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Controversies in Tax Law
Controversies in Tax Law
Edited by Anthony C. Infanti

Controversies in Tax Law

A Matter of Perspective

This volume addresses the central tension in debates between ‘mainstream’ and ‘critical’ tax theorists which reflects a clash of perspectives: is taxation primarily a matter of social science or of social justice? Should tax policy debates be grounded in economics or in critical race, feminist, queer, and other outsider perspectives? With ...

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Of Doubt and Proof
Of Doubt and Proof
Edited by Daniela Berti, Anthony Good and Gilles Tarabout

Of Doubt and Proof

Ritual and Legal Practices of Judgment

All institutions concerned with the process of judging are necessarily concerned with the question of doubt. The contributors to this book broaden the theoretical understandings of the social role of doubt both in social science and in law and, by putting ritual and judicial settings into comparative perspective as well as legal processes ...

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Intellectual Property and Genetically Modified Organisms
Intellectual Property and Genetically Modified Organisms
Edited by Charles Lawson and Berris Charnley

Intellectual Property and Genetically Modified Organisms

A Convergence in Laws

This volume addresses issues arising from recent developments in the enduring and topical debates over Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs) and their relationship to Intellectual Property (IP). The work examines changing responses to GMOs from a global viewpoint and draws together perspectives from leading international scholars whose contributions ...

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Criminality and Criminal Justice in Contemporary Poland
Criminality and Criminal Justice in Contemporary Poland
Konrad Buczkowski, Beata Czarnecka-Dzialuk, Witold Klaus, Anna Kossowska, Irena Rzeplińska, Paulina Wiktorska, Dagmara Woźniakowska-Fajst, Dobrochna Wójcik

Criminality and Criminal Justice in Contemporary Poland

Sociopolitical Perspectives

This book offers an exhaustive and original look at the phenomenon of criminality as part of the political and social reality in Poland, the largest country in Central Europe, whose political post-war path has been similar to that of other countries in this region. The book fills a gap in the English-language criminological literature on the ...

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Ritual and Rhythm in Electoral Systems
Ritual and Rhythm in Electoral Systems
Graeme Orr

Ritual and Rhythm in Electoral Systems

A Comparative Legal Account

Elections are key public events and in a secular society they are the only real coming together of the social whole. The rituals and rhythms run deep yet the conduct of elections is invariably examined in instrumental ways, as if they were merely competitive games or liberal apparatus. Focusing on the political cultures and laws of the UK ...

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The Library of Essays on Law and Privacy: 3-Volume Set
Edited by Philip Leith

The Library of Essays on Law and Privacy: 3-Volume Set

Privacy has now become a major topic in law and the explosion in scholarship has made it difficult for the student to traverse the field and identify the significant issues across the many disciplines. This series brings together a collection of multi-disciplinary papers on a range of issues, including: an anthropological approach to what privacy means in a cultural context; the issue of state surveillance where the state must both protect the individual ...

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Environmental Crime and Social Conflict
Environmental Crime and Social Conflict
Edited by Avi Brisman, Nigel South and Rob White

Environmental Crime and Social Conflict

Contemporary and Emerging Issues

This collection of original essays stimulates new understandings of the relationships between humans and nature through critical evaluation of environmental destruction and degradation associated with social conflicts occurring around the world. The chapters are largely informed by green criminology perspectives and provide a systematic and ...

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Funding Religious Heritage
Funding Religious Heritage
Edited by Anne Fornerod

Funding Religious Heritage

This collection explores the funding of religious heritage in the context of state support for religions. The importance of this state support is that on the one hand it illustrates the potential tensions between secular and religious values, whilst on the other it constitutes a relevant tool for investigating the question of the legitimacy of such financial support. The funding varies according to the national system of state-religion relationships ...

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