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Jurisprudence

  • Vagueness and Lawby Geert Keil; Ralf Poscher

    OUP Oxford 2016; US$ 84.99 US$ 76.49

    Bringing together leading scholars working on the topic of vagueness in philosophy and in law, this book fosters a dialogue between philosophers and legal scholars by examining how philosophers conceive vagueness in law from their theoretical perspective and how legal theorists make use of philosophical theories of vagueness. more...

  • Sensing Lawby Sheryl Hamilton; Diana Majury; Dawn Moore; Neil Sargent; Christiane Wilke

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    A rich collection of interdisciplinary essays, this book explores the question: what is to be found at the intersection of the sensorium and law?s empire? Examining the problem of how legal rationalities try to grasp what can only be sensed through the body, these essays problematize the Cartesian framework that has long separated the mind from the... more...

  • Geschichte des Strafprozessrechts in der Frühen Neuzeitby Ettore Dezza; Thomas Vormbaum

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2016; US$ 20.59

    Das Buch schildert die Grundzüge der Entwicklung des Strafprozessrechts in Wissenschaft und Gesetzgebung der Frühen Neuzeit. Ausgehend von der Entstehung der Strafprozesswissenschaft im spätmittelalterlichen Oberitalien verfolgt es die Entwicklung bis an die Schwelle zum Kodifikationszeitalter. Aus einer Vorlesung hervorgegangen, bietet es eine anschauliche... more...

  • Coercion and Responsibility in Islamby Mairaj U. Syed

    OUP Oxford 2016; US$ 94.99 US$ 85.49

    An examination of how Muslim scholars from four schools of law and theology debate the ethical issues that coercion generates when considering a person's moral agency and responsibility in cases of speech acts, rape, and murder. It proposes a new model for analyzing ethical thought and compares Islamic with Western thought on the same cases. more...

  • Contract, Status, and Fiduciary Lawby Paul B. Miller; Andrew S. Gold

    OUP Oxford 2016; US$ 114.99 US$ 103.49

    Bringing together leading theorists to analyse critically important philosophical questions at the intersection of contract and fiduciary law, Contract, Status, and Fiduciary Law demonstrates that these two areas of law, while distinctive, are deeply intertwined. more...

  • Masculinity and the Trials of Modern Fictionby Marco Wan

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    How do lawyers, judges and jurors read novels? And what is at stake when literature and law confront each other in the courtroom? Nineteenth-century England and France are remembered for their active legal prosecution of literature, and this book examines the ways in which five novels were interpreted in the courtroom: Gustave Flaubert?s Madame Bovary... more...

  • International Law Theoriesby Andrea Bianchi

    OUP Oxford 2016; US$ 33.99 US$ 30.59

    By providing an overview of the different theoretical approaches to and perspectives on international law, this book takes readers through fourteen of the most important theories of international law, explaining their origins, core components, and the influence they have had. more...

  • A Mosaic of Indigenous Legal Thoughtby C.F. Black

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    This book offers an Indigenous supplement to the rich and growing area of visual legal scholarship. Organized around three narratives, each with an associated politico-poetic reading, the book addresses three major global issues: climate change, the trade in human body parts and bio-policing. Manifesting and engaging the traditional storytelling mode... more...

  • Neoliberal Legalityby Honor Brabazon

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Neoliberalism has been studied as a political ideology, an historical moment, an economic programme, an institutional model, and a totalising political project. Yet the role of law in the neoliberal story has been relatively neglected, and the idea of neoliberalism as a juridical project has yet to be considered. That is: neoliberal law and its... more...

  • The Law of Deliberative Democracyby Ron Levy; Graeme Orr

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Laws have colonised most of the corners of political practice, and now substantially determine the process and even the product of democracy. Yet analysis of these laws of politics has been hobbled by a limited set of theories about politics. Largely absent is the perspective of deliberative democracy ? a rising theme in political studies that... more...