Classic mystery writer John Logue has contributed some of his most acclaimed fiction to the growing eBook library of QP fiction. Now available are three suspense novels set in the world of high-stakes sports. Originally published by Crown Publishing and Ballantine Books of Random House, these books formed part of the Morris & Sullivan Mystery [...]
Susan Neiman went to learn more about morality and reason, which she did, but she also came to terms with being Jewish in a city that did not always welcome her, as if her presence was a guilty reminder. (Or they did not know she was Jewish and said some amazing stuff.) This memoir–through the [...]
Rosann Greenspan’s classic study of due process, criminal procedure & administrative ‘bypass’ is available as a new book
A classic study in law & society is now readily available to scholars, researchers, and others in the field of criminal justice, due process, policing, and administrative procedure. It adds a new Preface by the author and a new Foreword by Berkeley law professor Malcolm M. Feeley. As the author reflects:
“I think it was my [...]
The classic study of the rise and demise — among controversy and abuse — of the INS farmworker program of Braceros is now Digitally Remastered and available for classrooms and other interested readers, with a new Foreword. Available in ebook formats for Kindle, Sony, Nook, & iPad — and in new paperback, including bulk sales.
Jim Lewis’ new book on antebellum Alabama joins the History & Heroes Series.
The name Alabama comes from the Choctaw word meaning “clearers of the thickets,” inspiring the title of this fascinating new book. It examines Alabama’s early history beginning with the era of European colonization and culminating with the state’s controversial secession from the Union—after [...]
Malcolm Feeley’s classic Court Reform on Trial on Innovation & Failure in the Criminal Process, now Digitally Remastered™
COURT REFORM ON TRIAL is a recognized study of innovation in the process of criminal justice, and why it so often fails—despite the best intentions of judges, administrators, and reformers. The arc of innovation to disappointment is analyzed for such ideas as bail reform, pretrial diversion, speedy trials, and determinate sentencing. A much-maligned system of [...]
A book that was hard to find but much cited and well reviewed finds a new home at Quid Pro Books, in multiple digital formats, as a Digitally Remastered Book.™ Its digital edition features new material, too.
Robert Dingwall’s classic and original study of the training of health visitors (public health nurses) in the UK is [...]
In ANOTHER WAY OF SEEING, critical legal studies scholar Peter Gabel argues that our most fundamental spiritual need as human beings is the desire for authentic mutual recognition. Because we live in a world in which this desire is systematically denied due to the legacy of fear of the other that has been passed on [...]
Exploring Disaster from a global and sociological perspective; new book joins the Contemporary Society Series
Legal governance of disaster brings both care and punishment to the upending of daily life of place-based disasters. National states use disasters to reorganize how they govern. The collection in Disaster and Sociolegal Studies, edited by Denver University professor Susan Sterett, considers how law is implicated in disaster. The late modern expectation that states are [...]
Quality ebook reprint of a classic work in the social sciences, written by one of the leading scholars on the intersection of work and sociology. This is an unabridged republication of this much-cited study first published in 1958 and re-released in 1981. Presented with care, the ebook edition features such proper digital formatting as: active [...]
Joseph Story’s Constitutional Commentaries Returns (Hardcover, Paperback & eBook); Adds New Intro by Penn’s Kermit Roosevelt
Justice Joseph Story’s famous and influential review of the origins, influences, and early interpretations of the Constitution is now presented in the author’s own 1833 Abridged Edition—considered the most useful and readable version of this important work, written by the Supreme Court’s youngest member. No other ebook version offers the accessible [...]
The 7th issue of The Yale Law Journal features new articles and essays on law and legal theory by internationally recognized scholars. Contents include:
• “City Unplanning,” by David Schleicher
• “Rethinking the Federal Eminent Domain Power,” by William Baude
• “Behavioral Economics and Paternalism,” by Cass R. Sunstein
• “The Continuum of Excludability and the Limits of Patents,” [...]
Alison Renteln’s Classic Study of the Relativity of Human Rights Norms; Adds New Foreword by Tom Zwart
A classic socio-legal study of the incompatibility and possible reconciliation of competing views of culture relativism and absolute fundamental human rights. It features prodigious research and insight that has often been cited by academics and human rights lawyers and activists over two decades. Originally published by Sage, the book is now available in Quid Pro’s Classics of the Social Sciences Series, in new eBook and paperback editions; it remains one of the foundational works in human rights.
Harvard Law Review’s May 2013 Symposium on Privacy & Tech; Issue Adds Articles on Administrative Review and the OIRA
The Harvard Law Review is offered in a digital edition, featuring active Contents, linked notes, active URLs in notes, and proper ebook formatting. The contents of Issue 7 include scholarly articles and student case notes, as well as an extensive Symposium on Privacy and Technology. Subjects include:
Article, “Agency Self-Insulation Under [...]