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|At America's Gates: Chinese Immigration during the Exclusion Era, 1882-1943
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Author: Erika Lee
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With the Chinese Exclusion Act of 1882, Chinese laborers became the first group in American history to be excluded from the United States on the basis of their race and class. This landmark law changed the course of U.S. immigration history, but we know little about its consequences for the Chinese in America or for the United States as a nation of immigrants.
At America's Gates is the first book devoted entirely to both Chinese immigrants and the American immigration officials who sought to keep them out. Erika Lee explores how Chinese exclusion laws not only transformed Chinese American lives, immigration patterns, identities, and families but also recast the United States into a "gatekeeping nation." Immigrant identification, border enforcement, surveillance, and deportation policies were extended far beyond any controls that had existed in the United States before.
Drawing on a rich trove of historical sources--including recently released immigration records, oral histories, interviews, and letters--Lee brings alive the forgotten journeys, secrets, hardships, and triumphs of Chinese immigrants. Her timely book exposes the legacy of Chinese exclusion in current American immigration control and race relations.
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|Special Education Law
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Author: Laura F. Rothstein
The Fourth Edition of Special Education Law provides a comprehensive and current overview of the major federal laws—and judicial interpretations of those laws—that apply to the education of children with special needs. The text helps students understand what the law requires so that when they become educators, they can develop policies and make decisions that comply with these laws.
- The most current information on special education statutes, regulations, and case law has been added, including substantial changes in the interpretation of this legislation.
- New chapter on legal issues surrounding classroom discipline in special education
- New information on the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act of 2004 and the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001
- Added coverage of early intervention and mediation,
- New cases that reflect the IDEA regulatory changes of 2004 have been added.
- Thought questions, with references to articles and cases related to those questions, appear throughout the text.
|Fundamentals of Trial Techniques
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Author: Thomas A. Mauet
Trial Techniques is wonderful guide to trial prepartion. Professor Mauet provides information in an easy to use format. Great writing from a wonderful lecturer. If you are a student of law, this book is for you.
|The Best Poor Man's Country: A Geographical Study of Early Southeastern Pennsylvania (Norton Library)
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Author: James T. Lemon
“This book deserves careful attention. . . . Lemon is a professional geographer, but historians will read his book as an imaginative approach to social history. . . . He demonstrates that geography, quite as much as demography, child psychology, or the sociology of the family, can organize and interpret data that has remained intractable to more conventional methodologies. . . . The Best Poor Man’s Country is a distinguished and important book, a fitting addition to the recent Chesapeake studies of Aubrey Land and the New England efforts of Greven, Lockridge, John Demos, and Sumner Chilton Powell.” ―John M. Murrin, American Historical Review In many respects early Pennsylvania was the prototype of North American development. Its conservative defense of liberal individualism, its population of mixed national and religious origins, its dispersed farms, county seats, and farm-service villages, and its mixed crop and livestock agriculture served as models for much of the rural Middle West. To many western Europeans in the eighteenth century life in early Pennsylvania offered a veritable paradise and refuge from oppression. Some called it “the best poor man’s country in the world.” The Best Poor Man’s Country was the winner of the Albert J. Beveridge Award of the American Historical Society.
|Intellectual Property: The Law of Copyrights, Patents and Trademarks (Hornbooks)
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Author: Roger Schechter
This work provides a comprehensive treatment of all three major branches of intellectual property law, surveying basic principles and emerging issues. The book summarizes what is clear, identifies what is unsettled, and offers concise views on how some open issues might be sensibly resolved. This text also deals with a variety of related intellectual property topics, including state laws governing the misappropriation of intangibles, state protection for the right of publicity and for trade secrets, and both federal and state rules concerning false advertising and deceptive trade practices. The authors use numerous examples to guide you through various technical areas.
|Litigating Animal Law Disputes: The Complete Guide for Lawyers
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This is a fast-growing field of law, and today more and more lawyers are finding they have cases that deal with animal law. This one-stop resource contains every major aspect of private civil and criminal litigation of animal law disputes. The book also contains sample litigation documents, discovery materials, expert information and more. It's the one resource every lawyer who engages in animal law needs.
|Your U.S. Citizenship Guide: What You Need to Know to Pass Your U.S. Citizenship Test With Companion CD-ROM(SPANISH) (Spanish Edition)
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Author: Anita Biase
Su Guia Para Ser Ciudadano de los EE. UU. Es un recurso completo para ser ciudadano de los Estados Unidos. Aprendera las reglas de elegibilidad, ademas encontrara instrucciones paso a paso faciles de seguir para llenar el formato de solicitud N-400. Este libro le ayudara a prepararse para la entrevista y el examen de ciudadania. Leera una guaÂa de estudio sobre los principios de la Constitucion de los EE. UU. e Historia de los EE. UU. Mejorara su inglas y sera un conocedor de los beneficios y responsabilidades de ser un ciudadano. Este libro estÃƒÂ¡ dividido en dos partes. La primera parte le guiÂa a traves de lo que debe de saber para ser un ciudadano de los EE. UU. y le explica el proceso. La segunda seccion le proporciona los materiales de estudio para que se prepare para la entrevista y el examen de ciudadania. El CD-ROM acompanante tiene los formatos que necesita, asiÂ mismo los archivos imprimibles en PDF para ayudarle a estudiar. El CD-ROM adjunto se incluye con la versión impresa de este libro, sin embargo, no está disponible para su descarga con la versión electrónica. Se puede obtener por separado contactando Atlantic Publishing Group en [email protected]
Atlantic Publishing es una editorial pequeña, independiente con sede en Ocala, Florida. Fundado hace más de veinte años en el garaje del presidente de la compañía, Atlantic Publishing ha crecido hasta convertirse en un recurso conocido por los libros de no ficción. Hoy en día, más de 450 títulos están en temas de impresión que cubre, como las pequeñas empresas, la vida sana, la gestión, las finanzas, carreras, y los bienes raíces. Atlantic Publishing se enorgullece de producir galardonados, manuales de alta calidad que dan los lectores hasta a la fecha, la información pertinente, ejemplos del mundo real, y los estudios de casos con el asesoramiento de expertos. Cada libro cuenta con recursos, información de contacto y sitios web de los productos o las empresas analizadas.
|Legal Aspects of Elder Care
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Author: Marshall B. Kapp
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A wide variety of legal issues surround caring for older individuals. Health and human service practioners need to plan, provide and evaluate geriatric care, while also understanding public policies. Legal knowledge is an essential part of caring for the elderly. Students and professionals must be able to deliver appropriate care while also being aware of any legal, ethical and political issues that may arise. Legal Aspects of Elder Care provides a clear overview of geriatric policies and laws, enabling the reader to use informed decision-making with older clients.
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|Introduction to Sport Law
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Author: John O. Spengler
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A comprehensive text on legal issues in sport, Introduction to Sport Law delivers the information students will need and sport management professionals require in order to navigate liability issues, protect the legal rights of their employees and athletes, and manage legal risk in their professions. Filled with real-world cases and examples, the text provides students with timely and relevant information that will help build enthusiasm for their future careers.
The outstanding author team presents legal issues in sport using a topical approach that is easily understood by readers with little or no legal background. Using straightforward, jargon-free explanations, Introduction to Sport Law guides readers through the major legal areas specific to the sport setting—including the legal system, tort law, risk management, contract law, agency law, employment law, constitutional law, gender equity, intellectual property, and antitrust law. The text is designed for sport law courses within a sport management program and uses concise examples relevant to sport managers.
Introduction to Sport Law begins with an overview of the legal system and presentation of legal foundations to give readers a context in which to consider subsequent chapters. Through its focus on legal concepts with direct application to the sport manager's role and a straightforward presentation devoid of legalese, Introduction to Sport Law provides readers with a resource that is more approachable and relevant than other sport law texts:
-Within each chapter, a brief introduction places the topic within a practical context.
-Legal perspectives of each topic are presented with clear explanations of related concepts.
-Extended, sport-related examples obtained from case law provide application of legal concepts, stimulate discussion about the application of law to current events, and enable students and sport managers to recognize possible areas of liability.
-A running glossary provides convenient access to definitions of unfamiliar terms.
-Chapters conclude with a brief recapitulation of important points, discussion questions, and hypothetical sport law scenarios.
In each chapter, the hypothetical scenarios serve as the basis for moot court group activities. Developed from the facts of several key cases relating to the chapter topic, these moot court experiences provide students with an interactive and lively way of understanding issues that may arise in a court setting and how cases may determine future law. As students call hypothetical witnesses to testify and argue various sides of a case, they are challenged to conceptualize and apply the concepts of sport law.
When adopted as a course textbook, Introduction to Sport Law also includes online access to an instructor guide, test package, and presentation package. The online instructor guide provides the structure and offers suggestions for group activities of the moot court cases in each chapter. The test and presentation packages fully incorporate and enhance the information presented in the text.
Introduction to Sport Law provides the most comprehensive and understandable presentation of legal issues in sport. This approach, specifically geared toward readers without a law background, allows students not only to learn the important concepts of sport law but also to get excited about a topic that can otherwise seem dry and technical. The incorporation of many real-world examples will assist readers in developing a knowledge base with clear application to their future or current sport professions.
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|European Migration Policies in Flux: Changing Patterns of Inclusion and Exclusion (Chatham House Papers)
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Author: Christina Boswell
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European migration policies are undergoing significant changes.After three decades of highly restrictive approaches, demographicchanges and gaps in labour supply are prompting many Europeangovernments to liberalize their migration policies.
- Timely book examining the nature and impact of the changingmigration policies in France, Germany and the UK.
- Analyses the content of new legislation, as well as the policydebate and party political treatment of migration issues in eachcountry.
- Considers the implications of the new policies on othercategories of migrants: asylum seekers, refugees and residentethnic minorities.
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