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  • Transparency, Power, and Controlby Christoph A. Hafner; Anne Wagner; Vijay K. Bhatia

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    This book brings together academics and practitioners from a range of disciplines from more than twenty countries to reflect on the growing importance of transparency, power and control in our international community and how these concerns and ideas have been examined, used and interpreted in a range of national and international contexts. Contributors... more...

  • The Moral Imagination and the Legal Lifeby Zenon Bankowski; Maksymilian Del Mar

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    What role can resources that go beyond text play in the development of moral education in law schools and law firms? How can these resources - especially those from the visual and performing arts - nourish the imagination needed to confront the ethical complexities of particular situations? This book asks and answers these questions, thereby introducing... more...

  • The Nature of Inquisitorial Processes in Administrative Regimesby Laverne Jacobs; Sasha Baglay

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    ?Inquisitorial processes? refers to the inquiry powers of administrative governance and this book examines the use of these powers in administrative law across seven jurisdictions. The book brings together recent developments in mixed inquisitorial-adversarial administrative decision-making on a hitherto neglected area of comparative administrative... more...

  • Socio-Legal Integrationby Agnieszka Kubal

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    This book examines how contemporary migrants form and transform their involvement with the law in their host countries and which factors influence this relationship. It suggests a more comprehensive insight into the socio-legal integration of migrants by analysing the interplay between the new legal environment and migrants' existing culturally-derived... more...

  • The Arts and the Legal Academyby Zenon Bankowski; Maksymilian Del Mar; Paul Maharg

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    In Western culture, law is dominated by textual representation. Lawyers, academics and law students live and work in a textual world where the written word is law and law is interpreted largely within written and printed discourse. Is it possible, however, to understand and learn law differently? Could modes of knowing, feeling, memory and expectation... more...

  • The Burqa Affair Across Europeby Alessandro Ferrari; Sabrina Pastorelli

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    In recent years, the wearing of the full-face veil or burqa/niqab has proved a controversial issue in many multi-cultural European societies. Focussing on the socio-legal and human rights angle, this volume provides a useful comparative perspective on how the issue has been dealt with across a range of European states as well as at European institutional... more...

  • Politics of Parkingby Sarah Marusek

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    There is more to parking law than just parking penalties. Considering the ways in which law works in everyday life, and in familiar places of common experience where the presence of law is not obvious, this book explores the various notions of the right to park, which jurisprudentially is enacted between individuals in everyday parking. From parking... more...

  • Law and Intersystemic Communicationby Gorm Harste; Alberto Febbrajo

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    With contributions from experts in the field of sociology of law, this book provides an overview of current perspectives on socio-legal studies. It focuses particularly on the relationship between law and society described in recent social systems theory as ?structural coupling?. The first part of the book presents a reconstruction of theoretical... more...

  • At the Edge of Lawby Andrew Francis

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    Following significant changes in the legal profession since the 1980s, how do new organizational forms and actors at the edge of the law impact upon our understanding of the changing nature of the core values of mainstream legal professionalism? This methodological approach brings together a series of case studies built on original empirical research... more...

  • Political Parties and Electionsby Anika Gauja

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    Political Parties and Elections presents a comparative analysis of the ways in which advanced industrial democracies seek to regulate the activities of political parties in electoral contests. Actual political practice suggests that parties are crucial actors in democratic elections, yet the nature and extent to which parties are regulated, or even... more...