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Magedanz, T; Mullery, A; Rao, S; Rodier, P.
In the 4th Framework of European research programme, telecommunications sector (ACTS) has played an important role. Within the framework under ACTS (Advanced Communications Technologies and Services), Domain 5 is dedicated to "Intelligence in Services and Networks (IS&N)" area and has projects that deal with service architecture, service platforms, service creation, communications management, electronic brokerage, mobility, security, agent technology and applications. Many of the pfojects cover more than one of these aspects. This text addresses the issues in particular order and provides the results of IS&N projects addressing those issues in a synthesized manner, so that the reader can get insights into the European projects contribution towards the telecommunications software industry. Thus it provides the reader with a comprehensive overview of IS&N issues. 579pp.
IOS Press, 2000, Cloth, Book Condition: New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 1586030078
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Inventory #22915
Price: £ 45.00 GBP ($ 58.64 approx. - € 49.73 approx.)
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Laszlo, Ervin
Authors compliment slip affixed to front paste down. N.B. 1/2 inch closed tear to bottom edge of front D/J. Inch long closed tear to top edge of rear D/J. Chipping to head and tail of D/J spine. Light rubbing to edges and corners of D/J.
Martinus Nijhoff Publishers, 1966, Cloth, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: Good. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
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Inventory #28339
Price: £ 45.00 GBP ($ 58.64 approx. - € 49.73 approx.)
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Bocock, Robert; Thompson, Kenneth
This book considers the social and cultural aspects of 20th-century modern industrial social formations, focusing on Britain and Europe, with reference to North America and Australasia. The main topics of the social dimension include an analysis of the class, gender and racial divsions; women, the family, and the romantic sphere; patterns of consumption; and conceptions of the self, the body and sexuality. The section on cultural dimensions focuses on an analysis of contemporary ideologies and belief systems; the growth in popular culture, the revolution in mass communications; the reshaping of knowledge in education and the modern metropolis as the privileged scene of modernity. 484pp. N.B. Previous owners inscription to ffep. Corners of covers rubbed.
The Open University & Polity Press, 1993, Paperback, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. Reprint. Heavy Item Postage Quote. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0745609643
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Inventory #25713
Price: £ 10.00 GBP ($ 13.03 approx. - € 11.05 approx.)
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Edited By Butler,Francis
The British Institute of Human Rights has long argued the case for incorporation of the European Convention of Human Rights into UK law. But how does the Human Rights Act achieve this and what changes will it make to the legal, social and political landscape? This book analyzes the historical and political imperatives behind evolving human rights legislation and provides a detailed examination of the interpretative record of the judiciary so far. The mechanics of implementation of the Act are explored in detail: who has rights, who has responsibilities and how these are enforced. There is in-depth analysis of three specific areas affected by the new legislation: criminal justice, equality and employment, and disputes within families. In each case, the potential in the Human Rights Act, assisted by Strasbourg decisions and other international jurisprudence, is tested against the prevailing position under domestic law. Finally, there is reflection on the UK's other international human rights commitments and scrutiny of governmental compliance with them. With contributions from leading human rights lawyers, jurists and thinkers, this book deconstructs the Human Rights Act and explains its meaning and significance.260pp.
Kluwer Law International, 2000, Cloth/Laminated Boards, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 9041113754
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Inventory #14910
Price: £ 35.00 GBP ($ 45.61 approx. - € 38.68 approx.)
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Edited By Minnen, Cornelius A. Van and Hilton, Sylvia L.
The authors of the essays in this book amass considerable historical evidence illustrating various forms of political repression and its relationship with democracy in the United States, from the late-eighteenth century to the present. They discuss efforts, made mostly but not only by government agencies, to control actions and expressions of dissent, criticism, unpalatable truths, political opposition, or, indeed, any kind of opinions that threatened or inconvenienced powerful and privileged groups in the United States. The authors examine the justifications and multiple means of political repression, and identify individuals and social groups that have been victims of repressive attitudes and policies, because of their political ideology or opinions, or because they represented diverse racial, ethnic and religious minorities. This volume, then, is a contribution to the discussion about the paradox of the historical and ongoing existence of political repression in the United States, within a democracy which theoretically guarantees individual rights and freedoms based on equality under the law. 242pp. N.B. Bottom edge of rear cover rubbed.
Vu University Press, 2009, Paperback, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 9789086593194
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Inventory #27491
Price: £ 15.00 GBP ($ 19.55 approx. - € 16.58 approx.)
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