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

    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. Firstly, the volume illustrates why a sound theoretical approach to the concept of law results in opening up the theory of law to... 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...

  • The Challenges of Justice in Diverse Societiesby Dr Meena K Bhamra; Dr Prakash Shah

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 149.95

    In the urgency to respond to the challenges posed by diversity in contemporary societies, the discussion of normative foundations is often overlooked. This book takes that important first step, and offers new ways of thinking about diversity. Its contribution to an ongoing dialogue in this field lies in the construction of a normative framework which... more...

  • Stories About Science in Lawby Professor David S Caudill; Professor Vijay K Bhatia; Ms Anne Wagner

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 149.95

    Presenting examples of how literary accounts can provide a supplement to our understanding of science in law, this book challenges the view that law and science are completely different. It focuses on stories which explore the relationship between law and science, especially cultural images of science that prevail in legal contexts. Contrasting with... more...

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

    Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 54.95

    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...

  • Law and Artby Oren Ben-Dor

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95

    In?engaging with the full range of 'the arts', contributors to this volume?consider the relationship between law, justice, the ethical and the aesthetic. Art continually informs the ethics of a legal theory concerned to address how theoretical abstractions and concrete oppressions overlook singularity and spontaneity. Indeed, the exercise of the legal... more...