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  • The Trial of Socratesby I.F. Stone

    Head of Zeus 2015; US$ 9.99

    The story behind why the birthplace of democracy condemned its most renowned philosopher to death? more...

  • State and Legal Practice in the Caucasusby Stéphane Voell; Iwona Kaliszewska

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 124.95

    Legal pluralism and the experience of the state in the Caucasus are at the centre of this edited volume. This is a region affected by a multitude of legal orders and the book describes social action and governance in the light of this, and considers how conceptions of order are enforced, used, followed and staged in social networks and legal practice.... more...

  • Doing Justice without the Stateby Ogbonnaya Oko Elechi

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 48.95

    This study examines the principles and practices of the Afikpo (Eugbo) Nigeria indigenous justice system in contemporary times. Like most African societies, the Afikpo indigenous justice system employs restorative, transformative and communitarian principles in conflict resolution. This book describes the processes of community empowerment, participatory... more...

  • Oaths and Swearing in Ancient Greeceby Alan H. Sommerstein; Isabelle C. Torrance

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 0.00

    The oath was an institution of fundamental importance across a wide range of social interactions throughout the ancient Greek world, making a crucial contribution to social stability and harmony; yet there has been no comprehensive, dedicated scholarly study of the subject for over a century. This volume of a two-volume study explores... more...

  • Demosthenesby Wolfgang Will

    Primus Verlag 2014; US$ 51.89

    Demosthenes (384-322 v. Chr.), der bedeutendste attische Redner, gilt als unerschrockener Kämpfer für die griechische Freiheit gegen eine imperiale Großmacht. Dieser bereits in der Antike entstandene Mythos wurde bis in die Neuzeit hinein unkritisch rezipiert, die berühmten »Philippika« dienten häufig als Warnung vor aktuellen äußeren Gefahren oder... more...

  • Der Soziale Trainingskurs und seine rechtliche Einordnungby Claudia Kempf

    Nomos Verlagsgesellschaft 2014; US$ 83.66

    Diese Arbeit will dem Manko abhelfen, dass kaum ein in Jugendstrafsachen tätiger Richter oder Staatsanwalt genaue Vorstellungen vom Geschehen in nach § 10 Abs. 1 S. 2 Nr. 6 JGG angeordneten Sozialen Trainingskursen für straffällige Jugendliche hat. Dazu hat die Autorin an sechs verschiedenen unter diese Rubrik zu subsumierenden Maßnahmen beobachtend... more...

  • Death to Tyrants!by David Teegarden

    Princeton University Press 2013; US$ 45.00

    Death to Tyrants! is the first comprehensive study of ancient Greek tyrant-killing legislation--laws that explicitly gave individuals incentives to "kill a tyrant." David Teegarden demonstrates that the ancient Greeks promulgated these laws to harness the dynamics of mass uprisings and preserve popular democratic rule in the face of... more...

  • Vietnam Tax Guideby Lorenzo Riccardi

    Springer International Publishing 2013; US$ 129.00

    Vietnam?s rapid growth makes it a hotspot for inward investment. This up-to-date guide to the country?s tax system explains how to calculate liabilities, outlines the terms of Hanoi?s bilateral fiscal treaties, and details available grants and incentives. more...

  • Kriminalität im Jahr 2020by Michael Hanslmaier; Stefanie Kemme; Katharina Stoll; Dirk Baier

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2013; US$ 39.99

    Angesichts des demografischen Wandels beschäftigen sich die AutorInnen mit der Kriminalitätsentwicklung in den Bereichen Polizei, Justiz und Strafvollzug. Auf der Grundlage zahlreicher Interviews mit ExpertInnen lassen sich die relevanten Faktoren identifizieren, die die Kriminalitätsentwicklung der Jahre 1995 bis 2010 beeinflusst haben. In Kombination... more...

  • Chinese Lawmaking: From Non-communicative to Communicativeby Peng He

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2013; US$ 129.00

    Dr Peng He in her book addresses various issues, drawing on Western and Chinese sources for her argument for a ?communicative? theory of law making. This book is both timely and important in the Chinese context. Her argument depends upon the insight that what is important in societies is not just representative democracy but ?voice? - the opportunity... more...