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Nata, R. (editor)
This series presents substantial results from around the globe in selected areas of educational research. The field of education is consistently on the top of priority lists of every country in the world, yet few educators are aware of the progress elsewhere. Many techniques, programs and methods are directly applicable across borders. This series attempts to shed light on successes wherever they may occur in the hope that many wheels need not be reinvented again and again. 183pp.
Nova Science Publishers, Incorporated, 2002, Cloth/Laminated Boards, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. First Edition. . 4to - over 9" - 12" tall.
ISBN: 1590334396
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Inventory #6653
Price: £ 12.50 GBP ($ 16.13 approx. - € 13.81 approx.)
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Guarnieri, Luciano
Previous owner's bookplate on front pastedown.Signed by author/artist on ffep.
Leo S. Olschki, 1965, Cloth, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No Jacket. First Edition. . 4to - over 9" - 12" tall.
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Inventory #25125
Price: £ 35.00 GBP ($ 45.15 approx. - € 38.68 approx.)
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Editor Blanpain,R.
In recent years, a number of company bankruptcies in Europe - particularly in the Netherlands - have exposed serious gaps in the securing, by law, of reparations due to employees. As matters stand, employees - who were dependent upon the bankruptcy not only for their income but also for their employment and social security - have little to expect in terms of payment of arrears of pay, protection against dismissal, continued employment in the event of a business transfer, or participation rights. This work opens this far-reaching and hugely important issue by comparing employee rights in bankruptcy among four major European trading partners - the Netherlands, the United Kingdom, Belgium and Germany. It is to be hoped that, armed with the substantive and procedural details that are fully laid out in these pages, company lawyers and bankruptcy lawyers throughout Europe will be enabled to bring the rights of employees in bankruptcy into a light at least as clear as that focused on other creditors. The contributors examine not only the individual fairness issue - the unequal position of the employee as weaker party in the labour market - but also the central policy issue: does an improvement of the position of employees in a bankruptcy give rise to less willingness on the part of lenders to keep the flow of money open, or greater control by lenders over the way in which borrowers run their businesses with, as a result, slower economic growth and hence a lower level of employment? The study was commissioned by the Stichting Ondersteuningsfonds Oud-Werknemers DAF (Benevolent Fund Foundation for Former DAF Employees) in Eindhoven and carried out by researchers of the Faculty of Law of the Katholieke Universiteit Brabant in Tilburg. Its provisional findings, presented at the conference on "Employee Rights in Bankruptcy" held in Tilburg on 8 December 1999, were considered and discussed from a variety of viewpoints by representatives of such relevant parties as trade unions and employers' organizations, receivers in bankruptcy, banks, public authorities, politicians and legal experts. The end result is this report, which should contribute to a better understanding of the difficult issue of employee rights in bankruptcy and to stimulate discussion of remedies that are indispensable to the maintenance of a responsible society. 69pp.
Kluwer Law International, 2002, Paperback, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: . . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 9041119426
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Inventory #14922
Price: £ 20.00 GBP ($ 25.80 approx. - € 22.10 approx.)
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Babbitt, Susan E.
Conventional wisdom and commonsense morality tend to take the integrity of persons for granted. But for people in systematically unjust societies, self-respect and human dignity may prove to be impossible dreams. Susan Babbitt explores the implications of this insight, arguing that in the face of systemic injustice, individual and social rationality may require the transformation rather than the realization of deep-seated aims, interests, and values. In particular, under such conditions, she argues, the cultivation and ongoing exercise of moral imagination is necessary to discover and defend a more humane social vision. Impossible Dreams is one of those rare books that fruitfully combines discourses that were previously largely separate: feminist and antiracist political theory, analytic ethics and philosophy of mind, and a wide range of non-philosophical literature on the lives of oppressed peoples around the world. It is both an object lesson in reaching across academic barriers and a demonstration of how the best of feminist philosophy can be in conversation with the best of mainstream philosophyas well as affect the lives of real people. 242pp. N.B. Previous owners inscription to ffep. Corners slightly bumped.
Westview Press, 1996, Paperback, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0813326400
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Inventory #25509
Price: £ 12.50 GBP ($ 16.13 approx. - € 13.81 approx.)
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Abu-Amr, Ziad
As the Palestinian Liberation Organization engages in negotiations with Israel toward an interim period of limited Palestinian self-rule, this timely book provides an insider's view of how the growing hold of Islamic fundamentalism in the West Bank and Gaza challenges the peace process. Working from interviews with leaders of the movement and from primary documents, Ziad Abu-Amr traces the origin and evolution of the fundamentalist organizations Muslim Brotherhood (Hamas) and Islamic Jihad and analyzes their ideologies, their political programs, their sources of support, and their impact on Palestinian society. With a solid grasp of the dynamics of these movements, Abu-Amr charts the struggle between the fundamentalists and the PLO to define the identity of Palestinian society, its direction, and its leadership. 169pp. N.B. Previous owners inscription to ffep.
Indiana University Press, 1994, Paperback, Book Condition: Fine, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" Tall.
ISBN: 0253208661
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Inventory #25042
Price: £ 7.50 GBP ($ 9.68 approx. - € 8.29 approx.)
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