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  • Carl Schmittby Michael G. Salter

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95

    There continues to be a remarkable revival in academic interest in Carl Schmitt's thought within politics?and social theory but this is the first book to address his thought from an explicitly legal theoretical perspective. Transcending the prevailing one-sided and purely historical focus on Schmitt?s significance for debates that took place in the... more...

  • Öffentliche Übernahme durch Anschleichen unter besonderer Berücksichtigung der Meldepflichten nach dem WpHGby Marc Holfter

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2012; US$ 77.29

    Für Außenstehende überraschende Übernahmen von börsennotierten Unternehmen, denen eine geheime Anteilsaufstockung vorausgeht, haben in jüngster Vergangenheit immer wieder für Diskussionen gesorgt; genannt sei hier nur das Beispiel von Schaeffler und Continental. Uneinigkeit herrscht insbesondere darüber, ob und gegebenenfalls wie weit ein solches... more...

  • The UNESCO Convention on the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressionsby Sabine von Schorlemer; Peter-Tobias Stoll

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2012; US$ 169.16

    In this book, thirty diplomats, practitioners and academics explain and assess this important agreement, analyzing the evolution, concepts, contents and implications of the Convention in depth, and offering vital insight and recommendations on implementation. more...

  • The Planning Theory of Lawby Damiano Canale; Giovanni Tuzet

    Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 126.87

    Based on a workshop with Scott Shapiro, this book provides a critical reading of the planning theory of law, highlighting its merits on one hand and objecting to parts of it on the other. Offers a balanced, insightful discussion of the arguments of Legality. more...

  • The Legacy of John Austin's Jurisprudenceby Michael Freeman; Patricia Mindus

    Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 169.16

    This inaugural edited volume on John Austin?s vital contribution to analytical jurisprudence provides comparative perspectives and profound insights into the philosophy and legacy of Austin?s work, including his impact on contemporary legal debate. more...

  • Jurisdictionby Shaunnagh Dorsett; Shaun McVeigh

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 35.95

    This book takes its cue from the observation that jurisdiction - as the speech of law - articulates or proclaims law. Without jurisdiction the law would be speechless, without authority and authorisation. So too would be critics who approach the law or want to live lawfully. As a field of legal knowledge and legal practice, jurisdiction is concerned... more...

  • In the Realm of Legal and Moral Philosophyby Matthew H. Kramer

    Palgrave Macmillan 1998; US$ 176.00

    In this wide-ranging investigation of many prominent issues in contemporary legal, political, and moral philosophy, Matthew Kramer combines penetrating critiques with original theorising as he examines the writings of numerous major theorists (including Ronald Dworkin, H.l.A. Hart, Alan Gewirth, Ronald Coase and Richard Posner). Among the many topics... more...

  • Henri Lefebvreby Chris Butler

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95

    While certain aspects of Henri Lefebvre?s writings have been examined extensively within the disciplines of geography, social theory, urban planning and cultural studies, there has been no comprehensive consideration of his work within legal studies. Henri Lefebvre: Spatial Politics, Everyday Life and the Right to the City provides the first serious... more...

  • The Logic of Legal Requirementsby Jordi Ferrer Beltrán; Giovanni Battista Ratti

    OUP Oxford 2012; US$ 139.99

    Does the law contain implicit exceptions to its own rules? If so, what consequence does that have for understanding the relationship between law and morality? This collection gathers leading legal philosophers to analyse the logical structure of legal norms, advancing the understanding of the general philosophy of law. more...

  • Re-reading Foucault: On Law, Power and Rightsby Ben Golder

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95

     Law, Rights and Power: Re-Reading Foucault is the first collection in English to fully address the relevance of Foucault?s thought for law. Michel Foucault is the best known and most cited of the late twentieth-century?s ?theory? academics. His work continues to animate a range of different critical work across intellectual disciplines in the arts,... more...