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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$ 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...

  • Law, Psychoanalysis, Societyby Maria Aristodemou

    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...

  • Showing Remorseby Mr Richard Weisman; Professor Austin D Sarat

    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...

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

    NYU Press 2013; US$ 22.95

    ?A powerful argument? successfully challenges both security to address gender and feminist analysis to address security.? ? Sylvia Walby, author of New Agendas for Women ]]> more...

  • Problem Solving Courtsby Richard L. Wiener; Eve Brank

    Springer New York 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 the role... more...

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

    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...

  • Law's Relationsby Jennifer Nedelsky

    Oxford University Press, USA 2012; US$ 40.99

    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$ 49.99

    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...