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  • Das Gesetz des Unbewussten im Rechtsdiskurs: Grundlinien einer psychoanalytischen Rechtstheorie nach Freud und Lacan.by Martin Schulte

    Duncker & Humblot 2010; US$ 67.92

    Hauptbeschreibung Das ethische Ziel des Autors ist es, mittels der theoretischen Psychoanalyse Freuds und Lacans unbewusste Dimensionen in Rechtsdiskursen zu beleuchten und damit die Möglichkeit zu eröffnen, verschlüsselte Symptome zu identifizieren und aufzulösen. Im Zentrum steht die Doppelbödigkeit aus bewussten und unbewussten Determinanten in... more...

  • Knowing the Suffering of Othersby Austin Sarat; Austin Sarat; Montré D. Carodine; Cathy Caruth; Alan L. Durham; Brian K. Fair; Steven Hobbs; Gregory Keating; Linda Ross Meyer; Meredith M. Render; Austin Sarat; Jeannie Suk; John Fabian Witt

    University of Alabama Press 2014; US$ 29.95

    In Knowing the Suffering of Others , legal scholar Austin Sarat brings together essays that address suffering as it relates to the law, highlighting the ways law imagines suffering and how pain and suffering become jurisprudential facts. From fetal imaging to end-of-life decisions, torts to international human rights, domestic violence to torture,... more...

  • Handbook of Psychology in Legal Contextsby David Carson; Ray Bull

    Wiley 2003; US$ 274.00

    The second edition of this popular international handbook highlights the developing relationship between psychology and the law. Consisting of all-new material and drawing on the work of practitioners and academics from the UK, Europe, North America and elsewhere, this volume looks not only at the more traditional elements of psychology and the law... more...

  • Law, Orientalism and Postcolonialismby Piyel Haldar

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 57.95

    Focusing on the ?problem? of pleasure Law, Orientalism and Postcolonialism  uncovers the organizing principles by which the legal subject was colonized. That occidental law was complicit in colonial expansion is obvious. What remains to be addressed, however, is the manner in which law and legal discourse sought to colonize individual subjects as... more...

  • Psychology and Lawby David Canter; Rita ?ukauskiene

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2008; US$ 59.95

    Including international contributions from lawyers, psychologists, sociologists and criminologists, this important book captures contemporary attempts to build bridges between the two very different disciplines of law and psychology and to establish the true nature of the interaction between the two at an international level. more...

  • Demenzen in Theorie und Praxisby Hans F Rstl

    Springer 2011; US$ 39.99

    In dem Band werden Ursachen, Diagnostik und Therapie einer Krankheit beschrieben, die zunehmend an Aufmerksamkeit gewinnt: Demenzen. Wie geht man bei Diagnostik und Therapie vor? Was muss bei der Einweisung beachtet werden? Welche pr ventiven Ma nahmen sind m glich und n tig? Klar und pr zise beantworten Herausgeber einer der angesehensten Demenzforscher... more...

  • Law's Relationsby Jennifer Nedelsky

    Oxford University Press, USA 2012; US$ 64.99

    Autonomy is one of the core concepts of legal and political thought, yet also one of the least understood. The prevailing theory of liberal individualism characterizes autonomy as independence, yet from a social perspective, this conception is glaringly inadequate. In this brilliantly innovative work, Jennifer Nedelsky claims that we must rethink our... more...

  • The Passions of Lawby Susan Bandes

    NYU Press 2000; US$ 89.00

    The Passions of Law is the first anthology to treat the role that emotions play, don't play, and ought to play in the practice and conception of law and justice. Lying at the intersection of law, psychology, and philosophy, this emergent field of law scholarship raises some of the most profound and interesting questions at the heart of jurisprudence.... more...

  • Problem Solving Courtsby Richard L. Wiener; Eve M. Brank

    Springer 2013; US$ 179.00

    In order to make the criminal court system more effective there has been a growing trend to have courts participate in what is essentially a rehabilitation strategy. Such courts are often referred to as "problem-solving" because they are working on root causes of criminal behavior as part of the dispensation of justice. This major shift in... more...

  • Gender, Violence, and Human Securityby Aili Mari Tripp; Myra Marx Ferree; Christina Ewig

    NYU Press 2013; US$ 89.00

    The nature of human security is changing globally: interstate conflict and even intrastate conflict may be diminishing worldwide, yet threats to individuals and communities persist. Large-scale violence by formal and informal armed forces intersects with interpersonal and domestic forms of violence in mutually reinforcing ways. Gender, Violence, and... more...