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  • Social and Legal Normsby Matthias Baier

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 144.95

    This book offers empirical and theoretical research in the field of social and legal norms and provides inspiration for future debate and research in terms of internationalization and cross-national comparative studies. It presents a consistent picture of empirical research in different social and organizational areas and deepens the theoretical understanding... more...

  • The Sports Doping Marketby Letizia Paoli; Alessandro Donati

    Springer 2013; US$ 129.00

    ??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 the... more...

  • A Sociological Theory of Lawby Niklas Luhmann; Martin Albrow

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 125.00

    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 resourced 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...

  • European Sports Lawby Stephen Weatherill

    Springer 2013; US$ 229.00

    European Sports Law: Collected Papers 2nd edition contains the collected works (1989-2012) of Stephen Weatherill, Jacques Delors Professor of European Community Law, Somerville College, University of Oxford, United Kingdom, with an extensive introduction on the background and rationale for the selected papers.Stephen Weatherill is a leading academic... more...

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

    NYU Press 2014; US$ 89.00

    Law and society scholars challenge the common belief that law is simply a neutral tool by which society sets standards and resolves disputes. Decades of research shows how much the nature of communities, organizations, and the people inhabiting them affect how law works. Just as much, law shapes beliefs, behaviors, and wider social structures, but... more...

  • Empirical Views on European Gambling Law and Addictionby Simon Planzer

    Springer 2014; US$ 129.00

    This book analyses the voluminous and meandering case law on gambling of the Court of Justice from an empirical perspective. It offers a comprehensive overview of the legal situation of gambling services in the EU Single Market. Additionally, the book presents the current state of research on gambling addiction. It then seeks to answer the central... more...

  • Art, Cultural Heritage and the Marketby Valentina Vadi; Hildegard E. G. S. Schneider

    Springer 2014; US$ 179.00

    In the age of economic globalisation, do art and heritage matter Once the domain of elitist practitioners and scholars, the governance of cultural heritage and the destiny of iconic artefacts have emerged as the new frontier of international law, making headlines and attracting the varied interests of academics and policy-makers, museum curators and... more...

  • UNESCO, Cultural Heritage, and Outstanding Universal Valueby Sophia Labadi

    AltaMira Press 2012; US$ 84.99

    This book provides groundbreaking analyses of the interlinking of world heritage with the increasingly complex processes of (post)nationalism, the preservation and representation of cultural diversity, tourism, and sustainable development and the conservation of authenticity. 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...