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Sociology of law. Sociological jurisprudence

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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

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

    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 KulturgŁterschutz 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... 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...

  • The Protection of the Underwater Cultural Heritageby Sarah Dromgoole

    BRILL 2006; US$ 225.00

    Comprises a collection of sixteen national perspectives on law, policy and practice in respect of the underwater cultural heritage, written in light of the UNESCO Convention 2001. This volume features essays which provide an account of the legal position in each jurisdiction, as well as considering the impact that the 2001 Convention is having. 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...

  • Biocides in Plasticsby Dean Nichols

    iSmithers Rapra Publishing 2004; US$ 153.00

    This Rapra Review Report examines the use of biocides in plastics with reference to material types and application requirements. The commonly available biocides are reviewed and details of their strengths and weaknesses are provided. The author reviews the frequently used test methods for fungi and bacteria, and, in an everchanging regulatory environment,... more...

  • Law and Social Changeby Sharyn L Roach Anleu

    SAGE Publications 2000; US$ 58.95

    This major new textbook provides a clear and comprehensive guide to the sociology of law, surveying current theoretical debates and examining socio-legal research. Exploring the relationship between the law and other aspects of social life, it goes beyond a discussion of contemporary institutions, focusing on broad and general patterns grounded... more...