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  • Kraft Gesetzby Gerhard Wagner

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2010; US$ 26.62

    Die Klärung der Wirksamkeit von Rechtsnormen gehört zu den zentralen Forschungsthemen nicht nur der Rechtssoziologie, sondern der Soziologie insgesamt. Denn Recht ist ebenso wie Konvention ein Ordnungsbegriff. Konventionelle und rechtliche Normen bewirken, dass die Abläufe sozialen Handelns in der Gesellschaft so ablaufen, wie sie ablaufen sollen bzw.... more...

  • Law, Truth, and Reasonby Raimo Siltala

    Springer Netherlands 2011; US$ 152.57

    Grounded in linguistic philosophy and Carnapian semantics, this book’s innovative contribution to analytical jurisprudence also addresses the issues of institutional philosophy, social pragmatism, and legal principles as envisioned by Dworkin, among others. more...

  • Families, Care-giving and Paid Workby Grace James; Nicole Busby

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2011; US$ 40.00

    This unique selection of chapters brings together researchers from a variety of academic disciplines to explore aspects of law's engagement with working families. It connects academic debate with policy proposals through an integrated set of approaches and perspectives. Families, Care-giving and Paid Work offers an original approach to a very topical... more...

  • It is Hereby Performed...by Dennis Kurzon

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1986; US$ 98.00

    This book deals with speech acts, especially performatives, that are regarded as ‘operative’ in legal discourse. After a detailed exposition of speech act theory in relation to legislative texts, the author discusses the legal document as a communicative act; potential speech acts and delegated legislation; wills, the marriage ceremony and statutes... more...

  • Judges in Contemporary Democracyby Justice Stephen Breyer; Robert Badinter

    NYU Press 2004; US$ 85.00

    Edited by a Supreme Court Justice, these are essays on the role a judge must play in the legal process across a wide-spectrum of democracies. more...

  • Linguistik rechtlicher Normgeneseby Friedemann Vogel

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 210.00

    The series Sprache und Wissen ["Language and Knowledge"] is a publication platform for high-quality papers on German linguistics with interdisciplinary focus. The series takes on current trends in the scientific community from a linguistic perspective in order to show how general and expert knowledge are made possible through language and... more...

  • Europäische Methodenlehreby Karl Riesenhuber

    De Gruyter 2006; US$ 140.00

    In dem Handbuch werden Methodenfragen des Europarechts, insbesondere des Europäischen Privatrechts, erstmals umfassend systematisch für Ausbildung und Praxis dargestellt. Neben den Grundlagen erörtern die Autoren Methodenfragen des Primär- und Sekundärrechts sowie des mitgliedstaatlichen (Umsetzungs-)Rechts. Im Besonderen Teil widmen sich... more...

  • Reading Modern Lawby Ruth Buchanan; Stewart Motha; Sundhya Pahuja

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95

    Reading Modern Law identifies and elaborates upon key critical methodologies for reading and writing about law in modernity. The force of law rests on determinate and localizable authorizations, as well as an expansive capacity to encompass what has not been pre-figured by an order of rules. The key question this dynamic of law raises is how legal... more...

  • Judicial Recourse to Foreign Lawby Basil Markesinis; Jorg Fedtke

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95

    Accessible and clearly structured, this is the first book to include examinations of public and private law in the discussion about access to foreign laws. With commentaries by an international collection of leading judges in the field, it looks at the practice in a range of countries spread across the globe. In jurisprudence an exchange of ideas... more...