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- BWV Berliner Wissenschafts-Verlag 2010; US$ 58.20
Der Zivilrechtswissenschaftler Walter Schmidt-Rimpler (25.11.1885-27.04.1975) ist im Wesentlichen als Vater der Theorie von der Richtigkeitsgewähr des privatrechtlichen Vertrags in Erinnerung geblieben, die er erstmals in einem Aufsatz aus dem Jahr 1941 ausformuliert hat. Seitdem konzentriert sich die Auseinandersetzung mit Schmidt-Rimplers Werk überwiegend... more...
- Franz Steiner Verlag 2013; US$ 41.41
Law is a central element of social and political order ? with it, power is institutionalized, actions are structured and sanctioned. Fundamental concepts of order are expressed and legitimised by law. This is especially true of gender difference. Until equal rights won out as the norm, differentiating legal capacities of persons by their gender meant... more...
- Stanford University Press 2014; US$ 27.95
Words can be misspoken, misheard, misunderstood, or misappropriated; they can be inappropriate, inaccurate, dangerous, or wrong. When speech goes wrong, law often steps in as itself a speech act or series of speech acts. Our Word Is Our Bond offers a nuanced approach to language and its interaction and relations with modern law. Marianne Constable... more...
- University of California Press 2000; US$ 15.95
In this pathbreaking and provocative analysis of the aesthetics of law, the historian, legal theorist, and musician Desmond Manderson argues that by treating a text, legal or otherwise, as if it were merely a sequence of logical propositions, readers miss its formal and symbolic meanings. Creatively using music as a model, he demonstrates that law... more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2005; US$ 40.00
Law and the State provides a political economy analysis of the legal functioning of a democratic state, illustrating how it builds on informational and legal constraints. It explains, in an organised and thematic fashion, how competitive information enhances democracy while strategic information endangers it, and discusses how legal constraints stress... more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2006; US$ 60.00
The first of its kind, this comprehensive Encyclopedia on comparative law takes stock of present-day comparative law scholarship. Written by authorities in their respective fields, the contributions in this accessible book cover not only questions regarding the methodology of comparative law, but also specific areas of law (such as administrative law... more...
- Oxford University Press 1997; US$ 109.99
The field of law and economics has matured to a point where scholars employ economic methods to understand the nature of legal rules and guide legal reform. This text is a broad survey of that scholarship as it has been applied to problems in tort, contracts, property and litigation. more...
- Hart Publishing Limited 2004; US$ 30.60
Jenny Steele argues that ideas about risk and most areas of the law, whilst of interest to the legal profession, have not been widely addressed. The author explores the conceptual place of risk across a number of different fields of law. more...
- Hart Publishing Limited 2006; US$ 52.20
Perhaps more than any other social theorist in recent history, Niklas Luhmann's work has aroused extreme, and often antagonistic, responses. It has generated controversies about its political implications, its resolute anti-humanism and its ambitious critique of more established definitions of society, social theory and sociology. Now, however, a steadily... more...