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  • Social Order and the Limits of Lawby Iredell Jenkins

    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...

  • Knowing the Suffering of Othersby Austin Sarat; Austin Sarat; Montré D. Carodine; Cathy Caruth; Alan L. Durham; Brian K. Fair; Steven Hobbs; Gregory Keating; Linda Ross Meyer; Meredith M. Render; Austin Sarat; Jeannie Suk; John Fabian Witt

    University of Alabama Press 2014; US$ 29.95

    In Knowing the Suffering of Others , legal scholar Austin Sarat brings together essays that address suffering as it relates to the law, highlighting the ways law imagines suffering and how pain and suffering become jurisprudential facts. From fetal imaging to end-of-life decisions, torts to international human rights, domestic violence to torture,... more...

  • Das Subsidiaritätsprinzip - Ein Element des europäischen Verfassungsrechtsby Andreas Haratsch

    BWV Berliner Wissenschafts-Verlag 2014; US$ 31.56

    ?Was für die Anhänger Sigmund Freuds der Sex ist, ist für die Europapolitiker mittlerweile ? das Subsidiaritätsprinzip ? Man versucht, alles damit zu begründen.? So hat es vor einigen Jahren Wernhard Möschel provokativ formuliert. Und in der Tat nehmen viele das Prinzip der Subsidiarität als genuin europarechtliches und sehr weitreichendes Prinzip... more...

  • Legal Pluralism in Actionby Latif Tas

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 124.95

    This book contributes to, and refocuses, public debates about the incorporation of plural approaches into the English legal system by examining a secular method of dispute resolution practised by the Kurdish Peace Committee in London. The pluralistic approach is seen by Kurdish communities in the UK as widely applicable elsewhere, and in a possible... more...

  • Wirtschaftsprivatrechtby Ernst Führich

    Franz Vahlen 2014; US$ 34.01

    WirtschaftsprivatrechtDieser Bestseller der Studienbücher zum Privatrecht behandelt aktuell, fundiert und anwendungsbezogen die wirtschaftlich wichtigen Grundlagen des Bürgerlichen Rechts sowie des Handels- und Gesellschaftsrechts.BGB Allgemeiner TeilBGB SchuldrechtBGB SachenrechtHGB HandelsrechtGesellschaftsrechtPrivatrechtliche NebengesetzeDie Neuauflage... 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...

  • 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...

  • Comparative Law - Engaging Translationby Simone Glanert

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00

    In an era marked by processes of economic, political and legal integration that are arguably unprecedented in their range and impact, the translation of law has assumed a significance which it would be hard to overstate. The following situations are typical. A French law school is teaching French law in the English language to foreign exchange students.... 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...

  • 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...