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Sociology of law. Sociological jurisprudence

  • Konflikt und Koexistenzby Gerd Bender; Michael Stolleis; Jani Kirov

    Vittorio Klostermann 2015; Not Available

    In dem Komplex "Südosteuropa" steckt ein erhebliches rechtshistorisch-theoretisches Potential. Sehr alte ethnische Strukturen wurden durch römisches, byzantinisches, osmanisches und westeuropäisches Recht überblendet. Die Beiträge dieses Bandes behandeln Kernfragen der Rezeption und des Transfers normativer Ordnungen in den Rechtsordnungen... more...

  • Copyrighting Creativityby Professor Helle Porsdam

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 109.95

    What is the relationship between creativity, cultural heritage institutions and copyright? Who owns culture and cultural heritage? The digital age has expanded the horizon of creative possibilities for artists and cultural institutions - what is the impact on legal regimes that were constructed for an analogue world? What are the tensions between... 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...

  • Private Justiceby Stuart Henry

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 44.95

    This book, first published in 1983, looks at discipline in industry and shows how private justice is integrally bound up with formal law. It is a timely examination of the forms of social control that exist ostensibly outside the formal legal system but on which it crucially depends. Private Justice: Towards Integrated Theorising in the Sociology... more...

  • Handbook of Chemical Regulationsby Martha J. Boss; Brad Boss; Cybil Boss; Dennis W. Day

    CRC Press 2015; US$ 139.95

    The first book of its kind, Handbook of Chemical Regulations: Benchmarking, Implementation, and Engineering Concepts introduces the concept of global harmonization and interlinks between regulations and examines the reasons behind major requirements for chemical manufacture, article production, and distribution, importation, and usage. A compendium... more...

  • Cultural Legal Studiesby Cassandra Sharp; Marett Leiboff

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    What can law?s popular cultures do for law, as a constitutive and interrogative critical practice?? This collection explores such a question through the lens of the ?cultural legal studies? movement, which proffers a new encounter with the ?cultural turn? in law and legal theory.? Moving beyond the ?law ands? (literature, humanities, culture, film,... 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...

  • Law and Societyby Steven Vago

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 154.40

    For one-semester undergraduate courses in Law and Society, Sociology of Law, Introduction to Law, and a variety of criminal justice courses offered in departments of Sociology, Criminal Justice, and Political Science. Examines the interplay between law and society. Law and Society, 10e provides an informative, balanced and comprehensive analysis... 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...

  • 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...