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Sociology of law. Sociological jurisprudence

  • 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...

  • 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...

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

    CRC Press 2015; US$ 69.95

    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...

  • Inclusion and Exclusion in Competitive Sportby Seema Patel

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 145.00

    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...

  • The Handbook of Law and Societyby Austin Sarat; Patricia Ewick

    Wiley 2015; US$ 49.95

    Bringing a timely synthesis to the field, The Handbook of Law and Society presents a comprehensive overview of key research findings, theoretical developments, and methodological controversies in the field of law and society. Provides illuminating insights into societal issues that pose ongoing real-world legal problems Offers accessible,... more...

  • Batik in Bethlehem, Hikaye in Hannoverby Sophie Lenski

    Nomos Verlagsgesellschaft 2015; US$ 36.26

    Zwischen einzelstaatlichen Bemühungen, das "nationale Kulturgut" zu schützen, und der Idee eines gemeinsamen Kulturerbes der Welt besteht ein schwer aufzulösendes Spannungsverhältnis. more...

  • 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...

  • Datei Gewalttäter Sportby Thomas Kehr

    Nomos Verlagsgesellschaft 2015; US$ 104.68

    Die beim Bundeskriminalamt geführte Verbunddatei Gewalttäter Sport dient dem primären Zweck, gewalttätige Auseinandersetzungen und sonstige Straftaten im Zusammenhang mit Fußballspielen zu verhindern. Die Speicherung von personenbezogenen Daten in dieser Datei erfolgt sowohl aufgrund von Taten und Vorkommnissen aus den Bereichen der repressiven Strafverfolgung... 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...

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

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 135.00

    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...