Law: Jurisprudence & Philosophy of Law

  • The Rule of Law and the Separation of Powers book cover

    The Rule of Law and the Separation of Powers

    1st Edition

    Edited by Richard Bellamy

    The rule of law is frequently invoked in political debate, yet rarely defined with any precision. Some employ it as a synonym for democracy, others for the subordination of the legislature to a written constitution and its judicial guardians. It has been seen as obedience to the duly-recognised…

    Hardback – 2005-07-18
    Routledge
    The International Library of Essays in Law and Legal Theory (Second Series)

  • Rousseau and Law book cover

    Rousseau and Law

    1st Edition

    Edited by Thom Brooks

    Jean-Jacques Rousseau stands as one of the most influential figures in the history of philosophy. His masterpiece-The Social Contract-has had a profound effect on legal and political theorists ever since its appearance. Rousseau and Law presents for the first time in one collection the most…

    Hardback – 2005-05-19
    Routledge
    Philosophers and Law

  • Hobbes on Law book cover

    Hobbes on Law

    1st Edition

    Edited by Claire Finkelstein

    In the course of articulating his monumental theory of political justification, Thomas Hobbes developed a sustained and detailed approach to law and legal questions. Unfortunately legal philosophers have largely ignored Hobbes' remarks on law, and philosophers have only begun to explore it. This…

    Hardback – 2005-03-04
    Routledge
    Philosophers and Law

  • Crime, Compliance and Control book cover

    Crime, Compliance and Control

    1st Edition

    By Doreen McBarnet

    Law is a double-edged sword. It is not just an instrument for implementing social policy, social control, and social rights, but an instrument, in the hands of those with the motivation, power and economic resources to wield it, for undermining them. This topical volume presents seminal socio-legal…

    Hardback – 2004-08-17
    Routledge
    Collected Essays in Law

  • Wittgenstein and Law book cover

    Wittgenstein and Law

    1st Edition

    Edited by Dennis Patterson

    Wittgenstein is described in the Oxford Companion to Philosophy as 'the leading analytical philosopher of the twentieth century, whose two major works altered the course of the subject'. This exceptional reference volume highlights and explores the extensive influence of Wittgenstein's work on…

    Hardback – 2004-07-08
    Routledge
    Philosophers and Law

  • Dispute Processing and Conflict Resolution: Theory, Practice and Policy book cover

    Dispute Processing and Conflict Resolution

    Theory, Practice and Policy, 1st Edition

    By Carrie Menkel-Meadow

    This insightful volume is essential for a clearer understanding of dispute resolution. After examining the historical and intellectual foundations of dispute processing, Carrie Menkel-Meadow turns her attention to the future of conflict resolution.…

    Hardback – 2003-10-17
    Routledge
    Collected Essays in Law

  • Regulation book cover

    Regulation

    1st Edition

    Edited by Colin Scott

    Legal scholarship is concerned with distinctive issues and problems of regulatory governance. This volume draws together writings on regulation which problematize law in regulatory settings and which introduce problems of regulatory law to legal theory. The main themes addressed are: the…

    Hardback – 2003-02-10
    Routledge
    The International Library of Essays in Law and Legal Theory (Second Series)

  • Law and Democracy book cover

    Law and Democracy

    1st Edition

    By Tom Campbell, Adrienne Stone

    The study of law is a branch of the study of politics. Even those who emphasize the autonomy of law, either sociologically or normatively, must acknowledge that this is a position that requires justification within a broader theory of politics that either explains or justifies this autonomy.…

    Hardback – 2003-01-15
    Routledge
    The International Library of Essays in Law and Legal Theory (Second Series)

  • Hegel and Law book cover

    Hegel and Law

    1st Edition

    Edited by Michael Salter

    This work brings together a collection of essays on the contemporary relevance of, and outstanding issues in, Hegel’s legal theory. Particular attention is paid to the different parts of the legal curriculum which Hegelian analysis could contribute to in a positive manner.…

    Hardback – 2002-12-28
    Routledge
    Philosophers and Law

  • Law and Anthropology book cover

    Law and Anthropology

    1st Edition

    Edited by Martha Mundy

    This volume provides an introduction to the major themes and theoretical perspectives of contemporary work in Law and Anthropology. It reflects both important recent ethnography of law and the state, and the dialogue of jurists and anthropologists concerning legal institutions in the present era…

    Hardback – 2002-11-11
    Routledge
    The International Library of Essays in Law and Legal Theory (Second Series)

  • The Great Juristic Bazaar: Jurists' Texts and Lawyers’ Stories book cover

    The Great Juristic Bazaar

    Jurists' Texts and Lawyers’ Stories, 1st Edition

    By William Twining

    Some law students find jurisprudence daunting, impersonal, dry and seemingly detached from practical affairs. William Twining believes that many jurists have been fascinating people struggling with questions that are both historically significant and relevant to contemporary issues. This book…

    Hardback – 2002-05-09
    Routledge
    Collected Essays in Law

  • Gender and Justice book cover

    Gender and Justice

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ngaire Naffine

    The leading articles on gender and justice within Anglo-American legal theory are assembled in this volume. The essays are drawn primarily from the writings of lawyers working in the common law tradition and they mainly examine the justice of legal institutions. Due to the close kinship between…

    Hardback – 2002-02-13
    Routledge
    The International Library of Essays in Law and Legal Theory (Second Series)

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