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Yarnold, Barbara M.
This book is concerned with two decades 1970-1990 of adjudications by the lower federal courts -- district and circuit courts of appeals and the US Supreme Court -- in 'religious freedoms' cases, or cases which relate to the First Amendment's 'free-exercise' and 'establishment' clauses. There are a number of reasons for dealing with these two clauses simultaneously. The first is pragmatic: most judicial decisions which deal with religious liberties discuss both clauses. Second, from a more theoretical perspective, the free exercise and establishment clauses share a common purpose, namely protecting the liberties of religious individuals and the non-religious. Finally, it is based upon an underlying scepticism about the importance of rules, and even the existence of rules, concepts which have emerged in the public law area and among legal realists. One of the major research objectives of this study is to test, in the context of religious liberty cases (or cases which involve the free exercise or establishment clauses), cases which involve major issues, the various predictions of the general theory of public law. In an effort to further understand politically activist judges, the analysis will also evaluate whether the activists are more likely than the non-activists to render decisions which favour interest groups, are responsive to judicial constituents, and are highly partisan. In addition to improving the political analysis of court cases, this book also examines other facets of the judicial environment which may also help to understand decisions in cases involving religious liberties. The dependent variable in all cases is whether the judicial decision is one which is pro-religion. The additional factors which will be included relate to arguably relevant factors relating to the judges including: their religious affiliations (or lack of religious belief), their ages, and their gender. Sample cases drawn from the district courts will help to introduce the data set employed in this book of religious freedoms cases. 139pp.
Nova Science Publishers Inc., 2000, Cloth/Laminated Boards, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 1560727551
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Inventory #6969
Price: £ 20.00 GBP ($ 26.06 approx. - € 22.10 approx.)
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Hourihan, Paul
This compelling in-depth study compares the lives and teachings of Ramakrishna, the great saint of 19th century India, and Jesus Christ, the avatar of the West. It enables us to grasp the uniqueness and universal character of both of these supreme figures in each of two vast religious traditions. With the detailed information available, Dr. Hourihan covers Ramakrishna's life from his unique childhood to his remarkable marriage and beyond. He guides us through his extraordinary struggle for ever-deepening levels of God-realisation far transcending our earthbound imaginings. Ramakrishna's life is very relevant to our times since it manifests the idea of unity and truth more than any we know of. 'Truth is one: sages call it by various names', and 'as many faiths, so many paths', were two of his declarations, discovered through direct personal experience. A significant part of the book is devoted to an interpretation of Christ's life as seen from the viewpoint of India's yoga traditions. This is a timely work that provides a much-needed unifying message of the truth that forms the basis of all enduring faiths. 212pp.
Vedantic Shores Press, 2002, Paperback, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 193181600X
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Inventory #22986
Price: £ 8.50 GBP ($ 11.08 approx. - € 9.39 approx.)
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Eisenstein, Zillah R.
This sequel to the author's "The Female Body and the Law" explores American sexual and racial politics of the 1980s from a feminist's point of view. It argues that new concepts of individual privacy and sexual rights for women are necessary in contemporary democratic societies. 277pp. N.B. Previous owners inscription to ffep. Head and tail of spine bumped.
University of California Press, 1994, Paperback, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0520084225
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Inventory #24796
Price: £ 9.50 GBP ($ 12.38 approx. - € 10.50 approx.)
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Carabet, Brian G. And Shand, John A.
Presenting hundreds of vibrant photographs and insightful editorial content, each collection showcases award-winning interiors and the talented designers who created them. Whether it is the designer's own home or that of a client, these stunning compositions offer a regional look at the accomplishments and diverse styles of the top design professionals working in the field today. Stylish and contemporary, these are extraordinary homes that captivate and inspire. This title includes an impressive overview of one of British Columbia's first sustainable interior designers, JC Scott, as well as internationally recognised Robert Ledingham, and designer/builder pioneers Les and Liz Stevenson. 203pp.
Panache Partners, 2009, Cloth, Book Condition: New, Jacket Condition: New. First Printing. Heavy Item Postage Quote. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall.
ISBN: 9781933415710
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Inventory #27381
Price: £ 20.00 GBP ($ 26.06 approx. - € 22.10 approx.)
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West, Cornel
N.B.Previous owner's name on ffep.
Common Courage Press, 1993, Paperback, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 156751006X
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Inventory #26155
Price: £ 6.00 GBP ($ 7.82 approx. - € 6.63 approx.)
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