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- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2004; US$ 120.99
Examining practices of representation and their relation to juridical and cultural formations, this volume features contributions that are based on four themes in contemporary, theoretically informed critical scholarship. The chapters range across the media of speech and writing, word and image, legislation and judgment, literature, and cinema. more...
- Berghahn Books 2003; US$ 29.95
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...
- Springer Netherlands 2007; Not Available
Autonomy in the Law considers one of the most important benefits of the rule of law. Juxtaposing European and American conceptions of autonomy in the law of families, capital punishment and, criminal trials reveals the common values that justify all legal systems. Law protects the autonomy of individuals and associations by defending the boundaries... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 65.95
Topical and compelling, this volume provides an excellent re-evaluation of the ?best interests? test in the healthcare arena; the ways in which it has developed, the inherent difficulties in its use and its interpretation in legal cases concerning the medical care of children. Comprehensively covering both the English and Scottish position within... more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2009; US$ 74.99
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...
- Oxford University Press 1998; US$ 60.00 US$ 51.60
The essays in this text represent a cross-national portrait of lawyers compelled to sacrifice financial gain so as to use their legal skills in the promotion of a more just society. The essays explore the relationship between cause lawyering and the organized legal professions of many countries. more...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2014; US$ 29.99
Die Würde des Menschen zu achten und seine Rechte zu schützen: Das ist der heute weltweit anerkannte Anspruch, vor dem staatliche Gewalt sich zu legitimieren hat. Ihm wohnt ein komplexer geschichtlicher und begrifflicher Hintergrund inne, den dieses Buch zu rekonstruieren und auf seine vernünftige Begründung hin zu durchdenken unternimmt. Dabei zeigt... more...