Book Announcement: Public-Private Partnerships in Transitional Nations: Policy, Governance and Praxis

Public-Private Partnerships in Transitional Nations: Policy, Governance and Praxis now available from Cambridge Scholars Publishing

9781443873123
Hardback, pp276, £61.99 / $105.95

Cambridge Scholars Publishing is pleased to announce the publication of Public-Private Partnerships in Transitional Nations: Policy, Governance and Praxis, edited by Nikolai Mouraviev and Nada Kakabadse

This collection examines public-private partnerships (PPPs) in transitional nations from the governance perspective. It explores the structures, legal frameworks and collaborative arrangements that underpin partnerships in Europe, Asia and Africa, and highlights government decisions that facilitate the transformation of societal challenges into developmental opportunities. By sharing the experience of nine nations, including China, Indonesia, Russia and Nigeria, it helps to better understand the commonalities in PPP deployment, avoid mistakes and pitfalls, and learn from other economies.
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Book Announcement: ‘And there’ll be NO dancing’: Perspectives on Policies Impacting Indigenous Australia since 2007

‘And there’ll be NO dancing’: Perspectives on Policies Impacting Indigenous Australia since 2007 now available from Cambridge Scholars Publishing

9781443898638
Hardback, pp366, £64.99 / $109.95

Cambridge Scholars Publishing is pleased to announce the publication of ‘And there’ll be NO dancing’: Perspectives on Policies Impacting Indigenous Australia since 2007, edited by Elisabeth Baehr and Barbara Schmidt-Haberkamp.

Just prior to the federal election of 2007, the Australian government led by John Howard decreed the “Northern Territory National Emergency Response”, commonly known as the Intervention, officially in reaction to an investigation by the Northern Territory government into allegedly rampant sexual abuse and neglect of Indigenous children. The emergency laws authorised the Australian government to drastically intervene in the self-determination of Indigenous communities in contravention of the UN Declaration of Human Rights and of the Rights of Indigenous Peoples.
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Book review: Mr Justice McCardie (1869-1933) – Rebel, Reformer, and Rogue Judge

Antony Lentin’s life of Henry Alfred McCardie, published in the centenary year of his appointment to the High Court Bench, offers a fascinating portrait of a judicial figure whose reforming judgments have stood the test of time rather better than some of the public pronouncements that brought him fame and notoriety in his own day.  Review by Paul Magrath.

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Call for Papers: Legal Discourse: Context, Media and Social Power, 24-26 May, 2018

CALL FOR PAPERS

Legal Discourse: Context, Media and Social Power

5th International Conference

24-25-26 May 2018

Italy

Organization: Centre for Research in Language and Law – CRILL

University of Campania ‘Luigi Vanvitelli’

Website: www.crill.unicampania.it

Conference Convenor: G. Tessuto

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Conference Venue: National School of Public Administration

Royal Palace, Caserta, ITALY

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Book Announcement: The Quest for Streetcar Unionism in the Carolina Piedmont, 1919-1922

The Quest for Streetcar Unionism in the Carolina Piedmont, 1919-1922 now available from Cambridge Scholars Publishing

9781443851893
Hardback, pp250, £61.99 / $105.95

Cambridge Scholars Publishing is pleased to announce the publication of The Quest for Streetcar Unionism in the Carolina Piedmont, 1919-1922 by Jeffrey M. Leatherwood.

Ever since the courtroom doors closed in 1919, the tragic Charlotte Streetcar Strike has haunted the collective memory of the Carolina Piedmont region. During a season of labor unrest, it briefly made national headlines. Five men were killed and at least twelve others were wounded by gunfire during a demonstration against Southern Public Utilities, a subsidiary of James B. Duke’s Southern Power. For many who lived afterward in North Carolina’s “Queen City,” the strike and riot were events better left forgotten, while, for later generations, the “Battle of the Barn” has become an item of curiosity. Continue reading

Book Announcement: Boosting the Enforcement of EU Competition Law at the Domestic Level

Boosting the Enforcement of EU Competition Law at the Domestic Level now available from Cambridge Scholars Publishing

9781443852012
Hardback, pp205, £61.99 / $105.95

Cambridge Scholars Publishing is pleased to announce the publication of Boosting the Enforcement of EU Competition Law at the Domestic Level, edited by Anne Looijestijn-Clearie, Catalin S. Rusu and Marc Veenbrink.

The role of the EU competition law rules in shaping the EU Internal Market can hardly be overstated. The EU substantive rules dealing with cartels, abuse of dominance and State aid have ensured, in the past decades, a much desired unity of the law applied in the diverse European markets. Yet, much of the success of the EU competition law provisions depends on its practical enforcement. The proliferation of competition law enforcement, especially since 2004, stands testimony in this respect. However, this has not come without challenges. In this context, this book aims to critically discuss certain key elements relating to the domestic enforcement of the said rules, in order to place the discussion of further boosting this enforcement exercise in the correct context. This book aims, in this respect, to find an answer to the following question: to what extent would boosting the domestic enforcement of the EU competition law rules aid the ambition of more forceful, better targeted and more resource-efficient EU competition law enforcement in the Internal Market? Topics such as the following are discussed in the contributions included in this book: the sufficiency of the enforcement toolbox of national competition authorities, the interaction between fundamental rights and competition law, and the duties of domestic bodies in this context. Continue reading