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Never Again - A New Generation Draws The Line (Paperback): David Hogg, Lauren Hogg Never Again - A New Generation Draws The Line (Paperback)
David Hogg, Lauren Hogg
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R205 R112 Discovery Miles 1 120 Save R93 (45%) In stock

From two students of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School comes a declaration for our times, and an in-depth look at the making of the #NeverAgain movement that arose after the Parkland, Florida, shooting.

On February 14, 2018, seventeen-year-old David Hogg and his fourteen-year-old sister, Lauren, went to school at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, like any normal Wednesday. That day, of course, the world changed. By the next morning, with seventeen classmates and faculty dead, they had joined the leadership of a movement to save their own lives, and the lives of all other young people in America. It's a leadership position they did not seek, and did not want--but events gave them no choice.

The morning after the massacre, David Hogg told CNN: "We're children. You guys are the adults. You need to take some action and play a role. Work together. Get over your politics and get something done."

This book is a manifesto for the movement begun that day, one that has already changed America--with voices of a new generation that are speaking truth to power, and are determined to succeed where their elders have failed. With moral force and clarity, a new generation has made it clear that problems previously deemed unsolvable due to powerful lobbies and political cowardice will be theirs to solve. Born just after Columbine and raised amid seemingly endless war and routine active shooter drills, this generation now says, "Enough!". This book is their statement of purpose, and the story of their lives. It is the essential guide to the #NeverAgain movement.

Meyerowitz on Administration of Estates and Their Taxation (Paperback): Meyerowitz on Administration of Estates and Their Taxation (Paperback)
R1,601 R1,253 Discovery Miles 12 530 Save R348 (22%) Shipped within 4 - 8 working days
Labour Law Rules! (Paperback, 2nd Edition): M. McGregor Labour Law Rules! (Paperback, 2nd Edition)
M. McGregor
R350 R277 Discovery Miles 2 770 Save R73 (21%) Shipped within 4 - 10 working days

Labour law rules! is a book designed primarily as an introductory text for students encountering labour law for the first time, whether their goal is a law degree or some other discipline involving a basic knowledge of the labour relations regulatory regime in South Africa. In the past two years, since publication of the first edition of Labour law rules!, some significant events took place which impacted on labour law, resulting in a number of changes proposed to reform labour law. The new edition of Labour law rules! aims to lay a sound and up to date foundation of basic labour law rules which will enable students to be empowered to assist in shaping the future working environment and laws of the country.

Pregnancy Law in South Africa - Between Reproductive Autonomy and Foetal Interests (Paperback): Camilla Pickles Pregnancy Law in South Africa - Between Reproductive Autonomy and Foetal Interests (Paperback)
Camilla Pickles
R690 R554 Discovery Miles 5 540 Save R136 (20%) Shipped within 4 - 8 working days

South African law remains relatively silent on the legal aspects of pregnancy, and legal commentary is rather scarce too. While there have been attempts to address the gaps in the law in relation to specific issues in pregnancy, these attempts have usually favoured the individual protection of the unborn at the expense of pregnant women's agency and rights, which has given rise to a tension between female reproductive autonomy and foetal interests. In Pregnancy Law in South Africa, the author explores the question of whether it is possible to regard pregnancy in law as embodying both women and the unborn and whether the pregnancy can be construed in a way that it does not come to be framed as an adversarial relationship. Pregnancy Law in South Africa focuses on the issues of prenatal substance abuse, termination of pregnancy, violence that terminates a pregnancy, and the extension of legal personhood to the unborn. The author argues that pregnancy-related issues will never be adequately resolved unless the potential for an adversarial pregnancy relationship is removed and proposes a relational approach to pregnancy, centred on fostering relationships, in order to eliminate the potential for tension. The author contends further that a relational approach encourages imaginative and constructive possibilities for law reform efforts without sacrificing women's reproductive autonomy and rights or the recognition of the unborn. Pregnancy Law in South Africa provides a sound theoretical approach to pregnancy in law and its recommendations seek to promote healthy, rights-affirming pregnancies.

Foundations for the LPC 2019-2020 (Paperback, 23rd Revised edition): Clare Firth, Elizabeth Smart, Kathryn Wright, Lucy... Foundations for the LPC 2019-2020 (Paperback, 23rd Revised edition)
Clare Firth, Elizabeth Smart, Kathryn Wright, Lucy Crompton, Helen Fox, …
R843 Discovery Miles 8 430 Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

Foundations for the LPC covers the compulsory foundation areas of the Legal Practice Course as set out in the LPC outcomes: professional conduct, tax and revenue law, and wills and administration of estates. The book also discusses human rights law, a topic now taught pervasively across the LPC course. Using worked examples and scenarios throughout to illustrate key points, this guide is essential reading for all students and a useful reference source for practitioners. To aid understanding and test comprehension of the core material, checkpoints and summaries feature in every chapter. Online Resources Online resources accompanying the text include useful web links, forms, and diagrams.

Boys Will Be Boys - Power, Patriarchy and Toxic Masculinity (Paperback): Clementine Ford Boys Will Be Boys - Power, Patriarchy and Toxic Masculinity (Paperback)
Clementine Ford 1
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The incendiary new book about toxic masculinity and misogyny from Clementine Ford, author of the best-selling feminist manifesto, Fight Like A Girl. Fearless feminist heroine Clementine Ford's incendiary first book, Fight Like A Girl, is taking the world by storm, galvanising women to demand and fight for real equality and not merely the illusion of it. Now Boys Will Be Boys examines what needs to change for that equality to become a reality. It answers the question most asked of Clementine: 'How do I raise my son to respect women and give them equal space in the world? How do I make sure he's a supporter and not a perpetrator?' Ford demolishes the age-old assumption that superiority and aggression are natural realms for boys, and demonstrates how toxic masculinity creates a disturbingly limited and potentially dangerous idea of what it is to be a man. Crucially, Boys Will Be Boys reveals how the patriarchy we live in is as harmful to boys and men as it is to women and girls, and asks what we have to do to reverse that damage. The world needs to change and this book shows the way.

In Your Defence - Stories of Life and Law (Paperback): Sarah Langford In Your Defence - Stories of Life and Law (Paperback)
Sarah Langford 1
R195 R154 Discovery Miles 1 540 Save R41 (21%) Shipped within 4 - 8 working days

____________________ SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER 'A thoughtful, elegant book. ... often as thrilling as a detective novel. ' - Thomas Grant, QC The Times. ____________________ Sarah Langford is a barrister. Her job is to stand in court representing the mad and the bad, the vulnerable, the heartbroken and the hopeful. She must become their voice: weave their story around the black and white of the law and tell it to the courtroom. These stories may not make headlines but they will change the lives of ordinary people in extraordinary ways. They are stories which, but for a twist of luck, might have been yours. With remarkable candour, Sarah describes eleven cases which reveal what goes on in our criminal and family courts: these are tales of domestic fall out, everyday burglary, sexual indiscretion, and children caught up in the law. They are sometimes shocking and they are often heart-stopping. She examines how she feels as she defends the person standing in the dock. She also shows us how our attitudes and actions can shape not only the outcome of a case, but the legal system itself.

Aspen Treatise for Introduction to Feminist Legal Theory (Paperback, 3rd Revised ed.): Martha E. Chamallas Aspen Treatise for Introduction to Feminist Legal Theory (Paperback, 3rd Revised ed.)
Martha E. Chamallas
R2,011 Discovery Miles 20 110 Shipped within 7 - 11 working days

The leading text in the field, Introduction to Feminist Legal Theory was the first book that served as an introductory survey of feminist jurisprudence. Its historical view of feminist legal theory places issues in social context and thoroughly reviews the evolving paradigms of contemporary feminism from the 1970s through the present. The full range of legal issues affecting women are covered, including gender discrimination, rape, sexual harassment, motherhood, reproductive issues, and much more. Clear, energetic presentation keeps students engaged and involved with succinct overviews, intellectually stimulating material, and jargon-free prose.

The Third Edition features up-to-date theories and topics, such as the "autonomy" feminism and "masculinities" theory. Expansion of the current theory-based structure includes the "big three" feminisms described in the previous edition and the "new three" feminisms, which are expanded in the third edition. New applied areas are covered as well, such as transgender legal issues and sex trafficking. While the book remains U.S.-focused, important new material on global and comparative feminism has been added. Throughout the text, students will find discussion about changes in the law since 2003 on issues such as rape, pay equity, sex stereotyping, marriage equality, Title IX, and more.

Down Girl - The Logic of Misogyny (Paperback): Kate Manne Down Girl - The Logic of Misogyny (Paperback)
Kate Manne 1
R215 R169 Discovery Miles 1 690 Save R46 (21%) Shipped within 4 - 8 working days

'Everyone should read Down Girl. It should be distributed in schools and every board room, athletic department and legislative space' - Soraya Chemaly A powerful, lucid analysis of how misogyny works from a remarkable philosopher Misogyny is a hot topic, yet it's often misunderstood. What is misogyny exactly? Who deserves to be called a misogynist? How does misogyny contrast with sexism, and why is it prone to persist - or increase - even when sexist gender roles are waning? In Down Girl moral philosopher Kate Manne argues that misogyny should not be understood primarily in terms of the hatred or hostility some men feel toward all or most women. Rather, it is primarily about controlling, policing, punishing and exiling the "bad" women who challenge male dominance. And it is compatible with rewarding "the good ones" and singling out other women to serve as warnings to those who are out of order. An incredibly forensic analysis of the logic of misogyny from a brilliant thinker, Down Girl is essential reading for the #MeToo era.

Tales from the Boom-Boom Room (Paperback): Susan Antilla Tales from the Boom-Boom Room (Paperback)
Susan Antilla
R292 R273 Discovery Miles 2 730 Save R19 (7%) Shipped within 7 - 11 working days

Injustice and the Reproduction of History - Structural Inequalities, Gender and Redress (Hardcover): Alasia Nuti Injustice and the Reproduction of History - Structural Inequalities, Gender and Redress (Hardcover)
Alasia Nuti
R1,667 R1,541 Discovery Miles 15 410 Save R126 (8%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

Demands for redress of historical injustice are a crucial component of contemporary struggles for social and transnational justice. However, understanding when and why an unjust history matters for considerations of justice in the present is not straightforward. Alasia Nuti develops a normative framework to identify which historical injustices we should be concerned about, to conceptualise the relation between persistence and change and, thus, conceive of history as newly reproduced. Focusing on the condition of women in formally egalitarian societies, the book shows that history is important to theorise the injustice of gender inequalities and devise transformative remedies. Engaging with the activist politics of the unjust past, Nuti also demonstrates that the reproduction of an unjust history is dynamic, complex and unsettling. It generates both historical and contemporary responsibilities for redress and questions precisely those features of our order that we take for granted.

Buying Gay - How Physique Entrepreneurs Sparked a Movement (Hardcover): David K. Johnson Buying Gay - How Physique Entrepreneurs Sparked a Movement (Hardcover)
David K. Johnson
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In 1951, a new type of publication appeared on newsstands--the physique magazine produced by and for gay men. For many men growing up in the 1950s and 1960s, these magazines and their images and illustrations of nearly naked men, as well as articles, letters from readers, and advertisements, served as an initiation into gay culture. The publishers behind them were part of a wider world of "physique entrepreneurs" men as well as women who ran photography studios, mail-order catalogs, pen-pal services, book clubs, and niche advertising for gay audiences. Such businesses have often been seen as peripheral to the gay political movement. In this book, David K. Johnson shows how gay commerce was not a byproduct but rather an important catalyst for the gay rights movement. Offering a vivid look into the lives of physique entrepreneurs and their customers, and presenting a wealth of illustrations, Buying Gay explores the connections--and tensions--between the market and the movement. With circulation rates many times higher than the openly political "homophile" magazines, physique magazines were the largest gay media outlets of their time. This network of producers and consumers helped foster a gay community and upend censorship laws, paving the way for open expression. Physique entrepreneurs were at the center of legal struggles, especially against the U.S. Post Office, including the court victory that allowed full-frontal male nudity and open homoeroticism. Buying Gay reconceives the history of the gay rights movement and shows how consumer culture helped create community and a site for resistance.

New Approaches to European History, Series Number 41 - Women and Gender in Early Modern Europe (Paperback, 4th Revised... New Approaches to European History, Series Number 41 - Women and Gender in Early Modern Europe (Paperback, 4th Revised edition)
Merry E. Wiesner-Hanks
R533 Discovery Miles 5 330 Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

This fourth edition of Merry E. Wiesner-Hanks's prize-winning survey features significant changes to every chapter, designed to reflect the newest scholarship. Global issues have been threaded throughout the book, while still preserving the clear thematic structure of previous editions. Thus readers will find expanded discussions of gendered racial hierarchies, migration, missionaries, and consumer goods. In addition, there is enhanced coverage of recent theoretical directions; the ideas, beliefs, and practices of ordinary people; early industrialization; women's learning, letter writing, and artistic activities; emotions and sentiments; single women and same-sex relations; masculinities; mixed-race and enslaved women; and the life course from birth to death. With geographically broad coverage, including Russia, Scandinavia, the Ottoman Empire, and the Iberian Peninsula, this remains the leading text on women and gender in Europe in this period. Accompanying this essential reading is a completely revised website featuring extensive updated bibliographies, web links, and primary source material.

Feminist Legal Theory, Vol. 2 (Hardcover): Frances E. Olsen Feminist Legal Theory, Vol. 2 (Hardcover)
Frances E. Olsen
R2,633 Discovery Miles 26 330 Shipped within 7 - 11 working days

"Feminist Legal Theory" is just over a decade old in the United States and is even younger in most other countries. Here, Francis Olsen presents the best articles from within this burgeoning field. Drawing on literature which is extremely rich and varied, these volumes include articles from a range leading legal scholars and feminists. Two volumes.

JK Lasser's New Rules for Estate, Retirement, and Tax Planning (Paperback, 6th Edition): Stewart H Welch, J. Winston Busby JK Lasser's New Rules for Estate, Retirement, and Tax Planning (Paperback, 6th Edition)
Stewart H Welch, J. Winston Busby
R440 R314 Discovery Miles 3 140 Save R126 (29%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

The popular handbook to estate planning, now updated for 2018 Since its first publication in 2002, New Rules for Estate, Retirement, and Tax Planning has sold more than 40,000 copies, providing a solid, accessible introduction to estate planning for any age or income bracket. Now in its sixth edition, Estate, Retirement, and Tax Planning continues this tradition, covering such topics as trusts, donations, life insurance, and wills in easy-to-understand language that offers valuable insights and solid strategies to help you preserve your wealth and plan your estate so that your assets go where you want with a minimum of taxes and government interference. This comprehensive guide answers such common questions as: How much do I need to retire comfortably? How do I protect my children's inheritance? How do I ensure planned donations are made after I'm gone? And many more. The Sixth Edition is also fully updated to reflect changes following the 2018 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, so that you can learn how new regulations could impact your inheritance and trusts. Other notable features include advice on working with elderly parents and introducing financial planning to children and teenagers, in addition to a list of professional advisers and a glossary of estate planning terms. Understand estate planning and obtain solid strategies for growing your wealth Explore asset protection and succession planning strategies Discover how recent updates to the tax code could affect you and your heirs Stay informed of any relevant law changes with an author-managed web site Estate, Retirement, and Tax Planning contains a wealth of valuable information for any adult who needs help planning their financial future, from the established professional heading toward retirement, to the young adult looking to understand the basics. Wherever you are in your journey, use Estate, Retirement, and Tax Planning to ensure your legacy is protected.

In Your Defence - Stories of Life and Law (Hardcover): Sarah Langford In Your Defence - Stories of Life and Law (Hardcover)
Sarah Langford 2
R398 R313 Discovery Miles 3 130 Save R85 (21%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

____________________ SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER 'A thoughtful, elegant book. ... often as thrilling as a detective novel. ' - Thomas Grant, QC The Times. ____________________ Sarah Langford is a barrister. Her job is to stand in court representing the mad and the bad, the vulnerable, the heartbroken and the hopeful. She must become their voice: weave their story around the black and white of the law and tell it to the courtroom. These stories may not make headlines but they will change the lives of ordinary people in extraordinary ways. They are stories which, but for a twist of luck, might have been yours. To work at the Bar is to enter a world shrouded by strange clothing, archaic rituals and inaccessible language. So how does it feel to be an instrument of such an unknowable system? And what does it mean to be at its mercy? Our legal system promises us justice, impartiality and fair judgement. Does it, or can it, deliver this? With remarkable candour, Sarah describes eleven cases which reveal what goes on in our criminal and family courts. She examines how she feels as she defends the person standing in the dock. She tells compelling stories - of domestic fall out, everyday burglary, sexual indiscretion, and children caught up in the law - that are sometimes shocking and often heart-stopping. She shows us how our attitudes and actions can shape not only the outcome of a case, but the legal system itself.

Darkness Now Visible - Patriarchy's Resurgence and Feminist Resistance (Hardcover): Carol Gilligan, David A. J Richards Darkness Now Visible - Patriarchy's Resurgence and Feminist Resistance (Hardcover)
Carol Gilligan, David A. J Richards
R537 R420 Discovery Miles 4 200 Save R117 (22%) Shipped within 7 - 11 working days

In the fall of 2016 those promoting patriarchal ideals saw their champion Donald Trump elected president of the United States and showed us how powerful patriarchy still is in American society and culture. Darkness Now Visible: Patriarchy's Resurgence and Feminist Resistance explains how patriarchy and its embrace of misogyny, racism, xenophobia, homophobia, and violence are starkly visible and must be recognized and resisted. Carol Gilligan and David A. J. Richards offer a bold and original thesis: that gender is the linchpin that holds in place the structures of unjust oppression through the codes of masculinity and femininity that subvert the capacity to resist injustice. Feminism is not an issue of women only, or a battle of women versus men - it is the key ethical movement of our age.

Blackstone's Police Manuals 2016 (Multiple copy pack): Paul Connor, David Johnston, Glenn Hutton, Gavin McKinnon, John... Blackstone's Police Manuals 2016 (Multiple copy pack)
Paul Connor, David Johnston, Glenn Hutton, Gavin McKinnon, John Watson
R1,913 R1,720 Discovery Miles 17 200 Save R193 (10%) Shipped within 7 - 11 working days

Blackstone's Police Manuals, endorsed by the College of Policing, are the only official study guides for the NPPF Step Two Legal Examination (formerly OSPRE(R) Part I). Straightforward and accessible, Blackstone's Police Manuals offer you the only comprehensive version of the 2016 syllabus and they are the only resource used by question writers when preparing a NPPF Step Two Legal Examination. The four volumes of Crime, Evidence and Procedure, Road Policing, and General Police Duties cover all aspects of criminal law and procedure, with key parts of legislation reproduced for your reference and with each chapter professionally checked and reviewed by the College of Policing. Complex or commonly misunderstood areas feature handy Keynote boxes, which point to relevant case law or provide an example of how material is used in a practical sense, helping you to establish the connections between legislation and police procedure. The 2016 edition has been updated to incorporate all recent legislative developments and case law, including coverage of the Criminal Justice and Courts Act 2015, the Serious Crime Act 2015, the Anti-social Behaviour, Crime and Policing Act 2014,the Data Retention and Investigatory Powers Act 2014, the Criminal Procedure Rules 2015, and revised PACE Codes A (March 2015), and C and H (June 2014). There is also coverage of the new Domestic Violence Protection Notices (DVPN) and a revised chapter on Control of Sex Offenders, as well as details of key case law decisions covering mode of trial, bail, court procedures, public disorder, sporting events, and equality. Blackstone's Police Manuals are also available as part of our online Blackstone's Police Manuals and Q&As service: http://www.blackstonespolice.com

Risk and Negligence in Wills, Estates, and Trusts (Paperback, 2nd Revised edition): Martyn Frost, Penelope Reed, Mark Baxter Risk and Negligence in Wills, Estates, and Trusts (Paperback, 2nd Revised edition)
Martyn Frost, Penelope Reed, Mark Baxter
R2,446 Discovery Miles 24 460 Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

Risk and Negligence in Wills, Estates, and Trusts provides essential guidance for all will draftsmen. It offers in-depth analysis of negligence and wills, together with commentary on safe practice and the avoidance of risk. Together the areas covered provide a framework for the safe practice that is now essential in this much disputed area of work. This updated edition examines the new developments in will preparation and what is needed for safe practice as well as the important cases since the last edition. This work contains indispensable practical guidance, tailored to meet the demands of all those involved in wills, trusts, and estates and disputes relating to them. Practical advice in establishing best practice to avoid disputes is given and the appendices include practical forms and checklists to assist this. In addition there is analysis of the allied subjects of estate and trust administration and commonly encountered problem areas. A section also concentrates on duties in relation to taxation aspects of this work. Negligence and private client work is a fast developing area of modern law. The recent financial crisis has helped to focus attention closely on what risk is and how it should be managed. This has not merely been in the financial sector but in all areas of business. The legal profession has seen some major financial failures and an operating climate that is increasingly difficult. The rise in PI claims, the insurers' restrictions on cover, and the increased cost of cover have led to an increased focus on professional ability and risk management. Therefore, knowledge of the risks, what constitutes safe practice, and how to manage risk, are essential for anyone practising in this area.

Testamentary Capacity - Law, Practice, and Medicine (Paperback): Martyn Frost, Stephen Lawson, Robin Jacoby Testamentary Capacity - Law, Practice, and Medicine (Paperback)
Martyn Frost, Stephen Lawson, Robin Jacoby
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Testamentary capacity is an increasingly difficult and important area in will preparation. The rise in capacity issues, associated with the increasing aging population and longer life expectancy, has become a fruitful area for dispute and litigation. This book equips practitioners with the knowledge and practical guidance needed in this complex but commonplace problem area. Featuring an explanation of the law relating to testamentary capacity, the book also includes a practical section on the role of the will draftsman. Covering all associated areas such as interviews, questioning, recording of relevant information, and risk management policies, these issues are put into context by a guide to mental health issues that can affect capacity. This books also features a section on litigating in this area including pre-litigation considerations, a guide to ADR and settlement, and procedural issues. Written by experienced wills practitioners and an expert in old age psychiatry, this book is the first to link relevant medical issues directly to law and practice, presenting all the information a draftsman or litigator needs on the subject. This is an invaluable resource for all concerned with issues of testamentary capacity.

The Common Law Inside the Female Body (Paperback): Anita Bernstein The Common Law Inside the Female Body (Paperback)
Anita Bernstein
R592 Discovery Miles 5 920 Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

In The Common Law Inside the Female Body, Anita Bernstein explains why lawyers seeking gender progress from primary legal materials should start with the common law. Despite its reputation for supporting conservatism and inequality, today's common law shares important commitments with feminism, namely in precepts and doctrines that strengthen the freedom of individuals and from there the struggle against the subjugation of women. By re-invigorating both the common law - with a focus on crimes, contracts, torts, and property - and feminist jurisprudence, this highly original work anticipates a vital future for a pair of venerable jurisprudential traditions. It should be read by anyone interested in understanding how the common law delivers an extraordinary degree of liberty and security to all persons - women included.

Cambridge Tax Law Series - International Taxation of Trust Income: Principles, Planning and Design (Hardcover): Mark Brabazon Cambridge Tax Law Series - International Taxation of Trust Income: Principles, Planning and Design (Hardcover)
Mark Brabazon
R2,122 R1,956 Discovery Miles 19 560 Save R166 (8%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

In International Taxation of Trust Income, Mark Brabazon establishes the study of international taxation of trust income as a globally coherent subject. Covering the international tax settings of Australia, New Zealand, the UK, and the US, and their taxation of grantors/settlors, beneficiaries, trusts, and trust distributions, the book identifies a set of principles and corresponding tax settings that countries may apply to cross-border income derived by, through, or from a trust. It also identifies international mismatches between tax settings and purely domestic design irregularities that cause anomalous double- or non-taxation, and proposes an approach to tax design that recognises the policy functions (including anti-avoidance) of particular rules, the relative priority of different tax claims, the fiscal sovereignty of each country, and the respective roles of national laws and tax treaties. Finally, the book includes consideration of BEPS reforms, including the transparent entity clause of the OECD Model Tax Treaty.

Research Handbook on Feminist Engagement with International Law (Hardcover): Susan Harris Rimmer, Kate Ogg Research Handbook on Feminist Engagement with International Law (Hardcover)
Susan Harris Rimmer, Kate Ogg
R4,935 Discovery Miles 49 350 Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

For feminist international law scholars, practitioners, and advocates, the first two decades of the new millennium have produced moments of elation and disenchantment. In the Research Handbook on Feminist Engagement with International Law, a network of scholars and practitioners from a diverse group of countries contemplate the future of feminist engagement with international law. Can international law increase its relevance, beneficence, and impact for women in the developed and developing world? How can international law deal with a much wider range of issues relevant to women's lives than it currently does? What are the next frontiers for gender and international law making, law reform, and the beneficiaries of international law? The diverse global contributions to this Research Handbook delineate a future where feminist engagement with international law is robust, diverse, inclusive, influential, and leads to positive change in women's lives. The Research Handbook addresses larger themes of feminism and international law that will interest international law and gender studies scholars as well as HDR students. Additionally, this exploration will prove to be an asset to UN and INGO networks, regional organizations, and NGOs and social movements.

Cambridge Studies in Law and Society - Negotiating the Power of NGOs: Women's Legal Rights in South Africa (Hardcover):... Cambridge Studies in Law and Society - Negotiating the Power of NGOs: Women's Legal Rights in South Africa (Hardcover)
Reem Wael
R2,117 R1,951 Discovery Miles 19 510 Save R166 (8%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

This book focuses on the socio-political environment that allows for the impactful work of NGOs through their proximity to local communities. The book showcases how this space has helped South African women's rights NGOs to bring about crucial legal reforms, which are quite relevant to women's lived realities. Recognizing its limitations, the South African state encourages NGOs to work freely on the ground and with state institutions to ameliorate the conditions for women's rights. The outcome of this state-NGO dynamic can be seen in the numerous human rights gains achieved by NGOs in general, and by women's rights organizations specifically. In addition, vulnerable communities such as women living under customary law have a significantly better chance to access justice. The book then demonstrates the opposite scenario, using Egypt as a case study, where NGOs are viewed as a national threat, and consequently operate under restrictive rules.

Butterfly Politics - Changing the World for Women, With a New Preface (Paperback, 2nd New edition): Catharine A. MacKinnon Butterfly Politics - Changing the World for Women, With a New Preface (Paperback, 2nd New edition)
Catharine A. MacKinnon
R371 R302 Discovery Miles 3 020 Save R69 (19%) Shipped within 7 - 11 working days

"Sometimes ideas change the world. This astonishing, miraculous, shattering, inspiring book captures the origins and the arc of the movement for sex equality. It's a book whose time has come-always, but perhaps now more than ever." -Cass Sunstein, coauthor of Nudge Under certain conditions, small simple actions can produce large and complex "butterfly effects." Butterfly Politics shows how Catharine A. MacKinnon turned discrimination law into an effective tool against sexual abuse-grounding and predicting the worldwide #MeToo movement-and proposes concrete steps that could have further butterfly effects on women's rights. Thirty years after she won the U.S. Supreme Court case establishing sexual harassment as illegal, this timely collection of her previously unpublished interventions on consent, rape, and the politics of gender equality captures in action the creative and transformative activism of an icon. "MacKinnon adapts a concept from chaos theory in which the tiny motion of a butterfly's wings can trigger a tornado half a world away. Under the right conditions, she posits, small actions can produce major social transformations." -New York Times "MacKinnon [is] radical, passionate, incorruptible and a beautiful literary stylist... Butterfly Politics is a devastating salvo fired in the gender wars... This book has a single overriding aim: to effect global change in the pursuit of equality." -The Australian "Sexual Harassment of Working Women was a revelation. It showed how this anti-discrimination law-Title VII-could be used as a tool... It was the beginning of a field that didn't exist until then." -U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg

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