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  • Dying with Dignity: A Legal Approach to Assisted Deathby Giza Lopes

    ABC-CLIO 2015; US$ 48.00

    Should terminally ill adults be allowed to kill themselves with their physician's assistance? While a few American states—as well as Holland, Switzerland, Belgium, and Luxembourg—have answered "yes," in the vast majority of the United States, assisted death remains illegal. This book provides a historical and comparative perspective that not only... more...

  • Law and Societyby Steven Vago

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 154.40

    For one-semester undergraduate courses in Law and Society, Sociology of Law, Introduction to Law, and a variety of criminal justice courses offered in departments of Sociology, Criminal Justice, and Political Science. Examines the interplay between law and society. Law and Society, 10e provides an informative, balanced and comprehensive analysis... more...

  • Law and Societyby Steven Barkan

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 103.95

    Law and Society is written to be highly accessible to the average undergraduate student. This multidisciplinary text draws on the work of anthropologists, historians, law professors, political scientists, psychologists, and sociologists to clearly outline how law is an essential social institution that shapes society, while also being shaped by... more...

  • Private Justiceby Stuart Henry

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 44.95

    This book, first published in 1983, looks at discipline in industry and shows how private justice is integrally bound up with formal law. It is a timely examination of the forms of social control that exist ostensibly outside the formal legal system but on which it crucially depends. Private Justice: Towards Integrated Theorising in the Sociology... more...

  • Handbook of Psychology in Legal Contextsby David Carson; Ray Bull

    Wiley 2003; US$ 292.00 US$ 262.80

    The second edition of this popular international handbook highlights the developing relationship between psychology and the law. Consisting of all-new material and drawing on the work of practitioners and academics from the UK, Europe, North America and elsewhere, this volume looks not only at the more traditional elements of psychology and the law... more...

  • Education and the Lawby Gerald Stowbridge; Witold Tulasiewicz

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 205.00

    This edited collection addresses a subject which is topical not only in Britain, where there has been a spate of laws and regulations affecting the structure and content of education, but also in developed and developing countries, where the overriding motivation in many cases has been to raise economic performance. The first part of the book deals... more...

  • The Legal and Moral Aspects of International Tradeby Geraint Parry; Geraint B Parry; Asif Qureshi; Hillel Steiner

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 49.95

    This collection of essays by international lawyers and moral philosophers arises from a prestigious multi-disciplinary conference to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the repeal of the Corn Laws in 1846. It examines the legal, moral and political dimensions of free trade. Contributors explore issues such as: * the ethics and rules of competition... more...

  • Civil Disobedience in Focusby Hugo Adam Bedau

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 55.95

    The issues surrounding civil disobedience have been discussed since at least 399 BC and, in the wake of such recent events as the protest at Tiananmen Square, are still of great relevance. By presenting classic and current philosophical reflections on the issues, this book presents all the basic materials needed for a philosophical assessment of the... more...

  • Global Governance, Economy and Lawby Errol Mendes; Ozay Mehmet

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 190.00

    This book provides a critical examination of the most important institutions of global governance in the world today. Drawing on history, political science, law and economics, the authors examine institutions such as the United Nations, the World Trade Organization (WTO), the International Monetary Fund (IMF), the World Bank and also the global private... more...

  • Democratization and the Judiciaryby Roberto Gargarella; Siri Gloppen; Elin Skaar

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 53.95

    This title examines the political role of courts in new democracies in Latin America and Africa, focusing on their ability to hold political power-holders accountable when they act outside their constitutionally defined powers. The book also issues a warning: there are problems inherent in the current global move towards strong constitutional government,... more...