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Stateless Law
Stateless Law
Edited by Helge Dedek and Shauna Van Praagh

Stateless Law

Evolving Boundaries of a Discipline

This volume offers a critical analysis and illustration of the challenges and promises of ‘stateless’ law thought, pedagogy and approaches to governance - that is, understanding and conceptualizing law in a post-national condition. Confronting the ‘transnational challenge’ posed to the traditional theoretical and institutional structures that ...

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Muslim Families, Politics and the Law
Muslim Families, Politics and the Law
Ralph Grillo

Muslim Families, Politics and the Law

A Legal Industry in Multicultural Britain

Islam generally and the Muslim family in particular have become highly politicized sites of contestation. This book focuses on the way in which gender relations and associated questions of (women’s) agency, consent and autonomy, have become the focus of political and social commentary, and the implications this has for British multiculturalism ...

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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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