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Engels | Druk: New title | Paperback | 9780192806918
Boek cover The Philosophy of Law van Raymond Wacks (Paperback)
A Very Short Introduction
The concept of law lies at the heart of our social and political life, shaping the character of our community and underlying issues from racism and abortion to human rights and international war. But what actually is law? A set of naturally occurring moral principles, or simply rules agreed by a particular society? What is a 'right' and what rights should people actually have? Is law really colour-blind and gender-blind? Can the law truly tell us whether gay marriages are immoral, what's wrong with racism, or whether we should go to war? Revealing the intriguing and challenging nature of...
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Engels | Paperback | 9781446174678
Boek cover White Lies van Professor of Law Raymond Wacks (Paperback)
Roy Freeman, a suburban Jewish teenager, is troubled by the injustices of apartheid South Africa in the 1960s. Prejudice is not, however, confined to the oppression of 'non-whites'; it permeates the diverse ethnic and religious groups in a nation founded on the ideology of racial superiority. Perplexed, often angry, he is a witness to the bigotry of his own family and friends. This captivating novel traces Roy's rite of passage from schoolboy to army conscript, from sexual ingenue to politicized university student. A succession of uproarious episodes and an assortment of unforgettable...
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Engels | Druk: 2nd Revised edition | Paperback | 9780199687008
Boek cover Philosophy of Law van Raymond Wacks (Paperback)
A Very Short Introduction
The concept of law lies at the heart of our social and political life. Legal philosophy, or jurisprudence, explores the notion of law and its role in society, illuminating its meaning and its relation to the universal questions of justice, rights, and morality. In this Very Short Introduction Raymond Wacks analyses the nature and purpose of the legal system, and the practice by courts, lawyers, and judges. Wacks reveals the intriguing and challenging nature of legal philosophy with clarity and enthusiasm, providing an enlightening guide to the central questions of legal theory. In this...
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Engels | Druk: 2nd Revised edition | Paperback | 9780198725947
Boek cover Privacy van Raymond Wacks (Paperback)
A Very Short Introduction
Some would argue that scarcely a day passes without a new assault on our privacy. In the wake of the whistle-blower Edward Snowden's revelations about the extent of surveillance conducted by the security services in the United States, Britain, and elsewhere, concerns about individual privacy have significantly increased. The Internet generates risks, unimagined even twenty years ago, to the security and integrity of information in all its forms. The manner in which information is collected, stored, exchanged, and used has changed forever; and with it, the character of the threats to...
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Engels | Druk: 2nd Revised edition | E-book | 9780191578175
Boek cover Philosophy of Law: A Very Short Introduction van Raymond Wacks (Onbekend)
This lively and accessible introduction to the social, moral, and cultural foundations of law takes a broad scope-- spanning philosophy, law, politics, and economics, and discussing a range of topics including women's rights, racism, the environment, and recent international issues such as the war in Iraq and the treatment of terror suspects. Revealing the intriguing and challenging nature of legal philosophy with clarity and enthusiasm, Raymond Wacks explores the notion of law and its role in our lives. Referring to key thinkers from the classical world to the modern, he looks at the central...
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Engels | Druk: 2nd Revised edition | Paperback | 9780198745624
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Boek cover Law van Raymond Wacks (Paperback)
A Very Short Introduction
Law is at the heart of every society, protecting rights, imposing duties, and establishing a framework for the conduct of almost all social, political, and economic activity. Despite this, the law often seems a highly technical, perplexing mystery, with its antiquated and often impenetrable jargon, obsolete procedures, and endless stream of complex statutes and legislation. In this Very Short Introduction Raymond Wacks introduces the major branches of the law, describing what lawyers do, and how courts operate, and considers the philosophy of law and its pursuit of justice, freedom, and...
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Engels | Druk: 1 | Paperback | 9781786070456
Boek cover Justice van Raymond Wacks (Paperback)
A Beginner's Guide
In this highly topical introduction, Professor Raymond Wacks explains and evaluates the leading theories of justice that have shaped our societies and their legislative and judicial systems, and explores the extent to which fundamental notions like fairness, equality and freedom are reflected in contemporary society. By analysing some of the world's most pressing challenges, including terrorism, corruption and migration, Justice: A Beginner's Guide shows how these ideas are applied in practice - and how far we still have to go to achieve social justice.
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Engels | Druk: 5 | Paperback | 9780198806011
Boek cover Understanding Jurisprudence van Raymond Wacks (Paperback)
An Introduction to Legal Theory
Written with students in mind, Professor Raymond Wacks brings legal theory to life through his lucid and entertaining style. The author has crafted a manageable guide, balancing concise introductions to the key theorists and core issues such as punishment and rights without ignoring the subtleties of the subject. Seminal quotes from leading scholars are included to help students recognise the impact of their work, while extensive further reading suggestions at the end of each chapter invite students to explore the broad range of literature available on central topics. Each chapter concludes...
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Engels | Paperback | 9780367560232
Boek cover COVID-19 and Public Policy in the Digital Age van Andrea Monti (Paperback)
COVID-19 and Public Policy in the Digital Age explores how states and societies have responded to the COVID-19 pandemic and their long-term implications for public policy and the rule of law globally. It examines the extent to which existing methods of protecting public safety and national security measure up in a time of crisis. The volume also examines how these ideas themselves have undergone transformation in the context of the global crisis. This book: Explores the intersection of public policy, individual rights, and technology; Analyzes the role of science in determining...
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Engels | Druk: 6th Revised edition | Paperback | 9780198864677
Boek cover Understanding Jurisprudence van Raymond Wacks (Paperback)
An Introduction to Legal Theory
Written with students in mind, Professor Raymond Wacks brings legal theory to life through his lucid and entertaining style. The author has crafted a manageable guide, balancing concise introductions to the key theorists and core issues such as punishment and rights without ignoring the subtleties of the subject. Seminal quotes from leading scholars are included to help students recognise the impact of their work, while extensive further reading suggestions at the end of each chapter invite students to explore the broad range of literature available on central topics. Each chapter...
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