Law: Jurisprudence & Philosophy of Law

  • Foucault and Law book cover

    Foucault and Law

    1st Edition

    By Ben Golder

    Edited by Peter Fitzpatrick

    Few thinkers can have had a more diverse or a more contested impact on theorizing law than Michel Foucault. This diversity is reflected in the wide range of Foucault's work and of the intellectual fields it has so conspicuously influenced. Such diversity informs the present collection and is…

    Hardback – 2010-08-23
    Philosophers and Law

  • Émile Durkheim: Justice, Morality and Politics book cover

    Émile Durkheim

    Justice, Morality and Politics, 1st Edition

    Edited by Roger Cotterrell

    This volume focuses on three closely-connected aspects of Émile Durkheim's work: his sociology of justice, his sociology of morality and his political sociology. These areas of his thought are the most relevant and practical today in considering fundamental problems of contemporary societies and…

    Hardback – 2010-06-10
    International Library of Essays in the History of Social and Political Thought

  • Cicero and Modern Law book cover

    Cicero and Modern Law

    1st Edition

    Edited by Richard O. Brooks

    Cicero and Modern Law contains the best modern writings on Cicero's major law related works, such as the Republic, On Law, On Oratory, along with a comprehensive bibliography of writings on Cicero's legal works. These works are organized to reveal the influence of Cicero's writings upon the history…

    Hardback – 2009-08-21
    Philosophers and Law

  • Derrida and Law book cover

    Derrida and Law

    1st Edition

    Edited by Pierre Legrand

    This volume gathers together sixteen seminal articles, all written by leading scholars, which articulate and effectuate the influence of Derrida's scholarship on the field of law. The articles included in this collection are underpinned by the authors' shared belief that the intellectual challenges…

    Hardback – 2009-07-06
    Philosophers and Law

  • Recent Developments in Criminological Theory: Toward Disciplinary Diversity and Theoretical Integration book cover

    Recent Developments in Criminological Theory

    Toward Disciplinary Diversity and Theoretical Integration, 1st Edition

    By Scott A. Lukas

    Edited by Stuart Henry

    This volume contains recent and cutting-edge articles from leading criminological theorists. The book is organized into ten sections, each representing the latest in the multi-disciplinary orientations representing a cross-section of contemporary criminological theory. These sections include: 1:…

    Hardback – 2009-06-18
    International Library of Criminology, Criminal Justice and Penology - Second Series

  • Edmund Burke book cover

    Edmund Burke

    1st Edition

    Edited by Iain Hampsher-Monk

    Edmund Burke’s iconic stance against the French Revolution and its supposed Enlightenment inspiration, has ensured his central role in debates about the nature of modernity and freedom. It has now been rendered even more complex by post-modern radicalism’s repudiation of the Enlightenment as…

    Hardback – 2009-06-12
    International Library of Essays in the History of Social and Political Thought

  • Beyond Law in Context: Developing a Sociological Understanding of Law book cover

    Beyond Law in Context

    Developing a Sociological Understanding of Law, 1st Edition

    By David Nelken

    This intriguing collection of essays by David Nelken examines the relationship between law, society and social theory and the various ideas social theorists have had about the actual and ideal 'fit' between law and its social context. It also asks how far it is possible to get beyond this…

    Hardback – 2009-02-19
    Collected Essays in Law

  • Arguing About Law book cover

    Arguing About Law

    1st Edition

    Edited by Aileen Kavanagh, John Oberdiek

    Arguing about Law introduces philosophy of law in an accessible and engaging way. The reader covers a wide range of topics, from general jurisprudence, law, the state and the individual, to topics in normative legal theory, as well as the theoretical foundations of public and private law. In…

    Paperback – 2008-12-18
    Arguing About Philosophy

  • The Eye of the Law: Two Essays on Legal History book cover

    The Eye of the Law

    Two Essays on Legal History, 1st Edition

    By Michael Stolleis

    Written by the eminent German legal historian, Michael Stolleis, these two ‘Essays on Legal History’ offer an original and compelling history of the symbolism through which law is characterised as being 'above' us. In ‘The Eye of the Law’, the history of this metaphor is followed from…

    Paperback – 2008-09-17
    Birkbeck Law Press
    Birkbeck Law Press

  • Legal Scholarship and Education book cover

    Legal Scholarship and Education

    1st Edition

    By Mark Tushnet

    This book collects Mark Tushnet's essays on legal scholarship and legal education written between the 1970s and the end of the twentieth century. The essays deal with the development of critical legal studies and its current state, with persistent questions about the intellectual status of legal…

    Hardback – 2008-09-01
    Collected Essays in Law

  • Law as Resistance: Modernism, Imperialism, Legalism book cover

    Law as Resistance

    Modernism, Imperialism, Legalism, 1st Edition

    By Peter Fitzpatrick

    The scandal of this collection lies not just in its equating law and resistance but also in its consequent revision of those critical, realist, social, and even positivist theories that would constitute law in its dependence on sovereign or society, on some surpassing power, or on the state of the…

    Hardback – 2008-07-08
    Collected Essays in Law

  • Living Law: Studies in Legal and Social Theory book cover

    Living Law

    Studies in Legal and Social Theory, 1st Edition

    By Roger Cotterrell

    Living Law presents a comprehensive overview of relationships between legal and social theory, and of current approaches to the sociological study of legal ideas. It explores the nature of legal theory and sociolegal studies today as teaching and research fields, and the work of many of the major…

    Hardback – 2008-05-15
    Collected Essays in Law

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