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  • Dimensions of Forensic Linguisticsby John Gibbons; M. Teresa Turell

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2008; US$ 149.00

    This volume functions as a guide to the multidisciplinary nature of Forensic Linguistics understood in its broadest sense as the interface between language and the law. It seeks to address the links in this relatively young field between theory, method and data, without neglecting the need for new research questions in the field. Perhaps the most striking... more...

  • Diversity and Tolerance in Socio-Legal Contextsby Ms Anne Wagner; Professor Vijay K Bhatia

    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...

  • Europäische Methodenlehreby Karl Riesenhuber

    De Gruyter 2006; US$ 140.00

    In this handbook questions regarding the method behind European law, particularly European private law, are represented for the first time comprehensively and systematically for instruction and practice. In addition to the basics, the authors discuss the questions of method behind the primary and secondary law as well as the member states'... 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...

  • International Relations Theory and International Lawby Adriana Sinclair

    Cambridge University Press 2010; US$ 28.00

    In this book, Adriana Sinclair provides international relations theorists with a better understanding of law and international law. more...

  • Interpretation, Law and the Construction of Meaningby Anne Wagner; Wouter Werner; Deborah Cao

    Springer Netherlands 2007; US$ 209.00

    Legal semiotics emphasizes the contingency and fluidity of legal concepts and stresses the existence of overlapping, competing and coexisting legal discourses. In response to new problems, changing power structures, changing societal norms and new faces of injustice established doctrines are reconsidered, reformulated and partly replaced by competing... 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...

  • The Judicial Processby E. W. Thomas

    Cambridge University Press 2005; US$ 44.00

    This 2005 book propounds a coherent and comprehensive judicial methodology for modern times. more...

  • Kraft Gesetzby Gerhard Wagner

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2010; US$ 29.99

    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...

  • Language and the Lawby John Peter Gibbons

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 75.95

    Explains and describes the ways that language use in the legal system can create inequality and disadvantage. It examines the three main areas where the two intersect: the central issue of the language of the law; the disadvantage which language can impose before the law, and forensic linguistics - the use of linguistic evidence in legal processes.... more...