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  1. Outsourcing the Law

    Outsourcing the Law

    Pauline Westerman
    Not only can services such as cleaning and catering be outsourced, but also governmental tasks such as making, applying and enforcing the law. Outsourcing the law is usually recommended for its cost-efficiency, flexibility, higher rates of compliance and its promise of deregulation. However, lawmaking is not the same as cleaning and rules are more than just tools to achieve aims. In this timely book, Pauline Westerman analyses this outsourcing from a philosophical perspective. Learn More
    May 2018   Hardback Price: $ 115.00   Web: $ 103.50
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  2. Research Handbook on Legal Pluralism and EU Law

    Research Handbook on Legal Pluralism and EU Law

    Edited by Gareth Davies, Matej Avbelj
    The Research Handbook on Legal Pluralism and EU Law explores the diversity of phenomenon of overlapping legal systems within the European Union, the nature of their interactions, and how they deal with the difficult question of the legal hierarchy between them. The contributors reflect on the history, sociology and legal scholarship on constitutional and legal pluralism, and develop this further in the light of the challenges currently facing the EU. Learn More
    May 2018   Hardback Price: $ 270.00   Web: $ 243.00
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  3. Autonomy and Self-determination

    Autonomy and Self-determination

    Edited by Peter Hilpold
    Europe has reached a crisis point, with the call for self-determination and more autonomy stronger than it ever has been. In this book, renowned international lawyers give a detailed account of the present state of international law regarding self-determination and autonomy. Learn More
    April 2018   Hardback Price: $ 160.00   Web: $ 144.00
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  4. Legal Theory and the Media of Law

    Legal Theory and the Media of Law

    Thomas Vesting
    As many disciplines in the humanities have experienced a focus on culture’s impact in recent decades, questions surrounding the significance of media such as writing, print, and computer networks have become increasingly relevant. This book seeks to demonstrate that a media and cultural theory perspective can also be highly productive for legal theory. Learn More
    February 2018   Hardback Price: $ 225.00   Web: $ 202.50
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  5. Technology and the Trajectory of Myth

    Technology and the Trajectory of Myth

    David Grant, Lyria Bennett Moses
    This book presents an entirely new way of understanding technology, as the successor to the dominant ideologies that have underpinned the thought and practices of the Western world. Like the preceding ideologies of Deity, State and Market, technology displays the features of a modern myth, promising to deal with our existential concerns on condition of our subjection to them. Utilising robust empirical evidence, Lyria Bennett Moses and David Grant argue that the pathway out of this mythological maze is the production of means to establish a new sense of political, corporate and personal self-responsibility. Learn More
    December 2017   Hardback Price: $ 125.00   Web: $ 112.50
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  6. Research Methods in Environmental Law

    Research Methods in Environmental Law

    Edited by Andreas Philippopoulos-Mihalopoulos, Victoria Brooks
    This timely Handbook brings innovative, free-thinking and radical approaches to research methods in environmental law. With a comprehensive approach it brings together key concepts such as sustainability, climate change, activism, education and Actor-Network Theory. It considers how the Anthropocene subjects environmental law to critique, and to the needs of the variety of bodies, human and non-human, that require its protection. This much-needed book provides a theoretically informed analysis of methodological approaches in the discipline, such as constitutional analysis, rights-based approaches, spatial/geographical analysis, immersive methodologies and autoethnography, which will aid in the practical critique and re-imagining of Environmental Law. Learn More
    2017   Hardback Price: $ 275.00   Web: $ 247.50
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  7. Law's Regulatory Relevance?

    Law's Regulatory Relevance?

    Mark Findlay
    Law’s Regulatory Relevance? theorises how the law should reposition itself in order to help rather than hinder new pathways of market power, by confronting the dominant neo-liberal economic model that values property through scarcity. With in-depth analysis of empirical case studies, the author explores how law is returning to its communal utility in strengthening social ties, which will in turn restore property as social relations rather than market commodities. In a world of contested narratives about property, valuing law needs to ground its inherent regulatory relevance in the ordering of social change. Learn More
    2017   Hardback Price: $ 140.00   Web: $ 126.00
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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. The History of Law in Europe

    The History of Law in Europe

    Bart Wauters, Marco de Benito
    Comprehensive and accessible, this book offers a concise synthesis of the evolution of the law in Western Europe, from ancient Rome to the beginning of the twentieth century. It situates law in the wider framework of Europe’s political, economic, social and cultural developments. Learn More
    2017   Hardback Price: $ 110.00   Web: $ 99.00
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  13. 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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  14. The Timing of Lawmaking

    The Timing of Lawmaking

    Edited by Frank Fagan, Saul Levmore
    Legal reasoning, pronouncements of judgment, the design and implementation of statutes, and even constitution-making and discourse all depend on timing. This compelling study examines the diverse interactions between law and time, and provides important perspectives on how law's architecture can be understood through time. The book revisits older work on legal transitions and breaks new ground on timing rules, especially with respect to how judges, legislators and regulators use time as a tool when devising new rules. At its core, The Timing of Lawmaking goes directly to the heart of the most basic of legal debates: when should we respect the past, and when should we make a clean break for the future? Learn More
    2017   Hardback Price: $ 165.00   Web: $ 148.50
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  15. Advanced Introduction to Private Law

    Advanced Introduction to Private Law

    Jan M. Smits
    In this Advanced Introduction, one of the world’s leading private law scholars takes the reader on an intellectual journey through the different facets and dimensions of the field, from the family home to Kuta Beach and from Thomas Piketty to Nina Hagen. This concise book provides an accessible and fresh introduction to private law, presenting the topic as a unified whole of which the main branches – on contract, tort, property, family and inheritance – are governed by conflicts between individual autonomy and countervailing principles. The book stands out as a unique account of how private law allows individuals to optimally flourish in matters of economy, work, leisure, family and life in general. Learn More
    2016   Hardback Price: $ 120.00   Web: $ 108.00
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  16. 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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  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. 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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