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Sociology of law. Sociological jurisprudence

  • 40 Jahre Welterbekonventionby Marie-Theres Albert; Birgitta Ringbeck

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 43.49

    Seit Verabschiedung der Welterbekonvention 1972 erfreuen sich Schutz und Nutzung des Kultur- und Naturerbes zunehmender Beliebtheit. Im Laufe der Zeit wurden jedoch Nutzungskonzepte entwickelt, die nicht mehr allein vom Gedanken der Nachhaltigkeit getragen wurden, sondern zunehmend durch wirtschaftliche Interessen geprägt sind. In der... more...

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

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 43.49

    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...

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

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2014; US$ 141.52

    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... more...

  • Beyond All Reasonby Daniel A. Farber; Suzanna Sherry

    Oxford University Press 1997; US$ 49.99 US$ 42.99

    Would you want to be operated on by a surgeon trained at a medical school that did not evaluate its students? Would you want to fly in a plane designed by people convinced that the laws of physics are socially constructed? Would you want to be tried by a legal system indifferent to the distinction between fact and fiction? These questions may seem... more...

  • Biocides in Plasticsby Dean Nichols

    iSmithers Rapra Publishing 2004; US$ 153.00

    This Rapra Review Report examines the use of biocides in plastics with reference to material types and application requirements. The commonly available biocides are reviewed and details of their strengths and weaknesses are provided. The author reviews the frequently used test methods for fungi and bacteria, and, in an everchanging regulatory environment,... more...

  • The Blackwell Companion to Law and Societyby Austin Sarat

    Wiley 2008; US$ 250.00 US$ 216.67

    The Blackwell Companion to Law and Society is an authoritative study of the relationship between law and social interaction. Thirty-two original essays by an international group of expert scholars examine a wide range of critical questions. Authors represent various theoretical, methodological, and political commitments, creating the first truly... 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...

  • CAS and Football: Landmark Casesby Alexander Wild

    T.M.C. Asser Press 2011; US$ 94.71

    FIFA has accepted the jurisdiction of the CAS as from 11 November 2002. This date does not mark the beginning of the arbitration of the CAS in football matters, however it has to be stated, that from this date on football disputes in front of the CAS increased enormously. This book is dedicated to the most important decisions of the CAS in football... more...

  • Chronotopes of Lawby Mariana Valverde

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 52.95

    This book develops a new framework for analyzing the spatio-temporal workings of law and other forms of governance. Chronotopes of Law argues that studies of law and governance can be reinvigorated by drawing on a bundle of quite heterogenous analytical tools that do not have a single provenance or a single political or normative aim but that... more...

  • Community and the Lawby Takao Tanase; Luke Nottage; Leon Wolff

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2010; US$ 40.00

    Challenging the view that legal liberalism represents the pinnacle of legal achievement, the author criticizes liberalism for destroying community in the United States and for offering false hope for a delayed modernity in Japan. more...