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- Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 58.00 US$ 46.40
Professor Jenkins develops a systematic theory of the origins, the ends, and the functions of law. He then applies this theory to the problems that law encounters and the conditions that it must satisfy if it is to be an effective force in society. Originally published in 1980. The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology... more...
- Boydell & Brewer Group Ltd 2015; US$ 36.46
Throughout English history the rule of law and the preservation of liberty have been inseparable, and both are intrinsic to England's constitution. This accessible and entertaining history traces thegrowth of the law from its beginnings in Anglo-Saxon times to the present day. It shows how the law evolved from a means of ensuring order and limiting... more...
- Wiley 2015; US$ 17.50 US$ 15.17
Dieses Buch hilft Ihnen, wenn Sie schon immer wissen wollten, oder für eine Prüfung wissen müssen, wie die Bundesrepublik von Rechtswegen her funktioniert Buch. Winfried Berg erklärt Ihnen, was Sie über Verfassung und Verwaltungsrecht wissen sollten. Das geht von den Funktionen der Staatsorgane, über die Grundrechte bis... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95
Roberto Esposito: Law, Community and the Political provides a critical legal introduction to this increasingly influential Italian theorist?s work, by focusing on Esposito?s reconceptualisation of the relationship between law, community and the political. The analysis concentrates primarily on Esposito?s Catégories de l?Impolitique , Communitas... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 48.95
Challenging the usual introductions to the study of law, A Critical Introduction to Law argues that law is inherently political and reflects the interests of the few even while presenting itself as neutral. This fully revised and updated fourth edition provides contemporary examples to demonstrate the relevance of these arguments in the twenty-first... more...
- De Gruyter 2015; US$ 84.00
The foreword to Hegel?s Philosophy of Right concludes with a though-provoking metaphor: ?When philosophy paints its grey in grey, one form of life has become old, and by means of grey it cannot be rejuvenated, but only known. The owl of Minerva takes its flight only when the shades of night are gathering.? How do we understand this enigma... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 54.95
An interesting examination of law as language use or discourse, this study looks at the transformation of ordinary language into a special discourse for the purposes of the legal system. It is widely accepted that legal discourse is obscure, and often the public resent the fact that access to the law of the land is obstructed by the opaqueness of legal... more...