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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$ 153.07

    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...

  • Rhetorical Knowledge in Legal Practice and Critical Legal Theoryby Francis J. Mootz

    University of Alabama Press 2010; US$ 49.95

    A clear summary of contemporary rhetorical philosophy and its intersections with hermeneutics and critical theory .   This book describes the significance of rhetorical knowledge for law through detailed discussions of some of the most difficult legal issues facing courts today, including affirmative action, gay rights, and assisted suicide.... more...

  • Foucault's Monsters and the Challenge of Lawby Alex Neville Sharpe

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 54.95

    In contrast to other figures generated within social theory for thinking about outsiders, such as Rene Girard’s ‘scapegoat’ and Zygmunt Bauman’s ‘stranger’, Foucault’s Monsters and the Challenge of Law suggests that the figure of ‘the monster’ offers greater analytical precision and explanatory power in relation to understanding the processes whereby... more...

  • Concepts in Lawby Jaap C. Hage; Dietmar von der Pfordten

    Springer Netherlands 2009; US$ 153.07

    In recent decades, legal theory has focused almost completely on norms, rules and arguments as the constitutive elements of law. This is the only recent book on the market with legal concepts as its central theme, and it aims to initiate a debate on the topic. more...

  • Law in Crisisby Ruth A. Miller

    Stanford University Press 2009; US$ 62.50

    Law in Crisis is an unsettling history of natural disaster and political subject formation in the modern world. more...

  • Ronald Dworkinby Arthur Ripstein

    Cambridge University Press 2007; US$ 28.00

    Introductory volume to Ronald Dworkin, the influential legal and political philosopher. more...