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  • "Volkseigentum ist unantastbar"by Felix Muhl

    Erich Schmidt Verlag 2011; US$ 42.31

    In diesem Buch setzt sich erstmals ein Autor ausschließlich mit dem sog. Volkseigentumsschutzgesetz der DDR vom 6. Oktober 1952 auseinander, das für die Etablierung des Sozialismus ?von oben? von großer Bedeutung war. Das Werk stellt die einzelnen Normen des Gesetzes dar und weist deren praktische Anwendung anhand zahlreicher Gerichtsurteile nach.... more...

  • An Aesthetics of Law and Cultureby Andrew T Kenyon; Peter D Rush

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2004; US$ 102.00

    Examining practices of representation and their relation to juridical and cultural formations, this volume features contributions that are based on four themes in contemporary, theoretically informed critical scholarship. The chapters range across the media of speech and writing, word and image, legislation and judgment, literature, and cinema. more...

  • Anthropology and Lawby James M. Donovan; H. Edwin Anderson III

    Berghahn Books 2003; US$ 27.95

    The relationship between Law and Anthropology can be considered as having been particularly intimate. In this book the authors defend their assertion that the two fields co-exist in a condition of "balanced reciprocity" wherein each makes important contributions to the successful practice and theory of the other. Anthropology, for example, offers... more...

  • Aufenthaltsrecht und Migrationssteuerungby Jürgen Bast

    Mohr Siebeck 2011; US$ 84.93

    Jürgen Bast schlägt vor, das überkommene Ausländer- und Asylrecht als ein modernes, sozialgestaltendes Migrationsrecht zu verstehen, dessen Zentrum die ordnungsrechtliche Steuerung der Zuwanderung bildet: das Aufenthaltsrecht. Seine Analyse nutzt rechtsgeschichtliche, politikwissenschaftliche und soziologische Erkenntnisse, um fünf konkurrierende Perspektiven... more...

  • Autonomy in the Lawby Mortimer Sellers

    Springer Netherlands 2007; US$ 99.00

    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...

  • The Best Interests of the Child in Healthcareby Sarah Elliston

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 65.95

    Topical and compelling, this volume provides an excellent re-evaluation of the ?best interests? test in the healthcare arena; the ways in which it has developed, the inherent difficulties in its use and its interpretation in legal cases concerning the medical care of children. Comprehensively covering both the English and Scottish position within... more...

  • BilderRechtby Volker Boehme-Neßler

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2009; US$ 79.95

    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...

  • Cause Lawyeringby Austin Sarat; Stuart Scheingold

    Oxford University Press 1998; US$ 60.00

    The essays in this text represent a cross-national portrait of lawyers compelled to sacrifice financial gain so as to use their legal skills in the promotion of a more just society. The essays explore the relationship between cause lawyering and the organized legal professions of many countries. more...

  • The Challenges of Justice in Diverse Societiesby Dr Meena K Bhamra

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 134.95

    The Challenges of Justice in Diverse Societies focuses upon the terrain where law, constitutions and diversity meet. The work explores two critical issues: relations between constitutions and diversity beyond a rights focused dialogue; and the subtle shifts made by placing justice at the heart of the consideration of law's responses to diversity.... more...

  • Comparative Tort Lawby Mauro Bussani; Anthony J. Sebok

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2015; US$ 40.00

    Comparative Tort Law: Global Perspectives provides a framework for analyzing and understanding the current state of tort law in most of the world's legal systems. The book examines tort law theories, rules and cultures. It looks at general issues at play throughout the globe, such as causation, economic and non-economic damages, product and professional... more...