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- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95
Cultural Difference on Trial: The Nature and Limits of Judicial Understanding comprises a sustained philosophical exploration of the capacity of the modern liberal democratic legal system to understand the thought and practice of those culturally different minorities who come before it as claimants, defendants or witnesses. Exploring this issue from... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95
The essays in this volume set out to provide a rational framework for legislation. Whilst legislation and regulation is the result of a political process, this volume considers whether they can also be the object of theoretical study. It examines the problems that are common to most European legal systems by applying the tools of legal theory to legislative... more...
- Lexington Books 2016; US$ 89.99
This volume will be among the first to examine the Supreme Court?s rulings in U.S. v. Windsor (2013) and Obergefell v. Hodges (2015) in light of its earlier rulings while also incorporating several prominent accounts of marriage and the family from the history of political philosophy. Leading scholars expound the ways in which the Court?s... more...
- Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 179.00
This volume critically discusses therelationship between democracy and constitutionalism. It does so with a view torespond to objections raised by legal and political philosophers who aresceptical of judicial review based on the assumption that judicial review is anundemocratic institution. The book builds on earlier literature on the moraljustification... more...
- Oxford University Press 2016; US$ 84.99
Privacy Revisited articulates the legal meanings of privacy and dignity through the lens of comparative law, and argues that the concept of privacy requires a more systematic approach if it is to be useful in framing and protecting certain fundamental autonomy interests. more...
- Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 99.00
Thisbook explores the activism promoted by organised networks of civil society actorsin opening up possibilities for more democratic supranational governance. Itexamines the positive and negative impact that such networks of civil societyactors ? named ?interlocutory coalitions? ? may have on the convergence ofprinciples of administrative governance... more...
- Lexington Books 2016; US$ 79.99
This edited volume features academic experts using leading policy frameworks to analyze the prominent U.S. public policy issues of the twenty-first century. Readers will learn about the similarities and fundamentals of policy development while also seeing the unique issues and obstacles found in each policy environment. more...
- Chicago Review Press 2016; US$ 27.99
Twenty years ago, on the last day of session, the New York State Legislature created a publicly funded school district to cater to the interests of a religious sect called Kiryas Joel, an extremely insular group of Hasidic Jews. The sect had bought land in upstate New York, populated it solely with members of its faction, and created a village that... more...
- Oxford University Press 2016; US$ 174.99
The West Virginia State Constitution provides the history behind West Virginia's two constitutions, which were ratified in 1863 and 1872, and the evolution of the latter into a modern, workable instrument. The second edition includes a provision-by-provision explanation of each section of the State Constitution, and summarizes in lay terms the... more...