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Ethics

  • Animal Rights and Welfareby Justin Healey

    The Spinney Press 2015; US$ 30.00

    Do humans treat animals humanely enough? What is the difference between animal rights and animal welfare? This book explores the ethical distinctions between animal rights and animal welfare. A variety of views are presented in the debate over the way in which humans use and exploit animals for clothing, food (e.g. factory farming, live exports), scientific... more...

  • The Trouble with Lawyersby Deborah L. Rhode

    Oxford University Press 2015; US$ 19.99

    By any measure, the law as a profession is in serious trouble. Americans' trust in lawyers is at a low, and many members of the profession wish they had chosen a different path. Law schools, with their endlessly rising tuitions, are churning out too many graduates for the jobs available. Yet despite the glut of lawyers, the United States ranks... more...

  • Bioproperty, Biomedicine and Deliberative Governanceby Dr Katerina Sideri

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 119.95

    Biomedical patents have been the subject of heated debate and this book looks in detail into the legal issues and ethical debates raised. The volume seeks to contribute to our understanding of the role and function of regulatory agencies in the regulation of the bioeconomy, explains the process of interpretation of legal norms and proposes ways to... more...

  • Montaignes Erschlie▀ung der Grundlagen des Rechtsby Jens Petersen

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 98.00

    This book concludes a trilogy that began with studies on Dante Alighieri?s Sense of Justice (2011) and Adam Smith as Legal Historian (2012) with a work about the French contribution to the intellectual history of the law. It examines the development of the basic principles of law during the Early Modern Era that the German Science... more...

  • Humanity and the Enemyby Bruno Gullý

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 100.00

    The book questions the concept of "the enemy," beginning with Carl Schmitt's famous notion that politics is the relationship of friend and enemy and that humanity is not a political concept. This book deconstructs this notion and views humanity at the center of a type of politics based on ethics. more...

  • Hart on Responsibilityby Christopher Pulman

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 95.00

    A collection of essays discussing Herbert Hart's writings on responsibility. The essays focus upon Hart's work on causation in the law and on the justification of punishment. Specific topics discussed include senses of 'responsibility', voluntariness, Mill's harm principle, mens rea, excuses, the Hart-Wootton debate, and negligence. more...

  • Hart on Responsibilityby Christopher Pulman

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 95.00

    A collection of essays discussing Herbert Hart's writings on responsibility. The essays focus upon Hart's work on causation in the law and on the justification of punishment. Specific topics discussed include senses of 'responsibility', voluntariness, Mill's harm principle, mens rea, excuses, the Hart-Wootton debate, and negligence. more...

  • Confidentiality & Record Keeping in Counselling & Psychotherapyby Tim Bond; Barbara Mitchels

    SAGE Publications 2014; US$ 36.00

    This is a first point of reference for your studentsáwhen faced with a situation or dilemma of a legal nature regarding record-keeping or confidentiality issues. Reflecting changes in policy and law, and developments in practice since its last publication in 2008, the new edition of this popular text has been expanded into 14 new or thoroughly revised... more...

  • Police Ethicsby Michael A. Caldero; John P. Crank

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95

    This book provides an examination of noble cause, how it emerges as a fundamental principle of police ethics and how it can provide the basis for corruption. The noble cause ? a commitment to "doing something about bad people" ? is a central "ends-based" police ethic that can be corrupted when officers violate the law on behalf of personally held moral... more...

  • The Money Lawyersby Joseph C. Goulden

    St. Martin's Press 2014; US$ 8.99

    Joseph C. Goulden is the author of eighteen nonfiction books, including The Superlawyers (1972); Korea: The Untold Story of the War ; and The Best Years, 1945-1950 , a main selection of the Book-of-the-Month Club. Before becoming a full-time writer, Goulden worked as an underground miner, a counter-intelligence operative and a newspaperman; lastly,... more...