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  • Privacy, Due Process and the Computational Turnby Mireille Hildebrandt; Katja de Vries

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 140.00

    Privacy, Due process and the Computational Turn: The Philosophy of Law Meets the Philosophy of Technology engages with the rapidly developing computational aspects of our world including data mining, behavioural advertising, iGovernment, profiling for intelligence, customer relationship management, smart search engines, personalized news feeds, and... more...

  • The Laws of Robotsby Ugo Pagallo

    Springer 2013; US$ 129.00

    This book explores how the design, construction, and use of robotics technology may affect today’s legal systems and, more particularly, matters of responsibility and agency in criminal law, contractual obligations, and torts. By distinguishing between the behaviour of robots as tools of human interaction, and robots as proper agents in the legal... more...

  • Legal Anthropologyby James M. Donovan

    AltaMira Press 2007; US$ 38.99

    Legal Anthropology: An Introduction offers an initial overview into the challenging debates surrounding the cross-cultural analysis of legal systems. Equal parts review and criticism, the text outlines the historical landmarks in the development of the discipline, identifying both strengths and weaknesses of each stage and contribution. more...

  • Law and Warby Austin Sarat; Lawrence Douglas; Martha Umphrey

    Stanford University Press 2013; US$ 75.00

    Law and War explores the cultural, historical, spatial, and theoretical dimensions of the relationship between law and war?a connection that has long vexed the jurisprudential imagination. Historically the term "war crime" struck some as redundant and others as oxymoronic: redundant because war itself is criminal; oxymoronic because war submits... more...

  • Regulating Technologyby Patrick van Zwanenberg; Adrian Ely; Adrian Smith

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 42.95

    Examining the regulation of technologies, this book explores how the drive to harmonize regulatory policies across the world is at odds with the increasingly diverse local settings in which they are implemented. The authors use a 'framings' approach that starts with the concerns and experiences of technology users and works 'upwards' in order to examine... more...

  • Der gute Staatby Walter Schweidler

    Springer 2014; US$ 29.99

    Die Würde des Menschen zu achten und seine Rechte zu schützen: Das ist der heute weltweit anerkannte Anspruch, vor dem staatliche Gewalt sich zu legitimieren hat. Ihm wohnt ein komplexer geschichtlicher und begrifflicher Hintergrund inne, den dieses Buch zu rekonstruieren und auf seine vernünftige Begründung hin zu durchdenken unternimmt. Dabei zeigt... more...

  • The Structure of Libertyby Randy E. Barnett

    Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 28.99

    In this book, legal scholar Randy Barnett elaborates and defends the fundamental premise of the Declaration of Independence: that all persons have a natural right to pursue happiness so long as they respect the equal rights of others, and that governments are only justly established to secure these rights.Drawing upon insights from philosophy, economics,... more...

  • Anthropology and Lawby James M. Donovan; H. Edwin Anderson III

    Berghahn Books 2003; US$ 27.95

    The relationship between Law and Anthropology can be considered as having been particularly intimate. In this book the authors defend their assertion that the two fields co-exist in a condition of "balanced reciprocity" wherein each makes important contributions to the successful practice and theory of the other. Anthropology, for example, offers... more...

  • Law and the Utopian Imaginationby Austin Sarat; Lawrence Douglas; Martha Umphrey

    Stanford University Press 2014; US$ 75.00

    Law and the Utopian Imagination seeks to explore and resuscitate the notion of utopianism within current legal discourse. The idea of utopia has fascinated the imaginations of important thinkers for ages. And yet?who writes seriously on the idea of utopia today? The mid-century critique appears to have carried the day, and a belief in the very... more...

  • Subversive Property: Law and the Production of Spaces of Belongingby Sarah Keenan

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00

    This book explores the relationship between space, subjectivity and property in order to invert conventional socio-legal understandings of property. Sarah Keenan demonstrates that new political possibilities for property may be unveiled by thinking about property in terms of space and belonging, rather than exclusion. Drawing on feminist and critical... more...