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  • The Oxford Handbook of the Sources of International Lawby Jean d'Aspremont; Samantha Besson

    OUP Oxford 2017; US$ 184.99

    This Oxford Handbook examines the sources of international law, how the understanding of sources changed throughout the history of international law; how the main legal theories understood sources; the relationship between sources and the legitimacy of international law; and how sources differ across the various sub-areas of international law. more...

  • Stätten der Justiz in Berlin und ihre Geschichteby Volker Kähne

    De Gruyter 2017; US$ 56.00

    Berlin is an important site for the history of justice in Germany. The book documents the history of justice here from 1468, with the first documented reference to the Kammergericht ("Court of Appeal"), through to the present, as well as the sites at which it all took place, and is still taking place. This interesting presentation is rounded off by... more...

  • Normativity and Powerby Rainer Forst

    OUP Oxford 2017; US$ 38.99

    The English translation of Forst's Normativität und Macht (2015), this book continues to develop the author's account of the nature of social orders and their justifications by re-evaluating fundamental philosophical concepts such as 'reason' and 'power'. more...

  • Cheatingby Deborah L. Rhode

    Oxford University Press 2017; US$ 18.99

    Cheating is deeply embedded in everyday life. The costs of the most common forms of cheating total close to a trillion dollars annually. With Cheating, eminent legal scholar Deborah L. Rhode offers the only recent comprehensive account of cheating in everyday life and the strategies necessary to address it across a wide range of contexts: sports,... more...

  • Die auswärtige Gewalt des Europäischen Parlamentsby Roya Sangi

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2017; US$ 54.58

    Das vorliegende Buch gibt eine legitimationstheoretische Antwort auf die Fragen, ob die auswärtige Gewalt exekutivischer Natur ist und welchen Beitrag das Europäische Parlament zur europäischen Außenpolitik zu leisten vermag und zieht sie zur Entfaltung einer legitimen europäischen Außenpolitik heran. Die Monographie zeichnet ein Gesamtbild der auswärtigen... more...

  • Die Vollstreckungsimmunität der Staaten im Wandel des Völkerrechtsby Anja Höfelmeier

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2017; US$ 69.48

    Dieses Buch behandelt die völkerrechtliche Immunität von Staaten und ihren Untergliederungen gegen hoheitliche Zwangsmaßnahmen anderer Staaten. Solche Maßnahmen umfassen jegliche Zugriffe auf staatliches Vermögen, die in gerichtlichen Vollstreckungs- und Anspruchssicherungsverfahren vorgenommen werden. Diese Immunität hat mit einem sich wandelnden... more...

  • Morality, Governance, and Social Institutionsby Thomas Christiano; Ingrid Creppell; Jack Knight

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 148.68

    This book reflects on the research and career of political theorist Russell Hardin from scholars of Political Science, Philosophy, Sociology, Economics, and Law, among other disciplines. Contributions address core issues of political theory as perceived by Hardin, starting with his insistence that many of the basic institutions of modern society and... more...

  • Jagdliches Eigentumby Johannes Dietlein; Judith Froese

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2017; US$ 69.48

    Dieses Buch befasst sich mit den rechtlichen, kulturellen und ökonomischen Grundlagen des Jagdwesens. Beleuchtet werden die geschichtlichen Hintergründe für die Anerkennung der Jagd als Bestandteil des Grundeigentums sowie die Bedeutung dieser bis heute gültigen Entscheidung für die neuzeitliche Ordnung der Jagd. Das Werk bündelt wissenschaftlichen... more...

  • Legal Traditions, Legal Reforms and Economic Performanceby Daniel Oto-Peralías; Diego Romero-Ávila

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 82.67

    This book investigates whether legal reforms intended to create a market-friendly regulatory business environment have a positive impact on economic and financial outcomes. After conducting a critical review of the legal origins literature, the authors first analyze the evolution of legal rules and regulations during the last decade (2006-2014). For... more...

  • The Legal Relationby Alexander Somek

    Cambridge University Press 2017; US$ 26.00