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  • The Nature of Law

    A Philosophical Inquiry, 1st Edition

    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 – 2020-01-15 
    Routledge

  • Social Psychology and Justice

    1st Edition

    Edited by E. Allan Lind

    This ground-breaking new volume reviews and extends theory and research on the psychology of justice in social contexts, exploring the dynamics of fairness judgments and their consequences. Perceptions of fairness, and the factors that cause and are caused by fairness perceptions, have long been…

    Paperback – 2019-12-09
    Routledge
    Frontiers of Social Psychology

  • Universal Basic Income

    1st Edition

    By Brian McDonough, Jessie Bustillos Morales

    Universal basic income is a controversial policy which is causing a stir amongst academics, politicians, journalists and policy-makers all over the world. The idea of receiving ‘money for nothing’, with no strings attached, has for a long time appeared a crazy or radical proposal. But today, this…

    Paperback – 2019-12-03
    Routledge
    Key Ideas

  • Jurisprudence

    Themes and Concepts, 3rd Edition

    By Scott Veitch, Emilios Christodoulidis, Marco Goldoni

    Jurisprudence: Themes and Concepts offers an original introduction to, and critical analysis of, the central themes studied in jurisprudence courses. The book is presented in three parts: the first two contain general themes with corresponding tutorial questions, and the third contains advanced…

    Paperback – 2018-06-07
    Routledge

  • Contemporary Issues in Law and Economics

    1st Edition

    By Thomas J. Miceli

    Law and economics is the field of study devoted to understanding laws and legal institutions using the tools of economic theory. This growing subject has become a mainstream area of study in both law schools and economics departments and this book explores the "law and economics" approach to some…

    Paperback – 2018-03-21
    Routledge

  • Contemporary Political Philosophy and Religion

    Between Public Reason and Pluralism, 1st Edition

    By Camil Ungureanu, Paolo Monti

    What is the place of religion in a pluralist democracy? The continuous presence of religion in the public sphere has raised anew normative and practical issues related to the role of religion in a democratic polity, generating spirited political debates in Western and non-Western contexts.…

    Paperback – 2017-12-13
    Routledge

  • Business and Human Rights

    From Principles to Practice, 1st Edition

    By Dorothée Baumann-Pauly, Justine Nolan

    In a global economy, multinational companies often operate in jurisdictions where governments are either unable or unwilling to uphold even the basic human rights of their citizens. The expectation that companies respect human rights in their own operations and in their business relationships is…

    Paperback – 2016-04-13
    Routledge

  • A Critical Introduction to Law

    4th Edition

    By Wade Mansell, Belinda Meteyard, Alan Thomson

    Challenging the usual introductions to the study of law, A Critical Introduction to Law argues that law is inherently political and reflects the interests of the few even while presenting itself as neutral. This fully revised and updated fourth edition provides contemporary examples to demonstrate…

    Paperback – 2015-07-06
    Routledge

  • A Citizen's Guide to the Constitution and the Supreme Court

    Constitutional Conflict in American Politics, 1st Edition

    By Morgan Marietta

    The U.S. Constitution is a blueprint for a free society as well as a source of enduring conflict over how that society must be governed. The competing ways of reading our founding document shape the decisions of the Supreme Court, which acts as the final voice on constitutional questions. This…

    Paperback – 2013-07-17
    Routledge
    Citizen Guides to Politics and Public Affairs

  • Trials from Classical Athens

    2nd Edition

    By Christopher Carey

    The ancient Athenian legal system is both excitingly familiar and disturbingly alien to the modern reader. It functions within a democracy which shares many of our core values but operates in a disconcertingly different way. Trials from Classical Athens assembles a number of surviving speeches…

    Paperback – 2011-10-31
    Routledge
    Routledge Sourcebooks for the Ancient World

  • 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

  • Jurisprudence

    Themes and Concepts, 1st Edition

    By Scott Veitch, Emilios Christodoulidis, Marco Goldoni

    Jurisprudence: Themes and Concepts takes an innovative approach to the study of jurisprudence. Drawing together a range of specialists making original contributions, it provides a summary, analysis and critique of basic themes in, and major contributions to, the study of jurisprudence. The book…

    Hardback – 2007-06-28
    Routledge-Cavendish

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