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  • L' autonomie humaineby Jocelyne Morin; Jean-Claude Brief

    Presses de l''niversite du Quebec 1995; US$ 22.50

    Les auteurs examinent les concepts classiques d'autonomie et d'affectivité pour ensuite les relier à l'autonomie affective. Puis, ayant mis l'accent sur les phases qui caractérisent le processus d'autonomisation (initiation, intégration, réalisation et autonomie intégrale), ils présentent les différents... more...

  • Economics of the Lawby Thomas J. Miceli

    Oxford University Press 1997; US$ 139.99

    Over the past two decades, the field of law and economics has matured to the point where scholars have employed the latest economic methods in an effort to understand the nature of legal rules and to guide legal reform. This book is the first to provide a broad survey of this scholarship as it has been applied to problems in torts, contracts, property,... more...

  • Cause Lawyeringby Austin Sarat; Stuart Scheingold

    Oxford University Press 1998; US$ 60.00

    The essays in this text represent a cross-national portrait of lawyers compelled to sacrifice financial gain so as to use their legal skills in the promotion of a more just society. The essays explore the relationship between cause lawyering and the organized legal professions of many countries. more...

  • Literary Criticisms of Lawby Guyora Binder; Robert Weisberg

    Princeton University Press 2000; US$ 78.50 US$ 71.44

    In this book, the first to offer a comprehensive examination of the emerging study of law as literature, Guyora Binder and Robert Weisberg show that law is not only a scheme of social order, but also a process of creating meaning, and a crucial dimension of modern culture. They present lawyers as literary innovators, who creatively interpret legal... more...

  • Legal Orderings and Economic Institutionsby Fabrizio Cafaggi; Antonio Nicita; Ugo Pagano

    Taylor and Francis 2000; US$ 55.95

    This book addresses the lively interaction between the disciplines of law and economics. The traditional boundaries of these two disciplines have somehow inhibited a full understanding of the functioning of and the evolution of economic and legal systems. It has often been the case that these boundaries have had to be reshaped, and sometimes abolished,... more...

  • Songs without Musicby Desmond Manderson

    University of California Press 2000; US$ 63.00

    In this pathbreaking and provocative analysis of the aesthetics of law, the historian, legal theorist, and musician Desmond Manderson argues that by treating a text, legal or otherwise, as if it were merely a sequence of logical propositions, readers miss its formal and symbolic meanings. Creatively using music as a model, he demonstrates that law... more...

  • Economic Efficiency in Law and Economicsby Richard O. Zerbe

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2001; US$ 40.00

    ‘Economic Efficiency in Law and Economics is an interesting and worthwhile book.’ – Megan Richardson, Economic Record ‘Zerbe’s new book is high-powered and potentially important.’ – Bill Goodman, Monthly Labor Review In this path-breaking book, Richard Zerbe introduces a new way to think about the concept of economic efficiency that is both... more...

  • The Life of the Lawby Laura Nader

    University of California Press 2002; US$ 31.95

    Laura Nader, an instrumental figure in the development of the field of legal anthropology, investigates an issue of vital importance for our time: the role of the law in the struggle for social and economic justice. In this book she gives an overview of the history of legal anthropology and at the same time urges anthropologists, lawyers, and activists... more...

  • Psychology and Lawby Andreas Kapardis

    Cambridge University Press 2002; US$ 75.00

    This book is the authoritative work for students and professionals in psychology and law. more...

  • Legal Systems of the Worldby Herbert M. Kritzer

    ABC-CLIO 2003; US$ 385.00

    Legal Systems of the World is the only comprehensive reference work that covers the legal systems of every nation on earth, every state in the Union, and every province of Canada. Is Common Law really all that common around the world? Is a defendant innocent until proven guilty in Romania? How does the court system of California stack up against the... more...