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  • International Climate Change Law and Policyby Thoko Kaime

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 135.00

    Climate change poses fundamental and varied challenges to all communities across the globe. The adaptation and mitigation strategies proposed by governments and non-governmental organisations are likely to require radical and fundamental shifts in socio-political structures, technological and economic systems, organisational forms, and modes of regulation.... more...

  • Law and Society in Classical Athens (Routledge Revivals)by Richard Garner

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95

    Law and Society in Classical Athens , first published in 1987, traces the development of legal thought and its relation to Athenian values. Previously Athens? courts have been regarded as chaotic, isolated from the rest of society and even bizarre. The importance of rhetoric and the mischief made by Aristophanes have devalued the legal process in... more...

  • Jenseits der Menschenrechteby Anne Peters

    Mohr Siebeck 2014; US$ 120.35

    Völkerrechtliche Normen sprechen Menschen zunehmend direkt an. Die Vervielfachung und Ausdifferenzierung völkerrechtsunmittelbarer materieller Rechte und Pflichten des Menschen sowie ihrer prozeduralen Durchsetzungsmöglichkeiten haben nicht nur eine quantitative, sondern auch eine qualitative Bedeutung. Grundthese des Buches ist, dass ein Paradigmenwechsel... more...

  • The Health of Nationsby Philip Allott

    Cambridge University Press 2002; US$ 46.00

    Exploring the social and legal implications of globalisation in terms of the general theory of society and law. more...

  • International Law and Indigenous Peoplesby Joshua Castellino; Niamh Walsh

    BRILL 2004; US$ 296.00

    This volume highlights those instances in the work of international organizations where advances have been made concerning indigenous rights. It also devotes attention to the Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues, to the Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, and to a number of thematic issues in the field. The human rights situations... more...

  • A Sociology of Jurisprudenceby Richard Nobles; David Schiff

    Hart Publishing Limited 2006; US$ 36.00

    Niklas Luhmann's sociological theory treats law, along with politics, economics, media and ethics, as systems of communication. His theory not only offers profound and novel insights into the character of the legal system in modern society, but also provides an explanation for the role of jurisprudence as part of that legal system. In this work the... more...

  • Law as a Social Institutionby Hamish Ross

    Hart Publishing Limited 2001; US$ 32.40

    This book develops the rudiments of a sociological perspective on state law and legal theory. It outlines a distinctive approach to theoretical enquiry that offers an improved understanding of law as a social and institutional phenomenon. The book draws upon Max Weber's sociological and juristic writings as a context in which to explore themes arising... more...

  • Research Handbook in International Economic Lawby A.T. Guzman; A.O. Sykes

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2007; US$ 60.00

    This major new work consists of carefully commissioned original and incisive contributions from leading scholars in the field of international economic law. Covering a full range of topics, the Handbook provides an accessible treatment of the law in each area, as well as a thoughtful synthesis and discussion of related public policy issues from a broadly... more...

  • Commentary on the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child, Volume 38 Article 38by Fiona Ang

    BRILL 2005; US$ 81.00

    This volume constitutes a commentary on Article 38 of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child. It is part of the series, A Commentary on the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child , which provides an article by article analysis of all substantive, organizational and procedural provisions of the CRC and its two Optional... more...

  • Visible Womenby Susan James; Stephanie Palmer

    Hart Publishing Limited 2002; US$ 79.20

    How should feminist theories conceive of the subject? What is it to be a legal person? What part does embodiment play in subjectivity? Can there be a conception of rights which does justice to the social contexts in which rights claims are embedded? Is the way the law constitutes legal subjects a form of violence? These questions lie at the heart of... more...