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  • Treaty Interpretation in Investment Arbitrationby J Romesh Weeramantry

    Oxford University Press 2012; US$ 199.99

    The rise of investment arbitration in the last decade has generated an unprecedented body of arbitral case law. The work of these arbitral tribunals has provided scholars and practitioners with public international law jurisprudence, including materials on treaty interpretation which has not yet been thoroughly analysed.This book evaluates the contribution... more...

  • Leibniz: Logico-Philosophical Puzzles in the Lawby Alberto Artosi; Bernardo Pieri; Giovanni Sartor

    Springer 2012; US$ 129.00

    This book includes English translations of two early legal-philosophical writings by Leibniz: the Specimen Quaestionum philosophicarum ex Jure Collectarum (1664), here translated as Specimen of Philosophical Questions Collected from the Law, and Disputatio Inauguralis de Casibus Perplexis in Jure (1666), translated as Inaugural Dissertation on Perplexing... more...

  • Why the Law Matters to Youby Christoph Hanisch

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 140.00

    This book develops an account of legality that identifies the law as a constitutive feature of the identities of citizens of modern states. The law co-constitutes practical identities by maintaining the external preconditions that are necessary for actions performed under its authority. The book is a defense of the necessity of social institutions... more...

  • The Culture of International Arbitration and The Evolution of Contract Lawby Joshua D. H. Karton

    Oxford University Press 2013; US$ 119.99

    This study proposes a theory of international arbitration culture, tests this theory against real-world outcomes, and uses it to make predictions about the contract law principles that international arbitrators are likely to favour. Drawing on interviews with prestigious practitioners from a range of jurisdictions, as well as published arbitral awards,... more...

  • Legal Spacesby Sabine Müller-Mall

    Springer 2013; US$ 129.00

    This book is concerned with a central question in contemporary legal theory: how to describe global law? In addressing this question, the book brings together two features that are different and yet connected to one another: the conceptual description of contemporary law on the one hand, and methods of taking concrete perspectives on law on the other... more...

  • Human Rights without Democracy?by Gret Haller

    Berghahn Books 2012; US$ 39.95

    Do Human Rights truly serve the people? Should citizens themselves decide democratically of what those rights consist? Or is it a decision for experts and the courts? Gret Haller argues that Human Rights must be established democratically. Drawing on the works of political philosophers from John Locke to Immanuel Kant, she explains why, from a philosophical... more...

  • 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...