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  • Die Eule der Minerva in Hegels Rechtsphilosophieby Jens Petersen

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 67.34

    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...

  • A Critical Introduction to Lawby Wade Mansell; Belinda Meteyard; Alan Thomson

    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...

  • Law, Liberty and the Constitutionby Harry Potter

    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...

  • Roberto Espositoby Peter Langford

    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-Schnellkurs Öffentliches Rechtby Wilfried Berg

    Wiley 2015; US$ 17.50 US$ 15.17

    Bundestag, Bundesrat, Bundeskanzler: Die Begriffe sind bekannt, aber wer darf und macht was in der Bundesrepublik? Was versteht man unter Gemeinwohl, Gewaltenteilung oder Grundrechte? Fur Ihre nachste Prufung mussen Sie wissen, wie die Rechtsordnung unseres Staates, das Offentliche Recht, aufgebaut ist. Dann ist dieses Buch eine Hilfe fur Sie. Wilfried... more...

  • Zizek and Lawby Laurent de Sutter

    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...

  • Hart on Responsibilityby Christopher Pulman

    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...

  • Social Order and the Limits of Lawby Iredell Jenkins

    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...

  • Linguistic Evidenceby William M. O'Barr; Donald Black

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 55.95

    With the permission of a North Carolina court, more than 150 hours of courtroom speech were recorded for this study. These tapes provided a rich archive for a variety of different types of inquiry, including the ethnography of courtroom speech and social psychological experiments focused on effects of different modes of presenting information in courts... more...

  • Judicial Discretion within Adjudicative Committee Proceedings in Chinaby Li Li

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2014; US$ 101.08

    This book uses bounded rationality theory to formulate an analytic framework for a systematic and comprehensive examination of the impacts of organizational factors on discretion within Adjudicative Committees? decision-making processes. more...