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  • Language in the Negotiation of Justiceby Girolamo Tessuto; Christopher Williams

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    This book explores the ways language is used by the professional legal community for the communication of its main business - the negotiation of justice - in today?s globalized world. The volume addresses three main aspects of language use in the negotiation of justice. Beginning with the legal contexts of litigation, arbitration and mediation, the... 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...

  • Church and State in Scotlandby Francis Lyall

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    The interaction of faith and the community is a fundamental of modern society. The first country to adopt Presbyterianism in its national church, Scotland adopted a system of church government, which is now in world-wide use. This book examines the development and current state of Scots law. Drawing on previous material as well as discussing current... 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...

  • Images in Lawby William Pencak; Anne Wagner

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    What does 'the law' look like? While numerous attempts have been made to examine law and legal action in terms of its language, little has yet been written that considers how visual images of the law influence its interpretation and execution in ways not discernible from written texts. This groundbreaking collection focuses on images in law, featuring... more...

  • Judging in the Islamic, Jewish and Zoroastrian Legal Traditionsby Janos Jany

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    This book presents a comparative analysis of the judiciary in the Islamic, Jewish and Zoroastrian legal systems. It compares postulations of legal theory to legal practice in order to show that social practice can diverge significantly from religious and legal principles. It thus provides a greater understanding of the real functions of religion in... more...

  • 1.7.-31.12.2012by Manfred Baldus; Stefan Muckel

    De Gruyter 2016; US$ 217.69

    Published by the Institute for Ecclesiastical Law and Rhenish Church History at the Faculty of Law of the University of Cologne, the collection Rulings in Ecclesiastical Matters Since 1946 covers the judicature of state courts on general matters of religious law and the relationship between church and state. The collection is the only one of its... more...

  • Community, Space and Online Censorshipby Scott Beattie

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    Internet censorship is a controversial topic - while the media periodically sounds alarms at the dangers of online life, the uncontrollable nature of the internet makes any kind of pervasive regulatory control impossible. This book compares the Australian solution, a set of laws which have been criticized as being both draconian and ineffectual,... more...

  • Community, Home, and Identityby Terry L. Turnipseed; Michael Diamond

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    Community, home, and identity are concepts that have concerned scholars in a variety of fields for some time. Legal scholars, sociologists, anthropologists, psychologists, and economists, among others, have studied the impacts of home and community on one's identity and how one's identity is manifested in one's home and in one's community. This volume... more...