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  • Lone Star Americaby Mark Davis; Sean Hannity

    Regnery Publishing 2014; US$ 27.99

    Throughout America and around the world, the United States has been known as a beacon of hope and opportunity, the land of the free and the home of the brave. Sadly, from the crumbling urban ghetto of Detroit to the cash-strapped shores of California to the rust belt of the Midwest, America is not living up to that promise. Except in Texas. While... more...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Institutional Structure of Financial Regulationby Robin Hui Huang; Dirk Schoenmaker

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 135.00

    In light of on-going global financial crises, the institutional structure of financial regulation is currently a subject of significant academic and practical interest. The financial crisis has called into question the adequacy of financial regulation at the national and supranational levels, and has instigated financial regulatory reforms in major... 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...