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- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 99.95
The term judicial opinion can be a misnomer as rarely are judges? true feelings on legal issues and the work they do made available to the public. Judges are constrained when writing decisions to follow the law and leave personal commentary aside. Through a series of revealing interviews, this book gathers empirical data from judges and justices... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 134.95
Legal lexicography or jurilexicography is the most neglected aspect of the discipline of jurilinguistics, despite its great relevance for translators, academics and comparative lawyers. This volume bridges this gap by bringing together contributions from ten jurisdictions from leading experts in the field. The work addresses aspects of legal lexicography,... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 149.95
This collection investigates the latest advances in the field of legal translation and provides an invaluable reference volume for all academics and practitioners in the field. The authors offer philosophical, rhetorical, terminological and lexicographical perspectives and explore a range of topics from both theoretical and practical positions. Multiple... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2011; US$ 149.95
From the ancient beginnings of Western legal tradition, law has been conceived as traversed by a fundamental tension between power (will) and reason. This volume examines the tension between these two poles in modern law, building on the views of distinctive features of the ideal-typical mature modern legal system that was previously presented in the... more...
- Diplomica Verlag 2009; US$ 21.66
Sozialarbeiter sind in ihrem täglichen Umgang mit hilfsbedürftigen Menschen und Schutzbefohlenen immer wieder mit äußerst festgefahrenen Situationen konfrontiert. Häufig kommt es vor, dass die Kommunikation mit dem Klienten in einem schier unlösbaren Knoten steckt, der jeden zielgerichteten Zugang zur jeweiligen Problemlage verhindert. These der hier... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 139.95
This book takes us far beyond the usual focus of comparative law with analysis of a broad range of jurisdictions, including mixtures of common and civil law, and also those mixing Islamic and/or traditional legal systems with those derived from common and/or civil law traditions. The discussion is situated within the broader context of the continuing... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 33.95
Hegel is one of the most important figures in the history of ideas and political thought. His Philosophy of Right is widely recognised as one of the greatest works of political philosophy. Hegel and the Philosophy of Right introduces and assesses: * Hegel's life and the background of the Philosophy of Right * The ideas and text of the Philosophy... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan Ltd. 2003; US$ 50.00
Why do some rules have the status of law while others do not? Is law simply a matter of rules anyway? What is justice? Is there a duty to obey a law even if it is unjust? Should the law concern itself with the activities of consenting adults in private? This fully-updated new edition of Legal Theory asks questions such as these and discusses. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 67.95
The first to use Judith Butler?s work as a reading of how the legal subject is formed, this book traces how Butler comes to the themes of ethics, law and politics analyzing their interrelation and explaining how they relate to Butler?s question of how people can have more liveable and viable lives. Acknowledging the potency and influence of Butler?s... more...
- Springer 2006; US$ 209.00
Looks at evidence for character judgments, answering questions about how judgments are supported or refuted by verifiable evidence. This book uses a methodology derived from work on models of reasoning in argumentation theory and artificial intelligence. It aims to show how judgments should be based on sound reasoning, in order to avoid errors. more...