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2019

Words are Chameleons: The Languages of Law

Words are to a lawyer what mathematics is to a physicist. That being the case, if an observer watched the goings on of, say, the Court of King’s Bench in the 15th century, they might wonder how the legal system could work at all, for they would be hearing words in three languages...Read more >

 

 

 

 

 

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SEPTEMBER 10, 2019

China and India Set to Dominate the 21st Century

 Asia’s fortunes are undoubtedly rising. Driving these dynamics are the region’s two largest countries – China and India – whose mounting international standing are contributing to their evermore significant influence upon global politics...

JULY 18, 2019

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 This month one new Quick Reference title has been added to the site.

JULY 15, 2019

Gangs in the Modern World

Gangs fascinate people. They have been the subject of sociological inquiry for over a hundred years. Major theories on crime and delinquency have emerged in relation to the study of gangs and gang members...