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- Franz Steiner Verlag 2013; US$ 39.35
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...
- 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$ 109.99
The field of law and economics has matured to a point where scholars employ economic methods to understand the nature of legal rules and guide legal reform. This text is a broad survey of that scholarship as it has been applied to problems in tort, contracts, property and litigation. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2007; 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... more...
- Springer 2007; US$ 149.00
Politics and the political discourse occupy a central position in the modern legal theoretical discussion. This book aims to reconstruct and to classify, according to ideal-typical models, the different positions taken by the major contemporary legal theories as to whether and how law relates to politics. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 46.95
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...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2007; US$ 134.95
Miller's study argues that legislation on abortion, adultery, and rape has been central to the formation of the modern citizen. Case studies on the Ottoman Empire, Turkey, France, and Italy explore the international implications and address the role of sexuality and reproduction in constructing 'civilizational' relationships. more...