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- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 66.95
This pioneering book demonstrates how different traditions of sociological thought can contribute to an understanding of the theory and practice of rights. It provides a sociological treatment of a wide range of substantive issues but never loses sight of the key theoretical questions. It: considers some varied cases of public intervention,... more...
- Oxford University Press 1995; US$ 159.99
Real Rights offers a new theory of the grounds of legal and moral rights, thereby providing a platform from which to determine whether alleged rights are "real" or not. In particular, Wellman conceives of a legal or moral right as a complex of liberties, claims, powers, and immunities, and distinguishes the kinds of laws and moral reasons that can... more...
- BRILL 2005; US$ 279.00
Praise for volume 1: [...] The authors have taken advantage of the retrospection inherent in this volume to provide perspective that may not be available in the instant commentaries. Thus, the bilingual volume will be useful both to readers needing a quick summary of a WTO decision and to specialists seeking to trace through the development of the... more...
- Springer Netherlands 2005; US$ 141.65
Medical Law and Moral Rights discusses live issues arising in modern medical practice. Do patients undergoing intolerable irremediable suffering have a moral right to physician-assisted suicide? Ought they to have a comparable legal right? Do the moral duties of a mother to care for and not abuse her child also apply to her fetus? Ought fetuses... more...
- Springer Netherlands 2006; US$ 141.65
Discussions of rights are ubiquitous. One constantly hears things such as: ?The Chinese are violating Tibetan rights,? ?Landlords have a right that their tenants pay their rent,? ?Students have a right to be graded fairly,? ?Animals have a right not to suffer merely to bring pleasure to humans,? ?Abortion violates a fetus? right to life,? ?We violate... more...
- Springer Netherlands 2006; US$ 141.65
Moral Dilemmas in Real Life purports to supply ways of thinking of, perhaps even dealing with, the ins and outs of ethical argument. The world today presents both individuals and communities with situations, which demand moral and ethical deliberations. From the more general issues of universal globalization to the very specific problems of every-day... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 56.95
Law is widely assumed to provide contemporary society with its most important means of organizing responsibility. Across a broad range of areas of social life ? from the activities of states and citizens, to work, business and private relationships ? it is understood that legal regulation plays a crucial role in defining and limiting responsibilities.... more...
- HRD Press 2003; US$ 99.95
This collection of activities, self-assessments, and exercises is especially useful as a resource to introduce the issue of conflict and its resolution as a part of workshops on management, leadership, communication, negotiation and diversity. The book is fully reproducible and flexibly organized in two sections. Part One includes twenty-five interactive... more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2008; US$ 141.65
This book presents an alternative approach to law, which can liberate practice of law from the grip of theorists. It questions the use of philosophy and theory of law in legal practice and acknowledges the frequent need for profoundly difficult judgments. more...