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Gender and Authority in Sixteenth-Century England, Amanda Shephard.
1 Amanda Shephard. Gender and Authority in Sixteenth-Century England
Staffordshire: Keele University Press 1994 1853310557 / 9781853310553 1st Paper back Like New. Couple of pages have little underlining; 4-5 pages only. Not issued 6 x 0.7 x 9 inches 
Shephard examines attitudes toward women in early modern England in the writings of John Knox and his opponents. Her analysis of the ideas of leading Catholic noblemen challenges the view that Protestantism improved the status of women, and shows that the most radical ideas about women's right to participate in public life are to be found within the aristocracy. 
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Seeking Balance: Conversations with BC Women in Politics, Anne Edwards.
2 Anne Edwards. Seeking Balance: Conversations with BC Women in Politics
Halfmoon Bay: Caitlin Press 2008 1894759311 / 9781894759311 paper back New Not issued 23 x 3 x 15.5 cm 
Many Canadians say that British Columbia is the zaniest political province. It's too diverse, too polarized - geographically, demographically and ideologically. But the British Columbia political arena is lively, and it has often led the way in electing women to parliaments - as respected spokespeople for the public and as equal people. In Seeking Balance, Anne Edwards shares her conversations with more than eighty Briths Columbia women politicians, including Rita Johnston, Rosemary Brown, Grace McCarthy, Kim Campbell, Pat Carney, Darlene Marzari, Joy MacPhail and Carole James. These women who served as members of the provincial legislature or the Canadian parliament reveal their ambitions and their reactions to serving in a political system designed and dominated by men. Women struggle to find their place in the pyramids of power. They reach decisions in ways untraditional to Canadian politics; they bring ideas to a systemill-suited to respond; and they see clearly the jagged edges that should be smoothed in order to create a vibrant democratic state. These women - of many ages, across party lines and from all parts of the province - share attitudes and insights into the lively world of British Columbia politics, at home and aross our nation. 
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Conflict, Crisis, and Accountability: Racial Profiling and Law Enforcement in Canada, Charles C. Smith.
3 Charles C. Smith. Conflict, Crisis, and Accountability: Racial Profiling and Law Enforcement in Canada
Ottawa: Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives 2007 0886275296 / 9780886275297 1st Paperback Like New (Slight shelf wearing) 1 x 6.2 x 9 inches 
This book focuses on racial profiling in a law enforcement context, particularly as it relates to domestic policing and anti-terrorism initiatives, and issues concerning the reality and impact on peoples of African descent and those ensnared in post-9/11 security actions. This book is divided into five chapters. The first two summarize developments contributing to the conflict between the Toronto Police and the African Canadian community as well as the history of racial profiling and domestic law enforcement in the U.S., the U.K. and Canada. The next two look at the impact of anti-terrorism legislation, its effect on particular racialized groups and how this is part of the history of Canadian immigration law and policy. The final chapter reviews current efforts to reduce and eliminate racial profiling in domestic law enforcement; several of the measures examined might be useful for all law enforcement officials. 
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Toward Improving Canada's Skilled Immigration Policy: An Evaluation Approach (Policy study 45), Charles M. Beach; Alan G. Green & Christopher Worswick.
4 Charles M. Beach; Alan G. Green & Christopher Worswick. Toward Improving Canada's Skilled Immigration Policy: An Evaluation Approach (Policy study 45)
Toronto: C D Howe Institute 2012 0888068522 / 9780888068521 Paper back New 1.3 x 15.2 x 23.5 cm 
Canada's approach to immigration has faced major challenges in recent years. Among them: the gap between earnings of recent immigrants in Canada and their Canadian-born contemporaries has been growing, and the time it takes to close the gap has been lengthening. What has gone wrong? What to do about it? The authors provide a panoramic view of shifts in Canada's skilled-immigration policies and the strengths and weaknesses of the points system used to screen new arrivals. They identify the policy levers that affects the attributes and success rates of new arrivals and break new ground in providing a tool by which to measure those impacts. Essential reading for all who care about the tough questions of immigration policy. 
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Sin No More: From Abortion to Stem Cells, Understanding Crime, Law, and Morality in America, John Dombrink & Daniel Hillyard.
5 John Dombrink & Daniel Hillyard. Sin No More: From Abortion to Stem Cells, Understanding Crime, Law, and Morality in America
New York: New York University Press 2007 0814719899 / 9780814719893 Paper back Like New Not issued 1 x 6 x 9 inches 
Sin No More offers a vivid examination of some of the most morally and politically disputed issues of our time: abortion, gay rights, assisted suicide, stem cell research, and legalized gambling. These are moral values issues, all of which are hotly, sometimes violently, contested in America. The authors cover these issues in depth, looking at the nature of efforts to initiate reforms, to define constituencies, to mobilize resources, to frame debates, and to shape public opinion - all in an effort to achieve social change, create, or re-write legislation. Of the issues under scrutiny only legalized gambling has managed to achieve widespread acceptance despite moral qualms from some. Sin No More seeks to show what these laws and attitudes tell us about Americans' approach to law and morality, and about our changing conceptions of sin, crime and illegality. Running through each chapter is a central tension: that American attitudes and laws toward these victimless crimes are going through a process of normalization. Despite conservative rhetoric the authors argue that the tide is turning on each of these issues, with all moving toward acceptance, or decriminalization, in society. Each issue is at a different point in terms of this acceptance, and each has travelled different roads to achieve their current status. 
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In Brown's Wake: Legacies of America's Educational Landmark, Martha Minow.
6 Martha Minow. In Brown's Wake: Legacies of America's Educational Landmark
New York: Oxford University Press 2010 0195171527 / 9780195171525 Hard bound New New 24.1 x 2.5 x 16.5 cm Some splash spots at bottom side of the book.
What is the legacy of Brown vs. Board of Education? While it is well known for establishing racial equality as a central commitment of American schools, the case also inspired social movements for equality in education across all lines of difference, including language, gender, disability, immigration status, socio-economic status, religion, and sexual orientation. Yet more than a half century after Brown, American schools are more racially separated than before, and educators, parents and policy makers still debate whether the ruling requires all-inclusive classrooms in terms of race, gender, disability, and other differences. In Brown's Wake examines the reverberations of Brown in American schools, including efforts to promote equal opportunities for all kinds of students. School choice, once a strategy for avoiding Brown, has emerged as a tool to promote integration and opportunities, even as charter schools and private school voucher programs enable new forms of self-separation by language, gender, disability, and ethnicity. Martha Minow, Dean of Harvard Law School, argues that the criteria placed on such initiatives carry serious consequences for both the character of American education and civil society itself. Although the original promise of Brown remains more symbolic than effective, Minow demonstrates the power of its vision in the struggles for equal education regardless of students' social identity, not only in the United States but also in many countries around the world. Further, she urges renewed commitment to the project of social integration even while acknowledging the complex obstacles that must be overcome. An elegant and concise overview of Brown and its aftermath, In Brown's Wake explores the broad-ranging and often surprising impact of one of the century's most important Supreme Court decisions. 
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Complementary Medicine: Ethics and Law, Michael Weir.
7 Michael Weir. Complementary Medicine: Ethics and Law
Brisbane: Prometheus Publications 2000 0646396285 / 9780646396286 1st Paperback Like New 9.6 x 6.7 x 0.8 inches 
Complementary Medicine: Ethics and Law gives you the tools to: ● Understand the Ten Commandments of professional practice ● Identify and deal with tricky legal situations that arise in practice ● Understand your legal obligations to your clients and the profession ● Appreciate your ethical responsibilities ● Set up your professional practice ● Understand the permitted boundaries of your practice ● Understand the ins and outs of commercial leases ● Decipher professional indemnity insurance For the first time, the student or practitioner of complementary medicine has a comprehensive, readable and informative discussion of these vital issues. 
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Complex Issues in Child Custody Evaluations, Philip M. Stahl.
8 Philip M. Stahl. Complex Issues in Child Custody Evaluations
Thousand Oaks: SAGE Publications 1999 0761919090 / 9780761919094 Paperback Like New 0.5 x 6 x 9.2 inches
"This text is excellent and very timely. Philip Michael Stahl's second volume is the perfect supplement to his Conducting Child Custody Evaluations because it deals with specific issues of great concern to evaluators: parental alienation, allegations of sexual abuse, domestic violence, move-away situations, and high conflict families. The chapter dealing with child considerations is also very well done. His discussion of developmental considerations is clear and supported by the latest research in the field. I also liked his treatment of children's reaction to parental conflict, weighing the needs of the individual child with the needs of the sibling group, and giving the child a voice while protecting their privacy. I also appreciated his discussion of components of the evaluator's recommendation, use of psychological testing, Rosemary Vasquez's discussion of cultural issues, tackling the terror of testifying and ethical issues. Phil Stahl has written a very important text. It is timely, well written, and comprehensive. Nice work!!!" --Hugh McIsaac, Oregon Family Institute When performing a custody evaluation, how do professionals deal with the issue of domestic violence? What impact does one parent's moving away have on the evaluation? How should an evaluator handle high-conflict divorces? Over the past five to ten years, there has been a significant increase in the use of child custody evaluations by the courts. At the same time, the issues have become more complex and difficult. In this book, the author provides a theoretical and practical understanding of many of the factors that make custody evaluations complex. A key component is the integration of disparate research findings into a comprehensive resource that will enable the evaluator and the court to understand these complex issues. A second component is to provide a thorough understanding of the fact that divorce brings with it a set of complex needs, and evaluators and the courts must develop a paradigm for weighing these needs in a comprehensive manner. This book provides that paradigm. 
Price: 74.00 USD
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Conducting Child Custody Evaluations: A Comprehensive Guide, Philip Michael Stahl.
9 Philip Michael Stahl. Conducting Child Custody Evaluations: A Comprehensive Guide
Thousand Oaks: SAGE Publications 1994 0803948212 / 9780803948211 Paperback Like New (Book has a name written on back of front cover) 6 x 0.6 x 9 inches 
This important contribution to understanding the whole process of conducting child custody evaluation, based on the author's extensive experience, examines in detail the complex questions and issues involved. The many topics addressed include: interviewing parents and children; testifying in court; writing custody evaluations; assessing the capacity to parent; assessing the attachment of children to their parents; planning custody and parental access; children's adjustment to divorce; domestic violence, drug and alcohol abuse; mental illness; parental alienation; and on-going evaluation. 
Price: 80.00 USD
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Legal Fundamentals for Canadian Business, Richard A. Yates.
10 Richard A. Yates. Legal Fundamentals for Canadian Business
Toronto: Pearson Canada 2006 0131273787 / 9780131273788 1st Paperback New 20.7 x 1.9 x 25.8 cm 
"Legal Fundamentals for Canadian Business" provides students with a solid foundation of essential business law concepts. Brief Case summaries throughout each chapter relate legal concepts to the real world, and clear diagrams visually reinforce the business law topics examined in the test. 
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The Charter of Rights and Freedoms (Essentials of Canadian Law), Robert J. Sharpe & Kent Roach.
11 Robert J. Sharpe & Kent Roach. The Charter of Rights and Freedoms (Essentials of Canadian Law)
Toronto: Irwin Law Inc. 2009 1552211754 / 9781552211755 4th, Revised Paperback New 6 x 1.6 x 9 inches 
Written by two of Canada's leading constitutional scholars, no other Canadian book provides such an accessible yet thorough and objective account of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms. The authors survey the manner in which Canadian courts have come to terms with a constitutionally entrenched bill of rights, focusing on the decisions of the Supreme Court of Canada. The purpose is to explain the Charter, its interpretation by the courts, and its practical application. The text has been thoroughly updated to reflect Charter jurisprudence since publication of the third edition in 2005. Notable among those developments are significant changes to the way the Supreme Court has approached the interpretation of equality rights, constitutional remedies, and most recently the rights of the criminally accused. 
Price: 56.00 USD
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Custody Disputes: Evaluation and Intervention, Ruth S. Parry (ed.) & Others (ed.).
12 Ruth S. Parry (ed.) & Others (ed.). Custody Disputes: Evaluation and Intervention
Toronto: Lexington Books 1986 066911975X / 9780669119756 Hardbound Very good (In excellent condition) Not issued 0.8 x 6.8 x 9.5 inches A name is written on top of first page.
The book details clinical experience and shows what can be done in the difficult situations that the children of broken marriages come across. This presents the challenges and opportunity for others to add their contributions toward optimal resolution of what can but need not be a destructive life predicament. 
Price: 29.95 USD
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