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- Other Press 2011; US$ 12.99
Oliver Vice, forty-one, prominent philosopher, scholar, and art collector, is missing and presumed dead, over the side of Queen Mary 2 .Troubled by his friend?s possible suicide, the unnamed narrator of Lawrence Douglas? new novel launches an all-consuming investigation into Vice?s life history. Douglas, moving backward through time, tells a mordantly... more...
- Princeton University Press 2016; US$ 27.25
In 2009, Harper's Magazine sent war-crimes expert Lawrence Douglas to Munich to cover the last chapter of the lengthiest case ever to arise from the Holocaust: the trial of eighty-nine-year-old John Demjanjuk. Demjanjuk?s legal odyssey began in 1975, when American investigators received evidence alleging that the Cleveland autoworker and naturalized... more...
- Touchstone 2007; US$ 14.95
Two widely published humor columnists and "bad boys" of academia take their wit and wisdom to dazzling new lows in this irreverent send-up of highbrow literary culture. At last, the thinking person's take on the life of the mind in today's increasingly mindless age. Sense and Nonsensibility pokes fun at everyone from spoof-proof scholars to... more...
- Stanford University Press 2010; US$ 58.99
The possibility of law in the absence of a nation would seem to strip law from its source of meaning and value. At the same time, law divorced from nations would clear the ground for a cosmopolitan vision in which the prejudices or idiosyncrasies of distinctive national traditions would give way to more universalist groundings for law. These alternately... more...
- Stanford University Press 2011; US$ 58.99
Law depends on various modes of classification. How an act or a person is classified may be crucial in determining the rights obtained, the procedures employed, and what understandings get attached to the act or person. Critiques of law often reveal how arbitrary its classificatory acts are, but no one doubts their power and consequence. This crucial... more...
- Stanford University Press 2012; US$ 58.99
Imagining New Legalities reminds us that examining the right to privacy and the public/private distinction is an important way of mapping the forms and limits of power that can legitimately be exercised by collective bodies over individuals and by governments over their citizens. This book does not seek to provide a comprehensive overview of threats... more...
- Stanford University Press 2013; US$ 68.50
Law and War explores the cultural, historical, spatial, and theoretical dimensions of the relationship between law and war?a connection that has long vexed the jurisprudential imagination. Historically the term "war crime" struck some as redundant and others as oxymoronic: redundant because war itself is criminal; oxymoronic because war submits... more...
- Stanford University Press 2014; US$ 68.50
Law and the Utopian Imagination seeks to explore and resuscitate the notion of utopianism within current legal discourse. The idea of utopia has fascinated the imaginations of important thinkers for ages. And yet?who writes seriously on the idea of utopia today? The mid-century critique appears to have carried the day, and a belief in the very... more...
- Wiley 2016; US$ 47.23
The ideal companion resource to ‘Manual of Dietetic Practice’, this book takes a problem-based learning approach to dietetics and nutrition with cases written and peer reviewed by registered dietitians, drawing on their own experiences and specialist knowledge Each case study follows the Process for Nutrition and Dietetic Practice... more...