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- 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 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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
The very first book dedicated to Slavoj Zizek?s theoretical treatment of law, this book gathers widely recognized Zizek scholars as well as legal theorists to offer a sustained analysis of the place of law in Zizek?s work. Whether it is with reference to symbolic law, psychoanalytical law, religious law, positive law, human rights, to Lacan?s, Hegel?s,... 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...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 124.95
Administrative litigation systems are a rapidly developing legal field in many countries. This book provides a comparative study of the administrative litigation systems in China, Hong Kong, Taiwan and Macao, as well as a number of selected European countries that covers both states with an advanced rule of law and new democracies. Despite the different... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 95.00
A collection of essays discussing Herbert Hart's writings on responsibility. The essays focus upon Hart's work on causation in the law and on the justification of punishment. Specific topics discussed include senses of 'responsibility', voluntariness, Mill's harm principle, mens rea, excuses, the Hart-Wootton debate, and negligence. more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 119.95
Debates surrounding the concept of law are not new. For a wide variety of reasons and in a wide variety of ways, the meaning of 'law' has long been an important part of Western thought, both within legal scholarship and beyond. The contributors to Concepts of Law are international experts from the fields of comparative law, legal philosophy, and the... more...