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  1. Legal Conversation as Signifier

    Legal Conversation as Signifier

    Jan M. Broekman, Frank Fleerackers
    Conversation and argument concerning laws and legal situations take place throughout society and at all levels, yet the language of these conversations differs greatly from that of the courtroom. This insightful book considers the gap between everyday discussion about law and the artificial, technical language developed by lawyers, judges and other legal specialists. In doing so, it explores the intriguing possibilities for future synthesis, a problem often neglected by legal theory. Learn More
    2017   Hardback Price: $ 125.00   Web: $ 112.50
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  2. The Normative Foundations of European Competition Law

    The Normative Foundations of European Competition Law

    Oles Andriychuk
    Does competitive process constitute an autonomous societal value or is it a means for achieving more meritorious goals: welfare, growth, integration, and innovation? The hypothesis of The Normative Foundations of European Competition Law is that the former is the case. This insightful book analyses the phenomenon of competition from philosophical, legal and economic perspectives demonstrating exactly why competitive process should not be viewed only as an instrument. It consolidates various normative theories of freedom, market and competition, and explains how exactly they can be operationalized effectively in the matrix of the EU competition policy. Learn More
    2017   Hardback Price: $ 155.00   Web: $ 139.50
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  3. Grounds of the Immaterial

    Grounds of the Immaterial

    Niels van Dijk
    This book applies a novel conflict-based approach to the notions of ‘idea’, ‘concept’, ‘invention’ and ‘immateriality’ in the legal regime of intellectual property rights by turning to the adversarial legal practices in which they occur. In doing so, it provides extensive ethnographies of the courts and law firms, and tackles classical questions in legal doctrine about the immaterial nature of intellectual property rights from a thoroughly new perspective. Learn More
    2017   Hardback Price: $ 145.00   Web: $ 130.50
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  4. Form in Intellectual Property Law

    Form in Intellectual Property Law

    David Booton
    This book sets out to expose, analyse and evaluate the conflicting conceptions of legal judgment that operate in intellectual property law. Its central theme is the opposition between law-making by way of the creation of generally applicable rules and law-making done at the point of application through case-by- case decisions tailored to the particulars of individual circumstances. Through an exploration of form, the analysis sets out to provide insights into how intellectual property law achieves a balance between various competing interests. Learn More
    2017   Hardback Price: $ 150.00   Web: $ 135.00
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  5. Framing the Subjects and Objects of Contemporary EU Law

    Framing the Subjects and Objects of Contemporary EU Law

    Edited by Samo Bardutzky, Elaine Fahey
    This timely book invites the reader to explore the lexicon of ‘subjects’ and ‘objects’ of EU law as a platform from which several dilemmas and omissions of EU law can be researched. It includes a number of case studies from different fields of law that deploy this lexicon, structuring the contributions around three principal elements of EU law: its transformations, crises, and external-internal dynamics. Learn More
    2017   Hardback Price: $ 155.00   Web: $ 139.50
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  6. Multi-criteria Analysis in Legal Reasoning

    Multi-criteria Analysis in Legal Reasoning

    Bengt Lindell
    Providing an accessible introduction to the application of multi-criteria analysis in law, this book illustrates how simple additive weighing, a well known method in decision theory, can be used in problem structuring, analysis and decision support for overall assessments and balancing of interests in the context of law. Learn More
    2017   Hardback Price: $ 120.00   Web: $ 108.00
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  7. Theory and Philosophy of International Law

    Theory and Philosophy of International Law

    Edited by Andrea Bianchi
    This research collection offers a comprehensive view of the most notable contributions to the theory and philosophy of international law. In the first volume a number of philosophical inquiries have been selected, alongside contributions offering general theoretical insight into international law. The purpose is to identify general themes of discussion, such as the nature and functioning of international law, and to illustrate how philosophers and international law scholars tackle them in their respective fields of inquiry. In the second volume, the kaleidoscope of different contemporary theories and approaches to international law is presented. The collection is an indispensable reference for anyone interested in philosophical and theoretical investigations in international law. Learn More
    2017   Hardback Price: $ 755.00   Web: $ 679.50
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  8. Research Handbook on Fundamental Concepts of Environmental Law

    Research Handbook on Fundamental Concepts of Environmental Law

    Edited by Douglas Fisher
    The quality and the strength of an environmental legal system is a reflection of the conceptual foundations upon which it is constructed. The Research Handbook on Fundamental Concepts of Environmental Law illuminates key aspects of environmental governance through the lens of their underlying dimensions: for example, the form, structure and language of international, regional and national instruments; the function of norms, objectives and standards; and the relevance of economic analysis and of integrated policy formulation. Learn More
    2016   Hardback Price: $ 255.00   Web: $ 229.50
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  9. Authority in Transnational Legal Theory

    Authority in Transnational Legal Theory

    Edited by Roger Cotterrell, Maksymilian Del Mar
    The increasing transnationalisation of regulation – and social life more generally – challenges the basic concepts of legal and political theory today. One of the key concepts being so challenged is authority. This discerning book offers a plenitude of resources and suggestions for meeting that challenge. Learn More
    2016   Hardback Price: $ 150.00   Web: $ 135.00
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  10. A Short Introduction to Judging and to Legal Reasoning

    A Short Introduction to Judging and to Legal Reasoning

    Geoffrey Samuel
    This Short Introduction looks at judging and reasoning from three perspectives: what legal reasoning has been; what legal reasoning is from the view of judges and jurists themselves (the internal view); and what legal reasoning is from the view of a social scientist epistemologist or humanities specialist (the external view). Combining cases and materials with original text, this unique, concise format is designed for students who are starting out on their law programmes, as well as for students and researchers who would like to examine judging and legal reasoning in more depth. Learn More
    2016   Hardback Price: $ 110.00   Web: $ 99.00
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  11. Academic Learning in Law

    Academic Learning in Law

    Edited by Bart van Klink, Ubaldus de Vries
    This timely book calls for a critical re-evaluation of university legal education, with the particular aim of strengthening its academic nature. It emphasizes lecturers’ responsibility to challenge the assumptions students have about law, and the importance of putting law in a theoretical and social context that allows for critical reflection and sceptical detachment. In addition, the book reports upon teaching experiences and innovations, offering tools for teachers to strengthen the academic nature of legal education. Learn More
    2016   Hardback Price: $ 145.00   Web: $ 130.50
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  12. Eutopia

    Eutopia

    Philip Allott
    There is a vacuum of philosophy to make sense of a world dominated by a disorderly global economy, by science and engineering, by ideologies, and by popular culture. There is a vacuum of law to bring order to relations between states that are more threatening than they have ever been. Thomas More’s Utopia (1516) re-thought everything in another difficult new world. Philip Allott’s Eutopia (2016) reclaims the best of human thought to empower us in making a better human world. Learn More
    2016   Hardback Price: $ 150.00   Web: $ 135.00
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  13. Facts and Norms in Law

    Facts and Norms in Law

    Edited by Sanne Taekema, Bart van Klink, Wouter de Been
    Facts and Norms in Law: Interdisciplinary Reflections on Legal Method presents an innovative collection of essays on the relationship between descriptive and normative elements in legal inquiry and legal practice. What role does empirical data play in law? New insights in philosophy, the social sciences and the humanities have forced the relationship between facts and norms on to the agenda, especially for legal scholars doing interdisciplinary work. This timely volume carefully combines critical perspectives from a range of different disciplinary traditions and theoretical positions. Learn More
    2016   Hardback Price: $ 135.00   Web: $ 121.50
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  14. Robot Law

    Robot Law

    Edited by Ryan Calo, A. Michael Froomkin, Ian Kerr
    Robot Law brings together exemplary research on robotics law and policy – an area of scholarly inquiry responding to transformative technology. Expert scholars from law, engineering, computer science and philosophy provide original contributions on topics such as liability, warfare, domestic law enforcement, personhood, and other cutting-edge issues in robotics and artificial intelligence. Together the chapters form a field-defining look at an area of law that will only grow in importance. Learn More
    2016   Hardback Price: $ 165.00   Web: $ 148.50
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  15. Constitutionalism and Religion

    Constitutionalism and Religion

    Francois Venter
    This topical book examines how the goals of constitutionalism – good and fair government – are addressed at a time when the multi-religious composition of countries’ populations has never before been so pronounced. Learn More
    2015   Hardback Price: $ 125.00   Web: $ 112.50
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  16. Critical Reflections on Ownership

    Critical Reflections on Ownership

    Mary Warnock
    In this thought provoking work, Mary Warnock explores what it is to own things, and the differences in our attitude to what we own and what we do not. Starting from the philosophical standpoints of Locke and Hume, the ownership of gardens is presented as a prime example, exploring both private and common ownership, historically and autobiographically. The author concludes that, besides pleasure and pride, ownership brings a sense of responsibility for what is owned and a fundamental question is brought to light: can we feel the same responsibility for what we do not, and never can, own? Applying this question to the natural world and the planet as a whole, a realistic and gradualist perspective is offered on confronting global environmental degradation. Critical Reflections on Ownership examines the effect of the Romantic Movement on our attitudes to nature and is a salient commentary on the history of ideas. Learn More
    2015   Hardback Price: $ 99.95   Web: $ 89.96
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  17. Understanding the Nature of Law

    Understanding the Nature of Law

    Michael Giudice
    Understanding the Nature of Law explores methodological questions about how best to explain law. Among these questions, one is central: is there something about law which determines how it should be theorized? This novel book explains the importance of conceptual explanation by situating its methods and goals in relation to, rather than in competition with, social scientific and moral theories of law. Learn More
    2015   Hardback Price: $ 125.00   Web: $ 112.50
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  18. Smart Technologies and the End(s) of Law

    Smart Technologies and the End(s) of Law

    Mireille Hildebrandt
    This timely book tells the story of the smart technologies that reconstruct our world, by provoking their most salient functionality: the prediction and preemption of our day-to-day activities, preferences, health and credit risks, criminal intent and spending capacity. Mireille Hildebrandt claims that we are in transit between an information society and a data-driven society, which has far reaching consequences for the world we depend on. She highlights how the pervasive employment of machine-learning technologies that inform so-called ‘data-driven agency’ threaten privacy, identity, autonomy, non-discrimination, due process and the presumption of innocence. The author argues how smart technologies undermine, reconfigure and overrule the ends of the law in a constitutional democracy, jeopardizing law as an instrument of justice, legal certainty and the public good. Finally, the book calls on lawyers, computer scientists and civil society not to reject smart technologies, explaining how further engaging these technologies may help to reinvent the effective protection of the rule of law. Learn More
    2015   Hardback Price: $ 135.00   Web: $ 121.50
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  19. The Internationalisation of Legal Education

    The Internationalisation of Legal Education

    Edited by William van Caenegem, Mary Hiscock
    The legal academy is responding in many varied ways to the challenge of producing lawyers adequately prepared to operate in a global environment. There is a renewed focus on lawyering skills, on core principles, on cultural context and on comparative research and study. This work advances the discussion of these issues while developing solid solutions and approaches to teaching law students destined for the future practice of law. Learn More
    2014   Hardback Price: $ 135.00   Web: $ 121.50
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  20. The Rule of Law

    The Rule of Law

    Christopher May
    This timely book explores the complexities of the rule of law – a well-used but perhaps less well understood term – to explain why it is so often appealed to in discussions of global politics. Ranging from capacity building and the role of the World Bank to the discourse(s) of lawyers and jurisprudential critiques, it seeks to introduce non-lawyers to the important and complex political economy of the rule of law. Learn More
    2014   Hardback Price: $ 130.00   Web: $ 117.00
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