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- Franz Steiner Verlag 2013; US$ 35.01
Law is a central element of social and political order ? with it, power is institutionalized, actions are structured and sanctioned. Fundamental concepts of order are expressed and legitimised by law. This is especially true of gender difference. Until equal rights won out as the norm, differentiating legal capacities of persons by their gender meant... more...
- 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...
- 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...
- Nomos Verlagsgesellschaft 2014; US$ 115.45
Mit der akademischen Freundesgabe zum 65. Geburtstag wird Ulf Pallme König, der frühere Kanzler der Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf und Honorarprofessor der Juristischen Fakultät, geehrt und gewürdigt. Der Inhalt der Festschrift resultiert im Wesentlichen aus dem Arbeitsgebiet des Jubilars: In seinem beruflichen Wirken als Rechtspraktiker,... more...
- Nomos Verlagsgesellschaft 2015; US$ 57.64
Der neue Tagungsband vereint Beiträge aus Forschung und Praxis im Schnittbereich ?Technik und Recht?. Die fortschreitende Automatisierung hält immer weiter Einzug in einzelne Lebens- und Arbeitsbereiche. Es gilt diese neuen Technologien voranzutreiben und neue Verfahren zu entwickeln, um die entstehenden Potentiale zu nutzen. Dem Recht fällt hierbei... more...
- 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...
- Oxford University Press 1997; US$ 129.99
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...
- 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...
- 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...