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  • Law and Sacrificeby Johan Van der Walt

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 71.95

    In the wake of apartheid, Law and Sacrifice draws on the uniquely expansive protection of fundamental rights now entrenched in the South African Constitution to outline a new theory of law. The South African Constitution not only protects the rights of people against abuses of power by the state, but also against abuses of power by private legal... more...

  • Special Issue: Social Movements/Legal Possibilitiesby Austin Sarat

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2011; US$ 124.95

    Social movements provide the engine of legal change and law itself spurs social movement activity. This issue of Studies in Law, Politics and Society examines the legal life of social movements and their impact on law. The articles collected here take up social movements in several different nations, including France, South Africa and Canada, asking... more...

  • Human Rights Law and Personal Identityby Jill Marshall

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 155.00

    This book explores the role human rights law plays in the formation, and protection, of our personal identities. Drawing from a range of disciplines, Jill Marshall examines how human rights law includes and excludes specific types of identity, which feed into moral norms of human freedom and human dignity and their translation into legal rights. ... more...

  • Bruno Latourby Kyle McGee

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 135.00

    The first extended study of Bruno Latour?s legal theory, this book presents a critical reconstruction of the whole of Latour?s oeuvre to date, from Laboratory Life to An Inquiry into the Modes of Existence . Based on the powerful insights into normative effects that actor-network theory makes possible, the book advances a new theory of legal normativity... more...

  • Verteilungsgerechtigkeit im Umweltvölkerrecht.by Ralph Czarnecki

    Duncker & Humblot 2010; US$ 70.83

    Hauptbeschreibung Gerechtigkeit, Umweltschutz und Völkerrecht sind in Wissenschaft und politischer Diskussion derzeit wieder aktuell, aber auch jeweils für sich genommen eine Herausforderung an Rechtstheorie und -anwendung. Der Autor untersucht Verteilungsgerechtigkeit bei der räumlichen Verteilung von Umweltgütern im Völkerrecht. Die bisherige Diskussion... more...

  • 75 Jahre Teilwert.by Christian Lange

    Duncker & Humblot 2011; US$ 84.53

    Hauptbeschreibung Der Teilwert - gesetzlich definiert und wie selbstverständlich täglich angewandt, offenbart dieser Bewertungsmaßstab bei genauerer Betrachtung kaum lösbare Probleme in praktischer und theoretischer Hinsicht. Der Autor zeichnet die Entwicklung des Teilwerts seit seinen Anfängen detailliert nach und deckt dabei diejenigen Überlegungen... more...

  • Untreue in der Wirtschaft.by Alexander Bräunig

    Duncker & Humblot 2011; US$ 70.83

    Hauptbeschreibung Prominente Strafverfahren im Untreuesektor, etwa im Zusammenhang mit Managervergütungen, Kreditvergaben, Lustreisen, Parteispenden oder schwarzen Kassen, veranschaulichen - ebenso wie die besondere Häufigkeit von Verfahrenseinstellungen durch die Staatsanwaltschaft - in besonderer Weise die Kritik an der Unterbestimmtheit des §... more...

  • Law, Psychoanalysis, Societyby Maria Aristodemou

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00

    'I swear to tell the truth, the whole truth, and nothing but the truth' we say in a court of law. 'In a court of law, the truth is precisely what we will not say', says Lacan. ?If God is dead, everything is permitted?, writes Dostoyevsky. ?If God is dead, everything is prohibited?, responds Lacan. ?I think, therefore I am?, reasons Descartes. ?I am... more...

  • Law's Cut on the Body of Human Rightsby Juliet Rogers

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00

    Scenes of violence and incisions into the flesh inform?the demand for law. The scene of little girls being held down in practices of female circumcision has been a defining and definitive image that demands the attention of human rights, and the intervention of law. But the investment in protecting women and little girls from such a cut is not all... more...

  • Crime, Desire and Law's Unconsciousby David Gurnham

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00

    Sexual desire, and the possible dangers associated with its more extreme manifestations, provokes strong, albeit often contradictory reactions. Such reactions are a well-known stimulant of creative, juridical and scholarly activity, and the texts of law, literature and academic criticism respond to it in ways that suggest both of revulsion and fascination.... more...