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- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 149.95
Why is there so much resistance to recent issues of tolerance and diversity? Despite efforts of the international community to encourage open-mindedness, recent attempts at international, political and economic integration have shown that religious, cultural and ethnic tolerance and diversity remain under threat. The contributions in the volume reflect... more...
- Princeton University Press 2009; US$ 32.95 US$ 26.36
Language is our key to imagining the world, others, and ourselves. Yet sometimes our ways of talking dehumanize others and trivialize human experience. In war other people are imagined as enemies to be killed. The language of race objectifies those it touches, and propaganda disables democracy. Advertising reduces us to consumers, and clichés destroy... more...
- Princeton University Press 2009; US$ 33.95 US$ 27.16
Whether examining election outcomes, the legal status of terrorism suspects, or if (or how) people can be sentenced to death, a judge in a modern democracy assumes a role that raises some of the most contentious political issues of our day. But do judges even have a role beyond deciding the disputes before them under law? What are the criteria for... more...
- IOS Press 2009; US$ 167.00
Legal Theory, Sources of Law and the Semantic Web is an attempt to construct an integrated conceptual framework for the application-neutral and problem-neutral representation of sources of law using Semantic Web technology and concepts, and some technically straightforward extensions to Semantic Web technology based on established practices found in... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2010; US$ 32.00
How did the US judiciary become so powerful?powerful enough that state and federal judges once vied to decide a presidential election? What does this prominence mean for the law, constitutionalism, and liberal democracy? In The Cloaking of Power , Paul O. Carrese provides a provocative analysis of the intellectual sources of today?s powerful judiciary,... more...
- Editions Rodopi 2010; US$ 68.00
This book shows that Haurious positivist and pragmatic jurisprudence and social theory, as well as their application to the study of institutions, is satisfactorily supported by his idealistic philosophy. The nine chapters first locate Haurious influences, then situate his disciplinary methodologies within methodology in general. The central... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2008; US$ 149.00
The negative connotations of plagiarism as an illegal appropriation of ideas are based on the concept of Intellectual Property. Although Intellectual Property Laws in most countries around the world are specific as to the characterisation of plagiarism as an offence, the extent of plagiarism litigation varies enormously and this variation has a lot... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2010; US$ 135.00
First published as a Special Issue of Interpreting (10:1, 2008) and complemented with two articles published in Interpreting (12:1, 2010), this volume provides a panoramic view of the complex and uniquely constrained practice of court interpreting. In an array of empirical papers, the nine authors explore the potential of court interpreters to... more...
- Springer Netherlands 2010; US$ 199.00
This book highlights the active role of language in diplomatic negotiations and in interpreting international law by analyzing the decision-making process and the legal discourse adopted by the WTO?s Appellate Body. more...
- IOS Press 2010; US$ 160.00
The 23rd edition of the JURIX conference was held in the United Kingdom from the 15th till the 17th of December and was hosted by the University of Liverpool. This year submissions came from 18 countries covering all five continents. These proceedings contain thirteen full and nine short papers that were selected for presentation. As usual they cover... more...