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Jurisprudence

  • Controversies in Equal Protection Cases in Americaby Dr Anne Richardson Oakes; Dr Jon Yorke

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 149.95

    This collection engages with current issues on equal protection in the USA, as seen from the perspectives of leading academics in this area. Contributors with a range of perspectives interrogate the legal, theoretical and factual assumptions which shape case law and consider the extent to which they satisfactorily address contemporary concerns with... more...

  • Self-determination in Health Careby Dr Leroy C. Edozien

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 124.95

    It is generally accepted in legal and bioethical discourse that the patient has a right to self-determination. In practice though, this is often not the case. Paternalism is waning and it is increasingly recognised that there are values other than medical factors which determine the choices that patients make. Unfortunately, these developments have... more...

  • The Distinctiveness of Religion in American Lawby Kathleen A. Brady

    Cambridge University Press 2015; US$ 88.00

    In light of recent Supreme Court decisions, this book defends traditional religious protections under the First Amendment. more...

  • The Sovereignty of Human Rightsby Patrick Macklem

    Oxford University Press 2015; US$ 84.99

    The Sovereignty of Human Rights advances a legal theory of international human rights that defines their nature and purpose in relation to the structure and operation of international law. Professor Macklem argues that the mission of international human rights law is to mitigate adverse consequences produced by the international legal deployment of... more...

  • The Ethics of Personalised Medicineby Dr Jan Schildmann; Mr Sebastian Wäscher; Ms Verena Sandow; Professor Jochen Vollmann

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 124.95

    In recent times, the phrase ?personalised medicine? has become the symbol of medical progress and a label for better health care in the future. However, a controversial debate has developed around whether these promises of better, more personal and more cost-efficient medicine are realistic. This book brings together leading researchers from across... more...

  • Social Dimensions of Privacyby Beate Roessler; Dorota Mokrosinska

    Cambridge University Press 2015; US$ 100.00

    An interdisciplinary group of privacy scholars explores social meaning and value of privacy in new privacy-sensitive areas. more...

  • Civil Jurisdiction and Judgmentsby Adrian Briggs

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 635.00

    Now in a fully updated sixth edition, this book is an established treatise in the field of civil jurisdiction and judgments. It states, analyses, illuminates and evaluates the law of civil jurisdiction and the enforcement of foreign judgments in English law, with this new edition taking into account the implications of the new Brussels I Regulation... more...

  • Moral Leadershipby Deborah L. Rhode; Warren Bennis

    Wiley 2015; US$ 58.00

    Moral Leadership brings together in one comprehensive volume essays from leading scholars in law, leadership, psychology, political science, and ethics to provide practical, theoretical policy guidance. The authors explore key questions about moral leadership such as: How do leaders form, sustain, and transmit moral commitments? Under what conditions... more...

  • Momente der Freiheitby Julia Christ; Titus Stahl

    Vittorio Klostermann 2015; US$ 111.65

    Hegels Begriff der Freiheit, zugleich Fundament und Schlussstein des Gebäudes einer Philosophie, wird oft als Signatur der problematischen Konstellation "Moderne" gelesen, die Hegel nach eigenem Anspruch mit seiner Philosophie "in Begriffe fassen" wollte. Hegels Werk ist durchzogen von "falschen" oder irrtümlichen Vorstellungen,... more...

  • Confidentiality and Its Discontentsby Paul Mosher; Jeffrey Berman

    Fordham University Press 2015; US$ 21.99

    Freud promised his patients absolute confidentiality, regardless of what they revealed, but privacy in psychotherapy began to erode a half-century ago. Psychotherapists now seem to serve as "double agents" with a dual and often conflicting allegiance to patient and society. Some therapists even go so far as to issue Miranda-type warnings,... more...