• Brian Lenihan

    Brian Lenihan

    In Calm and Crisis

    Edited by: Brian Murphy, Mary O'Rourke, Noel Whelan

    Brian Lenihan was Ireland's Minister for Finance at the time of the recent and dramatic political and economic crisis, and he was the linchpin in the rescue package sought by the Irish government. The recollections within this powerful book throw light on Lenihan's political career, from its...

    $ 49.95

  • Changing the Immutable

    Changing the Immutable

    How Orthodox Judaism Rewrites Its History

    By Marc B. Shapiro

    Changing the Immutable focuses on how segments of Judaism's Orthodox society have taken it upon themselves to rewrite the past by covering up and literally cutting out that which does not fit their own world view. For reasons ranging from theological considerations to internal religious politics to changing religious standards, such...

    $ 39.95

  • Faith in Public Debate

    Faith in Public Debate

    On Freedom of Expression, Hate Speech and Religion in France & The Netherlands

    By Esther Janssen

    Should a politician be free to fiercely attack the religion of a sector of the population? Should he be allowed to strongly reject the culture of a particular minority group? Should religious adherents be allowed to advocate the transition from a democratic to a theocratic...

    $ 118.00

  • Forgetting to Remember

    Forgetting to Remember

    Religious Remembrance and the Literary Response to the Holocaust

    By Sheridan Marshall

    Forgetting to Remember examines the remembrance of the Holocaust in literary texts by six European writers: Paul Celan, Geoffrey Hill, Gunter Grass, Imre Kertesz, Peter Weiss, and Samuel Beckett. Close readings of canonical texts - such as Grass's The Tin Drum and Beckett's Waiting for Godot in conjunction with...

    $ 89.95

  • Human Rights Acts

    Human Rights Acts

    The Mechanisms Compared

    By Kris Gledhill

    There are now a number of statutes in different parts of the world that offer non-constitutional protection for human rights through certain mechanisms, such as strong interpretive obligations, quasi-tort actions, and obligations on legislatures to consider whether statutes are felt to breach human rights obligations. These mechanisms exist in New Zealand, the UK, Ireland, the...

    $ 70.00

  • International Migrants in Japan

    International Migrants in Japan

    Contributions in an Era of Population Decline

    Edited by: Yoshitaka Ishikawa

    Japan faces multiple challenges in an era of population decline. Problems such as aging and a decreasing working-age population are expected to increase in severity, so tackling these challenges and examining the contributions that immigrants can make to society are vital for Japan's future. What contributions do foreign residents make...

    $ 84.95

  • Islamic Divorces in Europe

    Islamic Divorces in Europe

    Bridging the Gap between European and Islamic Legal Orders

    By Pauline Kruiniger

    This book examines the issue of the recognition of Islamic divorces in European states. Repudiation-based divorces are particularly notorious for their presumed violation of fundamental rights of women and are consequently often not recognized. The resulting limping of legal relationships affects other fundamental rights of the persons involved, such...

    $ 142.50

  • Medical Treatment and the Law: Issues of Consent

    Medical Treatment and the Law: Issues of Consent

    The Protection of the Vulnerable: Children and Adults Lacking Capacity (2nd Edition)

    By Richard Harper

    This book is an introduction to the UK's complex and rapidly developing area of law in relation to the vulnerable, namely children and those adults who lack capacity. The book provides practical guidance and assistance to the approach taken by the UK's courts on all of...

    $ 120.00

  • Rex Insularum

    Rex Insularum

    The King of Norway and His 'Skattlands' as a Political System c. 1260-c. 1450

    Edited by: Steinar Imsen

    This book encompasses the results of the transnational project 'The Realm of Norway and Its Dependencies as a Political System c. 1270-1400,' financed by the Research Council of Norway. Known in Norwegian historiography as 'Norgesveldet,' the realm consisted of the mainland Norwegian kingdom...

    $ 100.00

  • Social Policy and Social Dimensions on Vulnerability and Resilience in Europe

    Social Policy and Social Dimensions on Vulnerability and Resilience in E...

    Edited by: Birgit Butow, Maria Luisa Gómez Jimenez

    At present, there is a supposition in public discussions regarding Europe's social policy, that social problems have their causes in the individual and thus are not a problem of socio-economic inequality. Consequently, there is an increasing policy trend in Europe of self-activation and self-help as substitutes of social work. On the...

    $ 45.95

  • Tales of Medieval Dublin

    Tales of Medieval Dublin

    Edited by: Sparky Booker, Cherie N. Peters

    Walking through Dublin Castle or along the surviving medieval city walls, you can see only glimpses of what it would have been like to live in the city centuries ago. Tales of Medieval Dublin provides a chance for modern audiences to meet the Irish, Norse, and English men and women who lived...

    $ 65.00

  • Tales of Medieval Dublin

    Tales of Medieval Dublin

    Edited by: Sparky Booker, Cherie N. Peters

    Walking through Dublin Castle or along the surviving medieval city walls, you can see only glimpses of what it would have been like to live in the city centuries ago. Tales of Medieval Dublin provides a chance for modern audiences to meet the Irish, Norse, and English men and women who lived...

    $ 39.95