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  • The Vicesby Lawrence Douglas

    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...

  • Kryger's Sleep Medicine Reviewby Meir H. Kryger; Russell Rosenberg; Douglas Kirsh; Lawrence Martin

    Elsevier Health Sciences 2015; US$ 99.99

    Now completely updated and reorganized to reflect the most recent Sleep Medicine board examination, the ICSD-3, and the revision to the AASM Scoring Manual, Kryger?s Sleep Medicine Review, 2nd Edition , provides authoritative guidance and cutting-edge information to help you prepare for the test and for clinical practice. Authors Meir H. Kryger,... more...

  • The Right Wrong Manby Lawrence Douglas

    Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 29.95

    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...

  • Sense and Nonsensibilityby Lawrence Douglas; Alexander George

    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...

  • Sense and Nonsensibilityby Lawrence Douglas; Alexander George

    Touchstone 2007; Not Available

    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...

  • Sense and Nonsensibilityby Lawrence Douglas; Alexander George

    Touchstone 2007; Not Available

    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...

  • Law and the Strangerby Austin Sarat; Lawrence Douglas; Martha Umphrey

    Stanford University Press 2010; US$ 65.00

    Law and the Stranger explores the ways law identifies and responds to strangers within and across national borders. more...

  • Law without Nationsby Austin Sarat; Lawrence Douglas; Martha Umphrey

    Stanford University Press 2010; US$ 65.00

    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...

  • Law as Punishment / Law as Regulationby Austin Sarat; Lawrence Douglas; Martha Umphrey

    Stanford University Press 2011; US$ 65.00

    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...

  • Imagining New Legalitiesby Austin Sarat; Lawrence Douglas; Martha Umphrey

    Stanford University Press 2012; US$ 65.00

    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...