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Antarctica in International Law

Edited by Ben Saul and Tim Stephens

The editors are law professors at the University of Sydney. The book includes a large number of documents relevant to Antarctica, including the text of treaties and agreements between New Zealand and other countries, judicial decisions, United Nations and other international agreements.

Hart Publishing (England), March 2015, 978-1-849367-31-5, 1,136 pages, paperback, £50.00 (p&h excluded).

Mediation: Skills and Strategies

By Laurence Boulle, Virginia Goldblatt, Phillip Green

The authors say this is to mediation what a user’s manual is to their computer: essentially a how-to guide to those developing or improving their mediation practice. The objective is to provide practical skills and strategies within a flexible intellectual framework. The text includes checklists, guidelines, case illustrations, learning outcomes, and self-learning opportunities.

LexisNexis NZ Ltd, March 2015, 978-1-927183-38-0, 447 pages, paperback and e-book, $125.00 (GST included, p&h excluded).

The Struggle for Sovereignty: New Zealand and Twenty-First Century Statehood

By Margaret Wilson

Former Attorney-General, Minister of the Crown, Speaker and current Professor of Law Margaret Wilson looks at the neo-liberal reforms in New Zealand since 1984 and their impact on New Zealand’s constitution, its public service, its legal system and national sovereignty.

Bridget Williams Books, April 2015, 978-0-908321-20-9, 99 pages, paperback and e-book, $4.99 e-book, $14.99 paperback (GST included).

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