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Gay People, Sex, and the Media

by Michelle Wolf & Alfred Kielwasser

Here is a provocative book that examines precisely how and why mass communication has an impact upon the sexual realities of our lives. Written in response to a demand for information that cuts across many of...


Birth of the European Individual: Law, Security, Economy

by Samuli Hurri

This book examines the birth of the European individual as a juridical problem, focusing on legal case dossiers from the European Court of Justice as an electrifying laboratory for the study of law and society....


The Calling of Law: The Pivotal Role of Vocational Legal Education

by Fiona Westwood & Karen Barton

The profession of law enjoys a special standing in society and the legal profession is expected to exhibit the highest levels of honesty, trust and morality. At a time when the very essence of the legal profession...


Public Sentinels: A Comparative Study of Australian Solicitors-General

by Gabrielle Appleby, Patrick Keyzer & John M. Williams

In recent years, controversy has surrounded the role of top government lawyers both in the US and the UK where allegations of bad lawyering and bad ethics in public office have thrust this group into the public...


The Ontological Foundation of Ethics, Politics, and Law

by Francesco Belfiore

In this revised edition, Belfiore adds new concepts and discusses the views of additional thinkers. He gives an ontological foundation to ethics, politics, and law and shows how his thought can reinterpret the...


Law's Trace: From Hegel to Derrida

by Catherine Kellogg

Law's Trace argues for the political importance of deconstruction by taking Derrida's reading of Hegel as its point of departure. While it is well established that seemingly neutral and inclusive legal and political...


Jurisprudence: Themes and Concepts

by Scott Veitch, Emilios Christodoulidis & Lindsay Farmer

@text: Offering an original introduction to, and critical analysis of, the central themes studied in jurisprudence courses, this book is divided into three parts that present general themes, advanced topics,...


Punch and Judy

by George Cruikshank

We start of with a history of the origins of Punch from Italy and then its progress through both England and America. Then we have the various acts, including: Punch and his Dog Toby, Scaramouch with Punch and...


Natural Law and Laws of Nature in Early Modern Europe: Jurisprudence, Theology, Moral and Natural Philosophy

by Lorraine Daston & Michael Stolleis

This impressive volume is the first attempt to look at the intertwined histories of jurisprudence and science in early modern Europe. Taking an interdisciplinary approach these articles stimulate new debate...


Ex-Gay Research: Analyzing the Spitzer Study and Its Relation to Science, Religion, Politics, and Culture

by Jack Drescher & Kenneth J Zucker

Defenders and critics of the controversial Spitzer study analyze its methodologies and findings

In 2001, Robert L. Spitzer, MD, presented his study on sexual conversion therapy with its controversial findings...


Gay Ethics: Controversies in Outing, Civil Rights, and Sexual Science

by Timothy F Murphy

Gay Ethics is an anthology that addresses ethical questions involving key moral issues of today--sexual morality, outing, gay and lesbian marriages, military service, anti-discrimination laws, affirmative action...


The Crime of Sheila McGough

by Janet Malcolm

"[N]o other writer tells better stories about the perpetual, the unwinnable, battle between narrative and truth." --The New York Times Book Review

The Crime of Sheila McGough is Janet Malcolm's brilliant exposé...


Law School Essays That Made a Difference, 5th Edition

by Princeton Review

Stand out in a crowd of law school applicants with an outstanding personal statement. 

Law schools are receiving more applications than ever with high LSAT scores and excellent grades. To get in, you also need...


The Ashgate Research Companion to Ethics and International Relations

by Patrick Hayden

This indispensable research companion widens the perspective of moral consideration in international relations from 'ethics and international relations' to 'ethics in international relations', redressing the...


Stories About Science in Law: Literary and Historical Images of Acquired Expertise

by David S. Caudill

The book presents examples of how literary sources can provide a supplement to our understanding of science in law. Challenging the view that law and science are completely different, insofar as the former is...


Power and Principle in the Market Place: On Ethics and Economics

by Jacob Dahl Rendtorff

In the global financial crisis, the need to develop a new kind of economy with a closer relation between ethics and economics has become an important challenge to the international society. This book contributes...


Ethical Issues of Human Genetic Databases: A Challenge to Classical Health Research Ethics?

by Bernice Elger

This book compares the new area of biobanking with the tradition of ethically accepted classical research and highlights the distinctive features of existing databases and guidelines. The volume identifies areas...


Integrity Systems for Occupations

by Andrew Alexandra & Seumas Miller

An integrity system is an integrated assemblage of institutional mechanisms, the purpose of which is the prevention and reduction of ethical misconduct and the promotion of ethical health in institutions, organizations,...


Bioequity - Property and the Human Body

by Nils Hoppe

This book advances a new approach, based on existing law, to constructing entitlements in human tissue and resolving resulting property conflicts. A new methodology is also put forward for abstracting different...


Ethics, Law and Society: Volume IV

by Jennifer Gunning & Søren Holm

This volume brings together selected papers commissioned and published by the Cardiff Centre for Ethics, Law & Society and includes contributions from international experts on topics including agriculture, ethics...