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  • Chronotopes of Lawby Mariana Valverde

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 52.95

    This book develops a new framework for analyzing the spatio-temporal workings of law and other forms of governance. Chronotopes of Law argues that studies of law and governance can be reinvigorated by drawing on a bundle of quite heterogenous analytical tools that do not have a single provenance or a single political or normative aim but that... more...

  • Standard-Chaos? Der Sachverständige im Dickicht zwischen Jurisprudenz und Medizinby Arbeitsgemeinschaft

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2014; US$ 36.95

    Wie, in welcher Form und vor allem durch wen wird bestimmt und entschieden, dass der aus haftungsrechtlicher Sicht geforderte Facharztstandard bzw. Standard in der medizinischen Behandlung eingehalten worden ist? Kann überhaupt aus rechtswissenschaftlicher Sicht das Recht den Standard festlegen? Wird nicht vielmehr durch den so häufig kritisierten... more...

  • Encyclopedia of Psychology and Lawby Brian L. Cutler

    SAGE Publications 2007; US$ 360.00 US$ 306.00

    The Encyclopedia of Psychology and Law addresses the interface of psychology and law and draws from the related discipline of criminal justice. These two volumes represent an outstanding collection of entries describing a wide array of contemporary and historical psychology and law topics. With more than 400 entries, this comprehensive resource... more...

  • Animal Rights and Welfare: A Documentary and Reference Guideby Lawrence Baker

    ABC-CLIO 2015; US$ 100.00

    Animal Rights and Welfare: A Documentary and Reference Guide addresses a broad range of key topics within the subject of animal rights and welfare, including zoos, animal testing, philosophy regarding the treatment of animals, and practical measures instituted to protect animals, supplying readers with an impartial and authoritative resource for... more...

  • The Handbook of Law and Societyby Austin Sarat; Patricia Ewick

    Wiley 2015; US$ 195.00 US$ 169.00

    Bringing a timely synthesis to the field, The Handbook of Law and Society presents a comprehensive overview of key research findings, theoretical developments, and methodological controversies in the field of law and society. Provides illuminating insights into societal issues that pose ongoing real-world legal problems Offers accessible,... more...

  • 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$ 253.07

    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...