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  • The Nature of Law

    A Philosophical Inquiry

    By Stefan Sciaraffa

    This book is an attempt to provide a philosophical answer to the simple question, "What is the law?" as well as address the various debates this question has spawned. Along the way, it develops a unique position within analytic jurisprudence by carefully distinguishing between a theory of the…

    Paperback – 2016-01-15 

  • Piercing the Corporate Veil in Latin American Jurisprudence

    A comparison with the Anglo-American method

    By Jose Maria Lezcano

    This book is a comparative law study exploring the piercing of the corporate veil in Latin America within the context of the Anglo-American method. The piercing of the corporate veil is a remedy applied, in exceptional circumstances, to prevent and punish an inappropriate use of the corporate…

    Hardback – 2016-01-14 
    Routledge Research in Corporate Law

  • The Reconstruction of the Juridico-Political

    Affinity and Divergence in Hans Kelsen and Max Weber

    Edited by Ian Bryan, Peter Langford, John McGarry

    Hans Kelsen and Max Weber are conventionally understood as the original proponents of two distinct and opposed processes of concept formation generating two separate and contrasting theoretical frameworks for the study of law. The Reconstruction of the Juridico-Political: Affinity and Divergence in…

    Hardback – 2016-01-13 

  • Animals, Biopolitics, Law

    Lively Legalities

    Edited by Irus Braverman

    The legal investigation of nonhuman life – and of the animal question in particular – is typically considered via a reformist discourse of animal rights. Within this discourse, legal rights have been extended to certain nonhuman animals through the same liberal framework that has afforded human…

    Hardback – 2016-01-13 
    Space, Materiality and the Normative

  • A Sociological Theory of Law

    By Niklas Luhmann

    Edited by Martin Albrow

    Niklas Luhmann is recognised as a major social theorist, and his treatise on the sociology of law is a classic text. For Luhmann, law provides the framework of the state, lawyers are the main human resource for the state, and legal theory provides the most suitable base from which to theorize…

    Paperback – 2015-12-30 

  • Legal approaches and Corporate Social Responsibility

    Towards a Llewellyn’s law-jobs approach

    By Adaeze Okoye

    From the late 20th Century, a catalogue of high profile disasters and controversies has drawn attention to the changing relationship between corporations and society. This is taking place against the context of globalisation and this change has become the driving force for demands that corporations…

    Hardback – 2015-12-18 
    Routledge Research in Corporate Law

  • Mediation Law

    Journey through Institutionalism to Juridification

    By Penny Brooker

    In England mediation became a key part of the civil justice reform agenda after the Woolf Reforms of 1996, as disputants were deflected from litigation towards settlement outside the court system. The Civil Procedure Rules (CPR) give courts the power to ‘encourage’ mediation through judicial case…

    Paperback – 2015-12-15 

  • Perspectives on Legal Education

    Contemporary Responses to the Lord Upjohn Lectures

    Edited by Nigel Duncan, Chris Ashford, Jessica Guth

    This edited collection offers a critical overview of the major debates in legal education set in the context of the Lord Upjohn Lectures, the annual event that draws together legal educators and professionals in the UK to consider the major debates and changes in the field. Presented in a unique…

    Hardback – 2015-12-11 

  • The Foundation of the Juridico-Political

    Concept Formation in Hans Kelsen and Max Weber

    Edited by Ian Bryan, Peter Langford, John McGarry

    Hans Kelsen and Max Weber are conventionally understood as initiators not only of two distinct and opposing processes of concept formation, but also of two discrete and contrasting theoretical frameworks for the study of law. The Foundations of the Juridical-Political: Concept Formation in Hans…

    Hardback – 2015-12-03 

  • Spatial Justice

    Body, Lawscape, Atmosphere

    By Andreas Philippopoulos-Mihalopoulos

    There can be no justice that is not spatial. Against a recent tendency to despatialise law, matter, bodies and even space itself, this book insists on spatialising them, arguing that there can be neither law nor justice that are not articulated through and in space. Spatial Justice presents a new…

    Paperback – 2015-11-10 
    Space, Materiality and the Normative

  • Sensing Law

    Edited by Sheryl Hamilton, Diana Majury, Dawn Moore, Neil Sargent, Christiane Wilke

    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…

    Hardback – 2015-11-01 
    Social Justice

  • The Art of Post-Dictatorship

    Ethics and Aesthetics in Transitional Argentina

    By Vikki Bell

    Since the end of the last dictatorship in 1983, Argentina’s visual artists and art-activists have been central to campaigns to demand the criminal prosecution of those initially granted amnesty and to a variety of commemorative projects. In The Art of Post-Dictatorship: Ethics and Aesthetics in…

    Paperback – 2015-09-22
    Transitional Justice

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