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  • The Law and Society Reader IIby Erik Larson; Patrick Schmidt

    NYU Press 2014; US$ 24.65

    Law and society scholars challenge thecommon belief that law is simply a neutral tool by which society sets standardsand resolves disputes. Decades of research shows how much the nature ofcommunities, organizations, and the people inhabiting them affect how lawworks. Just as much, law shapes beliefs, behaviors, and wider socialstructures, but the... more...

  • Law in Perspectiveby Michael Head; Scott Mann

    University of NSW Press 2008; US$ 52.00

    Law in Perspective is intended to encourage critical, responsible and creative thinking about law as a system of ideas and a social institution. This second edition has been revised to include new chapters on human rights, liberal democracy, economic efficiency, problems of the market, and distributive justice. As well, the information provided on... more...

  • Medienkultur und Gesellschaftsstrukturby Andreas Ziemann

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2011; US$ 44.99

    Die (spät-)moderne Gesellschaft hat sich in eine rigide Abhängigkeit von Medientechnologien und (audiovisuellen) Massenmedien gebracht. Dies hat einerseits zu einer operativen Anpassung und Strukturänderung in zahlreichen Vergesellschaftungsbereichen geführt, andererseits neuartige Denkweisen, Vorstellungswelten, Handlungsformen und Gebrauchskulturen... more...

  • Soziologische Jurisprudenzby Gralf-Peter Calliess; Andreas Fischer-Lescano; Dan Wielsch; Peer Zumbansen

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 321.00

    The commemorative publication Sociological Jurisprudence adheres in content and form to the tradition of Gunther Teubner?s body of work. The contributions engage themselves with his principle outlook by reflecting upon the relationships between law and society, each with its own distinct emphasis. more...

  • Soziologische Theorien kompaktby Martin Endreß

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 35.00

    Der Band ist speziell zugeschnitten auf den Lernbedarf im Rahmen von BA- und MA-Studiengängen. Darüber hinaus eignet er sich für einen systematischen Überblick über die in der Soziologie diskutierten sozial- wie gesellschaftstheoretischen Grundfragen bis hin zur Gegenwartsdiagnose. Ein klar strukturiertes Gliederungsprinzip, zusammenfassende Übersichten,... more...

  • Begriff und Rechtfertigung abdingbaren Rechtsby Lorenz Kähler

    Mohr Siebeck 2012; US$ 89.70

    Abdingbares Recht tritt in großer Vielfalt und den unterschiedlichsten Formen auf. Das haben die bisherigen Modelle nur ungenügend berücksichtigt. Lorenz Kähler zeigt in seiner Untersuchung, dass sich abdingbares Recht stattdessen als Menge von Normen begreifen lässt, bei denen der jeweilige Adressat die Anwendbarkeit trotz konstanter Geltung ausschließen... more...

  • Intersectionality and Beyondby Emily Grabham; Davina Cooper; Jane Krishnadas; Didi Herman

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 65.95

    This collection addresses the present and the future of the concept of intersectionality within socio-legal studies. Intersectionality provides a metaphorical schema for understanding the interaction of different forms of disadvantage, including race, sexuality, and gender. But it also goes further to provide a particular model of how these aspects... more...

  • Konflikt und Koexistenzby Gerd Bender; Michael Stolleis; Jani Kirov

    Vittorio Klostermann 2015; Not Available

    In dem Komplex "Südosteuropa" steckt ein erhebliches rechtshistorisch-theoretisches Potential. Sehr alte ethnische Strukturen wurden durch römisches, byzantinisches, osmanisches und westeuropäisches Recht überblendet. Die Beiträge dieses Bandes behandeln Kernfragen der Rezeption und des Transfers normativer Ordnungen in den Rechtsordnungen... more...

  • Social and Legal Normsby Dr Matthias Baier

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 149.95

    In an era where new areas of life and new problems call for normative solutions while the plurality of values in society challenge the very basis for normative solutions, this book looks at a growing field of research on the relations between social and legal norms. New technologies and social media offer new ways to communicate about normative issues... more...

  • Law and Opinion in Twentieth-Century Britain and Irelandby W. John Morgan; Professor Stephen Livingstone

    Palgrave Macmillan 2003; US$ 134.00

    Law and Opinion in Twentieth Century Britain and Ireland covers four main themes: Law and the State; Culture and Identity; Public Morality and the Citizen; The Death of the English Constitution; each theme being analyzed through two essays authored by leading British and Irish academics. The book provides a substantial and readable analysis of the... more...