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  • The Planning Theory of Lawby Damiano Canale; Giovanni Tuzet

    Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 141.73

    Based on a workshop with Scott Shapiro, this book provides a critical reading of the planning theory of law, highlighting its merits on one hand and objecting to parts of it on the other. Offers a balanced, insightful discussion of the arguments of Legality. more...

  • The Legacy of John Austin's Jurisprudenceby Michael Freeman; Patricia Mindus

    Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 188.98

    This inaugural edited volume on John Austin’s vital contribution to analytical jurisprudence provides comparative perspectives and profound insights into the philosophy and legacy of Austin’s work, including his impact on contemporary legal debate. more...

  • Jurisdictionby Shaunnagh Dorsett; Shaun McVeigh

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 35.95

    This book takes its cue from the observation that jurisdiction - as the speech of law - articulates or proclaims law. Without jurisdiction the law would be speechless, without authority and authorisation. So too would be critics who approach the law or want to live lawfully. As a field of legal knowledge and legal practice, jurisdiction is concerned... more...

  • In the Realm of Legal and Moral Philosophyby Matthew H. Kramer

    Palgrave Macmillan 1998; US$ 176.00

    In this wide-ranging investigation of many prominent issues in contemporary legal, political, and moral philosophy, Matthew Kramer combines penetrating critiques with original theorising as he examines the writings of numerous major theorists (including Ronald Dworkin, H.l.A. Hart, Alan Gewirth, Ronald Coase and Richard Posner). Among the many topics... more...

  • Henri Lefebvreby Chris Butler

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95

    While certain aspects of Henri Lefebvre’s writings have been examined extensively within the disciplines of geography, social theory, urban planning and cultural studies, there has been no comprehensive consideration of his work within legal studies. Henri Lefebvre: Spatial Politics, Everyday Life and the Right to the City provides the first serious... more...

  • The Logic of Legal Requirementsby Jordi Ferrer Beltrán; Giovanni Battista Ratti

    OUP Oxford 2012; US$ 139.99

    Does the law contain implicit exceptions to its own rules? If so, what consequence does that have for understanding the relationship between law and morality? This collection gathers leading legal philosophers to analyse the logical structure of legal norms, advancing the understanding of the general philosophy of law. more...

  • Re-reading Foucault: On Law, Power and Rightsby Ben Golder

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95

     Law, Rights and Power: Re-Reading Foucault is the first collection in English to fully address the relevance of Foucault’s thought for law. Michel Foucault is the best known and most cited of the late twentieth-century’s ‘theory’ academics. His work continues to animate a range of different critical work across intellectual disciplines in the arts,... more...

  • Institutionalized Reasonby Matthias Klatt

    OUP Oxford 2012; US$ 99.99

    This volume brings together leading figures from Anglo-American and German legal philosophy and constitutional theory to examine themes from the influential work of Robert Alexy. The topics covered include the nature of law and legal reasoning, and the nature of constitutional rights. more...

  • The Rationality and Justification of Legislationby Luc J. Wintgens; A. Daniel Oliver-Lalana

    Springer International Publishing 2013; US$ 106.30

    This book addresses legislation from the viewpoint of legal theory surveys current research in legisprudence as a new scholarly approach to lawmaking, discussing ways that legislative argument in parliament can serve as a source of justification of laws. more...

  • Legal Scholarship as a Source of Lawby Fábio P. Shecaira

    Springer International Publishing 2013; US$ 50.78

    This book is about the use of legal scholarship by judges. It discusses the possibility that legal scholarship may function as a genuine source of law in modern municipal legal systems. The book advances a number of claims, some conceptual, some empirical, some normative. The major conceptual claims are found in Chapters 2 and 3, where a general account... more...