The Seductions of Quantification
Language: en
Pages: 260
Authors: Sally Engle Merry
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-06-10 - Publisher: University of Chicago Press

We live in a world where seemingly everything can be measured. We rely on indicators to translate social phenomena into simple, quantified terms, which in turn
The Decline of the Individual
Language: en
Pages: 154
Authors: Mark D. White
Categories: Business & Economics
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-09-18 - Publisher: Springer

This book explores the steady decline in the status of the individual in recent years and addresses common misunderstandings about the concept of individuality.
Designing Indicators for a Plural Legal World
Language: en
Pages: 288
Authors: Siddharth Peter de Souza
Categories: Law
Type: BOOK - Published: 2022-09-30 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

It pluralises the conversation around legal indicators by considering the diversity of law and legal institutions in the Global South.
The Cambridge Companion to the Rule of Law
Language: en
Pages: 715
Authors: Jens Meierhenrich
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-08-12 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Introduces students, scholars, and practitioners to the theory and history of the rule of law.
Life by Algorithms
Language: en
Pages: 227
Authors: Catherine Besteman
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-05-23 - Publisher: University of Chicago Press

Computerized processes are everywhere in our society. They are the automated phone messaging systems that businesses use to screen calls; the link between stude
The Art of Emergency
Language: en
Pages: 353
Authors: Chérie Rivers Ndaliko
Categories: Music
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-02-03 - Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

The Art of Emergency charts the maneuvers of art through conflict zones across the African continent. Advancing diverse models for artistic and humanitarian all
Human Rights and Justice
Language: en
Pages: 178
Authors: Melissa Labonte
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-06-27 - Publisher: Routledge

The relationship between human rights and justice is significant, deep, and ultimately contested. The two terms themselves – human rights and justice – have
The Legal Protection of Rights in Australia
Language: en
Pages: 304
Authors: Matthew Groves
Categories: Law
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-11-14 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

How do you protect rights without a Bill of Rights? Australia does not have a national bill or charter of rights and looks further away than ever from adopting
The Right to Science
Language: en
Authors: Helle Porsdam
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-11-30 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

That everyone has a human right to enjoy the benefits of the progress of science and its applications comes as a surprise to many. Nevertheless, this right is p
Comparative Methods in Law, Humanities and Social Sciences
Language: en
Pages: 288
Authors: Adams, Maurice
Categories: Law
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-11-19 - Publisher: Edward Elgar Publishing

This cutting-edge book facilitates debate amongst scholars in law, humanities and social sciences, where comparative methodology is far less well anchored in mo