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  • Small States in Global Affairsby Jacqueline Anne Braveboy-Wagner

    Palgrave Macmillan 2007; US$ 115.00

    This book updates the 1989 volume 'Caribbean in World Affairs' providing a comprehensive and theoretically-grounded account of diplomatic developments in the Caribbean. The new material includes attention to the changed global setting, updated theoretical developments in foreign policy, and the inclusion of Haiti and Suriname. more...

  • Institutions of the Global Southby Jacqueline Anne Braveboy-Wagner

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 33.95

    While clearly assessing the achievements, performance and responses of major global south institutions to global change, Jacqueline Anne Braveboy-Wagner shows how and why such arrangements are critical in the South?s efforts to call the international community?s attention to their concerns and to resolve their special problems. Focusing on a range... more...

  • Exploring Courtroom Discourseby Le Cheng; Anne Wagner

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    This volume presents a combination of practical, empirical research data and theoretical reflection to provide a comparative view of language and discourse in the courtroom. The work explores how the various disciplines of law and linguistics can help us understand the nature of "Power and Control" - both oral and written - and how it might be clarified... more...

  • Images in Lawby William Pencak; Anne Wagner

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    What does 'the law' look like? While numerous attempts have been made to examine law and legal action in terms of its language, little has yet been written that considers how visual images of the law influence its interpretation and execution in ways not discernible from written texts. This groundbreaking collection focuses on images in law, featuring... more...

  • Prospects of Legal Semioticsby Anne Wagner; Jan M. Broekman

    Springer Netherlands 2010; US$ 89.99

    This book brings together the theory, structure and practice of legal semiotics in an accessible style. It introduces the concepts of legal semiotics and offers an insight in contemporary and future directions which the semiotics of law is going to take. more...

  • Law, Culture and Visual Studiesby Anne Wagner; Richard K. Sherwin

    Springer Netherlands 2013; US$ 559.00

    This book provides a comprehensive theoretical and analytical overview of legal visual semiotics in order to close the gap between law, semiotics and visuality. The intention is to promote an interdisciplinary debate involving law, semiotics and visuality. more...

  • Diversity and Tolerance in Socio-Legal Contextsby Vijay K. Bhatia; Anne Wagner

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    Why is there so much resistance to recent issues of tolerance and diversity? Despite efforts of the international community to encourage open-mindedness, recent attempts at international, political and economic integration have shown that religious, cultural and ethnic tolerance and diversity remain under threat. The contributions in the volume reflect... more...

  • Interpretation, Law and the Construction of Meaningby Anne Wagner; Wouter Werner; Deborah Cao

    Springer Netherlands 2007; US$ 199.00

    Legal semiotics emphasizes the contingency and fluidity of legal concepts and stresses the existence of overlapping, competing and coexisting legal discourses. In response to new problems, changing power structures, changing societal norms and new faces of injustice established doctrines are reconsidered, reformulated and partly replaced by competing... more...

  • Negation in Uralic Languagesby Matti Miestamo; Anne Tamm; Beáta Wagner-Nagy

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2015; US$ 165.00

    More than a millenium of contact between Finno-Ugric (Mordvin, Mari and Permic) and Turkic languages (Bulgar-Chuvash and Volga Kipchak) in the Volga-Kama area have produced conditions of multilingualism and mutual linguistic influence. Lexical borrowings have been well studied and offer a starting point for exploring less treated aspects such as phonological... more...

  • Transparency, Power, and Controlby Christoph A. Hafner; Anne Wagner; Vijay K. Bhatia

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    This book brings together academics and practitioners from a range of disciplines from more than twenty countries to reflect on the growing importance of transparency, power and control in our international community and how these concerns and ideas have been examined, used and interpreted in a range of national and international contexts. Contributors... more...