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Sociology of law. Sociological jurisprudence

  • 40 Jahre Welterbekonventionby Marie-Theres Albert; Birgitta Ringbeck

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 56.00

    Since the signing of the World Heritage Convention in 1972, the idea of protecting and making use of the world's cultural and natural heritage has gained in popularity. Over time, however, a number of models for utilization have been developed that are no longer based solely on ideas of sustainability. Instead, they are shaped to a growing... more...

  • 40 Years World Heritage Conventionby Marie-Theres Albert; Birgitta Ringbeck

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 56.00

    Since the adoption of the World Heritage Convention in 1972, the notion that cultural and natural heritage need to be protected and properly utilized has gained popularity. Over time, however, such utilization concepts were less focused on ideas of sustainability and became increasingly influenced by commercial interests. This publication... more...

  • The Health of Nationsby Philip Allott

    Cambridge University Press 2002; US$ 48.00

    Exploring the social and legal implications of globalisation in terms of the general theory of society and law. more...

  • Leading Cases in Sports Lawby Jack Anderson

    T.M.C. Asser Press 2013; US$ 179.00

    This book accounts for over 25 of the most influential cases in international sports law, as written by some of the leading authorities in the area. Authors from Europe, the United States, Australia, South Africa, Canada and New Zealand trace the evolution of this emerging discipline of law through an analysis of individual cases, as discussed under... more...

  • Sports Betting: Law and Policyby Paul M. Anderson; Ian S. Blackshaw; Robert C.R. Siekmann; Janwillem Soek

    T.M.C. Asser Press 2011; US$ 279.00

    This book covers the law and policy on sports betting in more than forty countries around the world whose economic and social development, history and culture are quite different. 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...

  • Social Systems Theory and Judicial Reviewby Dr Katayoun Baghai; Professor Ralf Rogowski

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 119.95

    This book demonstrates the empirical gains and integrative potentials of social systems theory for the sociology of law. Against a backdrop of classical and contemporary sociological debates about law and society, it observes judicial review as an instrument for the self-steering of a functionally differentiated legal system. This allows close investigation... more...

  • Social and Legal Normsby Dr Matthias Baier

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 149.95

    In an era where new areas of life and new problems call for normative solutions while the plurality of values in society challenge the very basis for normative solutions, this book looks at a growing field of research on the relations between social and legal norms. New technologies and social media offer new ways to communicate about normative issues... more...

  • The State of Playby Jack Balkin; Beth Simone Noveck

    NYU Press 2006; US$ 22.95

    The State of Play presents an essential first step in understanding how new digital worlds will change the future of our universe. Millions of people around the world inhabit virtual words: multiplayer online games where characters live, love, buy, trade, cheat, steal, and have every possible kind of adventure. Far more complicated and sophisticated... more...

  • Law and Societyby Steven Barkan

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 103.95

    Law and Society is written to be highly accessible to the average undergraduate student. This multidisciplinary text draws on the work of anthropologists, historians, law professors, political scientists, psychologists, and sociologists to clearly outline how law is an essential social institution that shapes society, while also being shaped by... more...