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  • Preventing Terrorism and Controlling Riskby Susan Donkin

    Springer 2013; US$ 54.99

    ?This Brief takes a provocative look at existing socio-legal literature with a comparative study of terrorism control orders, focusing on how the concept of pre-emption fits within a traditional criminological framework.  This timely work examines how such measures might be conceived and interpreted within a situational crime prevention approach.... more...

  • Vulnerabilityby Martha Albertson Fineman; Anna Grear

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 59.95

    This book draws together major British and American scholars who present different perspectives on the concept of vulnerability and Fineman's ‘vulnerability thesis’. The collection demonstrates the broad and intellectually exciting potential of vulnerability as a theoretical foundation for legal and political engagements with a range... more...

  • Reflections on 'The Concept of Law'by A. W. Brian Simpson

    Oxford University Press 2011; US$ 69.99

    HLA Hart's The Concept of Law is one of the most influential works of philosophy of the twentieth century, redefining the field of legal philosophy and introducing generations of students to philosophical reflection on the nature of law. Since its publication in 1961 an industry of academic research and debate has grown up around the book, disputing,... more...

  • Legal Interpretation in International Commercial Arbitrationby Joanna Jemielniak

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 124.95

    This book fills a gap in legal academic study and practice in International Commercial Arbitration by offering an in-depth analysis on legal discourse and interpretation. Written by a specialist in international business law, arbitration and legal theory, it examines the discursive framework of arbitral proceedings, through an exploration of the unique... more...

  • The Dynamics of Law and Moralityby Wibren van der Burg

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 124.95

    This investigation of the dynamic intertwinement of law and morality argues that theoretical pluralism is better explained once law is accepted as an essentially ambiguous concept. The book develops a robust theory of law that increases our grasp on global legal pluralism and the dynamics of law and also emphasises the theory of legal interactionism.... more...

  • Proportionality in International Lawby Michael Newton; Larry May

    Oxford University Press, USA 2014; US$ 94.99

    Proportionality is intimately linked to the overarching concepts of self-defense, lawful force, and the controlled application of violence. It is one of the most visible facets of humanitarian law designed to reduce unnecessary human suffering and avoid excessive damage to property, and the natural environment. However, its application has come under... more...

  • Die Einwilligung in die medizinische Behandlung Minderjährigerby Elisabeth Gleixner-Eberle

    Springer 2014; US$ 99.00

    Das Werk beschaftigt sich mit der Einwilligung in die medizinische Behandlung von Minderjahrigen. Die Thematik der Einwilligung in arztliche Eingriffe und ihrer Wirksamkeitsvoraussetzungen stellt einen Dreh- und Angelpunkt des Arztrechts dar. Besondere praktische Relevanz kommt den Fragen um die Einwilligung gerade dann zu, wenn es sich bei den Patienten... more...

  • The Case-Law of the WTO, 5 (1999-2)by Brigitte Stern; Helene Ruiz Fabri

    BRILL 2008; US$ 488.00

    Offers the reader a comprehensive, bilingual analysis on a case-by-case basis of the jurisprudence of the WTO. Organized chronologically, this work contains: a synopsis and details of the case in question, and important bibliographical references; these are followed by a summary of the facts and procedure, and conclusions of the appellate body. more...

  • La jurisprudence de l'OMC/ The Case-Law of the WTOby Brigitte Stern; Hélène Ruiz Fabri

    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...

  • Contemporary Issues in International Arbitration and Mediation, 1 (2007)by Arthur W. Rovine

    BRILL 2008; US$ 222.00

    Addresses issues of international arbitration, including investor-state arbitration, the conduct of international arbitration and jurisdictional issues, remedies and defenses, developments in arbitrator disclosure law and practice, and international mediation, including ethics, training, process, and growth of mediation. more...