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Jurisprudence

  • Hans Kelsen in America - Selective Affinities and the Mysteries of Academic Influenceby D.A. Jeremy Telman

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 109.00

    This volume explores the reasons for Hans Kelsen?slack of influence in the United States and proposes ways in which Kelsen?sapproach to law, philosophy, and political, democratic, and internationalrelations theory could be relevant to current debates within the U.S. academyin those areas. Along the way, the volume examines Kelsen?s relationship andoften... more...

  • Human Dignity of the Vulnerable in the Age of Rightsby Aniceto Masferrer; Emilio García-Sánchez

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 159.00

    This volume is devoted to exploring a subject which,on the surface, might appear to be just a trending topic. In fact, it is muchmore than a trend. It relates to an ancient, permanent issue which directlyconnects with people?s life and basic needs: the recognition and protection ofindividuals? dignity, in particular the inherent worthiness of the... more...

  • The Global Reach of EU Lawby Elaine Fahey

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    The EU strives to be a leading rule-making organisation with global reach in both economic and non-economic fields. But how should we understand the science behind this? This book focuses upon unpacking the uncertainty, the form and directions of the global reach of EU law, as a distinctive form of post-national rule-making. The work examines two... more...

  • The Force of Law Reaffirmedby Christoph Bezemek; Nicoletta Ladavac

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 129.00

    This book examines the success of Frederick Schauer?s efforts to reclaim force as a core element of a general concept of law by approaching the issue from different legal traditions and distinct perspectives. In discussing Schauer?s main arguments, it contributes to answering the question whether force, sanctions and coercion should (or should not)... more...

  • Freedom of Religious Organizationsby Jane Calderwood Norton

    OUP Oxford 2016; US$ 94.99 US$ 81.69

    An analysis of the interaction between religious organizations and the law, this book will examine how English law applies to religious organizations where there are conflicts between the organization and the law. more...

  • Democracy after the Internet - Brazil between Facts, Norms, and Codeby Samantha S. Moura Ribeiro

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 129.00

    This book throws new light on the way in which the Internet impacts on democracy. Based on Jürgen Habermas? discourse-theoretical reconstruction of democracy, it examines one of the world?s largest, most diverse but also most unequal democracies, Brazil, in terms of the broad social and legal effects the internet has had. Focusing on the Brazilian... more...

  • Citizenship and Immigration - Borders, Migration and Political Membership in a Global Ageby Ann E. Cudd; Win-chiat Lee

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 99.99

    This work offers a timely philosophical analysis of interrelated normative questions concerning immigration and citizenship in relation to the global context of multiple nation states. In it, philosophers and scholars from the social sciences address both fundamental questions in moral and political philosophy as well as specific issues concerning... more...

  • Wrongful Convictions in Chinaby Na Jiang

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2016; US$ 179.00

    The primary focus of this comparative and empirical work is to address wrongful convictions between China and common-law countries in order to promote a better understanding of wrongful convictions in China?s practice with the help of comparative analyses, verifiable and empirical data and case studies. It examines the scope of wrongful convictions... more...

  • State Formation After Civil Warby Derek M Powell

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    State formation after civil war offers a new model for studying the formation of the state in a national peace transition as an integrated national phenomenon. Current models of peacebuilding and state building limit that possibility, reproducing a fragmented, selective view of this complex reality. Placing too much emphasis on state building... more...

  • Property Diversity and its Implicationsby John Page

    Taylor and Francis 2016; Not Available

    Property is more diverse than is usually assumed. Developing the concept of property diversity, this book explores the varied role of property in placed human landscapes. In acknowledging the propertied diversity about us, the book highlights the paucity of our settled contemporary assumptions of property as defined by private ownership. Challenging... more...