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- Oxford University Press 2012; US$ 114.99
Law and law-like institutions are visible in human societies very distant from each other in time and space. When it comes to observing and analysing such social constructs historians, anthropologists, and lawyers run into notorious difficulties in how to conceptualize them. Do they conform to a single category of 'law'? How are divergent understandings... more...
- Springer Netherlands 2013; US$ 129.61
This book explores ways that robot technology may affect legal systems in matters of responsibility and agency in criminal law, contractual obligations and torts. Discusses robot soldiers in battle, robo-trading of securities and service robots in torts law. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 53.95
This book offers an interdisciplinary overview of the role of law in modern capitalism in the context of financial crisis. In this work, the reader will find a discussion of key issues relevant to the crisis that have occupied the pages of the financial press since 2007 including an assessment of the meltdown of the sub-prime mortgage market, the... more...
- Springer Netherlands 2013; US$ 97.20
This book presents 14 essays by young European legal scholars, illustrating the development of law and economics, comparing American Common Law and European Civil Law and examining the role of economic analysis in the law of the European Union. more...
- OUP Oxford 2014; US$ 28.99
This provocative book outlines a powerful and original theory of liberty structured by the liberal conception of justice and the rule of law. Drawing on insights from philosophy, political theory, economics, and law, he shows how this new conception of liberty can confront, and solve, the central societal problems of knowledge, interest, and power. more...
- Elsevier Science 2016; US$ 31.95
This book is a critical study of the work of legal psychologists, particularly in the United States, and the assumptions upon which the work is based. It rejects an experimentalist model of legal psychology and claims that the use of such a model is not scientific and therefore superior to other ways of analysing the legal system. It proposes ultimately... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95
The Law and Economics approach to law dominates the intellectual discussion of nearly every doctrinal area of law in the United States and its influence is growing steadily throughout?Europe, Asia, and South America.?Numerous academics and practitioners?are working in the field with a flow of uninterrupted scholarship that is unprecedented, as is... more...
- Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 46.44
This book is a survey of how law, language and translation overlap with concepts, crimes and conflicts. It is a transdisciplinary survey exploring the dynamics of colonialism and the globalization of crime. Concepts and conflicts are used here to mean ?conflicting interpretations? engendering real conflicts. Beginning with theoretical issues and hermeneutics... more...
- Elsevier Science 2007; US$ 170.00
Law can be viewed as a body of rules and legal sanctions that channel behavior in socially desirable directions ? for example, by encouraging individuals to take proper precautions to prevent accidents or by discouraging competitors from colluding to raise prices. The incentives created by the legal system are thus a natural subject of study by economists.... more...
- Princeton University Press 2011; US$ 23.95 US$ 21.79
Sustained growth depends on innovation, whether it's cutting-edge software from Silicon Valley, an improved assembly line in Sichuan, or a new export market for Swaziland's leather. Developing a new idea requires money, which poses a problem of trust. The innovator must trust the investor with his idea and the investor must trust the innovator with... more...