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- 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...
- Springer Netherlands 2007; US$ 90.22
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...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2007; US$ 116.76
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...
- 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...
- Springer Netherlands 2009; US$ 148.61
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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2009; US$ 59.75
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...
- University of Chicago Press 2010; US$ 46.00
Technological revolutions have had an unquestionable, if still debatable, impact on culture and society?perhaps none more so than the written word. In the legal realm, the rise of literacy and print culture made possible the governing of large empires, the memorializing of private legal transactions, and the broad distribution of judicial precedents... more...