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Product Description: Taking South Africa as a casestudy, this book examines how law is being practiced in a postcolonial country with a culturally diverse population. Here state and non-state orderings are increasingly given recognition on a national level by the legislature and judiciary underpinned by a Constitution based on fundamental values and freedoms and global normative standards...read more

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9781472436825 | Routledge, March 7, 2018, cover price $149.95 | About this edition: Taking South Africa as a casestudy, this book examines how law is being practiced in a postcolonial country with a culturally diverse population.

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Product Description: What is the meaning of punishment today? Where is the limit that separates it from the cruel and unusual? In legal discourse, the distinction between punishment and vengeance―punishment being the measured use of legally sanctioned violence and vengeance being a use of violence that has no measure―is expressed by the idea of "cruel and unusual punishment...read more
By Joshua Nichols (editor)

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9781138814141 | Routledge, August 7, 2017, cover price $140.00 | About this edition: What is the meaning of punishment today?

Product Description: This book brings the insights of theatre theory to the jurisprudential, in order to elaborate a new practice of responsibility. The theatrical, which here forms the basis of a theatrical jurisprudence, draws upon the forms of theatre theory that took shape in the 20th century, as they constitute training in a particular form of morality, inculcating a sense of responsibility beyond the self...read more

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9781138672789 | Routledge, September 6, 2016, cover price $135.00 | About this edition: This book brings the insights of theatre theory to the jurisprudential, in order to elaborate a new practice of responsibility.

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Product Description: 'I swear to tell the truth, the whole truth, and nothing but the truth' we say in a court of law. 'In a court of law, the truth is precisely what we will not say', says Lacan. ‘If God is dead, everything is permitted’, writes Dostoyevsky...read more

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9780415710213 | Routledge, June 24, 2014, cover price $125.00 | About this edition: 'I swear to tell the truth, the whole truth, and nothing but the truth' we say in a court of law.

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9781138787261 | Routledge, June 9, 2015, cover price $48.95 | About this edition: 'I swear to tell the truth, the whole truth, and nothing but the truth' we say in a court of law.

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Product Description: This book investigates the limits of the legitimate role of the state in regulating the human body. It questions whether there is a public interest in issues of bodily autonomy, with particular focus on reproductive choices, end of life choices, sexual autonomy, body modifications, and selling the body...read more

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9781849467797 | Hart Pub, December 1, 2016, cover price $104.00 | About this edition: This book investigates the limits of the legitimate role of the state in regulating the human body.

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Product Description: This book offers a new interpretation of judicial review in England and Wales as being concerned with the advancement of justice and good governance, as opposed to being concerned primarily with ultra vires or common law constitutionalism...read more

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9781509904624 | Hart Pub, October 20, 2016, cover price $120.00 | About this edition: This book offers a new interpretation of judicial review in England and Wales as being concerned with the advancement of justice and good governance, as opposed to being concerned primarily with ultra vires or common law constitutionalism.

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Product Description: This collection of original essays brings together leading legal historians and theorists to explore the oft-neglected but important relationship between the discplines of legal theory and history. Legal historians have often been sceptical of theory...read more
By Maksymilian Del Mar (editor) and Michael Lobban (editor)

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9781849467995 | Hart Pub, November 24, 2016, cover price $128.00 | About this edition: This collection of original essays brings together leading legal historians and theorists to explore the oft-neglected but important relationship between the discplines of legal theory and history.

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Product Description: How does the state, as a public authority, relate to those under its jurisdiction through the criminal law? Connecting the ways in which criminal lawyers, legal theorists, public lawyers and criminologists address questions of the criminal law's legitimacy, contributors to this collection explore issues such as criminal law-making and jurisdiction; the political-ethical underpinnings of legitimate criminal law enforcement; the offence of treason; the importance of doctrinal guidance in the application of criminal law; the interface between tort and crime; and the purposes and mechanisms of state punishment...read more
By Magnus Ulvang (editor)

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9781509905133 | Hart Pub, December 15, 2016, cover price $94.00 | About this edition: How does the state, as a public authority, relate to those under its jurisdiction through the criminal law?

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Product Description: The essays selected for this volume demonstrate the importance of law - conceptually, normatively and practically - to a proper understanding of Hannah Arendt’s work. Though Arendt herself was not a lawyer, and lacked any legal training, it is remarkable that in each of her guises law plays an often subtle, at times idiosyncratic, but unavoidably vital role...read more

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9781472439444 | New edition (Routledge, October 5, 2016), cover price $335.00 | About this edition: The essays selected for this volume demonstrate the importance of law - conceptually, normatively and practically - to a proper understanding of Hannah Arendt’s work.

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Product Description: The essays selected for this volume highlight the contributions of Adam Smith to our understanding of law and jurisprudence. The collection provides a detailed and overarching analysis of Smith’s work related to law and shows how Smith connected jurisprudence to moral philosophy and to economics...read more

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9781472427601 | Routledge, October 5, 2016, cover price $315.00 | About this edition: The essays selected for this volume highlight the contributions of Adam Smith to our understanding of law and jurisprudence.

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Product Description: Once the stuff of science fiction, recent progress in artificial intelligence, robotics, and machine learning means that these rapidly advancing technologies are finally coming into widespread use within everyday life. Such rapid development in these areas also brings with it a host of social, political and legal issues, as well as a rise in public concern and academic interest in the ethical challenges these new technologies pose...read more

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9781472430397 | New edition (Routledge, October 5, 2016), cover price $325.00 | About this edition: Once the stuff of science fiction, recent progress in artificial intelligence, robotics, and machine learning means that these rapidly advancing technologies are finally coming into widespread use within everyday life.

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Product Description: This volume collects key influential papers that have animated the debate about information computer ethics over the past three decades, covering issues such as privacy, online trust, anonymity, values sensitive design, machine ethics, professional conduct and moral responsibility of software developers...read more
By Wendell Wallach (editor)

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9781472431745 | New edition (Routledge, November 1, 2016), cover price $325.00 | About this edition: This volume collects key influential papers that have animated the debate about information computer ethics over the past three decades, covering issues such as privacy, online trust, anonymity, values sensitive design, machine ethics, professional conduct and moral responsibility of software developers.

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Product Description: Now available in paperback! The received view on the nature of legal authority contains the idea that a sound account of legitimate authority will explain how a legal authority has a right to command and the addressee a duty to obey...read more

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9781849464499 | Hart Pub, June 16, 2014, cover price $77.00 | About this edition: The received view on the nature of legal authority contains the idea that a sound account of legitimate authority will explain how a legal authority has a right to command and the addressee a duty to obey.

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9781509908448 | Hart Pub, September 29, 2016, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: Now available in paperback!

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Product Description: In this follow-up to Law and the Beautiful Soul, Alan Norrie addresses the split between legal and ethical judgment. Shaped by history, law’s formalism both eschews and requires ethics. The first essays consider legal form in its practical aspect, and the ethical problems encountered (‘law’s architectonic’)...read more

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9781138955110 | Routledge, September 12, 2016, cover price $145.00 | About this edition: In this follow-up to Law and the Beautiful Soul, Alan Norrie addresses the split between legal and ethical judgment.

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Product Description: How do lawyers, judges and jurors read novels? And what is at stake when literature and law confront each other in the courtroom? Nineteenth-century England and France are remembered for their active legal prosecution of literature, and this book examines the ways in which five novels were interpreted in the courtroom: Gustave Flaubert’s Madame Bovary, Paul Bonnetain’s Charlot s’amuse, Henry Vizetelly’s English translation of Émile Zola’s La Terre, Oscar Wilde’s The Picture of Dorian Gray and Radclyffe Hall’s The Well of Loneliness...read more

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9781138684195 | Routledge, November 7, 2016, cover price $135.00 | About this edition: How do lawyers, judges and jurors read novels?

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Product Description: Against the recent backdrop of sociopolitical crisis, radical thinking and activism to challenge the oppressive operation of power has increased. Such thinkers and activists have aimed for radical social transformation in the sense of challenging dominant ways of viewing the world, including the neoliberal illusion of improving the welfare of all while advancing the interests of only some...read more

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9781138690219 | Routledge, September 7, 2016, cover price $140.00 | About this edition: Against the recent backdrop of sociopolitical crisis, radical thinking and activism to challenge the oppressive operation of power has increased.

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Product Description: The source of hospitality lies in the fundamental ethical experiences that make up the fabric of the social lives of people. Therein lies a primary form of humanity. Whether we are guests or hosts, this reveals our situation in a world made up of receiving and meeting, leaving room for the liberty to give and receive beyond the imperatives of reciprocity...read more

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9781138669185 | Routledge, September 6, 2016, cover price $135.00 | About this edition: The source of hospitality lies in the fundamental ethical experiences that make up the fabric of the social lives of people.

Product Description: Taking Michel Foucault’s genealogical analysis of power and resistance as its starting point, the book asks, from below, is there something in the very nature of law – that is, in its discursive and institutional dynamics, in its spatial, material, and temporal coordinates; in its own conceptual categories, claims, mechanisms, and processes – that makes it something more than the mere instrument and armature of power? If those in power can utilize the devices of law and justice to achieve political ends, isn’t there something about these devices that can accommodate fresh articulations? Contending that there are, indeed, discursive, spatial, and temporal resources that can be reconfigured and redeployed as a counter-power and counter-discourse against sovereignty, the book takes as its focus the judicial apparatus; and, more specifically, the concept of the political or show trial...read more

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9781138693951 | Routledge, September 6, 2016, cover price $145.00 | About this edition: Taking Michel Foucault’s genealogical analysis of power and resistance as its starting point, the book asks, from below, is there something in the very nature of law – that is, in its discursive and institutional dynamics, in its spatial, material, and temporal coordinates; in its own conceptual categories, claims, mechanisms, and processes – that makes it something more than the mere instrument and armature of power?

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Product Description: The EU strives to be a leading rule-making organisation with global reach in both economic and non-economic fields. But how should we understand the science behind this? This book focuses upon unpacking the uncertainty, the form and directions of the global reach of EU law, as a distinctive form of post-national rule-making...read more

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9781138696563 | Routledge, September 5, 2016, cover price $150.00 | About this edition: The EU strives to be a leading rule-making organisation with global reach in both economic and non-economic fields.

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Product Description: This book studies ideological divisions within Chinese legal academia and their relationship to arguments about the rule of law. The book describes argumentative strategies used by Chinese legal scholars to legitimize and subvert China's state-sanctioned ideology...read more

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9781107142909 | Cambridge Univ Pr, August 29, 2016, cover price $115.00 | About this edition: This book studies ideological divisions within Chinese legal academia and their relationship to arguments about the rule of law.

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9781316506189 | Cambridge Univ Pr, August 29, 2016, cover price $44.99 | About this edition: This book studies ideological divisions within Chinese legal academia and their relationship to arguments about the rule of law.

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Product Description: This book is a collection of judgments drawn from the innovative Wild Law Judgment Project. In participating in the Wild Law Judgment Project, which was inspired by various feminist judgment projects, contributors have creatively reinterpreted judicial decisions from an Earth-centred point of view by rewriting existing judgments, or creating fictional judgments, as wild law...read more
By Michelle Maloney (editor)

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9781138669086 | Routledge, August 22, 2016, cover price $140.00 | About this edition: This book is a collection of judgments drawn from the innovative Wild Law Judgment Project.

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Product Description: Laws and regulations are ubiquitous, touching on many aspects of individual and corporate behavior. But under what conditions are laws and rules actually effective? A huge amount of recent work in political science, sociology, economics, criminology, law, and psychology, among other disciplines, deals with this question...read more

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9780674971059 | Harvard Univ Pr, September 19, 2016, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: Laws and regulations are ubiquitous, touching on many aspects of individual and corporate behavior.

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Product Description: A rich collection of interdisciplinary essays, this book explores the question: what is to be found at the intersection of the sensorium and law’s empire? Examining the problem of how legal rationalities try to grasp what can only be sensed through the body, these essays problematize the Cartesian framework that has long separated the mind from the body, reason from feeling and the human from the animal...read more
By Christiane Wilke (editor)

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9781138188761 | Routledge, August 22, 2016, cover price $150.00 | About this edition: A rich collection of interdisciplinary essays, this book explores the question: what is to be found at the intersection of the sensorium and law’s empire?

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Product Description: REVEL is the newest way of delivering our respected content from Pearson. Fully digital and highly engaging, REVEL replaces the textbook and gives students everything they need for the course. Informed by extensive research on how people read, think, and learn, REVEL is an interactive learning environment that enables students to read, practice, and study in one continuous experience–for less than the cost of a traditional textbook...read more

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9780134438580 | 8 psc edition (Prentice Hall, August 22, 2016), cover price $90.87 | About this edition: REVEL is the newest way of delivering our respected content from Pearson.

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