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  • Cause Lawyeringby Austin Sarat; Stuart Scheingold

    Oxford University Press 1998; US$ 60.00 US$ 51.60

    The essays in this text represent a cross-national portrait of lawyers compelled to sacrifice financial gain so as to use their legal skills in the promotion of a more just society. The essays explore the relationship between cause lawyering and the organized legal professions of many countries. more...

  • The Expanding Spaces of Lawby Irus Braverman; Nicholas Blomley; David Delaney; Alexandre Kedar

    Stanford University Press 2014; US$ 27.95

    The Expanding Spaces of Law presents readers with cutting-edge scholarship in legal geography. An invaluable resource for those new to this line of scholarship, the book also pushes the boundaries of legal geography, reinvigorating previous modes of inquiry and investigating new directions. It guides scholars interested in the law?space?power nexus... more...

  • Our Word Is Our Bondby Marianne Constable

    Stanford University Press 2014; US$ 27.95

    Words can be misspoken, misheard, misunderstood, or misappropriated; they can be inappropriate, inaccurate, dangerous, or wrong. When speech goes wrong, law often steps in as itself a speech act or series of speech acts. Our Word Is Our Bond offers a nuanced approach to language and its interaction and relations with modern law. Marianne Constable... more...

  • Law and Natureby David Delaney

    Cambridge University Press 2003; US$ 144.00 US$ 118.08

    This interdisciplinary study explores the relationship between conceptions of nature and legal thought and practice. more...

  • Law and the Stateby A. Marciano; J. M. Josselin

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2005; US$ 40.00

    Law and the State provides a political economy analysis of the legal functioning of a democratic state, illustrating how it builds on informational and legal constraints. It explains, in an organised and thematic fashion, how competitive information enhances democracy while strategic information endangers it, and discusses how legal constraints stress... more...

  • Economics of the Lawby Thomas J. Miceli

    Oxford University Press 1997; US$ 129.99 US$ 111.79

    Over the past two decades, the field of law and economics has matured to the point where scholars have employed the latest economic methods in an effort to understand the nature of legal rules and to guide legal reform. This book is the first to provide a broad survey of this scholarship as it has been applied to problems in torts, contracts, property,... more...

  • The Legal-Economic Nexusby Warren Samuels

    Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 54.95

    Providing another key contribution to the immensely popular field of law and economics, this book, written by the doyen of the history of economic thought in the US, explores the dynamic relationship between economics, law and polity. Combining a selection of old and new essays by Warren J. Samuels that chart a number of key themes, it provides... more...

  • Readings in Law and Popular Cultureby Steven Greenfield; Guy Osborn

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 54.95

    Readings in Law and Popular Culture is the first book to bring together high quality research, with an emphasis on context, from key researchers working at the cutting-edge of both law and cultural disciplines. Fascinating and varied, the volume crosses many boundaries, dealing with areas as diverse as football-based computer games, Buffy the... more...

  • Risk and the Lawby Gordon Woodman; Diethelm Klippel

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 54.95

    Natural and man-made risks have long been recognised as vital conditioning factors in the formation of social institutions and the conduct of social life. In this volume internationally recognised experts examine in detail the implications in practice of the modern concept of risk in particular legal fields. The chapters explore the ways in which... more...

  • Theoretical Foundations of Law and Economicsby Mark D. White

    Cambridge University Press 2008; US$ 32.00 US$ 26.24

    A book-length examination of the methodology and philosophy of law and economics. more...