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  • Insurgenciesby Antonio Negri; Maurizia Boscagli

    University of Minnesota Press 1999; US$ 90.00

    Celebrated political prisoner Antonio Negri explores the drama of modern revolutions?from Machiavelli?s Florence and Harrington?s England to the American, French, and Russian revolutions?and puts forward a new notion of how power and action must be understood if we are to achieve a radically democratic future. more...

  • Objectivity and the Rule of Lawby Matthew Kramer

    Cambridge University Press 2007; US$ 28.00 US$ 22.96

    Kramer lucidly addresses some of the principal questions in this vital area of philosophical enquiry. more...

  • Law in the Built Environmentby Paul Chynoweth

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2007; US$ 199.00

    This timely e-book presents a cross section of the legal research which is currently being undertaken in the built environment academic community. The articles address a wide range of traditional legal subject areas including property law, construction law, housing law, regulatory frameworks, IT law, historic buildings legislation and legal education.... more...

  • Theory of Legal Principlesby Humberto Avila

    Springer Netherlands 2007; US$ 163.30

    This book examines the distinction between principles and rules so that they can be better understood and applied. It structures the distinction between principles and rules on different foundations than those jurisprudence ordinarily employs. It also proposes a new model to explain the normative species, which includes structured weighing on the... more...

  • The Economics of Courts and Litigationby F. Cabrillo; S. Fitzpatrick

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2008; US$ 40.00

    No longer a theme delegated to the peripheries of economic analysis, the administration of justice is recognised by most economists as being of fundamental importance for economic development. This book uses as its departing point the need for an analysis of the incentive structures facing key players in the courts and litigation process. more...

  • Risk and the Lawby Gordon Woodman; Diethelm Klippel

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 54.95

    Natural and man-made risks have long been recognised as vital conditioning factors in the formation of social institutions and the conduct of social life. In this volume internationally recognised experts examine in detail the implications in practice of the modern concept of risk in particular legal fields. The chapters explore the ways in which... more...

  • la Sécurité socio-économique pour un monde meilleurby International Labour Office

    International Labour Office 2004; US$ 32.95

    Drawing primarily on a special Global Database of national statistical indicators, coupled with a set of People’s Security Surveys, covering over 48,000 households in 15 countries, and a set of Enterprise Labour Flexibility and Security Surveys, covering over 10,000 firms in 12 countries, provide a picture of the emerging patterns of economic... more...

  • International Health Regulations 2005by WHO

    World Health Organization 2008; US$ 20.00

    In consideration of the increases in international travel and trade, and emergence and reemergence of international disease threats and other health risks, the Fifty-eighth World Health Assembly in 2005 adopted the revised International Health Regulations (IHR). The new IHR entered into force on 15 June 2007. Their stated purpose and scope are "to... more...

  • Theoretical Foundations of Law and Economicsby Mark D. White

    Cambridge University Press 2008; US$ 32.00 US$ 26.24

    A book-length examination of the methodology and philosophy of law and economics. more...

  • Die rechtliche Organisation kollektiver Patienteninteressenby Daniel Geiger

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2006; US$ 61.28

    Der Autor befasst sich mit der Problematik der Errichtung einer Interessenvertretung für Patienten im Gesundheitswesen und den mit einem solchen Institutionalisierungsprozess zusammenhängenden rechtlichen Fragen. Ausgehend von einer Bestandsaufnahme, in welcher der Verfasser zunächst untersucht, wie es derzeit um die Repräsentanz der Patienteninteressen... more...