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- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 49.95
Readings in Law and Popular Culture is the first book to bring together high quality research, with an emphasis on context, from key researchers working at the cutting-edge of both law and cultural disciplines. Fascinating and varied, the volume crosses many boundaries, dealing with areas as diverse as football-based computer games, Buffy... more...
- Hart Publishing Limited 2001; US$ 34.20
Law and Aesthetics draws on the work of poets as well as philosophers. Taking as its starting point Shelleys assertion that poets are unacknowledged legislators,the book suggests that there is a way of thinking that, as yet, has not been taken up by those who make use of literary aesthetics to understand law. The book tracks this aesthetic thinking... more...
- Springer 2007; US$ 99.99
Politics and the political discourse occupy a central position in the modern legal theoretical discussion. This book aims to reconstruct and to classify, according to ideal-typical models, the different positions taken by the major contemporary legal theories as to whether and how law relates to politics. more...
- Hart Publishing Limited 2007; US$ 97.20
Focuses on the relationship between law and politics as perceived by the legal community and more specifically, the transformation of politics into law. This work characterizes the policy of law as the stage of the law-making process at which values entrenched in political decisions are transformed into legal concepts. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 42.95
Natural and man-made risks have long been recognised as vital conditioning factors in the formation of social institutions and the conduct of social life. In this volume internationally recognised experts examine in detail the implications in practice of the modern concept of risk in particular legal fields. The chapters explore the ways in which... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2007; US$ 124.95
Miller's study argues that legislation on abortion, adultery, and rape has been central to the formation of the modern citizen. Case studies on the Ottoman Empire, Turkey, France, and Italy explore the international implications and address the role of sexuality and reproduction in constructing 'civilizational' relationships. more...
- Hart Publishing Limited 2008; US$ 45.90
While it is a truism that emerging technologies present both opportunities for and challenges to their host communities, the legal community has only recently begun to consider their significance. On the one hand, emerging information, bio, nano, and neurotechnologies challenge policy-makers who aspire to put in place a regulatory environment that... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2009; US$ 124.95
Exploring the interrelations between social spaces and boundaries and physical space, Spatializing Law examines how spaces are constructed on the terrestrial and marine surface of the earth with legal means in a rich variety of socio-political, legal and ecological settings. more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2009; US$ 124.95
Law and Agonistic Politics examines the relation between law and politics in terms of a range of agonistic theories, influenced by authors such as Arendt, Schmitt, Nietzsche, Foucault, Ranciere, Lefort, Castoriadis and Honneth. This thought provoking volume will be of interest to students and researchers working in the areas of legal and political... more...