Fathers' Rights Activism and Law Reform in Comparative by Sally Sheldon, Richard Collier

By Sally Sheldon, Richard Collier

The felony prestige, obligations, and rights of fellows who're fathers — married or single, cohabiting or separated, organic or social in nature — is a subject with a protracted and well-documented heritage. but fresh advancements in a couple of international locations recommend a growing to be politicization of the connection among legislations and fatherhood. In a few international locations, an more and more vocal, noticeable, and well-organized fathers' rights move has been credited with influencing perceptions of the politics of kinfolk justice. Fathers, it's argued, became the recent sufferers of relatives legislations justice platforms that experience swung too a ways in desire of moms. Armed with such claims, fathers' rights activists have got down to in achieving a number felony reforms, so much particularly within the parts of kid help legislations and get in touch with and place of dwelling rights following separation. This ebook brings an realizing to those advancements. Bringing jointly prime foreign commentators, the publication offers a cautious, severe, and comparative research of the paintings of fathers' rights activists, the function legislations has performed of their campaigning, their felony recommendations, their luck (or in a different way) in attaining felony reform, similarities and divergences with the women's circulate, and the connection among fathers' rights hobbies and the societies that body them.

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Reforms at Risk: What Happens After Major Policy Changes Are by Eric M. Patashnik;

By Eric M. Patashnik;

Reforms in danger is the 1st publication to heavily research what occurs to sweeping and likely winning coverage reforms once they are handed. so much books concentrate on the politics of reform adoption, but as Eric Patashnik indicates the following, the political fight doesn't finish whilst significant reforms develop into enacted. Why do sure hugely praised coverage reforms undergo whereas others are quietly reversed or eroded away? Patashnik friends into the most severe arenas of domestic-policy reform--including taxes, agricultural subsidies, airline deregulation, emissions buying and selling, welfare kingdom reform, and reform of presidency procurement--to determine the criteria that permit reform measures to outlive. He argues that the reforms that stick break an current coverage subsystem and reconfigure the political dynamic. Patashnik demonstrates that sustainable reforms create confident coverage feedbacks, remodel associations, and infrequently unharness the "creative destructiveness" of marketplace forces. Reforms in danger debunks the argument that reforms necessarily fail simply because Congress is prey to important pursuits, and the publication offers a extra practical portrait of the chances and bounds of optimistic swap in American executive. it truly is crucial studying for students and practitioners of U.S. politics and public coverage, supplying useful classes for an individual who desires to make sure that hard-fought reform victories live to tell the tale.

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A Comparative Political Economy of Industrial Capitalism by R. Mascarenhas

By R. Mascarenhas

This comparative examine of business capitalism is an exam of state-economy family members in combined economies starting from the interventionist German and eastern to the fewer interventionist Anglo-American. Following the postwar consensus that ended in the 'golden age' (1950-1973) and ended with the power main issue, the Anglo-American economies followed neoliberalism whereas Germany and Japan remained interventionist. This led to the emergence of nationwide kinds of capitalism. whereas reading the elevated pageant among them, R.C.Mascarenhas additionally notes the effect of globalization in addition to 'alternative capitalism' with the survival and re-emergence of commercial districts.

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The European Economy in an American Mirror by Barry Eichengreen, Dieter Stiefel, Michael Landesmann

By Barry Eichengreen, Dieter Stiefel, Michael Landesmann

Europe’s economic system is less than pressure as a result of lagging productiveness progress, inhabitants ageing, the problems of adjustment in an enlarged eu Union, and the demanding situations of globalization. compared to the USA, charges of progress of GDP in keeping with capita and labour productiveness progress are anaemic, elevating questions on the viability of a special ecu version. From observations like those, conclusions could be drawn that Europe will consider impossible to resist strain to permit its regulations and associations to converge towards these of the USA. yet how some distance and the way quick are uncertain.

Edited through the world over popular authors within the field and choked with articles by way of a magnificent array of foreign members, this book examines the yankee and eu economies; drawing comparisons among them.

Bringing jointly experts from each side of the Atlantic, including Lindert, DeLong and Buti to examine the present nation of either economies and their responses to the altering worldwide atmosphere, the publication bargains with competitiveness at the one hand and the connection among associations and markets at the other.

This quantity is especially proper to postgraduate and postdoctoral scholars project learn in all components of ecu integration and overseas political economic system, whereas additionally being acceptable for a qualified audience.

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A Comparative Guide To Anti-Money Laundering: A Critical by Mark Pieth

By Mark Pieth

All of the significant monetary centres have skilled an increase in anti-money laundering ideas and laws. in the beginning, anti-money laundering legislation have been used as a weapon within the warfare on medicinal drugs, while extra lately they've been deployed within the ongoing struggle opposed to terrorism. those advancements, the authors demonstrate, have had critical outcomes for banks and different monetary associations - affecting not just revenue margins but in addition the best way company is carried out. Topical and pertinent concerns addressed during this booklet contain questions equivalent to, has all of the contemporary legislative job fairly positioned a cease to the matter? Are the foreign ideas being carried out as rigorously as they need to? How point is the taking part in box in go border banking? The regimes and implementation of anti-money laundering legislation and rules of 4 significant, move border, monetary centres also are tested intensive: Switzerland, Singapore, the united kingdom, and the us. Going past the only descriptive, there are comparative analyses of those international locations opposed to current overseas criteria - with illuminating effects. This new booklet is stuffed with unique perception and research and should be a useful source for legal professionals, either scholarly and practitioner established, with an curiosity in monetary crime in addition to policymakers and compliance officials inside banks and different monetary associations.

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The Globalizing Learning Economy: Major Socio-Economic by Daniele Archibugi

By Daniele Archibugi

Wisdom is turning into more and more vital in modern monetary structures, and fiscal progress and welfare relies on how rapidly financial brokers may be able to make the most the advantages derived from technological thoughts. In a panorama characterised through globalization, the participants to this quantity supply a brand new point of view at the transformation undertaken by way of businesses, universities, and different brokers. They urge for a much broader involvement of public guidelines to foster studying and innovation.

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Law and Practice of Foreign Arbitration and Enforcement of by Ahmad Ali Ghouri

By Ahmad Ali Ghouri

Pakistan has lately reformed its arbitration legislation and legislation at the reputation and enforcement of overseas arbitration agreements and awards. those reforms relate to either foreign advertisement and funding arbitration. This ebook highlights the adjustments caused by means of the new enactments and explains the relationships among the previous and new laws. It presents a close and up to date research of Pakistani case legislations on overseas arbitration agreements and awards. half I describes the historical past of arbitration legislation in Pakistan. half II explains the appropriate important and procedural ideas for the popularity and enforcement of overseas arbitration agreements and awards and different very important concerns, comparable to the severability of arbitration clauses from major agreements, questions of public coverage, and meantime measures aiding overseas arbitration. half III analyses the new enactments that enforce the hot York and the ICSID Conventions in Pakistan.

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Religious Difference in a Secular Age: A Minority Report by Saba Mahmood

By Saba Mahmood

The plight of non secular minorities within the heart East is usually attributed to the failure of secularism to take root within the quarter. non secular distinction in a mundane Age demanding situations this overview by way of analyzing 4 cornerstones of secularism—political and civil equality, minority rights, spiritual freedom, and the felony separation of personal and public domains.

Drawing on her wide fieldwork in Egypt with Coptic Orthodox Christians and Bahais—religious minorities in a predominantly Muslim country—Saba Mahmood exhibits how smooth secular governance has exacerbated non secular tensions and inequalities instead of decreased them. Tracing the ancient profession of secular criminal thoughts within the colonial and postcolonial heart East, she explores how contradictions on the very center of political secularism have irritated and amplified latest sorts of Islamic hierarchy, bringing minority kinfolk in Egypt to a brand new historic deadlock. via a detailed exam of Egyptian lawsuits and constitutional debates approximately minority rights, conflicts round kinfolk legislation, and controversies over freedom of expression, Mahmood invitations us to mirror at the entwined histories of secularism within the heart East and Europe.

A provocative paintings of scholarship, spiritual distinction in a mundane Age demanding situations us to reconsider the promise and bounds of the secular perfect of non secular equality.

Saba Mahmood is professor of anthropology on the collage of California, Berkeley. She is the writer of Politics of Piety: The Islamic Revival and the Feminist topic (Princeton) and the coauthor of Is Critique Secular? Blasphemy, damage, and unfastened Speech.

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