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  • 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...

  • Linguistik rechtlicher Normgeneseby Friedemann Vogel

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 210.00

    The series Sprache und Wissen ["Language and Knowledge"] is a publication platform for high-quality papers on German linguistics with interdisciplinary focus. The series takes on current trends in the scientific community from a linguistic perspective in order to show how general and expert knowledge are made possible through language and... more...

  • Recht als Textby Dietrich Busse

    De Gruyter 1992; US$ 182.00

    Recht ALS Text: Linguistische Untersuchungen Zur Arbeit Mit Sprache in Einer Gesellschaftlichen Institution. more...

  • Europäische Methodenlehreby Karl Riesenhuber

    De Gruyter 2006; US$ 140.00

    In dem Handbuch werden Methodenfragen des Europarechts, insbesondere des Europäischen Privatrechts, erstmals umfassend systematisch für Ausbildung und Praxis dargestellt. Neben den Grundlagen erörtern die Autoren Methodenfragen des Primär- und Sekundärrechts sowie des mitgliedstaatlichen (Umsetzungs-)Rechts. Im Besonderen Teil widmen sich... more...

  • Reading Modern Lawby Ruth Buchanan; Stewart Motha; Sundhya Pahuja

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95

    Reading Modern Law identifies and elaborates upon key critical methodologies for reading and writing about law in modernity. The force of law rests on determinate and localizable authorizations, as well as an expansive capacity to encompass what has not been pre-figured by an order of rules. The key question this dynamic of law raises is how legal... more...

  • Philosophical Foundations of the Nature of Lawby Wil Waluchow; Stefan Sciaraffa

    OUP Oxford 2013; US$ 109.99

    Recent years have witnessed major developments in philosophical inquiry concerning the nature of law and, with the growth of transnational legal institutions, in the phenomenon of law itself. This volume gathers leading writers in the field to take stock of current debates on the nature of law and the aims and methods of legal philosophy. more...

  • Logic, Probability, and Presumptions in Legal Reasoningby Scott Brewer

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 185.00

    At least since plato and Aristotle, thinkers have pondered the relationship between philosophical arguments and the "sophistical" arguments offered by the Sophists -- who were the first professional lawyers. Judges wield substantial political power, and the justifications they offer for their decisions are a vital means by which citizens can assess... more...

  • Authoritiesby Nicole Roughan

    OUP Oxford 2013; US$ 109.99

    How can legal authority be explained beyond the sovereign state? Roughan argues that instances of transnational and international law, along with overlapping constitutional orders, should be regarded as having shared, interdependent and relative authority. more...