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Law For Society

Author : Kevin M. Clermont
ISBN : 0735568537
Genre : Law
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Law for Society: Nature, Functions, and Limits offers an illuminating conceptual framework that looks at five basic legal instruments with which the law addresses the problems and goals of society. For any Introduction to Law course or as secondary reading in political science, criminal justice, or general studies, Law for Society breaks down the very concept of "law" to answer the questions: What is law? How does law work? What can law do and not do? The book addresses the nature of law, its problem-solving functions, and the limits on what law can accomplish.

Law For Society Nature Functions And Limits

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Law Its Nature Functions And Limits

Author : Robert S. Summers
ISBN : UCAL:B4159949
Genre : Law
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The Law Of Nations Or Principles Of The Law Of Nature Applied To The Conduct And Affairs Of Nations And Sovereigns

Author : Emer de Vattel
ISBN : HARVARD:32044075178707
Genre : International law
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The Expressive Powers Of Law

Author : Richard H. McAdams
ISBN : 9780674967205
Genre : Law
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Why do people obey the law? Law deters crime by specifying sanctions, and because people internalize its authority. But Richard McAdams says law also generates compliance through its expressive power to coordinate behavior (traffic laws) and inform beliefs (smoking bans)—that is, simply by what it says rather than what it sanctions.

Law Pragmatism And Democracy

Author : Richard A. Posner
ISBN : 0674042298
Genre : Law
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Richard Posner argues for a conception of the liberal state based on pragmatic theories of government. He views the actions of elected officials as guided by interests rather than by reason and the decisions of judges by discretion rather than by rules. He emphasizes the institutional and material, rather than moral and deliberative, factors in democratic decision making. Posner argues that democracy is best viewed as a competition for power by means of regular elections. Citizens should not be expected to play a significant role in making complex public policy regarding, say, taxes or missile defense.

On Liberty

Author : John Stuart Mill
Genre : Civil rights
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Citizenship For The 21st Century

Author : William T. Callahan
ISBN : 0941339106
Genre : History
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Large Networks And Graph Limits

Author : László Lovász
ISBN : 9780821890851
Genre : Mathematics
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Recently, it became apparent that a large number of the most interesting structures and phenomena of the world can be described by networks. To develop a mathematical theory of very large networks is an important challenge. This book describes one recent approach to this theory, the limit theory of graphs which has emerged over the last decade.

Why People Obey The Law

Author : Tom R. Tyler
ISBN : 9780691126739
Genre : Law
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People obey the law if they believe it's legitimate, not because they fear punishment--this is the startling conclusion of Tom Tyler's classic study. Tyler suggests that lawmakers and law enforcers would do much better to make legal systems worthy of respect than to try to instill fear of punishment. He finds that people obey law primarily because they believe in respecting legitimate authority. In his fascinating new afterword, Tyler brings his book up to date by reporting on new research into the relative importance of legal legitimacy and deterrence, and reflects on changes in his own thinking since his book was first published.

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