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- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95
Seventeenth-century England was a country obsessed with property rights. For only those who owned property were considered to have a vested interest in the maintenance of law, order and social harmony. As such, establishing the ownership of 'things' was a constant concern for all people, and nowhere is this more evident than in the cases of disputed... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95
Examining the inherent spatiality of law, both theoretically and as social practice, this book presents a genealogical account of the emergence and the development of the juridical. In an analysis that stretches from ancient Greece, through late antiquity and early modern and modern Europe, and on to the contemporary courtroom, it considers legal... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 154.95
This volume brings together papers by a group of scholars, distinguished in their own right, in honour of James Brundage. The essays are organised into four sections, each corresponding to an important focus of Brundage's scholarly work. The first section explores the connection between the development of medieval legal and constitutional thought.... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2016; US$ 100.00
Leading historians uncover the unappreciated role of Christianity in the development of freedoms from antiquity through today. more...
- Oxford University Press 2016; US$ 48.99
Progressive unions flourished in the 1930s, yet in 1950, few progressive unions remained. Why? Rights Delayed argues that anti-communism and Congressional conservatism merely intensified the main reason for the decline of progressive unions: the New Deal state's focus on legal procedure. more...
- Chicago Review Press 2016; US$ 27.99
Twenty years ago, on the last day of session, the New York State Legislature created a publicly funded school district to cater to the interests of a religious sect called Kiryas Joel, an extremely insular group of Hasidic Jews. The sect had bought land in upstate New York, populated it solely with members of its faction, and created a village that... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 155.00
The early 21 st century saw better prison conditions and a lower imprisonment rate however public worry over supposed increasing violent crime as perpetuated by the media in the 1930?s led to a return to harsher sentences and fuller prisons. Originally published in 1933, The Lawbreaker analyses British penal methods of the time and of the past... more...