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The Puppet Masters

by Emile van der Does de Willebois & J.C. Sharman

Billions in corrupt assets, complex money trails, strings of shell companies and other spurious legal structures. These form the complex web of subterfuge in corruption cases, behind which hides the beneficial...


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...


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...


Lawyers, Lead On: Lawyers with Disabilities Share Their Insights

by Carrie G. Basas, Rebecca S. Williford & Stephanie L. Enyart

This inspiring book contains letters of encouragement and advice from lawyers with disabilities to law students and new lawyers with disabilities. The writers share their perspectives on work and disability,...


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...


Reviving the Tribe: Regenerating Gay Men's Sexuality and Culture in the Ongoing Epidemic

by Eric Rofes

Reviving the Tribe creates a rich and brutally honest portrait of contemporary gay men's lives amidst the seemingly endless AIDS epidemic and offers both autobiographical self-examination and a relentless critique...


Law and the Long War: The Future of Justice in the Age of Terror

by Benjamin Wittes

An authoritative assessment of the new laws of war and a sensible and sophisticated roadmap for the future of liberty in the Age of Terror

America is losing a crucial front in the ongoing war on terror. It is...


Remix: Making Art and Commerce Thrive in the Hybrid Economy

by Lawrence Lessig

The reigning authority on intellectual property in the Internet age, Lawrence Lessig spotlights the newest and possibly the most harmful culture war?a war waged against those who create and consume art. America?s...


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

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 each of which contains...


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...


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...


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 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,...