Hayes And Williams Family Law

Author: Stephen Gilmore
Editor: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 0199682186
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Fully updated by Stephen Gilmore and Lisa Glennon, the 4th edition of Hayes and Williams' Family Law provides comprehensive, critical and case-focused discussion of the key legislation and debates affecting adults and children. The book takes a critical approach to the subject and includes 'talking points' throughout each chapter which highlight areas of debate or controversy and help students develop their own ideas and analysis of the law. Review questions at the end of each chapter allow students the opportunity to reflect and apply their knowledge and offer the ideal preparation for exams and assessments. Cases are at the heart of family law and this textbook offers unrivalled case detail, with comprehensive summaries of key cases throughout the text to ensure students understand the development of family law legislation through the courts. Further case discussion is fully incorporated throughout the text to demonstrate complex points of law and offer a useful starting point for further research and debate. The text also includes a range of further features to support students studying the subject for the first time, including legislation extracts, contextual chapter introductions, and further reading advice, alongside a clear and engaging writing style.

Family Law

Author: Kate Standley
Editor: Macmillan International Higher Education
ISBN: 1137037709
Size: 15,72 MB
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This popular and long-established text provides an insightful and comprehensive account of a fascinating and dynamic subject. In addition to dealing with the intricacies of the substantive law, the text considers the wider social and policy issues, the current family law debates, and proposals for reform. This new edition has been revised and updated to include all the recent statutory and case-law developments in family law, as well as discussions for reform. The user-friendly layout highlights cases and statutes in separate boxes, and includes helpful summaries at the end of each chapter. Suggestions for further reading and lists of useful websites are also provided. Family Law is essential reading for law students taking undergraduate modules on family law. Students on child law, social work, social policy and health care courses will also find it invaluable, as will postgraduates and those studying the subject for professional purposes.

Vietnam The Medal Of Honor

Author: C. D. Wilson
Editor: Clark Douglas Wilson
ISBN: 1452376077
Size: 20,90 MB
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Medal of Honor Reg O "Brien dreamed of being a Navy Pilot. He achieved his dream and flew directly into the Vietnam War, in his Phantom F-4B fighter. Shot down over North Vietnam by a Surface to Air Missile S.A.M., he fights for survival in the jungle while aiding his wounded Radar Intercept Officer. Will they survive or die in a fight to the death? In the Vietnam War, young men went to the other side of the world to fight in a small county most Americans had never heard of before the daily news started to report American soldiers killed in battle. Those that survived came back either physically or mentally scarred for life. The Medal of Honor is a portrayal of ordinary Americans, doing their duty, under extraordinary circumstances; some survive. The description of the intense horror of their experiences and unflinching courage to duty, for both their country and their fellow man is outstanding.Sample random paragraphs follow: SMAYDAY, MAYDAY, MAYDAY! Saber Tooth hit! Right wing damaged! Fire indicator is on! Feet wet in Halong Bay, ETA twelve minutes!" Chuck transmitted continuously in a clear calm voice that did not exemplify his true inner turmoil. SEJECT, EJECT! shouted Reg. He waited for Chuck to clear the plane. He gripped his ejection seat handle and pulled. Everything happened in a flash as the canopy flew off. The seat shot up the rail. At that speed, the force threw his body back into the seat. The screaming air blocked out all other sounds. His eyes bulged! His vision blurred as he tried hard to focus. Dizzy, from a momentary blackout, he had trouble isolating a focal point.Reg climbed the tree, secured Chuck "s chute with his own harness; he then cut Chuck "s parachute cords with his survival knife. The combined chute harnesses allowed him to lower the semiconscious Chuck from the tree. Chuck had a slash across his cheek through the eye area into the scalp. Flies gathered around the wound area; seeing that made Reg nauseous. Blood from the face injuries had solidified into a scab, which would help protect the wound. Reg "s main concern was Chuck "s eye. He applied first aid bandages from his first aid kit.The Indianapolis "s mission was secret; therefore, no one knew that she had gone down. Nine hundred men went into the water, most of them with only life jackets; many were nude not having time to put on their clothing. They floated for five days locking arms together in a square. Every few hours each man had to work his way to the outer edge of the square to act as shark bait.The Tiger sharks had a weeklong feast. One hundred and eighty men survived but none of them would ever forget the horrors they went through. Every sailor gets the chills when you mention the sinking of USS Indianapolis in 1945, and how the sharks disseminated the crew piece by piece. Reg felt he was going to die as he looked into the barrel of the rifle, seeing the abyss of death, just as a blurred image caught his peripheral vision, hitting the soldier from behind, knocking him off balance, as his finger pulled the trigger. The bullet creased Reg "s forehead, causing him to drop his weapon and fall backward onto the deck. Reg then saw a young, black pajama clad adolescent, who was on all fours beside him. He heard the soldier cursing the kid. It had been the youngster who had rushed the soldier a moment before.The soldier turned his gun toward Reg, just as Chuck screamed from between the two boats. The VC soldier looked down for a split second, giving Reg the opportunity to reach for his Colt. The soldier saw Reg move and pointed the rifle at him. Reg "s reaction was a split second faster as he shot the Vietcong soldier pointblank in the face. Part of the face disappeared in a gruesome spray of bloody grey matter that flew from the top of the soldier "s head.

Family Law

Author: Paula Davies
Editor: Macmillan International Higher Education
ISBN: 1137575522
Size: 19,47 MB
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This popular textbook provides a comprehensive overview of family law, along with an understanding of its context, its practical consequences, a focus on what the current debates are that surround the law, and discussion of proposals for reform. New to this edition: • Less procedural detail, more focus on current family law issues, and more commentary on and context of the law, linking to wider reading and critiques of the law • New author team provides balance between academic concepts and relevance to practice • Accessible and student-focussed, with summaries at the end of each chapter that highlight key points, as well as a companion website containing useful web links to resources: www.palgravehighered.com/law/familylaw9e Family Law is essential reading for law students taking undergraduate modules in family law and child law. Students on social work, social policy, health care and human rights courses will also find it invaluable, as will postgraduates and those studying the subject for professional purposes. Paula Davies is a Senior Lecturer in Law and the Associate Programme Head of Student Engagement (LLB and GDL programmes) at BPP University Law School in London, and a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy. Paven Basuita is a Lecturer in Law at BPP University Law School in London, a non-practising solicitor, and a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy. 'A tried and tested book which combines a wealth of theoretical knowledge and practical examples. It really brings the subject to life and is a very useful addition to the existing literature.' –Eugenia Caracciolo di Torella, University of Leicester, UK

Short Cuts

Author: gabrielle gwenyth grant
Editor: AuthorHouse
ISBN: 9781477277492
Size: 19,76 MB
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Short Cuts: AAH-HAA MOMENTS FROM BEHIND THE CHAIR is a collection of stories of life in salons and on the road. Everyone gets haircuts, but did you ever consider who your stylist does and what they hear and see on any given day? Ever wonder about the secrets they harbor? After you read Short Cuts you will see your stylist in a whole new light. Be kind to your stylist, after all they are working on your head with sharp objects. "Short Cuts" is filled with funny stories of what really happens in a salon. Your stylist knows, just ask.

Unemployment Insurance Reporter

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Science Fiction Fantasy And Horror Film Sequels Series And Remakes

Author: Kim R. Holston
Editor: McFarland
ISBN: 1476629854
Size: 19,73 MB
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 Science fiction, fantasy and horror movies have spawned more sequels and remakes than any other film genre. Following Volume I, which covered 400 films made 1931–1995, Volume II analyzes 334 releases from 1996 through 2016. The traditional cinematic monsters are represented—Dracula, Frankenstein, the Wolf Man, a new Mummy. A new wave of popular series inspired by comics and video games, as well as The Lord of the Rings trilogy, could never have been credibly produced without the advances in special effects technology. Audiences follow the exploits of superheroes like Captain America, Iron Man, Spider-Man and Thor, and such heroines as the vampire Selene, zombie killer Alice, dystopian rebels Katniss Everdeen and Imperator Furiosa, and Soviet spy turned American agent Black Widow. The continuing depredations of Jason Voorhees, Freddy Krueger and Michael Myers are described. Pre–1996 movies that have since been remade are included. Entries features cast and credits, detailed synopsis, critics’ reviews, and original analysis.

Enter Helen

Author: Brooke Hauser
Editor: HarperCollins
ISBN: 006234269X
Size: 13,64 MB
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This cinematic story about legendary Cosmopolitan editor and champion of the single girl Helen Gurley Brown chronicles her rise as a cultural icon who redefined what it means to be an American woman. In 1965, Helen Gurley Brown, author of the groundbreaking bestseller Sex and the Single Girl, took over an ailing Cosmopolitan and soon revamped it into one of the most bankable—and revolutionary—brands on the planet. At a time when women’s magazines taught housewives how to make the perfect casserole, Helen spoke directly to the single girl next door, cheekily advising her on how to pursue men, money, power, pleasure, and, most of all, personal happiness. In this retro romp that will appeal to fans of Mad Men, journalist Brooke Hauser reveals how a self-proclaimed “mouseburger” from the Ozarks became one of the most influential women of her time. Though she was married (to the renowned movie producer David Brown), no one embodied the idea of the Cosmo Girl more than Helen, who willed, worked, and flirted her way to the top. Bringing New York City vibrantly to life during the sexual revolution and the women’s movement, and featuring a rich cast of characters, including Hugh Hefner and Gloria Steinem, Enter Helen is the riveting story of a polarizing pioneer who bucked convention to define her own destiny, baiting a generation that both revered and rejected her.

Portrait Of The Artist S Wife

Author: Barbara Anderson
Editor: Victoria University Press
ISBN: 0864737149
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Victoria University Press is enormously proud to publish a new edition of one of New Zealand?s favourite novels, published to critical acclaim here and in the UK and US, and winner of the Wattie Award in 1992. ?The promise that was evident in Girls High has been splendidly fulfilled, and now it seems only a matter of time before Wellington replaces New York as the literary capital of the world.? ?Nick Hornby, Sunday Times 'She really is world class ? her writing's like a richly detailed painting, she gets the details just right.' ?Sharon Crosbie Evening Post 'It is a testament to Anderson's style and skill as a writer that these places and decades are brought to the page with such energy, yet also with such a finely judged mix of humour and sympathy.' ?Caroline Wilder Sunday Star 'This is a moving, universal novel, a pleasure to read.' ?Sophy Kershaw Time Out 'Barbara Anderson's novel is a rarity; an unadulterated, unpretentious, enjoyable read.' ?Julie Morrice Glasgow Herald 'It is an enormously entertaining book with perceptions so true they leave you glowing in startled recognition.'?Patricia Thwaites Otago Daily Times ?A quite irresistible writer with a microscopic eye for telltale detail ? and a dazzlingly accurate ear for dialogue as it is really spoken.? ?Dirk Bogarde

Strength Of A Woman

Author: Jason A. Michael
Editor: Jam Books
ISBN: 9780979489006
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