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  • Legal Knowledge and Information Systemsby R.G.F. Winkels

    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...

  • Legal Discourse across Cultures and Systemsby Vijay K. Bhatia; Christopher N. Candlin; Jan Engberg

    Hong Kong University Press, HKU 2008; US$ 60.00

    This book is a unique attempt to bring together some of the well-established scholars and practitioners from the fields of legal linguistics, legal translation, law, English for Academic and Professional Purposes, and arbitration practice to provide some understanding of the question. more...

  • Rethinking Law as Processby James MacLean

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 48.95

    First published in 2013. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Kraft Gesetzby Gerhard Wagner

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2010; US$ 39.99

    Die Klärung der Wirksamkeit von Rechtsnormen gehört zu den zentralen Forschungsthemen nicht nur der Rechtssoziologie, sondern der Soziologie insgesamt. Denn Recht ist ebenso wie Konvention ein Ordnungsbegriff. Konventionelle und rechtliche Normen bewirken, dass die Abläufe sozialen Handelns in der Gesellschaft so ablaufen, wie sie ablaufen sollen bzw.... more...

  • Adjudication in Actionby Professor Baudouin Dupret

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 139.95

    A rich, praxeological study that engages with 'living law' as it unfolds in context and in action to develop a fuller understanding of what law is, Adjudication in Action engages with Wittgenstein's later thought along with recent developments in ethnomethodology and conversation analysis, to explore people's orientation around and... more...

  • Law, Truth, and Reasonby Raimo Siltala

    Springer Netherlands 2011; US$ 159.00

    Grounded in linguistic philosophy and Carnapian semantics, this book?s innovative contribution to analytical jurisprudence also addresses the issues of institutional philosophy, social pragmatism, and legal principles as envisioned by Dworkin, among others. more...

  • "Recht ist Streit"by Jing Li

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 168.00

    Using linguistic instruments this work sets out to give a transparent description of the text-supported and discourse-based legal dispute in the process of reaching a legal judgement.  It examines a corpus of authentic texts originating from six related legal cases in Germany, identifying distinct speech act patterns and the specific action... more...

  • Families, Care-giving and Paid Workby Grace James; Nicole Busby

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2011; US$ 40.00

    This unique selection of chapters brings together researchers from a variety of academic disciplines to explore aspects of law's engagement with working families. It connects academic debate with policy proposals through an integrated set of approaches and perspectives. Families, Care-giving and Paid Work offers an original approach to a very topical... more...

  • It is Hereby Performed...by Dennis Kurzon

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1986; US$ 98.00

    This book deals with speech acts, especially performatives, that are regarded as ?operative? in legal discourse. After a detailed exposition of speech act theory in relation to legislative texts, the author discusses the legal document as a communicative act; potential speech acts and delegated legislation; wills, the marriage ceremony and statutes... more...

  • Transparency, Power, and Controlby Dr Christoph A Hafner; Dr Lindsay Miller; Ms Anne Wagner; Professor Vijay K Bhatia

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 134.95

    This book brings together academics and practitioners from a range of disciplines from more than twenty countries to reflect on the growing importance of issues such as social order, liberty and individual freedom in our international community. Contributors explore these issues from a range of perspectives as well as legal contexts. The collection... more...