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- Oxford University Press 2012; US$ 129.99
When a legal rule requires us to drive on the right, notarize our wills, or refrain from selling bootleg liquor, how are we to describe and understand that requirement? In particular, how does the logical form of such a requirement relate to the logical form of other requirements, such as moral requirements, or the requirements of logic itself? When... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2003; US$ 42.00
Governments use human rights both as a tool and as an objective of foreign policy. The Role of Human Rights in Foreign Policy analyses conflicting policy goals such as peace and security, economic relations and development co-operation. The use of diplomatic, economic and military means is discussed, together with the role of state actors, intergovernmental... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 119.95
This book examines the World Heritage system and its global impact through diverse prisms, including its normative frameworks, constituent bodies, programme activities, personalities and key issues. Concentrating on the period between 1972 and 2000, this innovative book project seeks out the voices of the pioneers - some 40 key players who participated... more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2011; US$ 40.00
After 15 years the WTO is not functioning as envisioned and is faced with many new trade challenges - climate change, terrorism, pandemics, genetically modified organisms, food safety - which it is ill-equipped to handle. Conflict, Chaos and Confusion sheds light on this deep and acute crisis, focusing on contentious and complex new trade issues and... more...
- Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 53.00
Professor Jenkins develops a systematic theory of the origins, the ends, and the functions of law. He then applies this theory to the problems that law encounters and the conditions that it must satisfy if it is to be an effective force in society. Originally published in 1980. The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology... more...
- The Floating Press 2009; US$ 3.99
The Path of the Law is a short essay by Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr., an American jurist who served on the Supreme Court of the United States from 1902 to 1932. A cornerstone of his jurisprudential philosophy was the prediction theory of law, believing the law should be defined specifically as a prediction of how the courts work. In The Path of the Law... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00
This book explores the relationship between space, subjectivity and property in order to invert conventional socio-legal understandings of property. Sarah Keenan demonstrates that new political possibilities for property may be unveiled by thinking about property in terms of space and belonging, rather than exclusion. Drawing on feminist and critical... more...
- Nomos Verlagsgesellschaft 2014; US$ 50.73
Die postmoderne Rechtstheorie zeigt in unerbittlicher Konsequenz, dass Sprache nicht über sich selbst hinausweisen kann, weshalb ?die? Bedeutung des Gesetzes, ?der? Normzweck oder ?die? Rechtsprinzipien als Gegenstände des Rechtsdiskurses und Maßstab für die Vertretbarkeit juristischer Aussagen unverfügbar sind. Dieser Essay untersucht die... more...