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  • The Sports Doping Marketby Letizia Paoli; Alessandro Donati

    Springer New York 2013; US$ 101.08

    ??This book examines sports doping from production and distribution, detection and punishment. Detailing the daily operations of the trade and its gray area as a semi-legal market, the authors cover important issues ranging from athletes most at risk to the role of organized crime in sports doping, and whether sports governing bodies are enabling... more...

  • A Sociological Theory of Lawby Niklas Luhmann; Martin Albrow

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    Niklas Luhmann is recognised as a major social theorist, and his treatise on the sociology of law is a classic text. For Luhmann, law provides the framework of the state, lawyers are the main human resource for the state, and legal theory provides the most suitable base from which to theorize on the nature of society. He explores the concept of law... more...

  • The Law and Society Reader IIby Erik Larson; Patrick Schmidt

    NYU Press 2014; US$ 29.00

    Law and society scholars challenge thecommon belief that law is simply a neutral tool by which society sets standardsand resolves disputes. Decades of research shows how much the nature ofcommunities, organizations, and the people inhabiting them affect how lawworks. Just as much, law shapes beliefs, behaviors, and wider socialstructures, but the... more...

  • Bruno Latourby Kyle McGee

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95

    The first extended study of Bruno Latour?s legal theory, this book presents a critical reconstruction of the whole of Latour?s oeuvre to date, from Laboratory Life to An Inquiry into the Modes of Existence . Based on the powerful insights into normative effects that actor-network theory makes possible, the book advances a new theory of legal normativity... more...

  • Dispute Resolution in Sportby David McArdle

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 53.95

    An increasing number of sport disputes are being resolved by way of arbitration. This is the first book to critically examine the processes and benefits of sportspecific arbitration as compared to litigation. The book explores, in depth, the development of alternative dispute resolutions in sports, paying particular attention to high-profile institutions... more...

  • Culture and International Economic Lawby Valentina Vadi; Bruno de Witte

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    Globalization and international economic governance offer unprecedented opportunities for cultural exchange. Foreign direct investments can promote cultural diversity and provide the funds needed to locate, recover and preserve cultural heritage. Nonetheless, globalization and international economic governance can also jeopardize cultural diversity... more...

  • Intellectual Property in New Zealand: A User's Guide to Copyright, Patents, Trade Marks and Moreby Paul Sumpter

    Auckland University Press 2015; US$ 21.86

    A handy introduction to copyright, patents, trade marks and other key elements of IP. From small businesses filing patents to designers protecting their copyright, from a gas station seeing its logo ripped off by a competitor to a blogger posting photographs, New Zealanders encounter intellectual property every day. Sometimes they need to call a lawyer.... more...

  • Inclusion and Exclusion in Competitive Sportby Seema Patel

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    Society is obsessed with categorising and treating individuals and groups according to their physical and non-physical differences, such as sex, gender, disability and race. This treatment can lead to the inclusion or exclusion of an individual from the tangible and intangible benefits of society. Where this practice becomes discriminatory, legal... more...

  • Performance-Based Fire Safety Designby Morgan J. Hurley; Eric R. Rosenbaum

    CRC Press 2015; US$ 72.95

    Master an Approach Based on Fire Safety Goals, Fire Scenarios, and the Assessment of Design Alternatives Performance-Based Fire Safety Design demonstrates how fire science can be used to solve fire protection problems in the built environment. It also provides an understanding of the performance-based design process, deterministic and risk-based... more...

  • Cultural Legal Studiesby Cassandra Sharp; Marett Leiboff

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    What can law?s popular cultures do for law, as a constitutive and interrogative critical practice?? This collection explores such a question through the lens of the ?cultural legal studies? movement, which proffers a new encounter with the ?cultural turn? in law and legal theory.? Moving beyond the ?law ands? (literature, humanities, culture, film,... more...