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  • 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...

  • Crime, Desire and Law's Unconsciousby David Gurnham

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 135.00

    Sexual desire, and the possible dangers associated with its more extreme manifestations, provokes strong, albeit often contradictory reactions. Such reactions are a well-known stimulant of creative, juridical and scholarly activity, and the texts of law, literature and academic criticism respond to it in ways that suggest both of revulsion and fascination.... more...

  • Law, Psychoanalysis, Societyby Maria Aristodemou

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00

    'I swear to tell the truth, the whole truth, and nothing but the truth' we say in a court of law. 'In a court of law, the truth is precisely what we will not say', says Lacan. ?If God is dead, everything is permitted?, writes Dostoyevsky. ?If God is dead, everything is prohibited?, responds Lacan. ?I think, therefore I am?, reasons Descartes. ?I am... more...

  • Showing Remorseby Mr Richard Weisman

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 109.95

    The primary focus of this work is, unlike previous studies, not on whether the wrongdoer meets our expectations over how and when remorse should be shown, but on how the community reacts when these expectations are met or not met. Using examples drawn from Canada, the United States, and South Africa, the author demonstrates that the showing of remorse... 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...

  • Problem Solving Courtsby Eve Brank

    Springer New York 2013; US$ 179.00

    Covers the full range of problem-solving courts The most comprehensive coverage of the topic with contributions by leading experts Provides the existing research base and indications for future research directions more...

  • Psychology and Lawby Professor Rita ?ukauskiene; Professor David Canter

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 64.95

    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...

  • 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...

  • Demenzen in Theorie und Praxisby Hans Förstl

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 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 präventiven Maßnahmen sind möglich und nötig? Klar und präzise beantworten Herausgeber ? einer der angesehensten Demenzforscher... more...

  • Problem Solving, Decision Making, and Professional Judgmentby Paul Brest; Linda Hamilton Krieger

    Oxford University Press, USA 2010; US$ 44.99

    In Problem Solving, Decision Making, and Professional Judgment, Paul Brest and Linda Hamilton Krieger have written a systematic guide to creative problem solving that prepares students to exercise effective judgment and decision making skills in the complex social environments in which they will work. The book represents a major milestone in the education... more...