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- Hart Publishing Limited 2005; US$ 102.60
This new book examines the relationship between culture and respect for human rights. It departs from the oft-made assumption that culture is closely linked to ideas about community. Instead, it reveals culture as a quality possessed by the individual with a serious impact on her ability to enjoy the rights and freedoms as recognised in international... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2010; US$ 46.00
Spurred by the advances in option theory that have been remaking financial and economic scholarship over the past thirty years, a revolution is taking shape in the way legal scholars conceptualize property and the way it is protected by the law. Ian Ayres's Optional Law explores how option theory is overthrowing many accepted wisdoms and producing... more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2005; US$ 60.00
This thoroughly updated and revised edition of a popular and authoritative reference work introduces the reader to the major concepts and leading contributors in the field of law and economics. The Companion features accessible, informative and provocative entries on all the significant issues, and breaks new ground by bringing together widely dispersed... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 125.00
In?engaging with the full range of 'the arts', contributors to this volume?consider the relationship between law, justice, the ethical and the aesthetic. Art continually informs the ethics of a legal theory concerned to address how theoretical abstractions and concrete oppressions overlook singularity and spontaneity. Indeed, the exercise of the legal... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2011; US$ 119.95
The Challenges of Justice in Diverse Societies focuses upon the terrain where law, constitutions and diversity meet. The work explores two critical issues: relations between constitutions and diversity beyond a rights focused dialogue; and the subtle shifts made by placing justice at the heart of the consideration of law's responses to diversity.... more...
- Duncker & Humblot 2011; US$ 60.39
Hauptbeschreibung Das Bescheidungsurteil ist in einer Zeit, in der die tatsächlichen und rechtlichen Voraussetzungen von Ansprüchen der Bürger gegen den Staat zunehmend schwieriger zu ermitteln und zu bewerten sind, eine in der gerichtlichen Praxis immer wichtigere Urteilsform, deren Grundlagen, Voraussetzungen und Wirkungen bis heute nicht ausreichend... more...
- Princeton University Press 2000; US$ 62.95
In this book, the first to offer a comprehensive examination of the emerging study of law as literature, Guyora Binder and Robert Weisberg show that law is not only a scheme of social order, but also a process of creating meaning, and a crucial dimension of modern culture. They present lawyers as literary innovators, who creatively interpret legal... more...
- Springer 2009; US$ 84.99
Wir leben in einer Bilderwelt. Die Folgen sind - im wahrsten Sinn des Worts - unübersehbar. Was bedeutet die Dominanz der Bilder für das Recht? Bisher ist das Recht sehr bilderskeptisch. Das wird kaum so bleiben können, denn wenn sich ein Recht zu weit vom Leben entfernt, wird es über kurz oder lang an Bedeutung verlieren. Welche Chancen und Risiken... more...
- BRILL 2010; US$ 146.00
Drawing on comparative and interdisciplinary research in the regulation of science and technology, this book offers a critical examination of participatory governance in legal procedure and an inquiry in the institutional and procedural possibilities of democratic participation in law. 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...