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  • Studies in Law, Politics and Societyby

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2005; US$ 118.99

    Presents articles by an interdisciplinary group of scholars in social sciences, humanities, and the law. In this volume, the scholars examine the nature of family and the intersection of family and law, the way contexts shape legal actors, and the nature of rights and resistance. more...

  • Developments in Litigation Economicsby

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2005; US$ 130.99

    Presents a collection of articles on developments in the field of litigation economics, also called forensic economics. This book spans the popular areas of litigation economics - personal-injury economic loss analysis, commercial damages analysis securities litigation, punitive damages, employment litigation, and intellectual property litigation. more...

  • Studies in Law, Politics, and Societyby

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2006; US$ 123.99

    Presents a diverse array of articles by an interdisciplinary group of scholars. This work covers political science, policy studies, and law. Divided into two parts - conflict, violence, and legal processes; and deciding cases, charting progress - it focuses on the sources of conflict and violence as well as law's response to both. more...

  • Crisis, Complexity and Conflictby

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2009; US$ 130.99

    Many economic issues that touch the life of millions of people are more complex than most people thought. From the US financial crisis to regional cooperation, from the oil price shock to climate change, policy conflicts are abound. This book argues that understanding the nature and intensity of trade-offs is a key to resolving the conflicts. more...

  • Places of Refuge for Shipsby

    BRILL 2005; US$ 234.00

    Written by scholars and practitioners, this work consists of 20 multidisciplinary chapters addressing the law, policy and management aspects of the problem of places of refuge for ships in need of assistance. Specific chapters focus on the experiences and approaches of Australia, Belgium, Canada, Denmark, Germany, United Kingdom and United States. more...

  • Studies in Law, Politics, and Societyby

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2009; US$ 127.99

    Rights and rights talk have a long and storied history and have occupied a crucial place in the ideology of liberal legalism. With the development of Critical Legal Studies in the 1970s and 80s, rights were subject to extensive critique. This work takes stock of the field, charts its progress and points the way for its future development. more...

  • Autonomy, Consent and the Lawby Sheila A.M. McLean

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 61.95

    Autonomy is often said to be the dominant ethical principle in modern bioethics, and it is also important in law. Respect for autonomy is said to underpin the law of consent, which is theoretically designed to protect the right of patients to make decisions based on their own values and for their own reasons. The notion that consent underpins beneficent... more...

  • Essays on the Doctrinal Study of Lawby Aulis Aarnio

    Springer Netherlands 2011; US$ 141.83

    Written from 40 years of research in civil law and the philosophy of law, this volume focuses on the interpretation and systematisation of legal norms. The text also includes an updated discussion on the writings of Robert Alexy, J├╗rgen Habermas, Ronald Dworkin, and Alf Ross. more...

  • Trade Imbalanceby Susan Ariel Aaronson; Jamie M. Zimmerman

    Cambridge University Press 2007; US$ 37.00

    This book examines the relationship between human rights and trade internationally. more...

  • The Borders of Punishmentby Katja Franko Aas; Mary Bosworth

    OUP Oxford 2013; US$ 109.99

    The criminalization of migration and the use of coercive state power against foreigners is a controversial topic that demands closer reflection. This book examines the relationship between immigration control, citizenship, and criminal justice, reflecting on the theoretical and methodological challenges posed by mass mobility and its control. more...