Liability law is expanding in many countries and areas. While its expansion may seem beneficial in terms of remedying litigants' losses, this development is potentially worrisome. Expanding liability may affect the availability of useful goods and services and have a negative impact on insurability.Those in various countries concerned with these potential negative effects have commenced researching techniques to keep liability law within reasonable and sustainable limits. This book uses eight sample cases, borrowed from the leading case law on the subject, to shed light on the techniques used to limit liability expansion in respective countries.The topical nature of the subject and the comparative analysis make this a unique work of interest to academics, students, law-makers, and other practitioners concerned with the expansion of liability law.
Institutions of higher education are at the forefront of the technological interface with life and society. Such technological innovations within university research centers, university library resource developments, and new tools available for teaching and learning, are nurturing in new educational approaches and debates concerning the appropriate use of new technologies. Cases on Digital Technologies in Higher Education: Issues and Challenges provides a collection of practical case studies exploring the application of digital technologies in higher education along with strategies to address new challenges facing educational institutions in the 21st century. This book establishes a selective synthesis of research on technology to help guide individuals within institutions of higher education faced with technological change. Focusing greatly on engineering education, it addresses technological concerns in order to find solutions that will help maximize the utility of new digital technologies and minimize their adverse effects in a variety of learning environments.
Science loving Adam "Einstein" Anderson is back - and more contemporary than ever! Einstein and his best friend Paloma try to stump each other and foil the ever-scheming Stanley as they solve science mysteries. Not only have the characters, stories, dialog and devices been updated, every story now includes a fun science experiment for readers to try. Great stories and hands-on science!
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