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The Man Who Founded The ANC - A Biography Of Pixley ka Isaka Seme (Paperback): Bongani Ngqulunga The Man Who Founded The ANC - A Biography Of Pixley ka Isaka Seme (Paperback)
Bongani Ngqulunga 9
R300 R236 Discovery Miles 2 360 Save R64 (21%) Ships in 5 - 10 working days

It is well known that the African National Congress was formed in 1912 and is considered the oldest political organisation on the African continent. What is often not widely known is that the person who founded it was one Pixley ka Isaka Seme, a thirty-year-old black South African from Inanda outside the city of Durban.

What is remarkable about Seme’s achievement in founding the ANC is not only that he succeeded where most had failed at forging black political unity. It is also the speed at which he did it. He had just returned to South Africa from the United Kingdom and the United States of America, where he had been a student since he was a teenager. In slightly over a year the founding conference of the ANC was convened and he was at its helm as the main organiser.

Seme also established a national newspaper, became one of the pioneering black lawyers in South Africa, bought land from white farmers for black settlement right at the time when opposition to it was gaining momentum, became a sought-after adviser and confidant to African royalty, and was considered a leading visionary for black economic empowerment. And yet, when he became president general of the ANC in the 1930s, he brought it to its knees through sheer ineptitude and an authoritarian style of leadership. On more than one occasion he was found guilty for breaching the law, which partly led to him being struck off the roll of attorneys.

This book discusses in detail Seme’s extraordinary life, from his humble beginnings at Inanda Mission to his triumphs and disappointments across the continents, in his public and private life. When Seme died in 1951 he was bankrupt and his political standing had suffered greatly. And yet he was praised as one of the greatest South Africans ever to have lived. For all this, he has largely been forgotten. This biography brings the remarkable life of this extraordinary South African back to public consciousness.

Statutory Interpretation - An Introduction for Students (Paperback, 5th Edition): C.J. (Senior Lecturer, Constitutional Law,... Statutory Interpretation - An Introduction for Students (Paperback, 5th Edition)
C.J. (Senior Lecturer, Constitutional Law, UNISA Advocate of the Supreme Court of South Africa) Botha
R462 R390 Discovery Miles 3 900 Save R72 (16%) Ships in 4 - 8 working days

Interpretation of statutes is about understanding enacted law-texts, that is, making sense of the legislative scheme applicable to the situation at hand. Statutory Interpretation: An Introduction for Students aims to teach students to interpret and apply legislation within the total legal environment.

Part 1 (‘Statute law’) introduces students to the different types and categories of legislation, the structural components of legislation, the sometimes confusing ‘codes’ used in legislative texts, and the challenges of applying old order legislation together with new legislation. Part 2 (‘How legislation is interpreted’) comprises a chapter on the theoretical foundations of interpretation and an overview of the basic approaches to statutory interpretation in South Africa, and a chapter dealing with the practical application of the rules of interpretation. Part 3 (‘Judicial law-making during interpretation, and peremptory and directory provisions’) deals with day-to-day applications, and Part 4 is a basic introduction to constitutional interpretation. Students are also introduced to less well-known aspects of statutory interpretation, such as deeming clauses, the suspension of legislation, sunset clauses, legalese, and the counter-majoritarian difficulty.

The fifth edition of Statutory Interpretation: An Introduction for Students is a user-friendly introduction to the basic principles of statutory interpretation. It is aimed mainly at undergraduate students, but practitioners will also find it useful. The rules and principles of statutory interpretation are explained using hypothetical situations and practical examples from case law and legislation.

Jurisprudence (Paperback): Denise Meyerson Jurisprudence (Paperback)
Denise Meyerson
R895 R756 Discovery Miles 7 560 Save R139 (16%) Ships in 6 - 10 working days

Jurisprudence explores fundamental questions about law and justice from a philosophical and theoretical perspective. Rather than merely describing the field, the book provides rigorous evaluation of jurisprudential arguments and explains in clear, accurate and accessible terms, the complex and cutting-edge debates which define the field of contemporary jurisprudence.

Law Of Third Party Compensation (Paperback, 3rd Edition): Hennie Klopper Law Of Third Party Compensation (Paperback, 3rd Edition)
Hennie Klopper
R1,200 R1,001 Discovery Miles 10 010 Save R199 (17%) Ships in 4 - 10 working days
Labour Relations - A Southern African Perspective (Paperback, 7th Edition): Sonia Bendix Labour Relations - A Southern African Perspective (Paperback, 7th Edition)
Sonia Bendix
R650 R534 Discovery Miles 5 340 Save R116 (18%) Ships in 4 - 8 working days

Labour Relations: A southern African perspective is the seventh edition of a text first published in 1989 under the title Labour Relations in South Africa. At that time, it was the first comprehensive textbook of its kind and was hailed as having reached the finishing line when others were still at the starting block.

Since then continuous social, political and legislative developments, and the ever-changing labour relations scenario, have necessitated regular updates, as well as the more recent change to its title.

Like its predecessors, this edition uses the labour ‘relationship’ as its starting point, guiding readers through the establishment of labour relations systems, the key participants and interactions involved and the legislation governing these interactions. It does this by using detailed practical examples, explanations and real-life cases where applicable.

In various parts of this latest edition, the text touches on the Fourth Industrial Revolution, the nature of changes to come and the implications for the world of work.

North Carolina Sentencing Handbook with Felony, Misdemeanor, and DWI Sentencing Grids, 2017-2018 (Paperback): James M. Markham,... North Carolina Sentencing Handbook with Felony, Misdemeanor, and DWI Sentencing Grids, 2017-2018 (Paperback)
James M. Markham, Shea Riggsbee Denning
R841 Discovery Miles 8 410 Ships in 7 - 11 working days
Planning Law (Paperback, 3rd Edition): Jeannie Van Wyk Planning Law (Paperback, 3rd Edition)
Jeannie Van Wyk
R1,195 R952 Discovery Miles 9 520 Save R243 (20%) Ships in 4 - 8 working days

Now part of the Juta’s Property Law Library series, the third edition provides a comprehensive discussion of the core aspects of South African planning law.

The second edition, Planning Law (2012), reflected more of the new constitutional dispensation that brought with it not only a focus on values and equity, but also the development of an entirely new vision and structure for planning in the three spheres of government. It introduced some basic principles, addressed the apartheid roots of planning law in South Africa and gave detailed attention to the core of planning law.

Since the publication of the second edition, planning law has received increasing attention and the constitutional, legislative and jurisprudential framework has undergone significant contextual development. Evolving constitutional insights are providing a better perspective on the content of planning law and the impact of planning frameworks and decisions on government, in its three spheres, as well as owners and neighbours.

The Constitutional Court has, to a large extent, clarified the different planning competences and how these are allocated to each of the spheres of government. The enactment of the Spatial Planning and Land Use Management Act 16 of 2013 (SPLUMA) has paved the way for the discipline to develop considerably and to be more integrated. The resultant effect on planning law has been immense and has necessitated this new edition that has been reworked and updated in its entirety. Since planning law is multi-faceted, the book also deals with related administrative, environmental, local government and informal settlement issues. All the relevant legal principles and legislative provisions are amplified by discussions of applicable court decisions.

Unjustified Enrichment: A Casebook (Paperback, 4th Edition): Sieg Eiselen, Gerrit Pienaar Unjustified Enrichment: A Casebook (Paperback, 4th Edition)
Sieg Eiselen, Gerrit Pienaar
R1,076 R901 Discovery Miles 9 010 Save R175 (16%) Ships in 4 - 10 working days
Unjustified Enrichment (Paperback, 2nd Edition): Jean Sonnekus Unjustified Enrichment (Paperback, 2nd Edition)
Jean Sonnekus
R1,060 R889 Discovery Miles 8 890 Save R171 (16%) Ships in 4 - 10 working days
Academic literacy for law students - A content-based approach (Paperback): Marike Potgieter, Arlys van Wyk Academic literacy for law students - A content-based approach (Paperback)
Marike Potgieter, Arlys van Wyk
R249 R210 Discovery Miles 2 100 Save R39 (16%) Ships in 4 - 8 working days
Skills Workbook for Law Students (Paperback, 2nd ed): A. Kok, A. Nienaber, F. Viljoen Skills Workbook for Law Students (Paperback, 2nd ed)
A. Kok, A. Nienaber, F. Viljoen 1
R614 R506 Discovery Miles 5 060 Save R108 (18%) Ships in 4 - 8 working days

Written as a companion to Kleyn & Viljoen's Beginner's Guide for Law Students, this exciting new work takes students through the range of skills they will require throughout their studies and in practice. The material is presented in the same easy-to-use, fun and accessible manner that was used so successfully in the Beginner's Guide. Throughout, the authors use clear, simple language while never compromising on standards and accuracy. This book is available in English and Afrikaans versions.

Personereg (Afrikaans, Paperback, 6st ed): T. Boezaart Personereg (Afrikaans, Paperback, 6st ed)
T. Boezaart
R487 R409 Discovery Miles 4 090 Save R78 (16%) Ships in 4 - 8 working days

Personereg, wat nou die sesde uitgawe beleef, het deur die jare 'n standaardwerk oor die Suid-Afrikaanse personereg geword. Hierdie boek is vir die eerste keer in 1995 gepubliseer, net nadat Suid-Afrika 'n nuwe demokratiese bedeling aanvaar het. Die boek is 'n algemene bron oor die personereg wat ook uitgebreide verwysings bevat. Dit reflekteer die transformasie van die personereg om die waardes te weerspieel wat in die Grondwet van die Republiek van Suid-Afrika, 1996, met spesifi eke verwysing na die Handves van Regte, verskans word. Die sistematiese uiteensetting en breedvoerige oorsig maak hierdie boek geskik om as 'n handboek te bruik. Dit is ook in Engels beskikbaar. Eerstejaarstudente kan verwag om die grootste voordeel uit Personereg te put indien dit saam met Law of Persons Sourcebook gebruik word.

Stella Iuris - Celebrating 100 years Of Teaching Law In Pietermaritzburg  (Hardcover): Michael Kidd, Shannon Hoctor Stella Iuris - Celebrating 100 years Of Teaching Law In Pietermaritzburg (Hardcover)
Michael Kidd, Shannon Hoctor
R653 R536 Discovery Miles 5 360 Save R117 (18%) Ships in 4 - 8 working days

This commemorative work marks the hundredth year in which law has been taught at the University in Pietermaritzburg. It details the history of the teaching of law in Pietermaritzburg, and gathers contributions from top academics connected in various ways with the Faculty in Pietermaritzburg. The title includes a diverse range of articles and 19 photographs.

North Carolina Crimes - A Guidebook on the Elements of Crime (Paperback, 7th Revised edition): Jessica Smith North Carolina Crimes - A Guidebook on the Elements of Crime (Paperback, 7th Revised edition)
Jessica Smith
R3,731 Discovery Miles 37 310 Ships in 7 - 11 working days
The Law Of Estoppel In South Africa (Paperback, 3rd Edition): Jean Sonnekus The Law Of Estoppel In South Africa (Paperback, 3rd Edition)
Jean Sonnekus
R1,093 R915 Discovery Miles 9 150 Save R178 (16%) Ships in 4 - 10 working days

Since the second edition was published some important decisions have been reported on estoppel and these have been considered in this new edition. Comparing the multitude of references to estoppel in South African case law to the number of reported decisions where the courts actually founded estoppel confirms that successful reliance on estoppel remains more the exception than the rule.

North Carolina Guidebook for Registers of Deeds (Hardcover, 10th Revised edition): Charles A. Szypszak North Carolina Guidebook for Registers of Deeds (Hardcover, 10th Revised edition)
Charles A. Szypszak
R1,513 Discovery Miles 15 130 Ships in 7 - 11 working days
Inleiding tot die onderwysreg (Afrikaans, Paperback, 3): J.P. Rossouw, A. de Wet Inleiding tot die onderwysreg (Afrikaans, Paperback, 3)
J.P. Rossouw, A. de Wet; Edited by I.J. Oosthuizen
R310 R275 Discovery Miles 2 750 Save R35 (11%) Ships in 7 - 10 working days

Die arbeidswetgewing wat betrekking het op die onderwysomgewing is omvattend en dek 'n groot verskeidenheid aspekte waarmee almal binne hierdie omgewing op een of ander stadium te doen kry. Waar daar in die verlede moontlik 'n vae begrip van veral wette en regulasies ten opsigte van diensvoorwaardes by meeste werknemers in die onderwys teenwoordig was, is dit nou onontbeerlik om 'n basiese begrip van alle relevante wetgewing en regulasies wat van toepassing is, te he. Veral onderwysers kan hulle in die spreekwoordelike mynveld bevind indien hulle nie seker maak dat hulle oor die basiese kennis van onderwysreg beskik nie. Dit word gestaaf deur die talle hofsake, dispute, mediasie, dissiplinere verhore en die dikwels onaangename implikasies daarvan vir indiwidue (en hul gesinne) wat voortspruit uit aanklagte teen oortreders in alle sektore van die onderwys. Wetswysigings na aanleiding van veranderde omstandighede binne die onderwys, lei tot die behoefte om voortdurend op die hoogte van die implikasies en toepassing daarvan te wees. Hierdie dringende behoefte geld nie alleen vir skoolhoofde nie, maar vir elkeen betrokke by onderwys. Aan die een kant berus die korrekte toepassing en implementering by die beheerliggaam en die hoof van 'n inrigting, maar aan die anderkant raak dit die mense wat daar werksaam is. Die skrywers van hierdie boek het nie alleen 'n deeglike besef van hierdie noodsaaklike behoefte nie, hulle spreek dit ook baie effektief aan deur middel van hulle uiters waardevolle ervaring. Hierdie ervaring spruit voort uit praktiese betrokkenheid by die onderwys asook deeglike navorsing op die terrein van onderwysreg. Kennis van al die aspekte wat in hierdie boek aangespreek word, verbeter ongetwyfeld die kwaliteit van die onderrig- en leerproses in die klaskamer - 'n broodnodige doelwit om na te streef. Dit skep ook 'n veiliger omgewing waarbinne elkeen funksioneer. Persoonlik is ek baie dankbaar vir die bydrae wat deur middel van hierdie handige handleiding gemaak word tot die uiteindelike kwaliteit van onderwys in Suid Afrika. Dr. Jopie Breed President: SAOU

Inclusionary Zoning - A Guide to Ordinances and the Law (Paperback): C. Tyler Mulligan, James L. Joyce Inclusionary Zoning - A Guide to Ordinances and the Law (Paperback)
C. Tyler Mulligan, James L. Joyce
R848 Discovery Miles 8 480 Ships in 7 - 11 working days
Estate Planning Basics (Paperback, 10th ed.): Denis Clifford Estate Planning Basics (Paperback, 10th ed.)
Denis Clifford
R580 R462 Discovery Miles 4 620 Save R118 (20%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days
Jurisprudence (Paperback): Christopher Roederer, Darrel Moellendorf Jurisprudence (Paperback)
Christopher Roederer, Darrel Moellendorf
R878 R709 Discovery Miles 7 090 Save R169 (19%) Ships in 4 - 8 working days
Customary law in South Africa (Paperback): T. Bennett Customary law in South Africa (Paperback)
T. Bennett
R732 R597 Discovery Miles 5 970 Save R135 (18%) Ships in 4 - 8 working days
The Shadow System - Mass Incarceration and the American Family (Hardcover): Sylvia A. Harvey The Shadow System - Mass Incarceration and the American Family (Hardcover)
Sylvia A. Harvey
R654 R518 Discovery Miles 5 180 Save R136 (21%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days

With nearly 2 million people locked up in the United States, Americans have become increasingly familiar with concepts like mass incarceration and the criminalization of blackness. But what are the ripple effects of these phenomena for families who have a loved one in prison? In The Shadow System, Sylvia A. Harvey details the emotional and financial effects of mass incarceration on families and communities around the country. She reveals a shadow system of laws and regulations enacted to dehumanize the incarcerated and profit off their families-from mandatory sentencing laws, to restrictions on prison visitation, to charges of up to $24.95 for a 15-minute phone call. Harvey follows the fears, challenges, and small victories of three families, illustrating how families navigate the different regulations, programs, and economic costs, learning to cope (or not) with impossible stakes. Herself the daughter of an incarcerated parent, Harvey is uniquely positioned to reveal the granular reality of these worlds, their injustices, and the people trapped within them. The Shadow System will transform our understanding of the lasting impact incarceration has on American families and communities and delivers a galvanizing clarion call -- filled with moving personal stories -- to fix our broken system.

Wetsuitleg - 'n Inleiding vir studente (Afrikaans, Paperback, 5th): C.J. (Senior Lecturer, Constitutional Law, UNISA... Wetsuitleg - 'n Inleiding vir studente (Afrikaans, Paperback, 5th)
C.J. (Senior Lecturer, Constitutional Law, UNISA Advocate of the Supreme Court of South Africa) Botha
R462 R390 Discovery Miles 3 900 Save R72 (16%) Ships in 4 - 8 working days
Die Estoppelleerstuk in die Suid-Afrikaanse Reg (Afrikaans, Paperback, 3de uitgawe): Jean Sonnekus Die Estoppelleerstuk in die Suid-Afrikaanse Reg (Afrikaans, Paperback, 3de uitgawe)
Jean Sonnekus
R1,093 R915 Discovery Miles 9 150 Save R178 (16%) Ships in 4 - 10 working days

Sedert die vorige uitgawe in 2000 verskyn het, het heelwat baanbrekende nuwe uitsprake in sowel die gerapporteerde as ongerapporteerde hofverslae hier en elders verskyn waarby estoppel te berde gekom het. Dit moet noodwendig by die huidige uitgawe oorweeg en bespreek word om die klaarblyklike regs­ontwikkeling te identifiseer.

International Event-Data Developments - DDIR Phase II (Paperback): Richard L Merritt, Robert G. Muncaster, Dina A. Zinnes International Event-Data Developments - DDIR Phase II (Paperback)
Richard L Merritt, Robert G. Muncaster, Dina A. Zinnes
R883 Discovery Miles 8 830 Ships in 7 - 11 working days

The scientific study of international events has been revolutionized. Writers have long viewed such phenomena as war and peace, conflict and cooperation, as sequences of events demarches, protests, treaties, crises, armed interventions, conferences, and other occurrences that stand out against the gray background of everyday living. New thinking, however, has given us a more systematic means of analyzing the occurrence of events and of understanding and even predicting the international processes they influence. This book offers insight into the current exploration of a modern and sophisticated analytic and methodological approach to the study of interactions among nation-states, ethnic groups, and other international actors. National Science Foundation support brought together key event-data researchers in Data Development for International Research (DDIR) to assess needs and consider alternative approaches. DDIR has sought to advance the quantitative analysis of international politics. In Phase I it updated, expanded, and developed new national attribute and international conflict data. DDIR Phase II, represented in this book, has two main goals: to systematically enhance and improve currently existing, high-quality event data sets and to develop computer software that can facilitate the future generation of such event data and make data sets more readily accessible to users.

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