Adversarial Case-Making

An Ethnography of English Crown Court Procedure

Thomas Scheffer, Humboldt University of Berlin, Germany

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€121,00
$145.00
ISBN13: 
9789004187269
E-ISBN: 
9789004187504
Publication Date: 
September 2010
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Hardback
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xlii, 283 pp. (12 illustrations)
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0074-8684
Volume: 
116

Jan-Willem Gerritsen

This book provides a historical and comparative overview describing the regulation of the use of alcohol and drugs (opiates) in the United States, the United Kingdom and the Netherlands. It explains the conditions and causes of the various regulatory regimes, such as the economic benefits reaped...
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Volume: 
76
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004116405
Publication date: 
May 2000
€67,00
$81.00

Edited by Wil Arts, Tilburg University, the Netherlands

In today's European arts and sciences most of the time we see not only other, but also our own cultural traditions and the different forms of modernity like a dim image in a mirror. The question this book addresses is whether it is possible to get an almost face-to-face intimacy with various...
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Volume: 
75
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004115972
Publication date: 
January 2000
€67,00
$81.00

Edited by Rubin Patterson, University of Toledo, Ohio

The theme of this book is threefold: 1) the proposition that no underdeveloped nation will be empowered to meet the needs and aspirations of its citizens without the adoption of advancing Science & Technology. 2) potentially the most enabling cluster of advanced technologies for development...
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Volume: 
74
Format: 
Paperback
ISBN: 
9789004114135
Publication date: 
July 1999
€67,00
$81.00

Edited by K. Ishwaran

This book was entirely conceived and developed by K. Ishwaran. The original concept was to combine two of Ishwaran’s major interests: comparative studies of the monastic systems of South Asia, and criticism of Western anthropological and sociological assumptions of tradition and modernity being...
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Volume: 
73
Format: 
Paperback
ISBN: 
9789004114128
Publication date: 
June 1999
€67,00
$81.00

Edited by Proshanta K. Nandi, University of Illinois, Springfield, and Shahid M. Shahidullah, Virginia State University

The present volume has brought together leading scholars in the field to examine the concept of globalization, deliberate on the character of its multifaceted nature and expressions, and delineate its impact on the emerging world economy, politics, culture, and science.
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Volume: 
71
Format: 
Paperback
ISBN: 
9789004112476
Publication date: 
August 1998
€67,00
$81.00

Edited by James Sperling, University of Akron Yogendra Malik, University of Akron, and David Louscher, University of Akron

This volume addresses the problem of military and economic cooperation in the Asia-Pacific, particularly the prospects for amity and enmity in its four regional subsystems: Australasia, Southern Asia, Southeast Asia, and Northeast Asia.
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Volume: 
70
Format: 
Paperback
ISBN: 
9789004112186
Publication date: 
July 1998
€67,00
$81.00

Edited by Masamichi Sasaki, Chuo University

Values and Attitudes across Nations and Time contributes to an ever-growing body of work focussing on the elucidation of variations in values and attitudes throughout the world - not only what they actually are, but also strategies for their detection, description and classification. Researchers...
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Volume: 
69
Format: 
Paperback
ISBN: 
9789004112193
Publication date: 
July 1998
€67,00
$81.00

Edited by Joseph G. Jabbra, Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles, and Nancy W. Jabbra, Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles

This co-edited volume addresses the major environmental problems faced by seven Middle Eastern Countries and the region of the Arabian/Persian Gulf. Leading scholars and experts explore methodically the strains that afflict that region's ecosystems and provide solutions to their protection.
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Volume: 
68
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004108776
Publication date: 
July 1997
€67,00
$81.00

Edited by Paul E. Lovejoy, York University, Canada and Pat Ama Tokunbo Williams, Ogun State University, Ago-Iwoye, Nigeria

This volume examines the religious, ethnic, and class basis of political insecurity in Nigeria that has resulted in the maintanance of military rule in the 1990s. Political repression and secular strife have made it difficult for the democratic opposition to end military dictatorship.
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Volume: 
67
Format: 
Paperback
ISBN: 
9789004108769
Publication date: 
June 1997
€67,00
$81.00

Edited by Pat Lauderdale, Arizona State University and Randall Amster, Arizona State University

The chapters in this book offer a critique on nation-statism, rational capitalism, and concentration of power in the post-colonial world, by focussing our attention on the cracks in the armor of the totalizing discourses of the dominant western paradigm, and by illuminating the continuing...
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Volume: 
66
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004108752
Publication date: 
July 1997
€71,00
$86.00

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