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  • Risks and Legal Theoryby Jenny Steele

    Hart Publishing Limited 2004; US$ 30.60

    Jenny Steele argues that ideas about risk and most areas of the law, whilst of interest to the legal profession, have not been widely addressed. The author explores the conceptual place of risk across a number of different fields of law. more...

  • Costs and Cautionary Talesby Anthony Ogus

    Hart Publishing Limited 2006; US$ 45.00

    The aim of this book is to provide an overview of how economic analysis can enrich an understanding of law and can provide standards for its critical evaluation. It eschews a dogmatic approach, acknowledging that non-economic goals play an important part in the law. It is directed primarily at lawyers and law students, particularly those who hitherto... more...

  • Luhmann on Law and Politicsby Michael King; Chris Thornhill

    Hart Publishing Limited 2006; US$ 52.20

    Perhaps more than any other social theorist in recent history, Niklas Luhmann's work has aroused extreme, and often antagonistic, responses. It has generated controversies about its political implications, its resolute anti-humanism and its ambitious critique of more established definitions of society, social theory and sociology. Now, however, a steadily... more...

  • The Geography of Lawby William Taylor

    Hart Publishing Limited 2006; US$ 52.20

    The essays in this collection relate notions of space and representations of interior and exterior spaces to concerns for individual identity and autonomy as these are framed by practices of governance or codified by law. They examine the manner in which imaginative frameworks forming an environment for human action are objectified through practices... more...

  • Law and Aestheticsby Adam Gearey

    Hart Publishing Limited 2001; US$ 34.20

    Law and Aesthetics draws on the work of poets as well as philosophers. Taking as its starting point Shelleys assertion that poets are unacknowledged legislators,the book suggests that there is a way of thinking that, as yet, has not been taken up by those who make use of literary aesthetics to understand law. The book tracks this aesthetic thinking... more...

  • The Policy of Lawby Mauro Zamboni

    Hart Publishing Limited 2007; US$ 97.20

    Focuses on the relationship between law and politics as perceived by the legal community and more specifically, the transformation of politics into law. This work characterizes the policy of law as the stage of the law-making process at which values entrenched in political decisions are transformed into legal concepts. more...

  • Regulating Technologiesby Roger Brownsword; Karen Yeung

    Hart Publishing Limited 2008; US$ 45.90

    While it is a truism that emerging technologies present both opportunities for and challenges to their host communities, the legal community has only recently begun to consider their significance. On the one hand, emerging information, bio, nano, and neurotechnologies challenge policy-makers who aspire to put in place a regulatory environment that... 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...

  • Radikalitätby Ralf Konersmann; Dirk Westerkamp

    Felix Meiner Verlag 2012; US$ 47.88

    Hauptbeschreibung Schwerpunkt Radikalität Christian Bermes: Radikalität - Etikett oder Gestalt? Zum Platz des Radikalen in der Kultur Martin Seel: Das Radikale und das Moderate. Erkundungen in einem spannungsreichen Begriffsfeld Leonhard Emmerling: Radikalität in der Kunst - die Konjunktur einer Fiktion Guy G. Stroumsa: Das frühe Christentum... more...

  • Rhythmus & Moderneby Ralf Konersmann; Dirk Westerkamp

    Felix Meiner Verlag 2013; US$ 47.88

    Hauptbeschreibung ___Schwerpunkt Michael Neumann: »Einverseelung vorgeprägter Ausdruckswerte«. Rhythmus und Übertragung um 1900. Daniel Morat: Der Rhythmus der Großstadt um 1900. Florian Schneider: Tropische Rhythmen. Gottfried Benns Nachtcafé, Berlin 1912. Anja Schwarz: Im Maschinenraum der Zivilisation. Rhythmen in Joseph Conrads Heart of... more...