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Sociology of law. Sociological jurisprudence

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

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 321.00

    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...

  • 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...

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

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 140.00

    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...

  • Economic Aspects of Gambling Regulation: EU and US Perspectivesby Tom Coryn; Cyrille J.C.F. Fijnaut; Alan Littler

    BRILL 2007; US$ 177.00

    The dynamic discussions which took place at the Colloquium on the Economic Aspects of Gambling Regulation: EU and US Perspectives, hosted by Tilburg University, are reflected in this book. It brings together a wide range of perspectives from the contemporary debate surrounding the regulation of gambling from within the context both of the EU and the... more...

  • Cultural Human Rightsby Francesco Francioni; Martin Scheinin

    BRILL 2008; US$ 177.00

    What is the relationship between culture and human rights? Can the idea of cultural rights, which are predicated on the distinctiveness and exclusivity of a community?s beliefs and traditions, be compatible with the concept of human rights, which are universal and ?inherent? to all human beings? If we accept such compatibility, what is the actual content... more...

  • The Protection of the Underwater Cultural Heritageby Sarah Dromgoole

    BRILL 2006; US$ 225.00

    The legal protection of the underwater cultural heritage is a field in which there is growing international interest. Shipwrecks and other underwater cultural remains in every maritime zone are threatened both by activities ?directed at? them, such as treasure hunting, and by activities ?incidentally affecting? them, such as mineral exploration and... 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...

  • Interdisciplinary Legal Studiesby Austin Sarat

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2010; US$ 124.95

    This volume of "Studies in Law, Politics, and Society" brings together research by graduate students from universities in the United States and the United Kingdom. The work of these students was singled out by their teachers and advisors as showing unusual promise and marking out directions for the next generation of interdisciplinary legal... more...

  • Invitation to Law and Societyby Kitty Calavita

    University of Chicago Press 2010; US$ 15.00

    Law and Society is a rapidly-growing interdisciplinary field that turns on its head the conventional, idealized view of the ?Law? as a magisterial abstraction. Kitty Calavita?s Invitation to Law and Society brilliantly brings to life the ways in which law shapes and manifests itself in the institutions and interactions of human society, while inviting... more...