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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Jurisdiction and Arbitration Agreements in International Commercial Lawby Zheng Sophia Tang

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    Arbitration and jurisdiction agreements are frequently used in transnational commercial contracts to reduce risk, gain efficacy and acquire certainty and predictability. Because of the similarities between these two types of procedural autonomy agreements, they are often treated in a similar way by courts and practitioners. This book offers a... 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...

  • Zur Nachhaltigkeit einvernehmlicher Konfliktbeilegungby Claas Schüddekopf

    BWV Berliner Wissenschafts-Verlag 2013; US$ 46.29

    Die Frage nach der Nachhaltigkeit der einvernehmlichen Konfliktbeilegung ist höchst aktuell, aber relativ wenig erforscht. Die einvernehmliche Konfliktbeilegung wird häufig im Rahmen von Mediations- und Schiedsverfahren angestrebt, wenn innerhalb langfristiger Wirtschaftsbeziehungen eskalierte Konflikte bestehen. Solche Vereinbarungen stellen sich... more...

  • Revolten und politische Verbrechen zwischen dem 12. und 19. Jahrhundert. Revolts and Political Crime from the 12th to the 19th Centuryby Angela de Benedictis; Karl Härter; Tina Hannappel; Thomas Walter

    Vittorio Klostermann 2013; US$ 102.99

    Der Band präsentiert 16 Beiträge, die vormoderne bäuerliche, städtische und adlige Revolten mit der Thematik des politischen Verbrechens verbinden und aus der Perspektive der rechtlichen Reaktionen und juristisch-politischen Diskurse beleuchten. Politik-, rechts-, kriminalitäts- und mediengeschichtliche Ansätze kombinierend, untersuchen Historiker... more...

  • Regulating Dispute Resolutionby Felix Steffek; Hannes Unberath

    Hart Publishing Limited 2013; US$ 108.00

    This book sets out a principled and comprehensive approach to the regulation of the dispute resolution mechanisms in all their varieties. Examples and analysis are taken from a wide number of countries in Europe, Scandinavia, Japan and the USA. 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...

  • 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...

  • Justice as Attunementby Richard Dawson

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 125.00

    Justice as Attunement demonstrates that to engage in the activity of attunement to the meaning of a text is to learn to do justice to ourselves and to others. This book highlights the transforming constitutions across the range of human relations and the place of justice as relevant to one and all: for, as Richard Dawson suggests, the root of... more...