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- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 42.95
Examining the regulation of technologies, this book explores how the drive to harmonize regulatory policies across the world is at odds with the increasingly diverse local settings in which they are implemented. The authors use a 'framings' approach that starts with the concerns and experiences of technology users and works 'upwards' in order to examine... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 135.00
The relationships between knowledge, technologies, and legal processes are central to the constitution of contemporary societies. As such, they have come to provide the focus for a range of academic projects, across interdisciplinary legal studies and the social sciences. The domains of medical law and ethics, intellectual property law, environmental... more...
- AltaMira Press 2007; US$ 38.99
Legal Anthropology: An Introduction offers an initial overview into the challenging debates surrounding the cross-cultural analysis of legal systems. Equal parts review and criticism, the text outlines the historical landmarks in the development of the discipline, identifying both strengths and weaknesses of each stage and contribution. more...
- Stanford University Press 2013; US$ 75.00
Law and War explores the cultural, historical, spatial, and theoretical dimensions of the relationship between law and war?a connection that has long vexed the jurisprudential imagination. Historically the term "war crime" struck some as redundant and others as oxymoronic: redundant because war itself is criminal; oxymoronic because war submits... more...
- Stanford University Press 2014; US$ 75.00
Law and the Utopian Imagination seeks to explore and resuscitate the notion of utopianism within current legal discourse. The idea of utopia has fascinated the imaginations of important thinkers for ages. And yet?who writes seriously on the idea of utopia today? The mid-century critique appears to have carried the day, and a belief in the very... more...
- Stanford University Press 2012; US$ 65.00
The Secrets of Law explores the ways law both traffics in and regulates secrecy. Taking a close look at the opacity built into legal and governance processes, it explores the ways law produces zones of secrecy, the relation between secrecy and justice, and how we understand the inscrutability of law's processes. The first half of the work examines... more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2012; US$ 40.00
The very foundation of the economy is changing. Across the United States, primary and secondary sector industries are no longer as viable as they once were - because the particular businesses are no longer profitable, because the underlying resources are no longer as plentiful or desirable, or because human activity is not essential to various aspects... 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...