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- Hart Publishing Limited 2001; US$ 52.20
This set of essays engages with some aspects of Foucaults notion of governmentality,particularly at the junction where law/regulation meets the social. The social, as a special sphere of government, is a special area of concern for those working within broad intellectual spaces of the governmentality approach.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 61.95
In what circumstances and on what basis, should those who transmit serious diseases to their sexual partners be criminalised? In this new book Matthew Weait uses English case law as the basis of a more general and critical analysis of the response of the criminal courts to those who have been convicted of transmitting HIV during sex. Examining cases... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 61.95
This collection addresses the present and the future of the concept of intersectionality within socio-legal studies. Intersectionality provides a metaphorical schema for understanding the interaction of different forms of disadvantage, including race, sexuality, and gender. But it also goes further to provide a particular model of how these aspects... more...
- Temple University Press 2010; US$ 24.95
In this first U.S. edition of a classic work of comparative legal scholarship, Alan Watson argues that law fails to keep step with social change, even when that change is massive. To illustrate the ways in which law is dysfunctional, he draws on the two most innovative western systems, of Rome and England, to show that harmful rules continue for... more...
- Mohr Siebeck 2012; US$ 103.60
Hauptbeschreibung Abdingbares Recht tritt in großer Vielfalt und den unterschiedlichsten Formen auf. Das haben die bisherigen Modelle nur ungenügend berücksichtigt. Lorenz Kähler zeigt in seiner Untersuchung, dass sich abdingbares Recht stattdessen als Menge von Normen begreifen lässt, bei denen der jeweilige Adressat die Anwendbarkeit trotz konstanter... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 71.95
Both risk and uncertainty are neo-liberal concepts, which can be viewed as complementary techniques for governing diverse aspects of life, rather than natural states of things. This new book examines the way these constructs govern the production of wealth through 'uncertain' speculation and 'calculable' investment formulae. The way in which risk... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2001; US$ 95.00
Doping is undoubtedly one of the most controversial issues within sport. Doping scandals wreck the careers of sportsmen and women,they can bankrupt governing bodies, infringe personal liberties, threaten livelihoods, tarnish images, galvanise the European Union, undermine the Olympic Movement and invoke invective from politicians. In recent years,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2000; US$ 57.50
The aim of this book is to analyse media law in relation to specific areas,both in terms of its practical application and its theoretical framework. Part 1 concentrates on the regulation of media content and is largely written from a pro media point of view. Its central tenet is how far does the English media enjoy freedom of expression and the way... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2003; US$ 122.00
Law and Opinion in Twentieth Century Britain and Ireland covers four main themes: Law and the State; Culture and Identity; Public Morality and the Citizen; The Death of the English Constitution; each theme being analyzed through two essays authored by leading British and Irish academics. The book provides a substantial and readable analysis of the... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 145.00
Giving the reader an in-depth understanding of DNA evidence in criminal practice, this text explains in clear language how DNA evidence is obtained and how it can be successfully challenged in court to minimize its impact or even dismiss it completely. Since it first entered the criminal legal practice DNA has become an indispensable tool in fighting... more...