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            South Asia Subregional Economic Cooperation Operational Plan 2016-2025 Update
              

            South Asia Subregional Economic Cooperation Operational Plan 2016-2025 Update (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Development Bank, Asian

            • RRP: $78.99
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            This report reflects the changes in the South Asia Subregional Economic Cooperation (SASEC) Program's operational plan for the period 2016-2025, in particular on priority projects resulting from a rigorous vetting process.

            ISBN 9789292619961
            Released NZ 1 Feb 2020
            Publisher Asian Development Bank
            Interest Age General Audience
            Series Regional Cooperation Strategy and Programs
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            Copyright, Data and Creativity in the Digital Age: A Journey through Feist
             

            Copyright, Data and Creativity in the Digital Age: A Journey through Feist (Hardback)

            By Warner, Julian

            • RRP: $271.00
            • $271.00
            • Pub Date
              15 Sep 20

            The Supreme Court of the United States in Feist v. Rural (1991) required that databases must have a minimal degree of creativity for copyright. The judgment was highly significant and the subsequent period is understood as the post-Feist era. It has been globally influential. How...ever, the decision is extremely complex and remains unsatisfactorily interpreted. In particular, it has been impossible to illuminate the creativity requirement. The book gives an account of the decision's conceptual structure, focusing on its full delineation of the opposite to creativity. In a radical and unprecedented innovation, it is correlated with an automatic computational process. Creativity itself is understood as non-computational or directly human activity concerned with meaning. Determining the presence of creativity is reduced to a four-stage test. This work then has acute practical current relevance to property in data in the digital age. It will also be of theoretical interest. The work is aimed at researchers, practitioners, and students in intellectual property worldwide.
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            ISBN 9780367902858
            Released NZ 15 Sep 2020
            Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
            Interest Age 16+ years
            Series Routledge Research in Intellectual Property
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            Valuing Self-Defence: The 'Ancient Right's' Rationale Disentangled
              

            Valuing Self-Defence: The 'Ancient Right's' Rationale Disentangled (Hardback)

            By Funk, T. Markus

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            • Pub Date
              10 Dec 20

            This book advances the self-defence discussion by introducing a value-centric dialogue and providing an account of the underlying values providing the rationale for self-defence. The book offers valuable insights not only into the public's perception of what a 'right' or 'just' o...utcome is, but also, and for the purposes of the instant enquiry more importantly, into the emphasis legal systems place (and should place) on the relative importance of the defender and the attacker's respective rights to autonomy and non-interference. These differences in emphasis, in turn, yield very different real-world outcomes. By understanding the value-based decision-grounds, the author argues that we can avoid the hidden normativity and false dichotomies characterising the self-defence debate and, instead, focus on a more fulsome and explicit discussion over the core values a society can - and should - accept as potential self-defence decision-grounds.
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            ISBN 9781509934171
            Released NZ 10 Dec 2020
            Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
            Interest Age 16+ years
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            Religious Offences in Common Law Asia: Colonial Legacies, Constitutional Rights and Contemporary Practice
              

            Religious Offences in Common Law Asia: Colonial Legacies, Constitutional Rights and Contemporary Practice (Hardback)

            Edited by Thio, Li-ann; Neo, Jaclyn L.

            • RRP: $350.99
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            • Pub Date
              12 Nov 20

            This book provides in-depth comparative analysis of how religious penal clauses have been developed and employed within Asian common law states, and the impact of such developments on constitutional rights. By examining the theoretical and conceptual underpinnings of religious of...fences as well as interrogating the nature and impact of religious penal clauses within the region, it contributes to the broader dialogue in relation to religious penal clauses globally, whether in countries which practice forms of secular or religious constitutionalism. Asian practice is significant in this respect, given the centrality of religion to social life and indeed, in some jurisdictions, to constitutional or national identity. Providing rigorous studies of common law jurisdictions that have adopted similar provisions in their penal code, the contributors provide an original examination and analysis of the use and development of these religious offence clauses in their respective jurisdictions. They draw upon their insights into the background sociopolitical and constitutional contexts to consider how the inter-relationship of religion and state may determine the rationale and scope of religious offences. These country chapters inform the conceptual examination of religious views and sentiments as a basis for criminality and the forms of 'harm' that attract legal safeguards. Several chapters examine these questions from a historical and comparative perspective, considering the underlying bases, scope, as well as evolving objectives of these provisions. Through these examinations, the book critically interrogates the legacy of colonialism on the criminal law and constitutional practice of various Asian states.
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            ISBN 9781509937295
            Released NZ 12 Nov 2020
            Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
            Interest Age 16+ years
            Series Constitutionalism in Asia
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            Principle and Pragmatism in Roman Law
              

            Principle and Pragmatism in Roman Law (Hardback)

            Edited by Spagnolo, Benjamin; Sampson, Joe

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            • Pub Date
              12 Nov 20

            This edited collection presents an interesting and original series of essays on the roles of principle and pragmatism in Roman private law. The book traverses key areas of Roman law to examine the explanatory power of - and delineate interactions between - abstract, doctrinal pri...nciple, and pragmatic, real-world problem-solving. Essays canvassing sources of law, property, succession, contracts and delicts sketch the varied roles of theoretical narratives - whether internal to Roman doctrine or derived from external influence - and of practical, policy-based solutions in the jurists' thought. Principled reasoning in Roman juristic argument ranges from safeguarding commerce, to the priority of acts or intentions in property transactions, to notions of pietas, to Platonic conceptions of the market. Pragmatism is discernible in myriad ways, from divergence between form and substance, to extension of legal rules for economic, social or political utility, to emphasis on what parties did rather than what they said. The distinctive contribution of the book is its survey of different manifestations of principle and pragmatism across Roman private law. The essays -by eminent as well as emerging academics - will stimulate debates and shed new light on this topic, and will be of interest to both scholars and students of Roman law.
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            ISBN 9781509938957
            Released NZ 12 Nov 2020
            Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
            Interest Age 16+ years
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            Coercive Human Rights: Positive Duties to Mobilise the Criminal Law under the ECHR
              

            Coercive Human Rights: Positive Duties to Mobilise the Criminal Law under the ECHR (Hardback)

            Edited by Lavrysen, Laurens; Mavronicola, Natasa

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            • Pub Date
              15 Oct 20

            Traditionally, human rights have protected those facing the sharp edge of the criminal justice system. But over time human rights law has become increasingly infused with duties to mobilise criminal law towards protection and redress for violation of rights. These developments gi...ve rise to a whole host of questions concerning the precise parameters of coercive human rights, the rationale(s) that underpin them, and their effects and implications for victims, perpetrators, domestic legal systems, and for the theory and practice of human rights and criminal justice. This collection addresses these questions with a focus on the rich jurisprudence of the European Court of Human Rights. The collection explores four interlocking themes surrounding the issue of coercive human rights: (1) Key threads in the doctrine of the European Court of Human Rights on duties to mobilise the criminal law as a means of delivering human rights protection. (2) Factors that contribute to a readiness to demand coercive measures, including discrimination and vulnerability, and other key justificatory reasoning shaping the development of coercive human rights. (3) The most pressing challenges for the ECtHR's coercive duties doctrine, including: - how it relates to theories and rationales of criminalisation and criminal punishment; - its implications for the fundamental tenets of human rights law itself; - its relationship to transitional justice objectives; and - how (far) it coheres with the imperative of effective protection for persons in precarious or vulnerable situations. (4) The (prospective) evolution of coercive human rights doctrine and its application within national jurisdictions.
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            ISBN 9781509937875
            Released NZ 15 Oct 2020
            Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
            Interest Age 16+ years
            Series Hart Studies in Security and Justice
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            Ethics in Rural Psychology: Case Studies and Guidance for Practice
             

            Ethics in Rural Psychology: Case Studies and Guidance for Practice (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Boilen, Sara

            • RRP: $82.99
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            • Pub Date
              24 Aug 20

            Ethics in Rural Psychology provides readers with theoretical underpinnings, practical applications, and empirically-based knowledge of the practice of psychology in rural communities. Dr. Boilen explores the similarities and differences within and across rural American communitie...s to provide a framework for understanding this vast and varied population. Focusing on the ethical considerations unique to these communities, chapters use illustrative case examples, useful exercises, and personal anecdotes to highlight obstacles unique to rural areas. Finally, the book emphasizes the opportunity to be innovative and creative in rural practice, demonstrating how rural practices hold promise for cutting edge advancements in the field of psychology. This book will serve practitioners, students, and researchers as a primer, handbook, and roadmap for the challenging, and rewarding, clinical work that awaits in rural America.
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            ISBN 9781138542990
            Released NZ 24 Aug 2020
            Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
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            Obligation and Commitment in Family Law
              

            Obligation and Commitment in Family Law (Paperback)

            By Douglas, Gillian

            • RRP: $166.99
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            • Pub Date
              20 Aug 20

            A tension lies at the heart of family law. Expressed in the language of rights and duties, it seeks to impose enforceable obligations on individuals linked to each other by ties that are usually regarded as based on love or blood. Taking a contextual approach that draws on histor...y, sociology and social policy as well as law and legal theory, this book examines the concept of obligation as it has been developed in family law and the difficulties the law has had in translating it from a theoretical and ideological concept into the basis of enforceable actions and duties. Increasingly, the idea of commitment has been offered as the key organising principle for the recognition of family relationships, often as a means of rebutting claims that family ties are becoming attenuated, but the meaning and scope of this concept have not been explored. The book traces how the notion of commitment is understood and how far it has come to be used as a rationale for imposing the core legal obligations which underpin care and caring within families.
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            ISBN 9781509940288
            Released NZ 20 Aug 2020
            Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
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            Challenging Private Law: Lord Sumption on the Supreme Court
              

            Challenging Private Law: Lord Sumption on the Supreme Court (Hardback)

            Edited by Worthington, Sarah; Day, William

            • RRP: $476.50
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            • Pub Date
              12 Nov 20

            Lord Sumption has been one of the most influential judges of his generation. This book critically reflects on the important and controversial issues posed by his jurisprudence. Using Lord Sumption's contributions as a springboard, the book contains a selection of essays that cons...ider 'where next' in relation to topics such as: - contractual interpretation; - tortious duties of care; - compensatory damages; - proprietary restitution; - piercing the corporate veil. The book covers a broad range of areas in private law including contract, tort, unjust enrichments, equity, company and commercial law, as well as private international law and civil procedure.
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            ISBN 9781509934874
            Released NZ 12 Nov 2020
            Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
            Interest Age 16+ years
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            Is Law Computable?: Critical Perspectives on Law and Artificial Intelligence
              

            Is Law Computable?: Critical Perspectives on Law and Artificial Intelligence (Hardback)

            Edited by Deakin, Simon, FBA; Markou, Christopher

            • RRP: $400.99
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            • Pub Date
              29 Oct 20

            What does computable law mean for the autonomy, authority, and legitimacy of the legal system? Are we witnessing a shift from Rule of Law to a new Rule of Technology? Should we even build these things in the first place? This unique volume collects original papers by a group of l...eading international scholars to address some of the fascinating questions raised by the encroachment of Artificial Intelligence (AI) into more aspects of legal process, administration, and culture. Weighing near-term benefits against the longer-term, and potentially path-dependent, implications of replacing human legal authority with computational systems, this volume pushes back against the more uncritical accounts of AI in law and the eagerness of scholars, governments, and LegalTech developers, to overlook the more fundamental - and perhaps 'bigger picture' - ramifications of computable law. With contributions by Simon Deakin, Christopher Markou, Mireille Hildebrandt, Roger Brownsword, Sylvie Delacroix, Lyria Bennet Moses, Ryan Abbott, Jennifer Cobbe, Lily Hands, John Morison, Alex Sarch, Giovanni Sartor, and Dilan Thampapillai.
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            ISBN 9781509937066
            Released NZ 29 Oct 2020
            Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
            Interest Age 16+ years
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