Martin Luther King Jr. was painfully short but joyously valuable. Using non-violent direct action and the principles of Christian love, King became the most influential pioneer of the civil rights movement in the United States of America. A husband, father, pastor, and leader, King preached a message of hope by taking to the streets and changing the world. Discover a plethora of topics such as • Early Life • Montgomery Bus ...

Genre: Law [x] / Length: 55 Pages (2,290 KB) / Lending: Enabled / Added: Aug 5th, 2020

The Sources of Anti-Slavery Constitutionalism in America, 1760-1848 by William M. Wiecek (Cornell University Press) 5.0 Stars (2 Reviews)    Price verified one hour ago

This ambitious book examines the constitutional and legal doctrines of the antislavery movement from the eve of the American Revolution to the Wilmot Proviso and the 1848 national elections. Relating political activity to constitutional thought, William M. Wiecek surveys the antislavery societies, the ideas of their individual members, and the actions of those opposed to slavery and its expansion into the territories. He shows that the idea of constitutionalism has popular origins and was not the exclusive creation of a caste of ...

Genre: Law [x] / Length: 309 Pages (862 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Aug 3rd, 2020

Rules of the House: Family Law and Domestic Disputes in Colonial Korea (Global Korea Book 2) by Sungyun Lim (University of California Press) 5.0 Stars (1 Review)    Price verified one hour ago

A free ebook version of this title is available through Luminos, University of California Press's Open Access publishing program for monographs. Visit www.luminosoa.org to learn more. Rules of the House offers a dynamic revisionist account of the Japanese colonial rule of Korea (1910-1945) by examining the roles of women in the civil courts. Challenging the dominant view that women were victimized by the Japanese family laws and its patriarchal biases, Sungyun Lim argues that Korean women had to struggle equally against Korean ...

Genre: Law [x] / Length: 189 Pages (4,933 KB) / Lending: Enabled / Added: Aug 1st, 2020

Equality under the Constitution: Reclaiming the Fourteenth Amendment by Judith A. Baer (Cornell University Press) 5.0 Stars (1 Review)    Price verified 2 hours ago

The principle of equality embedded in the Declaration of Independence and reaffirmed in the Constitution does not distinguish between individuals according to their capacities or merits. It is written into these documents to ensure that each and every person enjoys equal respect and equal rights. Judith Baer maintains, however, that in fact American judicial decisions have consistently denied individuals the form of equality to which they are legally entitled -- that the courts have interpreted constitutional guarantees of equal ...

Genre: Law [x] / Length: 390 Pages (1,240 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Jul 31st, 2020

Volcanic Unrest : From Science to Society (Advances in Volcanology) by Joachim Gottsmann (Springer) 5.0 Stars (1 Review)    Price verified 23 hours ago

This open access book summarizes the findings of the VUELCO project, a multi-disciplinary and cross-boundary research funded by the European Commission's 7th framework program. It comprises four broad topics:1. The global significance of volcanic unrest2. Geophysical and geochemical fingerprints of unrest and precursory activity3. Magma dynamics leading to unrest phenomena4. Bridging the gap between science and decision-makingVolcanic unrest is a complex multi-hazard phenomenon. The fact that unrest may, or may not lead to an ...

Genre: Law [x] / Length: 321 Pages (42,830 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Jul 30th, 2020

The Shooting of Rabbit Wells: A White Cop, a Young Man of Color, and an American Tragedy by William Loizeaux (Arcade) Price verified one day ago

What put a white cop and a black youth on a tragic collision course? On a frigid winter's night in 1973, William “Rabbit" Wells, a young man of mixed race, was shot and killed by a white policeman named William Sorgie outside a bar. The shooting stunned the placid, prosperous communities of New York. For twenty-five years author William Loizeaux, who went to high school with Rabbit, hasn't been able to let go of a story that struck at the core of the place that he, along with Rabbit and Sorgie, called home. With clear-eyed ...

Genre: Law [x] / Length: 312 Pages (3,827 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Jul 26th, 2020

Fair Use, Free Use, and Use by Permission: How to Handle Copyrights in All Media by Lee Wilson (Allworth) 3.6 Stars (2 Reviews)    Price verified 2 hours ago

• Who needs this book? Only every writer, photographer, illustrator, designer, businessperson, musician, songwriter, filmmaker, teacher, researcher, advertiser, and Web designer in the United States • How to find copyright owners, request permissions, and keep records • Easy-reference copyright duration chart, form agreements, form letters, resources, and checklists Permissions—they're enough to make anyone crazy. Thank heavens there's Fair Use, Free Use and Use by Permission, the one-volume reference that is sure to save ...

Genre: Law [x] / Length: 256 Pages (610 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Jul 26th, 2020

The Writer's Legal Guide, Fourth Edition by Tad Crawford (Allworth) 4.2 Stars (11 Reviews)    Price verified 23 hours ago

In an increasingly digitized and complex publishing world, writers need to know how to protect themselves against copyright infringement, legal trouble, and unwise concessions to publishers. Still the author's foremost advocate for copyright protection, fair contracts, and free expression, the Authors Guild has once again partnered with Allworth Press to update this invaluable reference. Thoroughly revised to reflect the many changes in the publishing industry, the fourth edition offers plain-English explanations of legal and ...

Genre: Law [x] / Length: 354 Pages (2,415 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Jul 26th, 2020

Alger Hiss: Framed: A New Look at the Case That Made Nixon Famous by Joan Brady (Arcade) 2.8 Stars (13 Reviews)    Price verified 15 hours ago

A clear-eyed investigation into what is probably the biggest, longest cover-up in American history. As a member of the House Un-American Activities Committee, Richard Nixon led the investigations that first drew attention to Alger Hiss and his purported ties to the Soviet regime. These investigations eventually led to the discovery of "proof" that Hiss was a mole in the State Department and precipitated a trial that would eventually ruin him and propel Nixon to the Presidency. But what if the "proof" that eventually led to Hiss's ...

Genre: Law [x] / Length: 424 Pages (885 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Jul 25th, 2020

From Idea to Exit: The Entrepreneurial Journey by Jeffrey Weber (Allworth) 4.2 Stars (11 Reviews)    Price verified 21 hours ago

While most small business books cover niche components of the start-up model, From Idea to Exit takes a more comprehensive approach, tackling the entire entrepreneurial journey from the initial seed idea through a well-planned exit strategy. Through a persuasive narrative, the author draws from his own success a practical call to action for those who dream of taking that first big step. Allworth Press, an imprint of Skyhorse Publishing, publishes a broad range of books on the visual and performing arts, with emphasis on the business ...

Genre: Law [x] / Length: 257 Pages (1,116 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Jul 25th, 2020

Domestic Investigations and Operations Guide by Federal Bureau of Investigation (Skyhorse) 3.0 Stars (2 Reviews)    Price verified 21 hours ago

Ever wonder what an FBI agent really does? Recently, the Domestic Investigations and Operations Guide has been plastered all over newspaper headlines. The guide “applies to all investigative activities and intelligence collection activities conducted by the FBI within the United States or outside the territories of all countries. This policy document does not apply to investigative and intelligence collection activities of the FBI in foreign countries; those are governed by the Attorney General's Guidelines for Extraterritorial FBI ...

Genre: Law [x] / Length: 272 Pages (12,057 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Jul 25th, 2020

Profitable Wedding Photography by Elizabeth Etienne (Allworth) 4.2 Stars (40 Reviews)    Price verified one day ago

Now aspiring wedding photographers have a comprehensive guide to building a profitable wedding business! Drawing from her twenty-three years of experience in the wedding photography industry, author Elizabeth Etienne helps readers reduce the growing pains both in shooting a wedding and in dealing with wedding clients. Unique features include prep sheets such as: couple's questionnaire, shot list, photo timeline, helpful hints, contract, and package rate sheet. With an introduction written by celebrity wedding planner Colin Cowie, ...

Genre: Law [x] / Length: 224 Pages (10,492 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Jul 25th, 2020

Estate Planning for the Healthy, Wealthy Family: How to Promote Family Harmony, Affirm Your Values, and Protect Your Assets by Stanley D. Neeleman J.D. (Allworth) 4.6 Stars (3 Reviews)    Price verified 2 days ago

Filled with real-life case examples, Estate Planning for the Healthy, Wealthy Family combines a positive attitude, deep psychological insight, and “hard" financial know-how for passing on money between family members while keeping relationships and values intact. With competence and empathy, the authors discuss such important moral issues as the role money plays in a happy family; how parents model their children's values; and ways to build happy families where there is unequal wealth.

Genre: Law [x] / Length: 256 Pages (1,214 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Jul 24th, 2020

Letters from Backstage: The Adventures of a Touring Stage Actor by Michael Kostroff (Allworth) 4.2 Stars (33 Reviews)    Price verified one hour ago

Ever wonder what it's like to be a real working actor? Wonder no more! Michael Kostroff is here to reveal, in hilarious detail, just what it's like to travel with the road companies of The Producers and Les Miserables. His firsthand account of the exciting, funny, and sometimes bizarre highlights of his journey includes working at a temp job when his agent calls to say, “You got the part!"; singing on a revolving stage while lugging a dead body; seeing ghosts in haunted theaters; and much more. Along the way, anecdotes about nailing ...

Genre: Law [x] / Length: 224 Pages (1,169 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Jul 24th, 2020

Getting Away With Murder: The True Story Behind American Taliban John Walker Lindh and What the U.S. Government Had to Hide by Richard D. Mahoney (Arcade) 4.4 Stars (3 Reviews)    Price verified 2 days ago

Getting Away With Murder is an explosive investigation into the death of an American hero, the strange case of the “American Taliban," and why we never got the truth about either—until now. When John Walker Lindh was arrested in November 2001, Americans were shocked to learn that one of our own had fought for the Taliban. He would come under further fire for the torture and death of CIA officer Mike Spann. The American public was outraged, and the Bush administration vowed to make an example of the traitor. Why then, after ...

Genre: Law [x] / Length: 304 Pages (1,017 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Jul 24th, 2020

The DOJ Investigation of the Chicago Police Department: The Complete Report by The United States Department of Justice by U.S. Department of Justice (Racehorse) 5.0 Stars (1 Review)    Price verified 19 minutes ago

"Perhaps the most damning, sweeping critique ever of the Chicago Police Department." -- Chicago Tribune Chicago, 2016. In a time of civil unrest in America, when racism, brutality, and division have taken prominent places in the daily news, the federal government conducted an investigation into the affairs of the Chicago Police Department. It is only one of many instances where the federal government has issued investigations of law enforcement across the nation before President Obama's term expired. In a searing report, the ...

Genre: Law [x] / Length: 224 Pages (1,370 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Jul 24th, 2020

The New Debtors' Prison: Why All Americans Are in Danger of Losing Their Freedom by Christopher B. Maselli (Skyhorse) 5.0 Stars (3 Reviews)    Price verified one hour ago

Debtors' prisons might sound like something out of a Dickens novel, but what most Americans do not realize is that they are alive and well in a new and startling form. Today more than 20 percent of the prison population is incarcerated for financial reasons such as failing to pay a fine. This alarming trend not only affects the poor, who are hit particularly hard, but also ensnares the millions of self-identified middle-class people who are struggling to make ends meet. All across the country people are being fined and even ...

Genre: Law [x] / Length: 248 Pages (1,502 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Jul 24th, 2020

The Pocket Legal Companion to Trademark: A User-Friendly Handbook on Avoiding Lawsuits and Protecting Your Trademarks (Pocket Legal Companions) by Lee Wilson (Allworth) 5.0 Stars (3 Reviews)    Price verified one hour ago

This book, a primer for the entrepreneur, is filled with valuable and ready-to-use information on using trademarks to avoid lawsuits and protect your ideas. Easy to follow and affordable, this helpful guide will teach you how to manage your trademark to maximize profits, avoid problems, and coexist with other marketers while you market your own product. It also provides answers to your questions about when to call a lawyer and how to avoid needing one. Finally, it offers a full briefing on the problems associated with selecting ...

Genre: Law [x] / Length: 321 Pages (754 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Jul 24th, 2020

The Most Dangerous Man in the World: The Explosive True Story of Julian Assange and the Lies, Cover-ups and Conspiracies He Exposed by Andrew Fowler (Skyhorse) 3.5 Stars (7 Reviews)    Price verified one hour ago

The battle lines are drawn: freedom of speech against the control of the State. The Internet is the battle ground. In this war there will only be one winner. In The Most Dangerous Man in the World, award-winning journalist Andrew Fowler talks to Julian Assange, his inner circle, and those disaffected by him, deftly revealing the story of how a man with a turbulent childhood and brilliance for computers created a phenomenon that has disrupted the worlds of both journalism and international politics. From Assange's early skirmishes ...

Genre: Law [x] / Length: 288 Pages (687 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Jul 24th, 2020

Policing Ferguson, Policing America: What Really Happened—and What the Country Can Learn from It by Thomas Jackson (Skyhorse) 4.8 Stars (69 Reviews)    Price verified 2 hours ago

Following the fatal shooting in broad daylight of unarmed African American Michael Brown by a white cop in August 2014, Ferguson, Missouri became the scene of protests that pitted law enforcement against locals and Black Lives matter activists. The media firestorm has not waned, and, in fact, has grown stronger in light of all the recent violence by and against police officers nationwide. According to Ferguson's former police chief Tom Jackson, the uninformed media actually fans the flames of unrest and exploits the situation: ...

Genre: Law [x] / Length: 248 Pages (6,091 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Jul 24th, 2020

Pilot's Handbook of Aeronautical Knowledge by Federal Aviation Administration (Skyhorse) 4.0 Stars (258 Reviews)    Price verified 13 hours ago

Pilot's Handbook of Aeronautical Knowledge, created by the Federal Aviation Administration, is the official reference manual for pilots at all levels. An indispensable and invaluable encyclopedia, it deals with all aspects of aeronautical information. Each chapter focuses on a different area that pilots are tested on in flight school and must need to know before they fly a plane on of their own. These topics include: aircraft structure principles of aerodynamics flight controls aircraft systems flight instruments and more Flight ...

Genre: Law [x] / Length: 1,031 Pages (69,642 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Jul 24th, 2020

Young Al Capone: The Untold Story of Scarface in New York, 1899-1925 by William Balsamo (Skyhorse) 3.8 Stars (19 Reviews)    Price verified one hour ago

Many people are familiar with the story of Al Capone, the "untouchable" Chicago gangster best known for orchestrating the St. Valentine's Day Massacre. But few are aware that Capone's remarkable story began in the Navy Yard section of Brooklyn, New York. Tutored by the likes of infamous mobsters Johnny Torrio and Frankie Yale, young Capone's disquieting demeanor, combined with the "technical advice" he learned from these insidious pedagogues, contributed to the molding of a brutal criminal whose pseudonym, "Scarface," evoked ...

Genre: Law [x] / Length: 306 Pages (10,572 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Jul 24th, 2020

Transcending: Reflections Of Crime Victims by Howard Zehr (Good Books) 4.5 Stars (17 Reviews)    Price verified 2 hours ago

Are victims of crime destined to have the rest of their lives shaped by the crimes they've experienced? ("What happened to the road map for living the rest of my life?" asks a woman whose mother was murdered.) Will victims of crime always be bystanders in the justice system? ("We're having a problem forgiving the judge and the system," says the father of a young man killed in prison.) Is it possible for anyone to transcend such a comprehensively destructive, identity altering occurrence? ("I thought, I'm going to run until I'm not ...

Genre: Law [x] / Length: 208 Pages (14,129 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Jul 24th, 2020

Building the Wall: The Play and Commentary by Robert Schenkkan (Arcade) 4.2 Stars (10 Reviews)    Price verified 13 hours ago

In the tradition of Hamilton and Angels in America, a powerful, politically charged, dystopian drama that couldn't be more timely. Written in a "white-hot fury" on the eve of the 2016 election, the stunning new play by Pulitzer Prize- and Tony Award-winning dramatist Robert Schenkkan is creating a nationwide sensation. Bypassing the usual development path for plays, it has been signed up to open in five theaters across America in a National New Play Network Rolling World Premiere, starting in Los Angeles (March) and Denver (April) ...

Genre: Law [x] / Length: 128 Pages (717 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Jul 24th, 2020

The Pocket Small Business Owner's Guide to Working with the Government (Pocket Small Business Owner's Guides) by Marc Lamer (Allworth) 3.5 Stars (3 Reviews)    Price verified 2 hours ago

The Pocket Small Business Owner's Guide to Working with the Government is a thorough mentor that explains how to find, secure, and succeed with government contracts. Designed for any business eager to expand into the governmental arena, it also covers special small business opportunities for companies in areas with chronically high unemployment and for companies run by minorities, women, veterans, and disabled veterans. Cutting through the red tape, this careful guide also informs the reader as to the legal and financial pitfalls ...

Genre: Law [x] / Length: 248 Pages (1,239 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Jul 24th, 2020

What Are You Laughing At?: How to Write Humor for Screenplays, Stories, and More by Brad Schreiber (Allworth) 3.5 Stars (25 Reviews)    Price verified one hour ago

"People have forgotten how to be funny," says Chris Vogler in his foreword to What Are You Laughing at? Luckily, experienced and award-winning humor writer Brad Schreiber is here to remind us all how it's done. If laughter is the best medicine, be prepared to feel fit as a fiddle after perusing these pages. Brad's clever wit and well-timed punch lines are sure to leave you grasping your sides, while his wise advice will ensure that you're able to follow in his comedic footsteps. With more than seventy excerpts from such expert prose ...

Genre: Law [x] / Length: 280 Pages (871 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Jul 24th, 2020

Guns Across the Border: How and Why the U.S. Government Smuggled Guns into Mexico: The Inside Story by Mike Detty (Skyhorse) 4.6 Stars (57 Reviews)    Price verified 2 hours ago

Conducted under the umbrella of Project Gunrunner, intended to stem the flow of firearms to Mexico, the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (ATF) ran a series of "gun walking" sting operations, including Operations Wide Receiver and Operation Fast & Furious. The government allowed licensed gun dealers to sell weapons to illegal straw buyers so that they could continue to track the firearms as they were transferred to higher-level traffickers and key figures in Mexican cartels. Motivated by a sense of patriotic duty, ...

Genre: Law [x] / Length: 273 Pages (512 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Jul 24th, 2020

The Fight Against Monsanto's Roundup: The Politics of Pesticides by Mitchel Cohen (Skyhorse) 5.0 Stars (4 Reviews)    Price verified 2 hours ago

A Comprehensive Look at the Worldwide Battle to Defend Ourselves and Our Environment Against the Peddlers of Chemical Poisons Chemical poisons have infiltrated all facets of our lives - housing, agriculture, work places, sidewalks, subways, schools, parks, even the air we breathe. More than half a century since Rachel Carson issued Silent Spring - her call-to-arms against the poisoning of our drinking water, food, animals, air, and the natural environment - The Fight Against Monsanto's Roundup takes a fresh look at the politics ...

Genre: Law [x] / Length: 439 Pages (6,861 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Jul 24th, 2020

Seeds of Resistance: The Fight to Save Our Food Supply by Mark Schapiro (Hot Books) 5.0 Stars (9 Reviews)    Price verified 19 minutes ago

Sun. Soil. Water. Seed. These are the primordial ingredients for the most essential activity of all on earth: growing food. All of these elements are being changed dramatically under the pressures of corporate consolidation of the food chain, which has been accelerating just as climate change is profoundly altering the conditions for growing food. In the midst of this global crisis, the fate of our food has slipped into a handful of the world's largest companies. Food Chained will bring home what this corporate stranglehold is doing ...

Genre: Law [x] / Length: 192 Pages (2,307 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Jul 24th, 2020

The Handbook of Drone Photography: A Complete Guide to the New Art of Do-It-Yourself Aerial Photography. by Chase Guttman (Skyhorse) 3.5 Stars (24 Reviews)    Price verified one hour ago

Drones are the next frontier in photography. This cutting-edge technology, still unexplored by the masses, can bring visual artistry to new and exciting heights. The Handbook of Drone Photography will be the go-to manual for consumers wishing to harness the power of drones to capture stunning aerial photographs. This book covers everything one needs to choose the right drone, to get airborne, and to capture and share incredible content. With easy and straightforward instruction, the text will familiarize readers with their craft and ...

Genre: Law [x] / Length: 208 Pages (106,664 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Jul 24th, 2020

Tax Cuts and Jobs Act: The Complete Bill by Michael Cohn (Skyhorse) 4.0 Stars (4 Reviews)    Price verified 20 hours ago

At the end of 2017, Congress passed the biggest tax plan since 1986. Whether you were for or against the sweeping overhaul, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act will begin to affect individuals and businesses as early as January 2018. Yet, until now, relatively few people have had access to it or read it. Whether you file on your own, use someone to prepare your taxes, or you are an accountant yourself, to really understand how the bill will affect you means you must dig in. And having this complete resource, including the full text of the ...

Genre: Law [x] / Length: 439 Pages (1,115 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Jul 24th, 2020

The Pocket Legal Companion to Patents: A Friendly Guide to Protecting and Profiting from Patents by Carl Battle (Allworth) 5.0 Stars (1 Review)    Price verified 2 hours ago

Many great ideas fail because the inventors do not take the appropriate steps to protect, promote, and profit from their ideas. This friendly guide will walk you through everything that needs to be done before you can expect to realize financial gain from your invention. Experienced patent attorney Carl W. Battle provides methods for commercializing your invention, sources of information and assistance, and helpful guidelines for obtaining a US patent on your idea. Specific topics include: • Using patent attorneys and agents ...

Genre: Law [x] / Length: 384 Pages (7,321 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Jul 23rd, 2020

The Art and Business of Photography by Susan Carr (Allworth) 4.5 Stars (21 Reviews)    Price verified 19 minutes ago

Photographers now have the ideal resource to build a solid foundation for success. The Art and Business of Photography takes an honest approach to the photography profession and is a guide to the artistic and business skills that are the foundation of a career in photography. Professional photographer and former ASMP president, Susan Carr, discusses the realities of the photography industry along with the struggles of expressing creativity and producing quality photography. Topics in this distinctive guide include the balance of ...

Genre: Law [x] / Length: 226 Pages (2,398 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Jul 23rd, 2020

Creative Careers in Photography: Making a Living with or Without a Camera by Michal Heron (Allworth) 4.6 Stars (3 Reviews)    Price verified 21 hours ago

Find the right job in photography. For anyone who loves working with photographs, here is a comprehensive guide to turning that passion into a career. Author Michal Heron, a veteran photographer, reveals the full range of possibilities, from shooting pictures to jobs that don't even require a camera. Corporate settings, editorial, media/audio-visual, fine arts, buying and selling, support services, set and location services, computer imaging, gallery and museum, teaching, writing, and many other career choices are presented. Readers ...

Genre: Law [x] / Length: 276 Pages (2,221 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Jul 23rd, 2020

The Copyright Guide: How You Can Protect and Profit from Copyright (Fourth Edition) (Allworth Intellectual Property Made Easy) by Lee Wilson (Allworth) 5.0 Stars (2 Reviews)    Price verified 7 hours ago

"A definitive resource." -- Midwest Book Review A Clear, Friendly Reference for Using, Protecting, and Profiting from Copyright Copyright may seem like a mystery, but it is actually quite easy to understand -- as Lee Wilson demonstrates in The Copyright Guide, Fourth Edition. This resource explains everything you need to know to make copyright work for you, including how to license your copyrights, how to acquire the right to use the works of others, what copyright infringement is, how to protect your works from infringement, and ...

Genre: Law [x] / Length: 312 Pages (864 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Jul 23rd, 2020

Balls: The Life of Eddie Trascher, Gentleman Gangster by Scott M. Deitche (Skyhorse) 4.1 Stars (8 Reviews)    Price verified 21 hours ago

The true story of the man who scammed the mob and informed the FBI for over two decades. Eddie Trascher had balls. Born in the bayou of Louisiana, Eddie learned about gambling at the side of his stepfather. Starting his career in 1950s Vegas, he moved to pre-Castro Cuba and became adept at running a casino and stealing from the mobsters who owned it. He was a regular fixture at Rat Pack-era Vegas -- stealing chips from the craps table, running gambling out of his bar, and hanging around with a wild assortment of gangsters, conmen, ...

Genre: Law [x] / Length: 288 Pages (19,563 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Jul 23rd, 2020

Business and Legal Forms for Authors and Self-Publishers (Business and Legal Forms Series) by Michael Gross (Allworth) 3.7 Stars (7 Reviews)    Price verified one hour ago

Professional and aspiring writers, including those who wish to self-publish, will find indispensable tools in this practical, complete, and time-saving popular resource. Business and Legal Forms for Authors and Self-Publishers contains all of the essential forms for success, including assignment confirmations, contracts between author and agent, publisher, collaborator, designer, printer, sales representative, book distributor, and more, copyright applications and transfers, licenses of rights (including electronic rights), ...

Genre: Law [x] / Length: 176 Pages (75,050 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Jul 23rd, 2020

Satellite Earth Observations and Their Impact on Society and Policy by Masami Onoda (Springer) 3.5 Stars (2 Reviews)    Price verified one hour ago

The result of a workshop bringing together an international advisory board of experts in science, satellite technologies, industry innovations, and public policy, this book addresses the current and future roles of satellite Earth observations in solving large-scale environmental problems. The book showcases the results of engaging distinct communities to enhance our ability to identify emerging problems and to administer international regimes created to solve them. It also reviews the work of the Policy and Earth Observation ...

Genre: Law [x] / Length: 221 Pages (5,238 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Jul 23rd, 2020

Prohibition: After Dinner Conversation Short Story Series by David Edward Rose (After Dinner Conversation) 5.0 Stars (2 Reviews)    Price verified 2 hours ago

"Are there some laws you should ignore?" Synopsis - A wealthy addict heads to a seedy part of town for a fix and gets more than he bargained for. After Dinner Conversation is a growing series of short stories across genres to draw out deeper discussions with friends and family. Each story is an accessible example of an abstract ethical or philosophical idea and is accompanied by suggested discussion questions. Podcast discussions of this short story, and others, is available on iTunes, Spotify, Stitcher, and Youtube.

Genre: Law [x] / Length: 23 Pages (1,069 KB) / Lending: Enabled / Added: Jul 22nd, 2020

In Defense Of The Harvest: After Dinner Conversation Short Story Series by Rebecca L Christophi (After Dinner Conversation) 5.0 Stars (1 Review)    Price verified one hour ago

"If only you could see what I've seen with your eyes... " Synopsis: A little girl gets replacement eyes that were "harvested" from the criminal who cut hers out. After Dinner Conversation is a growing series of short stories across genres to draw out deeper discussions with friends and family. Each story is an accessible example of an abstract ethical or philosophical idea and is accompanied by suggested discussion questions. Podcast discussions of this short story, and others, is available on iTunes, Spotify, Stitcher, and ...

Genre: Law [x] / Length: 19 Pages (1,016 KB) / Lending: Enabled / Added: Jul 19th, 2020

Precarious Claims: The Promise and Failure of Workplace Protections in the United States by Shannon Gleeson (University of California Press) 5.0 Stars (1 Review)    Price verified 19 minutes ago

A free ebook version of this title is available through Luminos, University of California Press's Open Access publishing program for monographs. Visit www.luminosoa.org to learn more. Precarious Claims tells the human story behind the bureaucratic process of fighting for justice in the U.S. workplace. The global economy has fueled vast concentrations of wealth that have driven a demand for cheap and flexible labor. Workplace violations such as wage theft, unsafe work environments, and discrimination are widespread in low-wage ...

Genre: Law [x] / Length: 190 Pages (3,345 KB) / Lending: Enabled / Added: Jul 17th, 2020

Performance Test Toolkit (for the Bar Exam): HAQs for Navigating the PTs by Brian Hahn 5.0 Stars (2 Reviews)    Price verified 20 hours ago

Hey there! You look scared shitless about the performance tests (PTs / MPTs). Whether you're taking the bar exam in California or elsewhere, this nifty handbook will answer a lot of your burning questions about those pesky PTs so that you at least feel equipped to attempt to practice them. You'll see why this section of the bar is not to be underestimated. You can't let the PTs be your mistake. This is a toolbox you can always open whenever you want guidance or inspiration. Just by acquiring the knowledge within, you shall ...

Genre: Law [x] / Length: 31 Pages (716 KB) / Lending: Enabled / Added: Jul 16th, 2020

Online Dispute Resolution for Consumers in the European Union (Routledge Research in Information Technology and E-Commerce Law) by Pablo Cortés (Routledge) 3.5 Stars (4 Reviews)    Price verified 2 hours ago

A PDF version of this book is available for free in open access via www.tandfebooks.com as well as the OAPEN Library platform, www.oapen.org. It has been made available under a Creative Commons Attribution-Non Commercial-No Derivatives 3.0 license and is part of the OAPEN-UK research project. E-commerce offers immense challenges to traditional dispute resolution methods, as it entails parties often located in different parts of the world making contracts with each other at the click of a mouse. The use of traditional litigation for ...

Genre: Law [x] / Length: 283 Pages (671 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Jul 11th, 2020

Dignity in the 21st Century: Middle East and West (SpringerBriefs in Philosophy) by Doris Schroeder (Springer) 5.0 Stars (1 Review)    Price verified one hour ago

This book is open access under a CC BY license. This book offers a unique and insightful analysis of Western and Middle Eastern concepts of dignity and illustrates them with examples of everyday life. Dignity in the 21st Century - Middle East and West is unique and insightful for a range of reasons. First, the book is co-authored by scholars from two different cultures (Middle East and West). As a result, the interpretations of dignity covered are broader than those in most Western publications. Second, the ambition of the book is ...

Genre: Law [x] / Length: 118 Pages (1,487 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Jul 6th, 2020

My Fellow (Immortal) Americans: After Dinner Conversation Short Story Series by Tyler W. Kurt (After Dinner Conversation) 5.0 Stars (4 Reviews)    Price verified 19 minutes ago

"Don't you have a right to immortality?" Synopsis: The President gives a speech about the proposed raise in the minimum "time wage" and the horrible effects it will have on those who plan to live forever. After Dinner Conversation is a growing series of short stories across genres to draw out deeper discussions with friends and family. Each story is an accessible example of an abstract ethical or philosophical idea and is accompanied by suggested discussion questions. Podcast discussions of this short story, and others, is ...

Genre: Law [x] / Length: 17 Pages (973 KB) / Lending: Enabled / Added: Jul 5th, 2020

Marginality: Addressing the Nexus of Poverty, Exclusion and Ecology by Joachim von Braun (Springer) 5.0 Stars (1 Review)    Price verified one hour ago

This book takes a new approach on understanding causes of extreme poverty and promising actions to address it. Its focus is on marginality being a root cause of poverty and deprivation. "Marginality" is the position of people on the edge, preventing their access to resources, freedom of choices, and the development of capabilities. The book is research based with original empirical analyses at local, national, and local scales; book contributors are leaders in their fields and have backgrounds in different disciplines. An important ...

Genre: Law [x] / Length: 406 Pages (5,978 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Jul 4th, 2020

Ethics and Civil Drones: European Policies and Proposals for the Industry (SpringerBriefs in Law) by María de Miguel Molina (Springer) 3.8 Stars (140 Reviews)    Price verified one hour ago

This open access book disseminates some of the results of the European H2020 AiRT Project (Technology transfer of RPAs for the creative industry). In particular, it presents findings related to mitigating safety and security concerns when civil drones are piloted by the service sector (mainly, the creative industry). European policies regarding drones generally focus on outdoor drones, but they are also used indoors. Moreover, a number of European countries have fragmented regulations on drone use, and as a result, European ...

Genre: Law [x] / Length: 102 Pages (893 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Jul 4th, 2020

Disasters: Core Concepts and Ethical Theories (Advancing Global Bioethics Book 11) by Dónal P. O’Mathúna (Springer) 5.0 Stars (5 Reviews)    Price verified one hour ago

This Open Access Book is the first to examine disasters from a multidisciplinary perspective. Justification of actions in the face of disasters requires recourse both to conceptual analysis and ethical traditions. Part 1 of the book contains chapters on how disasters are conceptualized in different academic disciplines relevant to disasters. Part 2 has chapters on how ethical issues that arise in relation to disasters can be addressed from a number of fundamental normative approaches in moral and political philosophy. This book sets ...

Genre: Law [x] / Length: 258 Pages (1,138 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Jul 3rd, 2020

Big Data in Context: Legal, Social and Technological Insights (SpringerBriefs in Law) by Barbara Kolany-Raiser (Springer) 4.7 Stars (57 Reviews)    Price verified one hour ago

This book is open access under a CC BY 4.0 license. This book sheds new light on a selection of big data scenarios from an interdisciplinary perspective. It features legal, sociological and economic approaches to fundamental big data topics such as privacy, data quality and the ECJ's Safe Harbor decision on the one hand, and practical applications such as smart cars, wearables and web tracking on the other. Addressing the interests of researchers and practitioners alike, it provides a comprehensive overview of and introduction to the ...

Genre: Law [x] / Length: 132 Pages (508 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Jun 2nd, 2020

Burning Galileo: The Vital Question (The Rules of Rhetoric, The Socratic Method, and Critical Thinking Book 1) by Edgar Asimov Poe (www.HandpickedScienceFiction.Blogspot.com) 3.6 Stars (4 Reviews)    Price verified 14 hours ago

What would happen if Galileo were alive today? What happens when you oppose the holy brotherhood of climate model experts and the crowd of deluded citizens who believe the numbers predicted by the computer models? Would he survive Western Civilization and the Politically Correct Thought Police? This SHORT STORY is a brisk and refreshing walk through the Socratic Method as applied to Global Warming and Climate Change (e.g. AGW- Anthropogenic Global Warming.) Burning Galileo is a new addition to the great socially critical ...

Genre: Law [x] / Length: 112 Pages (6,541 KB) / Lending: Enabled / Added: May 2nd, 2020

Real Estate Investing: 3 Ways to Build A Passive Income Stream With Real Estate Analyzed by Michael Ezeanaka 3.4 Stars (4 Reviews)    Price verified 2 hours ago

Save Time and Money! Discover Which Kind Of Real Estate Business Is A Perfect Match For You - Before You Start The Business! How many times have you started a business only to later realise it wasn't what you expected? Would you like to go into business knowing beforehand the potential of the business and what you need to do to be profitable? If so, this book can help you Amazon bestselling author, Michael Ezeanaka, provides a step-by-step analysis of 3 Real Estate business models that have the potential to earn you passive income. ...

Genre: Law [x] / Length: 93 Pages (2,418 KB) / Lending: Enabled / Added: Apr 29th, 2020

Advancing Equality: How Constitutional Rights Can Make a Difference Worldwide by Jody Heymann (University of California Press) Price verified 13 hours ago

In a world where basic human rights are under attack and discrimination is widespread, Advancing Equality reminds us of the critical role of constitutions in creating and protecting equal rights. Combining a comparative analysis of equal rights in the constitutions of all 193 United Nations member countries with inspiring stories of activism and powerful court cases from around the globe, the book traces the trends in constitution drafting over the past half century and examines how stronger protections against discrimination have ...

Genre: Law [x] / Length: 417 Pages (4,506 KB) / Lending: Enabled / Added: Apr 22nd, 2020

Linked Democracy: Foundations, Tools, and Applications (SpringerBriefs in Law) by Marta Poblet (Springer) Price verified 13 hours ago

This open access book shows the factors linking information flow, social intelligence, rights management and modelling with epistemic democracy, offering licensed linked data along with information about the rights involved. This model of democracy for the web of data brings new challenges for the social organisation of knowledge, collective innovation, and the coordination of actions. Licensed linked data, licensed linguistic linked data, right expression languages, semantic web regulatory models, electronic institutions, artificial ...

Genre: Law [x] / Length: 148 Pages (5,448 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Apr 20th, 2020

Equitable Research Partnerships: A Global Code of Conduct to Counter Ethics Dumping (SpringerBriefs in Research and Innovation Governance) by Doris Schroeder (Springer) Price verified 21 hours ago

This open access book offers insights into the development of the ground-breaking Global Code of Conduct for Research in Resource-Poor Settings (GCC) and the San Code of Research Ethics. Using a new, intuitive moral framework predicated on fairness, respect, care and honesty, both codes target ethics dumping - the export of unethical research practices from a high-income setting to a lower- or middle-income setting. The book is a rich resource of information and argument for any research stakeholder who opposes double standards in ...

Genre: Law [x] / Length: 122 Pages (4,654 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Apr 11th, 2020

Guilt by Accusation: The Challenge of Proving Innocence in the Age of #MeToo by Alan Dershowitz (Hot Books) 4.6 Stars (327 Reviews)    Price verified one hour ago

A Wall Street Journal Besteller! Alan Dershowitz, one of America's most respected legal scholars and a New York Times bestselling author proves -- with incontrovertible evidence -- that he is entirely innocent of the sexual misconduct accusations against him, while suggesting a roadmap for how such allegations should be handled in a just society. "Maybe the question isn't what happened to Alan Dershowitz. Maybe it's what happened to everyone else." -- Politico Alan Dershowitz has been called "one of the most prominent and ...

Genre: Law [x] / Length: 168 Pages (37,502 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Apr 7th, 2020

Mediation in Collective Labor Conflicts (Industrial Relations & Conflict Management) by Martin C. Euwema (Springer) Price verified 2 days ago

This open access book opens up the black box of mediation in collective conflicts through the analyses and comparisons of various systems. Mediation and related third party interventions such as conciliation and facilitation are discussed as effective prevention and regulation tools for different types of collective labor conflicts. These interventions fit in a new developed five-phase model of collective conflicts in organizations, going from capacity building in latent conflicts, through conciliation, mediation and arbitration in ...

Genre: Law [x] / Length: 339 Pages (9,394 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Mar 28th, 2020

Taking the EU to Court: Annulment Proceedings and Multilevel Judicial Conflict (Palgrave Studies in European Union Politics) by Christian Adam (Palgrave Macmillan) Price verified 12 hours ago

This open access book provides an exhaustive picture of the role that annulment conflicts play in the EU multilevel system. Based on a rich dataset of annulment actions since the 1960s and a number of in-depth case studies, it explores the political dimension of annulment litigation, which has become an increasingly relevant judicial tool in the struggle over policy content and decision-making competences. The book covers the motivations of actors to turn policy conflicts into annulment actions, the emergence of multilevel actors' ...

Genre: Law [x] / Length: 239 Pages (2,499 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Mar 28th, 2020

Who Will Be the Next President?: A Guide to the U.S. Presidential Election System (Springerbriefs in Law) by Alexander S. Belenky (Springer) 4.0 Stars (2 Reviews)    Price verified 2 hours ago

This book is open access under a CC BY 4.0 license. This book addresses the peculiarities of the current presidential election system not yet addressed in other publications. It argues that any rules for electing a President that may have a chance to replace the current ones should provide an equal representation of states as equal members of the Union, and of the nation as a whole. This book analyzes the National Popular Vote plan and shows that this plan may violate the Supreme Court decisions on the equality of votes cast in ...

Genre: Law [x] / Length: 165 Pages (444 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Mar 5th, 2020

Envy, Poison, and Death: Women on Trial in Classical Athens by Esther Eidinow (OUP Oxford) 3.0 Stars (1 Review)    Price verified one day ago

At the heart of this volume are three trials held in Athens in the fourth century BCE. The defendants were all women and in each case the charges involved a combination of ritual activities. Two were condemned to death. Because of the brevity of the ancient sources, and their lack of agreement, the precise charges are unclear, and the reasons for taking these women to court remain mysterious. Envy, Poison, and Death takes the complexity and confusion of the evidence not as a riddle to be solved, but as revealing multiple social ...

Genre: Law [x] / Length: 416 Pages (5,805 KB) / Lending: Enabled / Added: Feb 14th, 2020

Enduring Uncertainty: Deportation, Punishment and Everyday Life (Dislocations Book 17) by Ines Hasselberg (Berghahn Books) Price verified 2 days ago

Focusing on the lived experience of immigration policy and processes, this volume provides fascinating insights into the deportation process as it is felt and understood by those subjected to it. The author presents a rich and innovative ethnography of deportation and deportability experienced by migrants convicted of criminal offenses in England and Wales. The unique perspectives developed here - on due process in immigration appeals, migrant surveillance and control, social relations and sense of self, and compliance and resistance ...

Genre: Law [x] / Length: 186 Pages (943 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Jan 18th, 2020

The Digital LSAT: What You Need to Know (Kaplan Test Prep) by Kaplan Test Prep (Grad) Price verified one day ago

The LSAT is going digital, but Kaplan has you covered. Our LSAT experts have used the new software and have practical tips for using the digital interface. The Digital LSAT: What You Need to Know has the details about what's changing and what isn't, when the changes are coming, and what you can expect on test day. At Kaplan, we believe the digital format provides opportunities for well-prepared test takers to excel on the LSAT. Our experts give you advice on the best ways to prepare for the new test format and strategies to help ...

Genre: Law [x] / Length: 47 Pages (1,870 KB) / Lending: Enabled / Added: Sep 5th, 2019

Healing Criminal Justice: A Journey to Restore Community in Our Courts by Jeffrey Tauber (JJJ Press) 5.0 Stars (2 Reviews)    Price verified 2 hours ago

Healing Criminal Justice celebrates the 25th Anniversary of the National Association of Drug Court Professionals (NADCP). Written by its founding president and president emeritus, it describes NADCP's path to nation-wide champion of criminal justice drug reform. The central theme of Healing Criminal Justice is the rediscovery of the healing power of community within the criminal justice system. Judge Tauber lays out a vision of the future in which society, recoiling from an over-reliance on imprisonment, returns to its historic use ...

Genre: Law [x] / Length: 240 Pages (2,451 KB) / Lending: Enabled / Added: Aug 8th, 2019

Aquaculture Law and Policy: Towards principled access and operations (Routledge Advances in Maritime Research Book 13) by David L. VanderZwaag (Routledge) Price verified 16 hours ago

The aquaculture industry is fast expanding around the globe and causing major environmental and social disruptions. The volume is about getting a 'good governance' grip on this important industry. The book highlights the numerous law and policy issues that must be addressed in the search for effective regulation of aquaculture. Those issues include among others: the equitable and fair assignment of property rights; the design of effective dispute resolution mechanisms; clarification of what maritime laws apply to aquaculture; ...

Genre: Law [x] / Length: 577 Pages (1,886 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Jul 20th, 2019

Towards Principled Oceans Governance: Australian and Canadian Approaches and Challenges (Routledge Advances in Maritime Research) by David L. VanderZwaag (Routledge) Price verified 2 hours ago

Australia and Canada have been at the forefront of efforts to operationalize integrated oceans and coastal management. Throughout the 1990s both countries devoted considerable effort to developing strategies to give effect to international ocean management obligations. This key book focuses on principles of marine environmental conservation and management, maritime regulation and enforcement, and regional maritime planning and implementation. With contributions from respected scholars, this informative book collectively assesses the ...

Genre: Law [x] / Length: 442 Pages (2,645 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Jul 18th, 2019

Residential Segregation Patterns of Latinos in the United States, 1990-2000 (Latino Communities: Emerging Voices - Political, Social, Cultural and ... by Michael E Martin (Routledge) Price verified 7 hours ago

Historically, residential segregation of Latinos has generally been seen as a result of immigration and the process of self-segregation into ethnic enclaves. The only theoretical exception to ethnic enclave Latino segregation has been the structural inequality related to Latinos that have a high degree of African ancestry. This study of the 331 metropolitan area in the United States between 1990 and 2000 shows that Latinos are facing structural inequalities outside of the degree of African ancestry. The results of the author's ...

Genre: Law [x] / Length: 152 Pages (2,715 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Jul 16th, 2019

Persuasion:: Mastering the Hidden Art of Influencing Others by Benjamin Smith 3.9 Stars (11 Reviews)    Price verified one hour ago

What You Will Learn This book is going to teach you everything that you need to know about the art of persuasion. You will learn about the basic psychological principles to use as you try to persuade, as well as the basic elements that must come together including timing, your facial expressions and body language, the tone of your voice, and more. Then, you will learn many of the leading techniques of persuasion that will help you get what you want out of life. A bonus skill that you will learn in this book is the art of ...

Genre: Law [x] / Length: 47 Pages (838 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Jul 4th, 2019

Africa in International Politics: External Involvement on the Continent (Routledge Advances in International Relations and Global Politics) by Ian Taylor (Routledge) Price verified 11 hours ago

Locating Africa on the global stage, this book examines and compares external involvement in the continent, exploring the foreign policies of major states and international organizations towards Africa. The contributors work within a political economy framework in order to study how these powers have attempted to stimulate democracy, peace and prosperity in the context of neo-liberal hegemony and ask whom these attempts have benefited and failed.

Genre: Law [x] / Length: 238 Pages (843 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Mar 8th, 2019

Imagining Human Rights by Susanne Kaul (De Gruyter) Price verified one day ago

Why are human rights considered inviolable norms of justice although more than hundred countries around the globe violate them? This paradox seems reducible to the discrepancy between idealism and reality in humanitarian affairs, but Imagining Human Rights complicates this picture by offering interdisciplinary perspectives on the imaginary status of human rights - on their power and limitation alike.

Genre: Law [x] / Length: 236 Pages (1,683 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Feb 12th, 2019

Open Source Systems: Towards Robust Practices: 13th IFIP WG 2.13 International Conference, OSS 2017, Buenos Aires, Argentina, May 22-23, 2017, ... by Federico Balaguer (Springer) 5.0 Stars (1 Review)    Price verified 19 minutes ago

This book is open access under a CC BY license. This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 13th IFIP WG 2.13 International Conference on Open Source Systems, OSS 2017, held in Buenos Aires, Argentina, in May 2017. The 16 revised full papers and 3 short papers presented were carefully reviewed and selected from 32 submissions. The papers cover a wide range of topics related to free, libre, and open source software (FLOSS), including: licensing, strategies, and practices; case studies; projects, communication, and ...

Genre: Law [x] / Length: 220 Pages (5,457 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Dec 19th, 2018

By Honor Bound: State and Society in Early Modern Russia by Nancy Shields Kollmann (Cornell University Press) Price verified one day ago

In the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, Russians from all ranks of society were bound together by a culture of honor. Here one of the foremost scholars of early modern Russia explores the intricate and highly stylized codes that made up this culture. Nancy Shields Kollmann describes how these codes were manipulated to construct identity and enforce social norms--and also to defend against insults, to pursue vendettas, and to unsettle communities. She offers evidence for a new view of the relationship of state and society in the ...

Genre: Law [x] / Length: 333 Pages (4,338 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Dec 16th, 2018

Loss and Damage from Climate Change: Concepts, Methods and Policy Options (Climate Risk Management, Policy and Governance) by Reinhard Mechler (Springer) 4.5 Stars (2 Reviews)    Price verified 22 hours ago

This book provides an authoritative insight on the Loss and Damage discourse by highlighting state-of-the-art research and policy linked to this discourse and articulating its multiple concepts, principles and methods. Written by leading researchers and practitioners, it identifies practical and evidence-based policy options to inform the discourse and climate negotiations. With climate-related risks on the rise and impacts being felt around the globe has come the recognition that climate mitigation and adaptation may not be enough ...

Genre: Law [x] / Length: 557 Pages (34,038 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Dec 15th, 2018