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Jurisprudence

  • Positive Social Identityby Nick Duncan

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 149.95

    Despite considerable work the answer to basic questions such as ?what are our ethics and our moral norms now?? ?Have they changed since last year??, ?If so why?? remain surprisingly illusive. This book argues that progress towards answering these questions is possible through a grounded analytical account of the cultivation of ethics and moral norms... more...

  • Family Values and Family Justiceby Michael Freeman

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 225.00

    This volume collects together Michael Freeman's work on the family and society, and the part law plays in defining, structuring and controlling it. He questions the role of family law and its interface with family values, as well as the rights and best interests of children. Responsible parenthood is examined as well as the relationship between family... more...

  • Intergenerational Justiceby Lukas H. Meyer

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 350.00

    The essays selected for this volume show how relations between past, current and future generations have become a major subject of philosophical research since the 1970s. The relations between people alive today with people who may exist in the future and people now deceased, differ from relations between contemporaries and in ways that raise new... more...

  • Global Justiceby Holly Lawford-Smith; Christian Barry

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 350.00

    This volume brings together a range of influential essays by distinguished philosophers and political theorists on the issue of global justice. Global justice concerns the search for ethical norms that should govern interactions between people, states, corporations and other agents acting in the global arena, as well as the design of social institutions... more...

  • Making Connectionsby Edward J. Malecki Malecki; Päivi Oinas

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 49.95

    This book argues that legal persuasion results from making and breaking mental connections. To support this argument, it follows a cognitive science roadmap while the authors road test? the directions through rhetorical analysis. By taking a rhetorical approach to persuasion, the authors are able to integrate research from cognitive science with classical... more...

  • Theories of Justiceby Alejandra Mancilla; Tom Campbell

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 350.00

    Forty years ago, in his landmark work A Theory of Justice, the American philosopher John Rawls depicted a just society as a fair system of cooperation between citizens, regarded as free and equal persons. Justice, Rawls famously claimed, is 'the first virtue of social institutions'. Ever since then, moral and political philosophers have expanded,... more...

  • Public Reason and Applied Ethicsby Adela Cortina; Domingo García-Marzá

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 149.95

    Examining the theoretical and empirical status of applied ethics, this volume demonstrates how a pluralistic and democratic society can deal with ethical issues in the light of its moral conscience. The volume first sets the stage for a conception of applied ethics as applications of transnational civil ethics, based both on a discourse theory of... more...

  • Justice and the Capabilities Approachby Thom Brooks

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 350.00

    The capabilities approach is a widely influential alternative theory of justice, popularized by Nobel Prize winner Amartya Sen and also by Martha Nussbaum. Justice and the Capabilities Approach is the first work of its kind to publish in one place the most influential essays in the field covering a number of topics, including constitutional law, cosmopolitanism,... more...

  • Social Work Ethicsby Eileen Gambrill

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 400.00

    This collection of essays highlights ethical issues in social work which are often overlooked as well as recurring clashes that influence how they play out, for example among different values and related moral judgements. A wide range of ethical issues are addressed such as the types of technologies incorporated into social work; issues raised by the... more...

  • Legal Education in the Global Contextby Christopher Gane; Robin Hui Huang

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 149.95

    This book discusses the opportunities and challenges facing legal education in the era of globalization. It identifies the knowledge and skills that law students will require in order to prepare for the practice of tomorrow, and explores pedagogical shifts legal education needs to make inside and outside of the classroom. With contributions from leading... more...