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- Michigan State University Press 2017; US$ 31.95
Michigan is the only state in the country that has a death penalty prohibition in its constitution?Eugene G. Wanger?s compelling arguments against capital punishment is a large reason it is there. The forty pieces in this volume are writings created or used by the author, who penned the prohibition clause, during his fifty years as a death penalty... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2017; US$ 88.00
John Calvin's two kingdoms political thought offers a fresh paradigm for constructive Christian engagement in pluralistic liberal societies. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 59.95
The concept of learning to ?think like a lawyer? is one of the cornerstones of legal education in the United States and beyond. In this book, Jeffrey Lipshaw provides a critique of the traditional views of ?thinking like a lawyer? or ?pure lawyering? aimed at lawyers, law professors, and students who want to understand lawyering beyond the traditional... more...
- Oxford University Press 2017; US$ 94.99
This book offers a thorough, critical, and accessible analysis of the American Convention on Human Rights which is the main human rights treaty of the Americas. The authors closely review the jurisprudence and the binding judgments of the two institutions charged with interpreting the Convention: The Inter-American Court of Human Rights and The Inter-American... more...
- Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 46.64
This book is an examination of how the law understands human identity and the whole notion of ?human being?. On these two notions the law, usually unconsciously, builds the superstructure of ?human rights?. It explores how the law understands the concept of a human being, and hence a person who is entitled to human rights. This involves a discussion... more...
- Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 86.78
This collection of essays offers thoughtful discussions of major challenges confronting the theory and practice of citizenship in a globalized, socially fragmented, and multicultural world. The traditional concept of citizenship as a shared ethnic, religious, and/or cultural identity has limited relevance in a multicultural world, and even the connection... more...
- NYU Press 2017; US$ 19.00
Updated to include the Black Lives Matter movement, the presidency of Barack Obama, the rise of hate speech on the Internet, and more. Since the publication of the first edition of Critical Race Theory in 2001, the United States has lived through two economic downturns, an outbreak of terrorism, and the onset of an epidemic of hate directed against... more...
- Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 75.93
This book uses role theory to analyze the judicial decisions made by state supreme court judges. Grounded in the fields of anthropology, business management, psychology, and sociology, role theory holds that, for each position an individual occupies in society, he or she creates a role orientation, or a belief about the limits of proper behavior. Judicial... more...