Category Archives: English Law

The International Legal Governance of the Human Genome (Genetics and Society)

The human genome is a well known symbol of scientific and technological progress in the 21st century. However, concerns about the exacerbation of inequalities between the rich and the poor, the developing and the developed states, the healthy and the … Continue reading

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The Economics of Counterfeit Trade: Governments, Consumers, Pirates and Intellectual Property Rights

Walk down any main street in Shanghai, Paris or New York and you will see evidence of the counterfeit goods trade. Everyone has seen or heard of fake Prada bags or Omega watches. But how large is the counterfeit market? … Continue reading

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Corporations and Citizenship (Business, Value Creation, and Society)

It is widely accepted that corporations have economic, legal, and even social roles. Yet the political role of corporations has yet to be fully appreciated. Corporations and Citizenship serves as a corrective by employing the concept of citizenship in order … Continue reading

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Insanity: Murder, Madness, and the Law

The insanity defense is one of the oldest fixtures of the Anglo-American legal tradition. Though it is available to people charged with virtually any crime, and is often employed without controversy, homicide defendants who raise the insanity defense are often … Continue reading

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How to Write Your Will: The Complete Guide to Structuring Your Will, Inheritance Tax Planning, Probate and Administering an Estate

Essential reading for an executor and anyone thinking about making or updating a will, “How to Write Your Will” is full of expert advice and easy-to-use information set out in jargon free language. It covers all the important issues, including: … Continue reading

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Develop Your Marketing Skills (Creating Success)

The combination of market fragmentation and over-supply means the need to understand customers is greater than ever. This book addresses key contemporary marketing issues in a way that allowsreaders to implement real changes to their organizations. Covering product management, market … Continue reading

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The Law of Charitable Status: Maintenance and Removal (Law Practitioner Series)

This in-depth commentary on the Charities Act 2006 outlines the new requirements for qualifying as a charity and examines the concept of ‘public benefit’. The author, a former Charity Commission lawyer who has practised in charity law for 20 years, … Continue reading

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Sex, Violence and Crime: Foucault and the ‘Man’ Question

What happens when you sex violent crimes? More specifically, what happens when you make men’s violence against women the subject of a conversation or the focus of scholarly attention? The short answer is: all hell breaks loose. Adrian Howe explores … Continue reading

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Biotechnology and the Challenge of Property (Medical Law and Ethics)

“Biotechnology and the Challenge of Property” addresses the question of how the advancement of property law is capable of controlling the interests generated by the engineering of human tissues. Through a comparative consideration of non-Western societies and industrialized cultures, this … Continue reading

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Human Rights: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions)

From the controversial incarceration of prisoners at Guantanamo Bay, to the brutal ethnic cleansing being practiced in Darfur, to the widespread denial of equal rights to women in many areas of the world, human rights violations are a constant presence … Continue reading

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