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  • Semiotics of International Lawby Evandro Menezes de Carvalho

    Springer Netherlands 2010; US$ 179.00

    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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Adjudication in Actionby Professor Baudouin Dupret; Dr Dave Francis; Dr Stephen Hester; Dr Andrew Carlin

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 149.95

    Adjudication in Action describes the moral dimension of judicial activities and the judicial approach to questions of morality, observing the contextualized deployment of various practices and the activities of diverse people who, in different capacities, find themselves involved with institutional judicial space. Exploring the manner in which the... more...

  • "Recht ist Streit"by Jing Li

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 182.00

    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...

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

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 149.95

    This book brings together academics and practitioners from a range of disciplines from more than twenty countries to reflect on the growing importance of transparency, power and control in our international community and how these concerns and ideas have been examined, used and interpreted in a range of national and international contexts. Contributors... more...