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            In Black and White: A Young Barrister's Story of Race and Class in a Broken Justice System

            In Black and White: A Young Barrister's Story of Race and Class in a Broken Justice System (Hardback)

            By Wilson, Alexandra

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            Alexandra, a young mixed-race barrister gives us a fresh perspective on a broken criminal justice system still dominated by white middle class men.

            ISBN 9781913068288
            Released NZ 13 Oct 2020
            Publisher OCTOPUS PUBLISHING GROUP
            Interest Age 16+ years
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            Fake Law: The Truth About Justice in an Age of Lies

            Fake Law: The Truth About Justice in an Age of Lies (Hardback)

            By Barrister, The Secret

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            The Secret Barrister returns to debunk the biggest legal lies of our time. Taking you from your own home to the halls of Westminster, this is the truth about justice in an age of fake law.

            ISBN 9781529009941
            Released NZ 10 Nov 2020
            Publisher Pan Macmillan
            Interest Age 18+ years
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            The Evolution of Competition Law in New Zealand
             

            The Evolution of Competition Law in New Zealand (Hardback, 1st edition)

            By Ahdar, Rex

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            As a compact, liberal, industrialized democracy, 1980s New Zealand proved a useful place to try out the latest fads in market deregulation. This title presents a comprehensive chronicle and critical analysis of how well New Zealand's competition law fared in combatting mergers, m...onopolies, and cartels.
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            ISBN 9780198855606
            Released NZ 3 Sep 2020
            Publisher Oxford University Press (S1)
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            The Narrow Corridor: States, Societies, and the Fate of Liberty
             

            The Narrow Corridor: States, Societies, and the Fate of Liberty (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Acemoglu, Daron; Robinson, James A.

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            'A must-read. Acemoglu and Robinson are intellectual heavyweights of the first rank . . . erudite and fascinating' Paul Collier, Guardian, on Why Nations Fail In this profoundly important follow up to their global bestseller, Acemoglu and Robinson provide a powerful new framework... for looking at countries' development through the way that the state interacts with society. This conceptualisation - in which any country can be located on a simple diagram and its future predicted - is new and based on decades of their research. The power distribution between state and society affects how peaceful societies are, what types of institutions develop, how much oppression and fear people suffer, how their economies are organized, and how rich they are. Full of entertaining stories from the past (it starts with the wife of a Nigerian ruler fleeing Abuja with 38 suitcases of cash), Balance of Power sheds light on issues from the present and has practical political ideas for the future. 'An intellectually rich book that develops an important thesis with verve' Martin Wolf, Financial Times, on Why Nations Fail
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            ISBN 9780241314319
            Released NZ 26 Sep 2019
            Publisher Penguin
            Interest Age 19+ years
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            Fake Law: The Truth About Justice in an Age of Lies

            Fake Law: The Truth About Justice in an Age of Lies (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Barrister, The Secret

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            The Secret Barrister returns to debunk the biggest legal lies of our time. Taking you from your own home to the halls of Westminster, this is the truth about justice in an age of fake law.

            ISBN 9781529009958
            Released NZ 8 Sep 2020
            Publisher Pan Macmillan
            Interest Age 18+ years
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            Witness

            Witness (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Milligan, Louise

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            From the best-selling author of CARDINAL comes a searing examination of the power imbalance in our legal system - where exposing the truth is never guaranteed and, for victims, justice is often elusive.

            ISBN 9780733644634
            Published NZ 27 Oct 2020
            Publisher Hachette
            Interest Age 16+ years
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            The Future of the Professions: How Technology Will Transform the Work of Human Experts

            The Future of the Professions: How Technology Will Transform the Work of Human Experts (Paperback)

            By Susskind, Richard; Susskind, Daniel

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            The Future of the Professions predicts the decline of today's professions and introduces the people and systems that will replace them. In an internet-enhanced society, we will neither need nor want doctors, teachers, accountants, architects, the clergy, lawyers, and many others,... to work as they did in the 20th century.
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            ISBN 9780198799078
            Released NZ 9 Mar 2017
            Publisher Oxford University Press (S1)
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            When Should Law Forgive?
             

            When Should Law Forgive? (Hardback)

            By Minow, Martha

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            What can forgiveness achieve in this age of resentment?

            ISBN 9780393081763
            Released NZ 15 Oct 2019
            Publisher WW Norton & Co
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            A City Possessed: The Christchurch Civic Cre che Case
              

            A City Possessed: The Christchurch Civic Cre che Case (Paperback, 2nd edition)

            By Hood, Lynley

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            Originally published in 2001, A City Possessed is the harrowing account of one of New Zealand's most high-profile criminal cases - a story of child sexual abuse allegations, gender politics and the law. In detailing the events of the 1990s that led up to and surrounded the allega...tions made against several staff of the Christchurch Civic Creche, author Lynley Hood shows how and why such a case could happen. A City Possessed won the Montana Medal for Non-Fiction at the 2002 Montana New Zealand Book Awards. Her penetrating analysis of the social and legal processes by which the conviction of Peter Ellis was obtained, and repeatedly upheld, raises major issues for our justice system and the way we see ourselves. Peter Ellis served seven years of a 10-year jail sentence for abusing seven children at the Christchurch Civic Creche. He has always maintained his innocence, and has gained widespread support for what many see as a miscarriage of justice. This paperback edition comes at a time when Peter Ellis and the Christchurch Civic Creche case have returned to public attention. In July 2019, a terminally ill Ellis was granted a final appeal to the Supreme Court, scheduled for November 2019.
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            ISBN 9781988531854
            Published NZ 1 Sep 2019
            Publisher Otago University Press
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            The Death of Expertise: The Campaign against Established Knowledge and Why it Matters
             

            The Death of Expertise: The Campaign against Established Knowledge and Why it Matters (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Nichols, Tom

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            Technology and increasing levels of education have exposed people to more information than ever before. These societal gains, however, have also helped fuel a surge in narcissistic and misguided intellectual egalitarianism that has crippled informed debates on any number of issue...s. Today, everyone knows everything: with only a quick trip through WebMD or Wikipedia, average citizens believe themselves to be on an equal intellectual footing with doctors and diplomats. All voices, even the most ridiculous, demand to be taken with equal seriousness, and any claim to the contrary is dismissed as undemocratic elitism. Tom Nichols' The Death of Expertise shows how this rejection of experts has occurred: the openness of the internet, the emergence of a customer satisfaction model in higher education, and the transformation of the news industry into a 24-hour entertainment machine, among other reasons. Paradoxically, the increasingly democratic dissemination of information, rather than producing an educated public, has instead created an army of ill-informed and angry citizens who denounce intellectual achievement. When ordinary citizens believe that no one knows more than anyone else, democratic institutions themselves are in danger of falling either to populism or to technocracy or, in the worst case, a combination of both. An update to the 2017breakout hit, the paperback edition of The Death of Expertise provides a new foreword to cover the alarming exacerbation of these trends in the aftermath of Donald Trump's election. Judging from events on the ground since it first published, The Death of Expertise issues a warning about the stability and survival of modern democracy in the Information Age that is even more important today.
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            ISBN 9780190865979
            Released NZ 15 Oct 2018
            Publisher Oxford University Press (S3)
            Interest Age General Audience
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