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Edited By Lightman,Susan
171pp.
Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1989, Cloth/Laminated Boards, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0792389085
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Inventory #15164
Price: £ 40.00 GBP ($ 48.00 approx. - € 42.40 approx.)
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Edited By Hastrup,Kirsten and Ulrich,George
Discrimination on the basis of race, gender or other ascribed group affiliations or individual identities is an all too well-known phenomenon. International instruments are invoked and refined to alter this situation, but often to little avail. In this volume, authors from across the globe explore the nature and forms of discrimination and seek to establish a new conceptual ground for addressing the issue. Toleration is often advocated as a remedy for discriminatory practices. In contrast to tolerance, which is seen as an attitude, toleration implies an active engaging of difference. In this volume, several authors address the inherent complexities of the notion itself, not least the implication of asymmetry between the tolerant and the tolerated. A central theme throughout the volume is the relative force of law and other areas of public concern in addressing the issues of both discrimination and toleration. From a wide range of legal, literary, anthropological, and philosophical perspectives, the authors also show how the role of the intellectual is vital in reshaping the discourse and in redirecting practices that may affirm the equal worth of all humans. 302pp.N.B.Slight fade mark at base of spine.
Kluwer Law International, 2002, Cloth/Laminated Boards, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 9041117113
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Inventory #15055
Price: £ 40.00 GBP ($ 48.00 approx. - € 42.40 approx.)
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Compiled Tranlated and Annotated By Alam Eldin,Dr.Mohie Eldin I.
The Arbitral Awards of the Cairo Regional Centre for International Commercial Arbitration are compiled, translated and commented on by Dr Mohie Eldin I. Alam Eldin, former member of the ICC International Court of Arbitration in Paris and currently lawyer at the Egyptian Court of Cassation, and have a preface by Dr M.I.M. Aboul-Enein, Director of the Cairo Regional Centre for International Commercial Arbitration. The Cairo Regional Centre for International Commercial Arbitration (CRCICA) was established in 1979 as an independent international arbitral organization with jurisdiction over the Arab countries of West Asia and Africa. The CRCICA Rules, modelled initially on the UNCITRAL Arbitration Rules, were revised in 1998 to take account of changing provisions and practices in international arbitration. The Arbitral Awards of the Cairo Regional Centre for International Commercial Arbitration addresses many significant issues and questions, including the following: do rules of limitation have a role in arbitration?; how greatly do administrative contracts differ from civil contracts in the closing years of this century?; obtaining permissions of works - is this the task of the employer or the contractor?; what can the arbitrator do if several exchange rates apply to the consideration of a contract? This volume contains a collection of arbitral awards made up to 1996, with those made originally in Arabic translated into English. The editors have summarized each award and included commentary where appropriate, and the awards are followed by legislative or statutory articles as relevant. The text contains arbitral awards covering a broad range of topics including, among others, aviation, supply of services and material, construction, commercial agency, maritime transport, and interpretation of contracts.258pp.N.B.Slight fade mark to base of spine.
Kluwer Law International, 2000, Cloth/Laminated Boards, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 9041112219
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Inventory #15460
Price: £ 50.00 GBP ($ 60.00 approx. - € 53.00 approx.)
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Memon, Ayaz and Banerji, Ranjona
N.B. Head and tail of spine and D/J spine bumped.India 50: The Making of a Nation takes a contemporary look at India's growth since it won freedom from the British on August 15, 1947. In these pages are featured the events and people who have influenced the country over the decades, from 1947 to 1997, in politics, sport, films, glamour and social issues and concerns. The narration of most events is complemented by a comment from a distinguished writer or expert. Fresh, direct and distinctly unacademic in its approach, India 50 tells the story of a nation's journey into modernity and democracy. 255pp.
Book Quest Publishers, 1997, Cloth, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: Very Good. Second Impression. . 4to - over 9" - 12" tall.
ISBN: 8186025065
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Inventory #28181
Price: £ 15.00 GBP ($ 18.00 approx. - € 15.90 approx.)
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Peterson, Brian
In this extraordinary tribute to the importance of the ordinary places in our lives, fifty-two Minnesotans write about the special, sometimes secret, places that give their lives meaning. For some it is their home or cabin or lake. For others, it's a family farm or neighbourhood park, a backyard garden or north woods trail: all places where we find a personal and spiritual connection to the land. VOICES FOR THE LAND explores this complex relationship by linking these personal essays with striking images captured by award-winning photographer Brian Peterson. This marriage of words, images, and landscape provides a powerful reminder of our deep and abiding connection to the land. The writers share the experience of these favourite places through their senses, from the aching tingle of a cold winter night and the sound of ice 'singing' to the buzz of mosquitoes and the acrid smell of burning peat. The Voices for the Land project, organised by the non-profit group 1000 Friends of Minnesota, encouraged Minnesotans to write about the land they love and to fight for its preservation. The Minneapolis Star Tribune published a selection of these essays, paired with Brian Peterson's photos, in an award-winning series. VOICES FOR THE LAND brings these essays and photos together in book form for the first time. 116pp.
Minnesota Historical Society Press,U.S., 2002, Paperback, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: . . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0873514327
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Inventory #9454
Price: £ 9.50 GBP ($ 11.40 approx. - € 10.07 approx.)
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