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30-Second Numbers: The 50 key topics for understanding numbers and how we use them
Prof. Niamh Nic Daeid and Christian Cole
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The successful 30-Second series tackles numbers, with experts on maths and data demystifying the essential numerical topics.

We know that we use numbers pretty often, some of us confidently, others reluctantly. But are we aware of just how essential they are to almost every decision we make? Counting ...


Sharia and National Law: Comparing the Legal Systems of Twelve Islamic Countries
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This ambitious study of the development and incorporation of sharia and Islamic and customary law traditions into national legal, political, and social state structures provides an in-depth analysis of the role of sharia in the historical and legal formation of twelve representative Muslim states and ...


Epidemics: Hate and Compassion from the Plague of Athens to AIDS
Samuel K. Cohn, Jr.
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In this study, Samuel K. Cohn, Jr. investigates thousands of descriptions of epidemics reaching back before the fifth-century-BCE Plague of Athens to the 2014 Ebola outbreak to challenge the dominant hypothesis that epidemics invariably provoke hatred, blaming of the 'other', and victimizing bearers of epidemic diseases.


Archaeology: Discovering the World's Secrets
Gaynor Aaltonen
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Disagreements of the Jurists: A Manual of Islamic Legal Theory
al-Qadi al-Nu'man
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A masterful overview of Islamic law and its diversity
Al-Qadi al-Nu'man was the chief legal theorist and ideologue of the North African Fatimid dynasty in the tenth century. This translation makes available for the first time in English his major work on Islamic legal theory (usul al-fiqh), which presents ...


A Critical Introduction to Phonology: Functional and Usage-Based Perspectives
Dr. Daniel Silverman
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Taking an interdisciplinary approach to phonological theory and analysis, A Critical Introduction to Phonology introduces the key aspects of the discipline. Departing from the mainstream tradition, Daniel Silverman argues that the nature of linguistic sound systems can only be understood in the context ...


The New Digital Workplace: How New Technologies Revolutionise Work
Kendra Briken, Shiona Chillas, Martin Krzywdzinski, Abigail Marks
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With contributions from over 20 leading scholars from across the globe, this new book brings together a number of papers that have been presented at the annual International Labour Process Conference, at which the conference theme 'Working Revolutions: Revolutionising Work' provided the inspiration for ...


Accessorial Liability after Jogee
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In R v Jogee [2016] UKSC 8, the UK Supreme Court fundamentally changed the law of accessorial liability when it decided that the principles of joint enterprise had been misinterpreted for over 30 years. The Court abolished the head of liability known as parasitic accessory liability and replaced it with ...


Confronting Penal Excess: Retribution and the Politics of Penal Minimalism
Dr David Hayes
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This monograph considers the correlation between the relative success of retributive penal policies in English-speaking liberal democracies since the 1970s, and the practical evidence of increasingly excessive reliance on the penal State in those jurisdictions.

It sets out three key arguments. First, ...


Landmark Cases in Succession Law
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The Landmark Cases series highlights the historical antecedents of what are widely considered to be the leading cases in a discipline, and seeks to provide contexts in which to better understand how and why certain cases came to be regarded as the 'landmark' cases in any given field. Succession law's ...


Law Under a Democratic Constitution: Essays in Honour of Jeffrey Goldsworthy
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Jeffrey Goldsworthy is a renowned constitutional scholar and legal theorist whose work on the powers of Parliament and the interpretation of constitutional and statute laws has helped shape debates on these topics across the English-speaking world. The importance of democratic constitutionalism is central ...


Place of Performance: A Comparative Analysis
Mr Chukwuma Okoli
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This book provides an unprecedented analysis on the place of performance. The central theme is that the place of performance is of considerable significance as a connecting factor in international commercial contracts. This book challenges and questions the approach of the European legislator for not ...


Religious Beliefs and Conscientious Exemptions in a Liberal State
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The central focus of this edited collection is on the ever-growing practice, in liberal states, to claim exemption from legal duties on the basis of a conscientious objection. Traditional claims have included objections to compulsory military draft and to the provision of abortions. Contemporary claims ...


The Decline of Private Law: A Philosophical History of Liberal Legalism
Professor Goncalo de Almeida Ribeiro
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This book is a large-scale historical reconstruction of liberal legalism, from its inception in the mid-nineteenth century, the moment in which the jurists forged the alliance between political liberalism and legal expertise embodied in classical private law doctrine, to the contemporary anxiety about ...


The New Digital Workplace: How New Technologies Revolutionise Work
Kendra Briken, Shiona Chillas, Martin Krzywdzinski, Abigail Marks
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£64.99   £7.99

With contributions from over 20 leading scholars from across the globe, this new book brings together a number of papers that have been presented at the annual International Labour Process Conference, at which the conference theme 'Working Revolutions: Revolutionising Work' provided the inspiration for ...


World Englishes: Volume II: North America
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World Englishes presents a comprehensive, detailed survey of English as it is spoken all over the world. The volumes are organised into four groups, covering Britain, Europe, America, Africa and Asia, and celebrate English in all its diversity. Volume II covers continental North America. The chapters ...


Britain and Turkey in the Middle East: Politics and Influence in the Early Cold War Era
Mustafa Bilgin
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Describes the development of the Cold War in the Middle East by exploring the Turkish case. This book talks about the nature of Western strategy in general, and British and Turkish strategy in particular during the crucial early years of the Cold War.


Politics in Pacific Asia: An Introduction
Xiaoming Huang, Jason Young
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This lively and accessible text provides a uniquely broad-ranging and thematic introduction to the politics of an increasingly significant and dynamic region of the contemporary world.


Re-Inventing Labour Law Enforcement: A Socio-Legal Analysis
Louise Munkholm
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This monograph investigates current issues in labour law enforcement from a socio-legal perspective. It analyses how local Italian enforcement actors promote the protection of workers in Prato - a city that in recent decades has seen a significant influx of Chinese migrants who run small workshops as ...


Social Democracy in Sweden: The Threat from a Globalized World
Dimitris Tsarouhas
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Europeanisation and globalization were expected to erode social democracy, placing limits on the power of organized labour to negotiate with capital. This book shows why and how this did not happen.

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