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  • Lawby Raymond Wacks

    Oxford University Press, UK 2008; US$ 7.99

    Law touches every aspect of our daily lives, and yet the main concepts, terms, and processes of the legal system remain obscure to many. This Very Short Introduction provides a clear, jargon-free account of modern legal systems, explaining how the law works both in the Western tradition and around the world. - ;Law underlies our society - it protects... more...

  • The Quest for the Description of the Lawby Reidar Edvinsson

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2008; US$ 159.05

    This book presents an alternative approach to law, which can liberate practice of law from the grip of theorists. It questions the use of philosophy and theory of law in legal practice and acknowledges the frequent need for profoundly difficult judgments. more...

  • Outlines of the Philosophy of Rightby G. W. F. Hegel; T. M. Knox; Stephen Houlgate

    OUP Oxford 2008; US$ 12.99

    Hegel's Philosophy of Right concerns ideas on justice, moral responsibility, family life, economic activity, and the political structure of the state. It shows how human freedom involves living with others in accordance with publicly recognized righs and laws. This edition combines a revised translation with a cogent introduction to Hegel's work. more...

  • General Jurisprudenceby William Twining

    Cambridge University Press 2009; US$ 60.00

    This book explores the implications of globalisation for the theoretical study of law, justice, and human rights. more...

  • Law, Text, Terrorby Ian Ward

    Cambridge University Press 2009; US$ 40.00

    Ian Ward places contemporary political and jurisprudential responses to terrorism within a broader literary, cultural and historical context. more...

  • Law, Ontologies and the Semantic Webby J. Breuker; P. Casanovas; M.C.A. Klein

    IOS Press 2008; US$ 167.00

    Based on workshops and conferences on Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Law, this work deals with legal ontologies and Semantic Web applications, covering both theoretical aspects and practical systems. more...

  • Legal Knowledge and Information Systemsby E. Francesconi; G. Sartor; D. Tiscornia

    IOS Press 2008; US$ 145.00

    From its very beginning, legal informatics was limited to the study of legal databases, but very early on, the Institute of Legal Information Theory and Techniques started being involved with the topic of the Jurix conference, namely knowledge-based systems. This book includes programmatic papers with accounts of applications and prototypes. more...

  • Living Speechby James Boyd White

    Princeton University Press 2009; US$ 39.95 US$ 36.35

    Language is our key to imagining the world, others, and ourselves. Yet sometimes our ways of talking dehumanize others and trivialize human experience. In war other people are imagined as enemies to be killed. The language of race objectifies those it touches, and propaganda disables democracy. Advertising reduces us to consumers, and clich├ęs destroy... more...

  • Legal Theory, Sources of Law and the Semantic Webby A. Boer

    IOS Press 2009; US$ 167.00

    Legal Theory, Sources of Law and the Semantic Web is an attempt to construct an integrated conceptual framework for the application-neutral and problem-neutral representation of sources of law using Semantic Web technology and concepts, and some technically straightforward extensions to Semantic Web technology based on established practices found in... more...

  • Access to Justiceby Rebecca L. Sanderfur

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2009; US$ 145.99

    Around the world, access to justice enjoys an energetic and passionate resurgence as an object both of scholarly inquiry and political contest, as both a social movement and a value commitment motivating study and action. This work evidences a deeper engagement with social theory than past generations of scholarship. more...