Critical Analysis and Publishing History
Is crime fiction the new 'political novel' in South Africa? Why did the apartheid censors disapprove of crime fiction more than any other genre? Crime fiction continues to be a burgeoning literary category in post-apartheid South Africa, with more new authors, titles and themes emerging every year. This book...
Paper - 9781869143558 - $ 29.95
By David Ohana
The temptation to resort to violence runs like a thread through Albert Camus' works, and can be viewed as an additional key to understanding his literary productions and philosophical writings. His short life and intellectual attitudes were almost all connected with brutality and cruel circumstance. At the age of one he lost his father, who was killed...
Paper - 9781845198220 - $ 29.95
Intersections of Food and Identity in Asian American Literature
Diasporic Tastescapes seeks to explore the culinary metaphors present in a selection of Asian American narratives written by a variety of contemporary authors. The intricate web of culinary motifs featured in these texts offers a fertile ground for the study of the real and imaginary [hi]stories of the...
Paper - 9783643908247 - $ 52.95
Edited by: Louis J. Kotze
In this important edited collection, with contributions from some of the leading authors in their respective fields, we can begin to map out not only the enormity of the normative implications of the Anthropocene, but also a glimmer of hope; of humanity's capacity to respond ingeniously and creatively to the seemingly most intractable and urgent...
Cloth - 9781509906567 - $ 102.00
Resources for the Present, and the Future
In recent years, rapid changes to Arctic environments and conditions have spurred much analysis of the melting of sea and inland ice, the opening up of new sea routes, impacts on flora and fauna, and increased access to globally desired resources. In this book the...
Paper - 9788771126242 - $ 45.00
Law, Practice and Procedure (Second Edition)
This fully updated title deals with both lawful movement and abduction of children into and out of the UK, including coverage of the criminal law, international adoption, and surrogacy. It contains information and case-law from important overseas jurisdictions to enable practitioners to advise parents of abducted children on the...
Cloth - 9781846612466 - $ 170.00
Cross-border insolvency rules of all kinds (e.g. European Insolvency Regulation, UNCITRAL Model Law, ALI Principles for the NAFTA States, national laws such as Chapter 15 US Bankruptcy Code or Sch. 1 Cross-Border Insolvency Regulation 2006) are founded on, and can be traced back to, basic values that aim to pursue and enforce such standards. Furthermore, several principles...
Cloth - 9781780684307 - $ 113.00
Support in Transition
By Kate Norman
Kate Norman seeks to counterbalance the prevailing medicalized approach to statutory support for transgender people, which tends to focus on the physical processes of transition rather than on subsequent social role adjustment. She relates her own research findings to additional data and publications within three main themes: first, the provision of social support to transgender...
Paper - 9781780460659 - $ 32.00
Khomeini Era (1979-89)
State and Women in Islamic Republic of Iran examines the relationship between the Islamic State of Iran and women from 1979 to 1989. It was during this period that various principles and organs of the Islamic State in Iran were institutionalized under the supervision of the late Imam Khomeini, the founder of the Islamic Republic...
Cloth - 9788177084443 - $ 29.00
By Fay Zwicky
This volume collects Fay Zwicky's body of poetic work from her seven books alongside poetry uncollected and unpublished. It demonstrates an erudite and passionate crafter of language, and places Fay Zwicky at the summit of Australian poetry. "Zwicky is one of the world's finest poets; her sophistications of form and...
Paper - 9781742589329 - $ 29.99
Civil Law and Civil Liberties
Born in Rhode Island, Arthur Browne was a lawyer, a scholar, and a politician in the Ireland of the late 18th century, where he established a brilliant reputation at a time of enormous conflict and upheaval. The pre-eminent maritime lawyer of his era, Browne was also an MP in the Irish parliament,...
Cloth - 9781846826221 - $ 74.50
Navigating Tough Cases
Contributions by: Sean Wensley
What should a vet do when a client can't pay for their animal's treatment? Or when asked their opinion on the killing of wildlife for disease control? Or when observing an animal welfare problem whilst off duty? Ethical problems are an every day part of life for veterinarians,...
Paper - 9781910455685 - $ 62.95