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Jurisprudence

  • A Purposive Approach to Labour Lawby Guy Davidov

    OUP Oxford 2016; US$ 84.99

    This volume explores the societal goals behind labour laws - through an analysis of normative justifications and critiques - and examines what actions are needed to better advance these goals, by way of purposive interpretation and legal reform. more...

  • Autonomy and Pregnancyby Samantha Halliday

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 140.00

    Technology has come to dominate the modern experience of pregnancy and childbirth, but instead of empowering pregnant women, technology has been used to identify the foetus as a second patient?characterised as a distinct entity with its own needs and interests.? Often, foetal and the woman?s interests will be aligned, though in legal and medical discourses... more...

  • Pragmatics and Lawby Alessandro Capone; Francesca Poggi

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 99.99

    This volume highlights important aspects of the complex relationship between common language and legal practice. It hosts an interdisciplinary discussion between cognitive science, philosophy of language and philosophy of law, in which an international group of authors aims to promote, enrich and refine this new debate.  Philosophers of law... more...

  • From the Bottom Upby Kent Greenawalt

    Oxford University Press 2016; US$ 72.99

    Constituting a collection of essays written over the last five decades about a wide range of topics, Kent Greenawalt's From the Bottom Up addresses vital ties between the law and political and moral philosophy. Its overarching theme is that in all these domains, when people and judges face different, debatable issues, the wisest approach needs to... more...

  • Election Law and Democratic Theoryby David Schultz

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    While numerous books and articles examine various aspects either of democratic theory or of specific topics in election law, there is no comprehensive book that provides a detailed and scholarly discussion of the political and democratic theory underpinnings of election law. Election Law and Democratic Theory fills this important gap, as author David... more...

  • Electoral College Reformby Gary Bugh

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    The United States has not updated the Electoral College system since the Twelfth Amendment was ratified in 1804, despite public opinion polls showing a majority of Americans are in favor of changing or outright abolishing it. So why hasn't the United States reformed this system? Electoral College Reform brings together new essays examining all aspects... more...

  • Medical Negligence: Non-Patient and Third Party Claimsby Rachael Mulheron

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 165.00

    Healthcare professionals face an increasing threat of litigation from parties whom they have never met in their daily medical practice and who look nothing like the traditional patient. The so-called ?non-patient? may take many forms?for example, a person who is injured or killed by a mentally-ill, physically-disabled or diseased patient; a wrongfully-accused... more...

  • Muslim Marriage in Western Courtsby Pascale Fournier

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    This book describes and analyses the notion of Mahr, the Muslim custom whereby the groom has to give a gift to the bride in consideration of the marriage. It explores how Western courts, specifically in Canada, the United States, France, and Germany, have approached and interpreted Mahr. Although the outcomes of the cases provide an illustrative framework... more...

  • The Legacy of Ronald Dworkinby Wil Waluchow; Stefan Sciaraffa

    Oxford University Press 2016; US$ 84.99

    This book assembles leading legal, political, and moral philosophers to examine the legacy of the work of Ronald Dworkin. They provide the most comprehensive critical treatment of Dworkin's accomplishments focusing on his work in all branches of philosophy, including his theory of value, political philosophy, philosophy of international law, and legal... more...

  • Law, Hermeneutics and Rhetoricby Francis J. Mootz Iii

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 275.00

    Mootz offers an antidote to the fragmentation of contemporary legal theory with a collection of essays arguing that legal practice is a hermeneutical and rhetorical event that can best be understood and theorized in those terms. This is not a modern insight that wipes away centuries of dogmatic confusion; rather, Mootz draws on insights as old as the... more...