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  • Handbook of Law and Economicsby A. Mitchell Polinsky; Steven Shavell

    Elsevier Science 2007; US$ 170.00

    Law can be viewed as a body of rules and legal sanctions that channel behavior in socially desirable directions ? for example, by encouraging individuals to take proper precautions to prevent accidents or by discouraging competitors from colluding to raise prices. The incentives created by the legal system are thus a natural subject of study by economists.... more...

  • Principles and Methods of Law and Economicsby Nicholas L. Georgakopoulos

    Cambridge University Press 2005; US$ 41.00 US$ 33.62

    The book juxtaposes economic analysis with moral philosophy, political theory, egalitarianism, and other methodological principles. more...

  • Law and Politicsby Mauro Zamboni

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2007; US$ 120.91

    Politics and the political discourse occupy a central position in the modern legal theoretical discussion. The goal of this book is to reconstruct and to classify, according to ideal-typical models, the different positions taken by the major contemporary legal theories as to whether and how law relates to politics. In particular, attention is focused... more...

  • Autonomy in the Lawby Mortimer Sellers

    Springer Netherlands 2007; US$ 93.43

    Autonomy in the Law considers one of the most important benefits of the rule of law. Juxtaposing European and American conceptions of autonomy in the law of families, capital punishment and, criminal trials reveals the common values that justify all legal systems. Law protects the autonomy of individuals and associations by defending the boundaries... more...

  • Economic Analysis of the Lawby Donald A. Wittman

    Wiley 2008; US$ 181.95 US$ 157.69

    Providing students with a solid grounding in the economic analysis of the law, this reader brings together edited versions of diverse and challenging journal articles into a unified collection. Chosen to provoke thought and discussion, these carefully streamlined articles apply economic theories to many aspects of the law, from intellectual property,... more...

  • Law & Capitalismby Curtis J. Milhaupt; Katharina Pistor

    University of Chicago Press 2008; US$ 25.00

    Recent high-profile corporate scandals?such as those involving Enron in the United States, Yukos in Russia, and Livedoor in Japan?demonstrate challenges to legal regulation of business practices in capitalist economies. Setting forth a new analytic framework for understanding these problems, Law and Capitalism examines such contemporary... more...

  • Efficiency Instead of Justice?by Klaus Mathis; Deborah Shannon

    Springer Netherlands 2009; US$ 153.89

    In this work, lawyer and economist Klaus Mathis appraises Richard A. Posner?s normative justification of the efficiency paradigm from the perspective of the philosophy of law. He points out the possibilities as well as the limits of economic analysis of law. more...

  • Double Visionby Randy Frances Kandel

    Wiley 2009; US$ 33.95 US$ 29.42

    NAPA Bulletin is a peer reviewed occasional publication of the National Association for the Practice of Anthropology, dedicated to the practical problem-solving and policy applications of anthropological knowledge and methods. peer reviewed publication of the National Association for the Practice of Anthropology dedicated to the practical problem-solving... more...

  • Optional Lawby Ian Ayres

    University of Chicago Press 2010; US$ 67.00

    Spurred by the advances in option theory that have been remaking financial and economic scholarship over the past thirty years, a revolution is taking shape in the way legal scholars conceptualize property and the way it is protected by the law. Ian Ayres's Optional Law explores how option theory is overthrowing many accepted wisdoms and producing... more...

  • BilderRechtby Volker Boehme-Neßler

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2009; US$ 61.88

    Wir leben im Zeitalter der Bilder. Bilder sind in der modernen Welt allgegenwärtig. Dazu muss man nicht fernsehen, Zeitung lesen oder im Internet surfen. Kaum ein Bereich der Gesellschaft kommt ohne Visualisierungen und visuelle Kommuni- tionen aus. Das Bild ist dabei, die Schrift als kulturelles Leitmedium abzulösen. Welche Auswirkungen hat das? Die... more...