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Sociology of law. Sociological jurisprudence

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  • Liquid Society and Its Lawby Jirí Pribán

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2007; US$ 134.95

    Bringing together Zygmunt Bauman and a number of internationally distinguished legal scholars, this collection of essays examines Bauman's analysis of fears and policing in 'liquid society' and continues with the social and legal theoretical context and implications of Bauman's theory. more...

  • Nanotechnologieby Arno Scherzberg; Joachim Wendorff

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 147.00

    In this work, the basic principles of nanotechnology and its most important fields of application are presented and the current state of knowledge and the discussion surrounding the evaluation of the potential dangers associated with nanotechnology are explained. Finally, a legal evaluation of the regulatory needs and the development of benchmarks... more...

  • Law, Culture and Societyby Roger Cotterrell

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2007; US$ 49.95

    Presenting a distinctive approach to the study of law in society and through a range of specific studies, this book seeks to integrate the sociology of law with other kinds of legal analysis and engages directly with current juristic debates in legal theory and comparative law. more...

  • Law's Dream of a Common Knowledgeby Mariana Valverde

    Princeton University Press 2009; US$ 67.50

    If knowledge is power, then the power of law can be studied through the lens of knowledge. This book opens up a substantive new area of legal research--knowledge production--and presents a series of case studies showing that the hybridity and eclecticism of legal knowledge processes make it unfruitful to ask questions such as, "Is law becoming more... more...

  • Niklas Luhmann: Law, Justice, Societyby Andreas Philippopoulos-Mihalopoulos

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 54.95

    Niklas Luhmann: Law, Justice, Society presents the work of sociologist Niklas Luhmann in a radical new light. Luhmann?s theory is here introduced both in terms of society at large and the legal system specifically, and for the first time, Luhmann?s texts are systematically read together with theoretical insights from post-structuralism, deconstruction,... more...

  • Understanding Law and Societyby Max Travers

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 65.95

    This textbook on the sociology of law is organised according to the theoretical traditions of sociology, and oriented towards providing an accessible, but sophisticated, introduction to, and overview of, the central themes, problems and debates in this field. The book employs an international range of examples - including the state, minority rights,... more...

  • Soziologische Jurisprudenzby Gralf-Peter Calliess; Peer Zumbansen; Dan Wielsch; Andreas Fischer-Lescano

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 307.00

    The commemorative publication Sociological Jurisprudence adheres in content and form to the tradition of Gunther Teubner?s body of work. The contributions engage themselves with his principle outlook by reflecting upon the relationships between law and society, each with its own distinct emphasis. more...

  • Internationale Vorgaben zum Kulturgüterschutz und ihre Umsetzung in Deutschlandby Solveig Rietschel

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 133.00

    Following an introduction to the development of cultural property protection and a definition of terms, this work addresses international and European provisions in order to provide an overview of the current instruments and regulatory options relating to cultural property protection. An analysis of the legal position in the Federal Republic of Germany... more...

  • Economic Aspects of Gambling Regulationby Tom Coryn; Cyrille Fijnaut; Alan Littler

    BRILL 2007; US$ 177.00

    Brings together a range of perspectives from the debate surrounding the regulation of gambling from within the context both of the EU and the USA. This book looks at lessons which European jurisdictions can learn from American experiences in this field, and covers discussions on the gambling economics in Europe. more...

  • Cultural Human Rightsby Francesco Francioni; Martin Scheinin

    BRILL 2008; US$ 177.00

    What is the relationship between culture and human rights? What precise obligations do cultural rights pose upon states or other actors in international law, or for the international community as a whole? This book analyses these dilemmas and assesses the impact that they have on the development of a coherent category of cultural human rights. more...