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- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95
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...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 48.95
'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...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 149.95
Whether or not wrongdoers show remorse and how they show remorse are matters that attract great interest both in law and in popular culture. In capital trials in the United States, it can be a question of life or death whether a jury believes that a wrongdoer showed remorse. And in wrongdoings that capture the popular imagination, public attention... more...
- Springer New York 2013; US$ 159.00
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 the role... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 64.95
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. Including international contributions from lawyers, psychologists, sociologists and criminologists, the book bridges the inherent gap between the... more...
- Oxford University Press 2011; US$ 40.99
In this brilliantly innovative work, Jennifer Nedelsky claims that we must rethink our notion of autonomy, rejecting the usual vocabulary of control, boundaries, and individual rights. If we understand that we are fundamentally in relation to others, she argues, we will recognize that we become autonomous with others. Law's Relations includes many... more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2011; US$ 44.99
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...
- Oxford University Press 2010; US$ 49.99
In Problem Solving, Decision Making, and Professional Judgment: A Guide for Lawyers and Policymakers , Paul Brest and Linda Hamilton Krieger prepare students and professionals to be creative problem solvers, wise counselors, and effective decision makers. The authors provide readers with knowledge of decision theory, probability and statistics, social... more...