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Constituent PowerLaw, Popular Rule and Politics

Constituent Power: Law, Popular Rule and Politics

Matilda Arvidsson, Leila Brännström, and Panu Minkkinen (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474454971
eISBN:
9781474490733
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474454971.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

Recent social and political developments, including the presidential elections in the United States, antidemocratic state policies in Hungary and Poland, and the political climate in the rest of ... More

A History of Scottish Child Protection Law

A History of Scottish Child Protection Law

Kenneth McK. Norrie

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474444170
eISBN:
9781474490740
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474444170.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This book explores the development of Scottish child protection law from its earliest days in the poor law, tracing the changing assumptions that underlay child protection processes, and the radical ... More

Roman Law before the Twelve TablesAn Interdisciplinary Approach

Roman Law before the Twelve Tables: An Interdisciplinary Approach

Sinclair W. Bell and Paul J. du Plessis (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781474443968
eISBN:
9781474480635
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474443968.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal History

Bringing together a team of international experts from different subject areas – including law, history, archaeology and anthropology – this book re-evaluates the traditional narratives surrounding ... More

Outlaws and SpiesLegal Exclusion in Law and Literature

Outlaws and Spies: Legal Exclusion in Law and Literature

Conor McCarthy

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781474455930
eISBN:
9781474480628
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474455930.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

Outlawry and espionage would seem to be quite different phenomena, rarely discussed together. This book argues that they have something in common - that both involve exclusion from law. Challenging ... More

Imagined StatesLaw and Literature in Nigeria, 1900-66

Imagined States: Law and Literature in Nigeria, 1900-66

Katherine Isobel Baxter

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474420839
eISBN:
9781474476478
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474420839.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal History

Imagined States examines the significance of the law in colonial and postcolonial fiction from and about Nigeria between 1900 and 1966. The book argues that in the discrete period of the final ... More

Diversity and Integration in Private International Law

Diversity and Integration in Private International Law

Verónica Ruiz Abou-Nigm and María Blanca Noodt Taquela (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474447850
eISBN:
9781474476492
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474447850.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Private International Law

This book opens a cross-regional dialogue and shifts the Eurocentric discussion on diversity and integration to a more inclusive engagement with South America in private international law issues. It ... More

Buying your Self on the InternetWrap Contracts and Personal Genomics

Buying your Self on the Internet: Wrap Contracts and Personal Genomics

Andelka M. Phillips

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474422598
eISBN:
9781474476485
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474422598.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

The personal genomics industry (aka direct-to-consumer genetic testing) has created a market for genetic tests as consumer services. This has taken genetic testing out of the clinic and into people’s ... More

The Birth of Nomos

The Birth of Nomos

Thanos Zartaloudis

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474442008
eISBN:
9781474459808
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474442008.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal History

The Birth of Nomos delves into the history of the fundamental ancient Greek word nomos (and its family and other related words) to extensively examine the varied co-existent uses of the terms from ... More

Judging from ExperienceLaw, Praxis, Humanities

Judging from Experience: Law, Praxis, Humanities

Jeanne Gaakeer

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781474442480
eISBN:
9781474460286
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474442480.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

Judging from Experience forms part of Law and Literature and/or, more broadly, Law and Humanities, the interdisciplinary movement in legal theory that focuses on the various bonds of law, language ... More

Living in Technical LegalityScience Fiction and Law as Technology

Living in Technical Legality: Science Fiction and Law as Technology

Kieran Tranter

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474420891
eISBN:
9781474453707
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474420891.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

Successive transformations have resulted in the emergence of a total technological world where old separations about ‘nature’ and ‘culture’ have declined. With this, the tendency towards technicity ... More

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