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Posner, Eric A. 1965-

Works: 262 works in 558 publications in 5 languages and 17,200 library holdings
Genres: Conference papers and proceedings 
Roles: Author, Editor, Creator, Compiler, Other
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Most widely held works about Eric A Posner
Most widely held works by Eric A Posner
The limits of international law by Jack L Goldsmith( )

33 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 2,295 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In this book, Jack L. Goldsmith and Eric A. Posner argue that international law does matter but that it is less powerful and less significant than public officials, legal experts, and the media believe. International law, they contend, is simply a product of states pursuing their interests on the international stage. It does not pull states toward compliance contrary to their interests, and the possibilities for what it can achieve are limited. It follows that many global problems are simply unsolvable."--Jacket
Terror in the balance : security, liberty, and the courts by Eric A Posner( )

21 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 2,103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the wake of 9/11, the United States government has relied on a number of aggressive security measures to protect the nation. From domestic wiretapping without warrants to the surveillance of Muslim and Arab Americans and the coercive interrogation of suspected terrorists, the Bush administration's policies have attracted much controversy and been decried as outrageous violations of domestic and international law. In Terror in the Balance, Eric A. Posner and Adrian Vermeule argue that the legal and institutional basis of this critique is wrong. When governments strive to increase national security they should be given wide latitude to adjust policy and liberties in the time of emergency and war. Deference to the executive during emergencies, Posner and Vermeule contend, is necessary and powers must be made available to the executive when the increase in security justifies the corresponding losses from the decrease in liberty. Further, when the executive is compelled to implement controversial methods of protecting its citizens such as discrimination against aliens or censorship of hate speech, the judiciary should not interfere on constitutional grounds except in unusual circumstances. Courts and legislators are institutionally incapable of second guessing security policy, and trying to enforce ordinary law during times of emergency shackles government when it most needs flexibility. American constitutional law and international law do not provide reasons for courts or legislators to depart from their historical posture of deference to the executive during national emergencies. - Publisher
The perils of global legalism by Eric A Posner( )

18 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in English and held by 1,962 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Drawing on such examples as NATO's invasion of Serbia, attempts to ban the use of land mines, and the free-trade provisions of the WTO, this title demonstrates that the weaknesses of international law confound legalist ambitions
The executive unbound : after the Madisonian republic by Eric A Posner( )

20 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and held by 1,795 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The authors chart the rise of executive authority, noting that among strong presidents only Nixon has come in for severe criticism, leading to legislation which was designed to limit the presidency, yet which failed to do so. Political, cultural and social restraints, they argue, have been more effective in preventing dictatorship than any law. The executive-centered state tends to generate political checks that substitute for the legal checks of the Madisonian constitution."--Pub. desc
Climate change justice by Eric A Posner( )

20 editions published between 2007 and 2016 in English and German and held by 1,411 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Climate change and justice are so closely associated that many take it for granted that a global climate treaty should directly address both issues together. In clear language, this book proposes four basic principles for designing the only kind of climate treaty that will work
Economic foundations of international law by Eric A Posner( )

21 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and Japanese and held by 1,335 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"International law is a vast subject, and its importance is imcreasing. It is sufficient to point to the major role of international law in the conflicts and wars that emerged from the 9/11 terrorist attack and in international efforts to address climate change. These are two of the most important issues of our time. 'Globalization' has become a cliché, but it is undeniable that interactions among states have increased enormously over the last twenty years, and this has produced urgent questions for international law. This book provides an intellectual framework for thinking about these questions in a rigorous way"--Provided by publisher
Law and happiness by Eric A Posner( )

13 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 1,187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book explores the rapidly developing area of research called hedonics or "happiness studies." Researchers from fields such as philosophy, law, economics, and psychology explore the bases of happiness and what factors can increase or decrease it. The results have implications for both law and public policy
The twilight of human rights law by Eric A Posner( )

14 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 1,184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Countries solemnly intone their commitment to human rights, and they ratify endless international treaties and conventions designed to signal that commitment. At the same time, there has been no marked decrease in human rights violations, even as the language of human rights has become the dominant mode of international moral criticism. Well-known violators like Libya, Saudi Arabia, and Sudan have sat on the U.N. Council on Human Rights. But it's not just the usual suspects that flagrantly disregard the treaties. Brazil pursues extrajudicial killings. South Africa employs violence against prot
Law and social norms by Eric A Posner( Book )

26 editions published between 2000 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 781 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"What is the role of law in a society in which order is maintained mostly through social norms, trust, and nonlegal sanctions? Eric Posner argues that social norms are sometimes desirable yet sometimes odious, and that the law is critical to enhancing good social norms and undermining bad ones. But he also argues that the proper regulation of such norms is a delicate and complex task, and that current understanding of them is inadequate for guiding judges and lawmakers. What is needed, and what this book offers, is a model of the relationship between law and social norms. The model shows that people's concern with establishing cooperative relationships leads them to engage in certain kinds of imitative behavior. The resulting behavioral patterns are called social norms."--Jacket
New foundations of cost-benefit analysis by Matthew D Adler( Book )

10 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 575 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In this book, the authors reconceptualize cost-benefit analysis, arguing that its objective should be overall well-being rather than economic efficiency. They show why the link between preferences and well-being is more complicated than economists have thought. This book not only places cost-benefit analysis on a firmer theoretical foundation, but also has many practical implications for how government agencies should undertake cost-benefit studies."--Résumé de l'éditeur
Radical markets : uprooting capitalism and democracy for a just society by Eric A Posner( Book )

11 editions published between 2018 and 2019 in English and held by 546 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Many blame today's economic inequality, stagnation, and political instability on the free market. The solution is to rein in the market, right? [This book] turns this thinking--and pretty much all conventional thinking about markets, both for and against--on its head. The book reveals ... new ways to organize markets for the good of everyone. It shows how the emancipatory force of genuinely open, free, and competitive markets can reawaken the dormant nineteenth-century spirit of liberal reform and lead to greater equality, prosperity, and cooperation. [The authors] demonstrate why private property is inherently monopolistic, and how we would all be better off if private ownership were converted into a public auction for public benefit. They show how the principle of one person, one vote inhibits democracy, suggesting instead an ingenious way for voters to effectively influence the issues that matter most to them. They argue that every citizen of a host country should benefit from immigration--not just migrants and their capitalist employers. They propose leveraging antitrust laws to liberate markets from the grip of institutional investors and creating a data labor movement to force digital monopolies to compensate people for their electronic data. Only by radically expanding the scope of markets can we reduce inequality, restore robust economic growth, and resolve political conflicts. But to do that, we must replace our most sacred institutions with truly free and open competition--[this book] shows how."--
Last resort : the financial crisis and the future of bailouts by Eric A Posner( Book )

9 editions published in 2018 in English and held by 338 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eric A. Posner argues that bailouts, like those that took place during the 2008-2009 financial crisis, have happened in the past and that they are both "necessary and unavoidable in any modern capitalist or market-based system." Posner analyzes bailouts from economic, political, and legal angles.--Provided by publisher
Cost-benefit analysis : legal, economic, and philosophical perspectives by Matthew D Adler( Book )

12 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 337 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Cost-benefit analysis is a widely used governmental evaluation tool, though academics remain skeptical. This volume gathers prominent contributors from law, economics, and philosophy for discussion of cost-benefit analysis, specifically its moral foundations, applications and limitations. This new scholarly debate includes not only economists, but also contributors from philosophy, cognitive psychology, legal studies, and public policy who can further illuminate the justification and moral implications of this method and specify alternative measures. These articles originally appeared in the Journal of Legal Studies." --
Chicago lectures in law and economics( Book )

9 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in 3 languages and held by 231 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Essays are based on the Coase lectures presented by faculty of the University of Chicago Law School"--Preface
Law and economics( Book )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Law and economics is an influential field of legal theory in the United States. Its practitioners use the methodology of economics for the purpose of analyzing a diverse assortment of legal topics. This volume contains a selection of recent work in law and economics. The first part includes representative articles from different fields of law, including contracts, torts, criminal law, intellectual property and civil procedure. The second part shows ways in which law and economics has been changing in the last decade. It includes articles representing recent work that relaxes the rational actor model by introducing biases discovered by cognitive psychology; that tests law and economics with experimental techniques that are now popular in economics; that introduces computer modeling to law and economics; and that expands the domain of law and economics to take account of social norms and political structures
Social norms, nonlegal sanctions, and the law( Book )

7 editions published in 2007 in English and German and held by 157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contract law and theory by Eric A Posner( Book )

6 editions published between 2011 and 2016 in English and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Economics of public international law by Eric A Posner( Book )

11 editions published in 2010 in English and German and held by 125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A theory of customary international law Jack L. Goldsmith and Eric A. Posner -- A compliance-based theory of international law Andrew T. Guzman -- Do human rights treaties make a difference? Oona A. Hathaway -- Treaty reservations and the economics of Article 21(1) of the Vienna Convention Francesco Parisi and Catherine Ševčenko -- Competing for capital : the diffusion of bilateral investment treaties, 1960-2000 Zachary Elkins, Andrew T. Guzman and Beth A. Simmons -- The concept of legalization Kenneth W. Abbott [und weitere]. -- The cost of credibility : explaining resistance to interstate dispute resolution mechanisms Andrew T. Guzman -- Judicial independence in international tribunals Eric A. Posner and John C. Yoo -- Self-enforcing voting in international organizations Giovanni Maggi and Massimo Morelli -- Public versus private enforcement of international economic law : standing and remedy Alan O. Sykes -- An economic analysis of state and individual responsibility under international law Eric A. Posner and Alan O. Sykes -- Sanctions Jonathan Eaton and Maxim Engers -- Economics of alliances : the lessons for collective action Todd Sandler and Keith Hartley -- Optimal war and Jus ad Bellum Eric A. Posner and Alan O. Sykes
Die entfesselte Exekutive. Die Krise des liberalen Legalismus. Aus dem Englischen übersetzt von Karl Heinz Siber. Mit einem Geleitwort von Christian Lammert und einer Einführung von Ellen Kennedy by Eric A Posner( )

5 editions published in 2014 in German and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wer oder was schränkt im Verwaltungsstaat die enorme Macht der Exekutive ein? Im präsidentiellen Regierungssystem der USA ist dies in erster Linie das Verfassungsprinzip der 'checks and balances', welches dafür sorgt, dass die Verfassungsorgane sich gegenseitig kontrollieren und kein Arm der Gewaltenteilung zu viel Macht bündeln kann. Seit der Präsidentschaft von George W. Bush ist in den Vereinigten Staaten die Debatte wieder aufgeflammt, ob dieses System nicht mehr ausreichend greift und die Exekutive dadurch zu mächtig geworden ist. Viele Experten beklagen gar eine zunehmende Aushöhlung der Verfassung an sich. Nicht so die Autoren Eric A. Posner und Adrian Vermeule: Sie plädieren dafür, das politische Leben der Vereinigten Staaten nicht länger durch das Prisma der Madisonschen Gewaltenteilung zu betrachten und argumentieren, eine starke Exekutive in der heutigen Welt sei nicht nur wünschenswert, sondern insbesondere in Krisenzeiten geradezu unabdingbar. Die notwendige Kontrolle der Exekutive, so die Autoren weiter, finde heute auf anderem Wege statt: etwa durch die öffentliche Meinung, Wahlen oder die Medien. Das Buch 'Die entfesselte Exekutive' wird auch für die hiesige Debatte um eine schwelende Krise der Demokratie bzw. um Demokratiedefizite gegenwärtiger politischer Institutionen wichtige Denkanstöße liefern. (Quelle:
Law and the emotions by Eric A Posner( Book )

4 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Climate change justice
Terror in the balance : security, liberty, and the courtsThe perils of global legalismThe executive unbound : after the Madisonian republicClimate change justiceLaw and happinessLaw and social normsNew foundations of cost-benefit analysisCost-benefit analysis : legal, economic, and philosophical perspectives
Alternative Names
Bosina 1965-

Eric Posner American legal scholar

Eric Posner Amerikaans onderwijzer

Eric Posner profesor estauxunidense

Posner, E. A. 1965-

Posner, Eric

Posner, Eric 1965-

Posner, Eric Andrew 1965-

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ポズナー, エリク・A

波斯納 1965-