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  • Economics for Lawyersby Richard A. Ippolito

    Princeton University Press 2012; US$ 58.00

    Whether dealing with contracts, tort actions, or government regulations, lawyers are more likely to be successful if they are conversant in economics. Economics for Lawyers provides the essential tools to understand the economic basis of law. Through rigorous analysis illustrated with simple graphs and a wide range of legal examples, Richard Ippolito... more...

  • Optional Lawby Ian Ayres

    University of Chicago Press 2010; US$ 62.00

    Spurred by the advances in option theory that have been remaking financial and economic scholarship over the past thirty years, a revolution is taking shape in the way legal scholars conceptualize property and the way it is protected by the law. Ian Ayres's Optional Law explores how option theory is overthrowing many accepted wisdoms and producing... more...

  • BilderRechtby Volker Boehme-Neßler

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2009; US$ 79.95

    Wir leben im Zeitalter der Bilder. Bilder sind in der modernen Welt allgegenwärtig. Dazu muss man nicht fernsehen, Zeitung lesen oder im Internet surfen. Kaum ein Bereich der Gesellschaft kommt ohne Visualisierungen und visuelle Kommuni- tionen aus. Das Bild ist dabei, die Schrift als kulturelles Leitmedium abzulösen. Welche Auswirkungen hat das? Die... more...

  • Democracy, Law and Governanceby Professor Marc Maesschalck; Professor Jacques Lenoble

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 149.95

    Democracy, Law and Governance details the transformation of the modes of governance of contemporary developed democracies and aims to define the conditions required for promoting public interest in their public policy. It applies recent research in both theory of law and theory of governance to deepen the analytic impact of the recent pragmatist revival. more...

  • Parchment, Paper, Pixelsby Peter M. Tiersma

    University of Chicago Press 2010; US$ 43.00

    Technological revolutions have had an unquestionable, if still debatable, impact on culture and society?perhaps none more so than the written word. In the legal realm, the rise of literacy and print culture made possible the governing of large empires, the memorializing of private legal transactions, and the broad distribution of judicial precedents... more...

  • Law and Public Choiceby Daniel A. Farber; Philip P. Frickey

    University of Chicago Press 2010; US$ 23.00

    In Law and Public Choice , Daniel Farber and Philip Frickey present a remarkably rich and accessible introduction to the driving principles of public choice. In this, the first systematic look at the implications of social choice for legal doctrine, Farber and Frickey carefully review both the empirical and theoretical literature about interest group... more...

  • Democratic Transgressions of Lawby Alfons Bora; Heiko Hausendorf

    BRILL 2010; US$ 146.00

    Drawing on comparative and interdisciplinary research in the regulation of science and technology, this book offers a critical examination of participatory governance in legal procedure and an inquiry in the institutional and procedural possibilities of democratic participation in law. more...

  • L' autonomie humaineby Jocelyne Morin; Jean-Claude Brief

    Presses de l''niversite du Quebec 1995; US$ 22.50

    Les auteurs examinent les concepts classiques d'autonomie et d'affectivité pour ensuite les relier à l'autonomie affective. Puis, ayant mis l'accent sur les phases qui caractérisent le processus d'autonomisation (initiation, intégration, réalisation et autonomie intégrale), ils présentent les différents... more...

  • Literary Criticisms of Lawby Guyora Binder; Robert Weisberg

    Princeton University Press 2000; US$ 72.00

    In this book, the first to offer a comprehensive examination of the emerging study of law as literature, Guyora Binder and Robert Weisberg show that law is not only a scheme of social order, but also a process of creating meaning, and a crucial dimension of modern culture. They present lawyers as literary innovators, who creatively interpret legal... more...

  • Law, Human Agency and Autonomic Computingby Mireille Hildebrandt; Antoinette Rouvroy

    Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 48.95

    Law, Human Agency and Autonomic Computing interrogates the legal implications of the notion and experience of human agency implied by the emerging paradigm of autonomic computing, and the socio-technical infrastructures it supports. The development of autonomic computing and ambient intelligence ? self-governing systems ? challenge traditional philosophical... more...