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  • The Philosophy of Customary Lawby James Bernard Murphy

    Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 77.99 US$ 67.07

    In The Philosophy of Customary Law , James Bernard Murphy brings greater theoretical clarity to the often murky topic of custom by showing that custom must be analyzed into two more logically basic concepts: convention and habit . With a clearer understanding of custom, one can better grasp the many roles that custom plays in a legal system. In... more...

  • The Challenges of Justice in Diverse Societiesby Meena K. Bhamra

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    In the urgency to respond to the challenges posed by diversity in contemporary societies, the discussion of normative foundations is often overlooked. This book takes that important first step, and offers new ways of thinking about diversity. Its contribution to an ongoing dialogue in this field lies in the construction of a normative framework which... more...

  • The Classic Social Contractariansby Janice Richardson

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    How can we live together without subordination and oppression? What does it mean to treat each other as free and equal persons? This book uses contemporary feminist insights to examine aspects of the classic social contractarians' arguments, focusing specifically upon the work of Hobbes, Spinoza, Locke, Rousseau and Kant. Considering the relationship... more...

  • The Concept of Law from a Transnational Perspectiveby Detlef von Daniels

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    This book brings together the fruits of different traditions in legal philosophy and draws on them to develop a systematic thesis on the concept of law. The work uses a legal model to explore the underlying question of how the current phenomena of transnational law are best understood, in combination with an examination of the traditions of J├╝rgen... more...

  • Empirical Legal Researchby Frans L. Leeuw; Hans Schmeet

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2016; US$ 40.00

    Empirical Legal Research describes how to investigate the roles of legislation, regulation, legal policies and other legal arrangements at play in society. It is invaluable as a guide to legal scholars, practitioners and students on how to do empirical legal research, covering history, methods, evidence, growth of knowledge and links with normativity.... more...

  • Affect and Legal Educationby Caroline Maughan; Paul Maharg

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    The place of emotion in legal education is rarely discussed or analysed, and we do not have to seek far for the reasons. The difficulty of interdisciplinary research, the technicisation of legal education itself, the view that affect is irrational and antithetical to core western ideals of rationality - all this has made the subject of emotion in legal... more...

  • The New Legal Realism: Volume 2by Heinz Klug; Sally Engle Merry

    Cambridge University Press 2016; US$ 100.00 US$ 82.00

    Leading scholars, established and new, demonstrate a novel approach to the empirical study of global law-in-action in this second volume of a two-volume series. more...

  • Ratio and Voluntasby Kaarlo Tuori

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    From the ancient beginnings of Western legal tradition, law has been conceived as traversed by a fundamental tension between power (will) and reason. This volume examines the tension between these two poles, 'ratio and voluntas' in modern law. Part I focuses on three instructive phases in the history of the law's ratio. Part II examines the way legal... more...

  • The Constitutional Corporationby Stephen Bottomley

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    Corporate laws are based on the idea that the interests of shareholders should be the primary concern of company directors. However, some argue that the proper role for shareholders is to sit back and let the corporation's managers do their job, or that the pursuit of shareholders' interests detracts from the concerns of employees or victims of corporate... more...

  • The Dual Stateby Eric Wilson

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    This volume presents a practical demonstration of the relevance of Carl Schmitt's thought to parapolitical studies, arguing that his constitutional theory is the one best suited to investing the ?deep state? with intellectual and doctrinal coherence. Critiquing Schmitt?s work from a variety of intellectual perspectives, the chapters discuss current... more...