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  • 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...

  • It is Hereby 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$ 196.00

    The analysis of legal texts in the context of legislation is a previously unexplored field of research. Consequently, this study examines the formation of legal norms using the example of the ?online search?. Taking over 1000 texts as reference material, the study illuminates the discourse actors, the semantic struggles and the process... 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...

  • Recht als Textby Dietrich Busse

    De Gruyter 1992; US$ 168.00

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

  • Comparative Legal Linguisticsby Professor Heikki E S Mattila

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 149.95

    This book examines legal language as a language for special purposes, evaluating the functions and characteristics of legal language and the terminology of law. Using examples drawn from major and lesser legal languages, it examines the major legal languages themselves, beginning with Latin through German, French, Spanish and English. This second... more...