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- Oxford University Press 1997; US$ 109.99
The field of law and economics has matured to a point where scholars employ economic methods to understand the nature of legal rules and guide legal reform. This text is a broad survey of that scholarship as it has been applied to problems in tort, contracts, property and litigation. more...
- Hart Publishing Limited 2004; US$ 30.60
Jenny Steele argues that ideas about risk and most areas of the law, whilst of interest to the legal profession, have not been widely addressed. The author explores the conceptual place of risk across a number of different fields of law. more...
- Hart Publishing Limited 2006; US$ 45.00
The aim of this book is to provide an overview of how economic analysis can enrich an understanding of law and can provide standards for its critical evaluation. It eschews a dogmatic approach, acknowledging that non-economic goals play an important part in the law. It is directed primarily at lawyers and law students, particularly those who hitherto... more...
- Hart Publishing Limited 2006; US$ 52.20
Perhaps more than any other social theorist in recent history, Niklas Luhmann's work has aroused extreme, and often antagonistic, responses. It has generated controversies about its political implications, its resolute anti-humanism and its ambitious critique of more established definitions of society, social theory and sociology. Now, however, a steadily... more...
- Hart Publishing Limited 2006; US$ 52.20
The essays in this collection relate notions of space and representations of interior and exterior spaces to concerns for individual identity and autonomy as these are framed by practices of governance or codified by law. They examine the manner in which imaginative frameworks forming an environment for human action are objectified through practices... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 49.95
Providing another key contribution to the immensely popular field of law and economics, this book, written by the doyen of the history of economic thought in the US, explores the dynamic relationship between economics, law and polity. Combining a selection of old and new essays by Warren J. Samuels that chart a number of key themes, it provides... more...
- 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$ 119.00
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...