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

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2004; US$ 120.99

    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$ 29.95

    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...

  • Autonomy in the Lawby Mortimer Sellers

    Springer Netherlands 2007; US$ 89.86

    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$ 59.52

    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 US$ 54.00

    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...

  • 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...

  • Der gute Staatby Walter Schweidler

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2014; US$ 20.43

    Die Würde des Menschen zu achten und seine Rechte zu schützen: Das ist der heute weltweit anerkannte Anspruch, vor dem staatliche Gewalt sich zu legitimieren hat. Ihm wohnt ein komplexer geschichtlicher und begrifflicher Hintergrund inne, den dieses Buch zu rekonstruieren und auf seine vernünftige Begründung hin zu durchdenken unternimmt. Dabei zeigt... more...

  • The Design of Competition Law Institutionsby Eleanor M Fox; Michael J Trebilcock

    OUP Oxford 2012; US$ 129.99 US$ 116.99

    Using case studies to investigate the design of competition law systems, this is the first major analysis of the extent to which each national, regional, or international system fulfils global norms including due process rights for litigants, reasonable expedition in adjudication, and knowledgeable decision-making. more...

  • Dialogues on Justiceby Helle Porsdam; Thomas Elholm

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 100.39

    The contributions presented in this volume focus on current discussions on justice in a Nordic and European context. By expanding the focus to justice and humanities, the authors intend to embrace different perspectives closely linked to the research and debate about law and literature, e.g., in cultural studies. The volume deals with... more...