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- 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...
- 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...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 139.95
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...
- 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...
- 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... more...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 134.95
The Challenges of Justice in Diverse Societies focuses upon the terrain where law, constitutions and diversity meet. The work explores two critical issues: relations between constitutions and diversity beyond a rights focused dialogue; and the subtle shifts made by placing justice at the heart of the consideration of law's responses to diversity.... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 134.95
The book presents examples of how literary sources can provide a supplement to our understanding of science in law. Challenging the view that law and science are completely different, insofar as the former is associated with social or communal conventions, rhetorical strategies, and local institutions, the study discusses texts that suggest that science... more...