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

    NYU Press 2014; US$ 24.65

    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...

  • Law, Society and Communityby Professor David Schiff; Professor Richard Nobles

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 134.95

    This collection of socio-legal studies, written by leading theorists and researchers from around the world, offers original, perceptive and critical contributions to ideas and theories that have been expounded by Roger Cotterrell over a long and distinguished career. Engaging with many classic issues and theories of the sociology of law, the contributions... 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...

  • EU Sports Law and Breakaway Leagues in Footballby Katarina Pijetlovic

    T.M.C. Asser Press 2015; US$ 179.00

    Katarina Pijetlovic is the first author to address the issue of breakaway leagues in football and their treatment under EU law. In this book she guides the reader through EU sports law, the specificities of the sporting industry and the problems and power struggles in European football governance in the context of the breakaway threats by elite clubs.... 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...

  • Nuclear Waste Governanceby Achim Brunnengräber; Maria Rosaria Di Nucci; Ana Maria Isidoro Losada; Lutz Mez; Miranda A. Schreurs

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2015; US$ 69.99

    ?This volume examines the national plans that ten Euratom countries plus Switzerland and the United States are developing to address high-level radioactive waste storage and disposal. The chapters, which were written by 23 international experts, outline European and national regulations, technology choices, safety criteria, monitoring systems, compensation... 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...