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Air Law - A Comprehensive Sourcebook for Southern African pilots (Paperback): Philippe-Joseph Salazar Air Law - A Comprehensive Sourcebook for Southern African pilots (Paperback)
Philippe-Joseph Salazar
R646 R549 Discovery Miles 5 490 Save R97 (15%) Ships in 4 - 8 working days

Air Law: A comprehensive sourcebook for Southern African pilots is the first book on air law published by a leading academic and is intended to serve the Southern African pilots' community. Written in a straight-forward style, Air Law is fully referenced and clearly presented. The book provides student pilots and their instructors with the in-depth knowledge that pilots need to pass their examinations and obtain their licences. Air Law offers private pilots a source of legal reference that will enable them to remain competent and compliant aviators and guides them through complex regulations. Air Law will also help commercial pilots to secure the core knowledge of air law that they need to progress to advanced procedures. The book contains a section intended for drone pilots. Air Law tells a story: that of flying safely. The book offers readers who are passionate about aviation a deep insight into the art of safe flying. You will follow a VFR pilot on a cross-country flight, and see how the rules, regulations, and demands of air law are there to produce better pilots, and to make flying a unique and long-lasting human experience.

African Customary Law in South Africa (Paperback): African Customary Law in South Africa (Paperback)
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R518 R471 Discovery Miles 4 710 Save R47 (9%) Ships in 6 - 10 working days

African Customary Law in South Africa: Post-Apartheid and Living Law Perspectives provides a clear introduction to indigenous law in South Africa. The text provides a structure for understanding the nature and overarching system of customary law, illustrating its distinctness in relation to other areas of law, and exploring the dynamic precepts and values of living customary law. The text suggests an approach which supports harmonisation of customary law precepts and values with the common law and Western constitutional jurisprudence, and offers an authentic, culturally sensitive framework within which contentious issues might be resolved. The text is pedagogically designed to assist learning and the development of academic skills, encouraging readers to develop an approach of independent enquiry and analysis. This text is suited as core course material for students who are studying African Customary Law, Indigenous Law, or Legal Diversity as a module of the LLB degree. It also serves as a useful first reference for scholars who are interested in this field of law, legal practitioners, magistrates and judges. The following teaching resources complement the text, and are available to lecturers, to support teaching and learning: PowerPoint slide presentation Application questions

International Law (Paperback): International Law (Paperback)
R762 R676 Discovery Miles 6 760 Save R86 (11%) Ships in 6 - 10 working days

International Law offers a rigorous yet accessible introduction to public international law for students.

Presenting a clearly structured conceptual framework, the text is designed to support understanding by providing a concise, coherent perspective of international law principles and systems at domestic, regional and international levels. In addition to the standard, core material addressed in international law curriculae, the text examines judgments from South African courts and African jurisdictions, and provides a challenging analysis of key, emerging developments which are particularly relevant to the African context.

Features:

  • International criminal law
  • Protection of individuals against mass atrocities
  • The use of force against non-state actors
  • International trade and investment law
  • International climate change law
  • Legal protection of the environment.
  • Additional teaching and learning resources assist students to master the subject matter, and support the development of advanced academic skills.
Private International Law - The Modern Roman-Dutch Law Including the Jurisdiction of the High Courts (Paperback, 5th): C.F.... Private International Law - The Modern Roman-Dutch Law Including the Jurisdiction of the High Courts (Paperback, 5th)
C.F. Forsyth
R1,111 R924 Discovery Miles 9 240 Save R187 (17%) Ships in 4 - 8 working days
Dugard's International Law - A South African Perspective (Paperback, 5th ed): John Dugard, Max Du Plessis, Tiyanjana... Dugard's International Law - A South African Perspective (Paperback, 5th ed)
John Dugard, Max Du Plessis, Tiyanjana Maluwa, Dire Tladi
R928 R778 Discovery Miles 7 780 Save R150 (16%) Ships in 4 - 8 working days

This fifth edition of International Law: A South African Perspective is now titled Dugard’s International Law: A South African Perspective, in recognition of the fact that this work is a continuation of the earlier editions written by John Dugard.

The substance of the work has undergone major changes to take account of new developments both on the international legal scene and in South Africa. Dugard’s International Law: A South African Perspective presents a South African perspective of international law. The basic principles of international law are described and examined with reference to the principal sources of international law. This examination, however, takes place within the context of South African law.

South African state practice, judicial decisions and legislation on international law receive equal treatment with international law as it is practised and taught abroad.

Introduction to Law and Legal Skills (Paperback): Tracy Humby, Louis J. Kotze, Anel du Plessis, Willemien du Plessis Introduction to Law and Legal Skills (Paperback)
Tracy Humby, Louis J. Kotze, Anel du Plessis, Willemien du Plessis; Jaco Barnard Naude, …
R544 R492 Discovery Miles 4 920 Save R52 (10%) Ships in 6 - 10 working days

Introduction to law and legal skills introduces LLB students to legal history and basic frameworks and concepts in a graduated, applied and engaging way. The core focus of this text is its innovative educational and learning-developed approach, which helps teach students how to think as lawyers. Knowledge of theory and concept is reinforced through applied, practical exercises which support comprehension. This integrated approach furthers understanding to build and develop independent academic skills. In particular, the text encourages the development of language skills, critical and independent thinking, and legal research skills.

Leading Without Authority - Why You Don't Need To Be In Charge to Inspire Others and Make Change Happen (Paperback): Keith... Leading Without Authority - Why You Don't Need To Be In Charge to Inspire Others and Make Change Happen (Paperback)
Keith Ferrazzi
R340 R272 Discovery Miles 2 720 Save R68 (20%) Ships in 5 - 10 working days

'Ferrazzi is breaking new ground in defining what leadership can mean in the emerging world of work' -Arianna Huffington, founder and CEO of Thrive Global 'Ferrazzi has gone into the trenches to figure out what it really takes to empower people and make teams more than the sum of their parts. This book will be a staple in every leader's library' -Adam Grant, host of the TED podcast WorkLife, bestselling author of Give and Take and Originals The world of work is changing at an unprecedented rate leaving many organisations struggling to cope. At a time when constant innovation, agility, and speed often mean the difference between success and failure, we can no longer afford to waste time navigating the complex bureaucracy present in most companies. The #1 New York Times bestselling author Keith Ferrazzi argues that in times like these the ability to lead without authority is the essential workplace competency. Leading Without Authority reveals the secret to getting those around you to collaborate and cooperate to reach their full potential, whatever your title. The answer involves a shift in mindset that Ferrazzi calls co-elevation - working to elevate those around us. And you don't have to have formal authority, or direct reports, to utilize the co-elevation process. In fact, you can take initial steps forward without the other person even being aware of your efforts. Drawing on a decade of research and over thirty years helping CEOs and senior leaders drive innovation and build high-performing teams Ferrazzi reveals how we can all transform our business and our relationships with the people around us. The result is a new roadmap for thriving amid the disruptive pressures afflicting every industry.

The law of the sea - The African Union and its member states (Paperback): Prof Patrick Vrancken, Prof Martin Tsamenyi The law of the sea - The African Union and its member states (Paperback)
Prof Patrick Vrancken, Prof Martin Tsamenyi
R1,215 R1,007 Discovery Miles 10 070 Save R208 (17%) Ships in 4 - 8 working days

The overarching vision of the 2050 Africa's Integrated Maritime Strategy is to foster increased wealth creation from Africa's oceans and seas by developing a sustainable thriving blue economy in a secure and environmentally sustainable manner. The Law of the Sea: The African Union and its Member States provides a first and firm foundation for an assessment and the further development of the legal aspects of ocean governance on the continent. It is an indispensable reference for all the role players in the African Maritime Domain, including agencies and governments, business, civil society, lawyers, scientists and students.

International tax law - Offshore tax avoidance in South Africa (Paperback): A. Oguttu International tax law - Offshore tax avoidance in South Africa (Paperback)
A. Oguttu
R1,018 R850 Discovery Miles 8 500 Save R168 (17%) In stock

International tax law: Offshore tax avoidance in South Africa provides a comprehensive analysis of some of the offshore tax-avoidance schemes employed by South African residents. The book offers a detailed and logical explanation of difficult international tax concepts, and critically analyses the effectiveness of South African legislation in curbing offshore tax-avoidance schemes. South African legislative provisions are compared with similar provisions in the United Kingdom and the United States of America, and international case law and tax treaty implications are thoroughly discussed. International tax law: Offshore tax avoidance in South Africa also addresses the recommendations of international organisations, such as the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), which seek to prevent international tax avoidance. In this regard, the role of tax havens in encouraging international tax avoidance and the OECD initiatives to stifle their development are considered. The OECD's efforts to prevent base erosion and profit shifting are also examined.

The Law of Arbitration: South African and international arbitration (Paperback, 2nd ed): Peter Ramsden The Law of Arbitration: South African and international arbitration (Paperback, 2nd ed)
Peter Ramsden
R815 R687 Discovery Miles 6 870 Save R128 (16%) Ships in 4 - 8 working days

Building on the success of the first edition, the second edition of The Law of Arbitration: South African and International Arbitration sets out the South African common law, legislation and local and international case law applicable to each stage of the arbitration cycle, including the arbitration agreement, intervention by courts pending arbitration, the appointment of and challenges to the arbitrators, the pleadings and arbitration proceedings, and the arbitration award. A brief overview of alternative dispute resolution approaches is also provided as a contextual introduction.

The second edition now incorporates the new International Arbitration Act 15 of 2017 and updates the references to local case law as well as international case law relating to the UNCITRAL Model Arbitration Law (MAL). Act 15 of 2017 cements South Africa’s position not only as a venue for international arbitration but also for the enforcement of foreign arbitral awards, making this title indispensable for South African arbitrators wanting to gain experience in international arbitration.

The following appendices are incorporated in the second edition of The Law of Arbitration:

  • The Arbitration Act 42 of 1965;
  • The Rules for the Conduct of Arbitrations (2018 Edition) of the Association of Arbitrators (Southern Africa);
  • The International Arbitration Act 15 of 2017, together with its Schedules (UNCITRAL Model Law on International Commercial Arbitration; UNCITRAL Conciliation Rules; Convention on The Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Arbitral awards)
Understanding investment law in Zambia (Paperback): Sangwani Patrick  Ng'ambi Understanding investment law in Zambia (Paperback)
Sangwani Patrick Ng'ambi
R481 R420 Discovery Miles 4 200 Save R61 (13%) Ships in 4 - 8 working days

Understanding Investment Law in Zambia deals with both the domestic law and international legal norms pertaining to foreign direct investment. A wide array of topics is covered in this book, including the contractual, legislative and treaty-based protections available to investors as they consider entrusting their capital to another jurisdiction. These protections are considered through the prism of the Zambian investment climate, and give a glimpse into both historical and current issues.

International Human Rights Law - Cases, Materials, Commentary (Paperback, 3rd Revised edition): Olivier De Schutter International Human Rights Law - Cases, Materials, Commentary (Paperback, 3rd Revised edition)
Olivier De Schutter
R1,338 Discovery Miles 13 380 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

International human rights law has expanded remarkably since the 1990s. It is therefore more important than ever to identify, beyond specific controversies, its deeper structure and the general pattern of evolution. Moreover, it has a logic of its own: though part of international law, it borrows many of its principles from domestic constitutional law. This leading textbook meets both challenges. It has been significantly updated for the new third edition, introducing sections on subjects including business and human rights, amongst other key areas. Features include forty new cases from various jurisdictions or expert bodies, and figures offering visual descriptions of the procedures discussed in the text. The 'questions for discussion' have also been systematically updated. The text retains its student-friendly design, and the features which made the previous editions so engaging and accessible remain. This popular textbook continues to be an essential tool for all students of human rights law.

International Organizations - Politics, Law, Practice (Paperback, 3rd Revised edition): Ian Hurd International Organizations - Politics, Law, Practice (Paperback, 3rd Revised edition)
Ian Hurd
R947 R829 Discovery Miles 8 290 Save R118 (12%) In stock

Now in its third edition, this leading undergraduate textbook has been revised and updated throughout to take account of recent developments in world politics. Concise and engagingly written, the book is core reading for courses on international organizations, international law and politics, and global governance. Unlike other textbooks in the field, it takes readers behind the scenes of the world's most important international institutions to explore their legal authority and the political controversies that they generate. It presents chapter-length case studies of the world's leading international organizations, with attention to the legal, political, and practical aspects. The new edition adds depth to the discussion of international relations theory and features new case material on Brexit, the Argentine sovereign debt, the Syrian war, the cholera epidemic in Haiti, and more.

South African Environmental Law Through The Cases (Paperback): South African Environmental Law Through The Cases (Paperback)
R767 Discovery Miles 7 670 Ships in 4 - 10 working days
Ethical Theory and Business (Paperback, 10th Revised edition): Denis G. Arnold, Tom L. Beauchamp, Norman E. Bowie Ethical Theory and Business (Paperback, 10th Revised edition)
Denis G. Arnold, Tom L. Beauchamp, Norman E. Bowie
R1,398 Discovery Miles 13 980 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

For forty years, successive editions of Ethical Theory and Business have helped to define the field of business ethics. The 10th edition reflects the current, multidisciplinary nature of the field by explicitly embracing a variety of perspectives on business ethics, including philosophy, management, and legal studies. Chapters integrate theoretical readings, case studies, and summaries of key legal cases to guide students to a rich understanding of business ethics, corporate responsibility, and sustainability. The 10th edition has been entirely updated, ensuring that students are exposed to key ethical questions in the current business environment. New chapters cover the ethics of IT, ethical markets, and ethical management and leadership. Coverage includes climate change, sustainability, international business ethics, sexual harassment, diversity, and LGBTQ discrimination. New case studies draw students directly into recent business ethics controversies, such as sexual harassment at Fox News, consumer fraud at Wells Fargo, and business practices at Uber.

International Law (Paperback): Gleider Hernandez International Law (Paperback)
Gleider Hernandez
R775 R686 Discovery Miles 6 860 Save R89 (11%) In stock

International Law presents a comprehensive yet student-focused approach to the subject, providing a contemporary and stimulating account of international law. With critical coverage delivered through a wide range of learning features, students are encouraged to engage with legal debates and controversies. Online resources accompany this book, providing additional support for students.

The Anatomy of the Nuremberg Trials - A Personal Memoir (Paperback): Telford Taylor The Anatomy of the Nuremberg Trials - A Personal Memoir (Paperback)
Telford Taylor
R461 R392 Discovery Miles 3 920 Save R69 (15%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days

"A masterly work of military and judicial history." -New York Times. Telford Taylor's book is a defining piece of World War II literature, an engrossing and reflective eyewitness account of one of the most significant events of our century. In 1945, the Allied nations agreed on a judicial process, rather than summary execution, to determine the fate of the Nazis following the end of World War II. Held in Nuremberg, the ceremonial birthplace of the Nazi Party, the British, American, French, and Soviet leaders contributed both judges and prosecutors to the series of trials that would prosecute some of the most prominent politicians, military leaders and businessmen in Nazi Germany. This is the definitive history of the Nuremberg crimes trials by one of the key participants, Telford Taylor, the distinguished lawyer who was a member of the American prosecution staff and eventually became chief counsel. In vivid detail, Taylor portrays the unfolding events as he "saw, heard, and otherwise sensed them at the time, and not as a detached historian working from the documents might picture them." Table of Contents: 1 Nuremberg and the Laws of War 2 The Nuremberg Ideas 3 Justice Jackson Takes Over 4 Establishing the Court: The London Charter 5 The Defendants and the Charges: Krupp and the German General Staff 6 Berlin to Nuremberg 7 Nuremberg: Pretrial Pains and Problems 8 On Trial 9 The Nuremberg War Crimes Community 10 The SS and the General Staff-High Command 11 Individual Defendants, Future Trials, and Criminal Organizations 12 The French and Soviet Prosecutions 13 The Defendants: Goering and Hess 14 The Defendants: "Murderers' Row" 15 The Defendants: Bankers and Admirals 16 The Defendants: The Last Nine 17 The Closing Arguments 18 The Indicted Organizations 19 The Defendants' Last Words 20 The Judgments of Solomons 21 Judgment: Law, Crime, and Punishment Taylor describes personal vendettas among the Allied representatives and the negotiations that preceded the handing down of sentences. The revelations have not lost their power over the decades: The chamber is reduced to silence when an SS officer recounts impassively that his troops rounded up and killed 90,000 Jews, and panic overcomes the head of the German State Bank as it becomes clear that he knew his institution was receiving jewels and other valuables taken from the bodies of concentration camp inmates.

The Institute of International Law's Resolution on State Succession and State Responsibility - Introduction, Text and... The Institute of International Law's Resolution on State Succession and State Responsibility - Introduction, Text and Commentaries (Paperback)
Marcelo G. Kohen, Patrick Dumberry
R675 Discovery Miles 6 750 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Marcelo Kohen and Patrick Dumberry explore in an article-by-article commentary the Resolution adopted in 2015 by the Institute of International Law, on state succession in matters of state responsibility. They analyse the content and scope of application of each provision based on a comprehensive survey of existing state practice and judicial decisions (both domestic and international), as well as taking into account the works of scholars and that of the ILC Special Rapporteur in his proposed Draft Articles on the same topic. This book explains the rationale and the reasons behind why the Institute adopted specific solutions to address particular problems of succession to responsibility for each provision, including the need to achieve a fair outcome given the specific circumstances and relevant factors for each case.

General Principles of the European Convention on Human Rights (Paperback): Janneke Gerards General Principles of the European Convention on Human Rights (Paperback)
Janneke Gerards
R829 Discovery Miles 8 290 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

The European Convention on Human Rights is one of the world's most important and influential human rights documents. It owes its value mainly to the European Court of Human Rights, which applies the Convention rights in individual cases. This book offers a clear insight into the concepts and principles that are key to understanding the European Convention and the Court's case-law. It explains how the Court generally approaches the many cases brought before it and which tools help it to decide on these cases, illustrated by numerous examples taken from the Court's judgements. Core issues discussed are the types of Convention rights (such as absolute rights); the structure of the Court's Convention rights review; principles and methods of interpretation (such as common ground interpretation and the use of precedent); positive and negative obligations; vertical and horizontal effect; the margin of appreciation doctrine; and requirements for the restriction of Convention rights.

WTO Ministerial Conferences - Key Outcomes (Paperback): World Trade Organization Secretariat WTO Ministerial Conferences - Key Outcomes (Paperback)
World Trade Organization Secretariat
R689 Discovery Miles 6 890 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

WTO Ministerial Conferences: Key Outcomes contains all the key outcomes from WTO Ministerial Conferences since the organization was established in 1995. Covering eleven Ministerial Conferences held between 1996 and 2017, the key outcomes include Ministerial Decisions and Declarations as well as Chairpersons' statements. This publication also reproduces relevant ministerial outcomes of the Uruguay Round adopted in connection with the establishment of the WTO. This publication complements The WTO Agreements, recently published by Cambridge University Press and the WTO, which contains the Marrakesh Agreement Establishing the WTO and its Annexes.

International Law - Examples & Explanations, 2e (Paperback, 2nd ed.): Epps, Valerie Epps, Lorie Graham International Law - Examples & Explanations, 2e (Paperback, 2nd ed.)
Epps, Valerie Epps, Lorie Graham
R1,573 Discovery Miles 15 730 Ships in 7 - 11 working days
Refugee law in South Africa - Includes appendices on CD-ROM (Paperback): F. Khan, T. Schreier Refugee law in South Africa - Includes appendices on CD-ROM (Paperback)
F. Khan, T. Schreier
R687 R585 Discovery Miles 5 850 Save R102 (15%) Ships in 4 - 8 working days
Introduction to international law (Paperback): T.W. Bennett, J. Strug Introduction to international law (Paperback)
T.W. Bennett, J. Strug 1
R779 R659 Discovery Miles 6 590 Save R120 (15%) Ships in 4 - 8 working days
Dispute Processes - ADR and the Primary Forms of Decision-making (Paperback, 3rd Revised edition): Michael Palmer, Simon Roberts Dispute Processes - ADR and the Primary Forms of Decision-making (Paperback, 3rd Revised edition)
Michael Palmer, Simon Roberts
R1,161 Discovery Miles 11 610 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

This wide-ranging study considers the primary forms of decision-making - negotiation, mediation, umpiring, as well as the processes of avoidance and violence - in the context of rapidly changing discourses and practices of civil justice across a range of jurisdictions. Many contemporary discussions in this field-and associated projects of institutional design-are taking place under the broad but imprecise label of Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR). The book brings together and analyses a wide range of materials dealing with dispute processes, and the current debates on and developments in civil justice. With the help of analysis of materials beyond those ordinarily found in the ADR literature, it provides a comprehensive and comparative perspective on modes of handling civil disputes. The new edition is thoroughly revised and is extended to include new chapters on avoidance and self-help, the ombuds, Online Dispute Resolution and pressures of institutionalisation.

The First Global Integrated Marine Assessment - World Ocean Assessment I (Hardcover): United Nations The First Global Integrated Marine Assessment - World Ocean Assessment I (Hardcover)
United Nations
R3,512 R3,289 Discovery Miles 32 890 Save R223 (6%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

The World Ocean Assessment - or, to give its full title, The First Global Integrated Marine Assessment - is the outcome of the first cycle of the United Nations' Regular Process for Global Reporting and Assessment of the State of the Marine Environment, including Socioeconomic Aspects. The Assessment provides vital, scientifically-grounded bases for the consideration of ocean issues, including climate change, by governments, intergovernmental agencies, non-governmental agencies and all other stakeholders and policymakers involved in ocean affairs. Together with future assessments and related initiatives, it will support the implementation of the recently adopted 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, particularly its ocean-related goals. Moreover, it will also form an important reference text for marine science courses.

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