August 5, 2013

A New Work on Law and Semiotics From Springer

Newly published:

Law, Culture, and Visual Studies (Anne Wagner and Richard K. Sherwin, eds.; Springer, 2013). Link here.

This work contains many interesting chapters including those by Peter Goodrich, Devising Law: On the Philosophy of Legal Emblems, Cristina Costantini and Lucia Morra, Representing Sovreignty in Renaissance England: Pictorial Metaphors and the Visibility of Law, Jessica Silbey and Meghan Hayes Slack, The Semiotics of Film in US Supreme Court Cases, Janet Ainsworth, What's Wrong With Pink Pearls and Cornrow Braids? Employee Dress Codes and the Semiotic Performance of Race and Gender in the Workplace, and Ronald R. Butters, Semiotic Interpretation in Trademark Law: The Empirical Study of Commercial Meanings in American English of { ▄▀▄▀▄▀▄▀▄▀▄▀▄▀▄} (Checkered Pattern). All the chapters look fascinating. 

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