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Private Property is Ego: Reflections on Property, Neoliberalism and Law

Private Property is Ego: Reflections on Property, Neoliberalism and Law

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Paul Babie
April 15, 2019

Drawing on Badiou’s statement: ‘Property as ego", this book argues that the reality of neo-liberalism means that rather than seeing it as ego, we need to understand that private property is ego. The book is divided into three parts. Part I discusses the neo-liberal account of private property as a...

Law, Self and Society

Law, Self and Society

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Stuart Toddington
March 30, 2019

This book seeks to reinstate the ethical subject at the heart of social and legal theory. It begins by making a case for the straightforward plausibility and enduring scientific usefulness of the tripartite model of the Soul and its nourishment found in Plato. It questions why this model has been...

Dare to Call it Treason: Coups d’etat and Law

Dare to Call it Treason: Coups d’etat and Law

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Charles Sampford
December 28, 2018

This book analyzes the nature of the coup d’etat and the conditions under which they succeed, in particular the book examines the relationship between constitutional law and coups. The book demonstrates that although coups d’etat are always taken in defiance of the law, the law can, paradoxically,...

Self-Constitution of European Society: Beyond EU politics, law and governance

Self-Constitution of European Society: Beyond EU politics, law and governance

1st Edition

Jiří Přibáň
May 11, 2018

Recent social and political developments in the EU have clearly shown the profound structural changes in European society and its politics. Reflecting on these developments and responding to the existing body of academic literature and scholarship, this book critically discusses the emerging notion...

Legal Symbolism: On Law, Time and European Identity

Legal Symbolism: On Law, Time and European Identity

1st Edition

Jiří Přibáň
October 09, 2017

Jirí Pribán's book contributes to the field of systems theory of law in the context of European legal and political integration and constitution-making. It puts recent European legislative efforts and policies, especially the EU enlargement process, in the context of legal theory and philosophy....

The Logic of Constitutional Rights

The Logic of Constitutional Rights

1st Edition

Eric Heinze
September 14, 2017

Individual rights raise endless conflicts and spawn intricate standards and policies. Increasing involvement by courts has added still greater complexity. It would seem that few meaningful principles can unite an area of law plagued by such uncertainty. In this book the author argues that a fixed...

Religious Liberty and the Law: Theistic and Non-Theistic Perspectives

Religious Liberty and the Law: Theistic and Non-Theistic Perspectives

1st Edition

Angus J. L. Menuge
July 27, 2017

Questions of religious liberty have become flashpoints of controversy in virtually every area of life around the world. Despite the protection of religious liberty at both national and supranational levels, there is an increasing number of conflicts concerning the proper way to recognize it –&...

Expertise in Regulation and Law

Expertise in Regulation and Law

1st Edition

Gary Edmond
May 16, 2017

This collection of essays examines the multi-faceted roles of experts and expertise in and around contemporary legal and regulatory cultures. The essays illustrate the complexity intrinsic to the production and use of expert knowledge, particularly during transition from specialist communities to...

Ethics and Law of Intellectual Property: Current Problems in Politics, Science and Technology

Ethics and Law of Intellectual Property: Current Problems in Politics, Science and Technology

1st Edition

Christian Lenk, Nils Hoppe
March 16, 2017

Divided into three parts, this edited volume gives an overview of current topics in law and ethics in relation to intellectual property. It addresses practical issues encountered in everyday situations in politics, research and innovation, as well as some of the underlying theoretical concepts. In...

Humanity, Freedom and Feminism

Humanity, Freedom and Feminism

1st Edition

Jill Marshall
February 27, 2017

While some feminists seek to use ideas of the 'universal human subject' to include women, others argue that such ideas are intrinsically masculine and exclude the feminine. This book analyzes and critiques 'second wave' feminists who discuss how philosophers such as Plato and Aristotle, Descartes,...

Law's Task: The Tragic Circle of Law, Justice and Human Suffering

Law's Task: The Tragic Circle of Law, Justice and Human Suffering

1st Edition

Louis E. Wolcher
February 27, 2017

What is the ultimate task of law? This deceptively simple question guides this volume towards a radically original philosophical interpretation of law and justice. Weaving together the philosophical, jurisprudential and ethical problems suggested by five general terms - thinking, human suffering,...

Sovereignty in Post-Sovereign Society: A Systems Theory of European Constitutionalism

Sovereignty in Post-Sovereign Society: A Systems Theory of European Constitutionalism

1st Edition

Jiří Přibáň
January 11, 2017

Sovereignty marks the boundary between politics and law. Highlighting the legal context of politics and the political context of law, it thus contributes to the internal dynamics of both political and legal systems. This book comprehends the persistence of sovereignty as a political and juridical...

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