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Themes and Concepts





ISBN 9780415749657
Published May 31, 2018 by Routledge
350 Pages

 
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Jurisprudence: Themes and Concepts offers an original introduction to, and critical analysis of, the central themes studied in jurisprudence courses. The book is presented in three parts: the first two contain general themes with corresponding tutorial questions, and the third contains advanced topics. Every chapter in the book gives guidance on further reading.

Accessible, interdisciplinary and socially informed, this book has been revised to take into account the latest developments in jurisprudential scholarship.

Table of Contents

PART I

LAW AND MODERNITY

THE ADVENT OF MODERNITY

1. OVERVIEW

2. SOCIAL CONTRACT THEORY

HOBBES

LOCKE

ROUSSEAU

3. LAW AND THE RISE OF THE MARKET SYSTEM

4. LAW AND THE POLITICAL

THEORISTS AND CRITICS OF MODERN LAW

5. LAW, CLASS AND CONFLICT: MARX

6. LAW, LEGITIMATION AND RATIONALITY: WEBER

7. LAW, COMMUNITY AND SOCIAL SOLIDARITY: DURKHEIM

TRANFORMATIONS OF MODERN LAW

    1. THE RISE AND DECLINE OF THE RULE OF LAW
    2. LAW AND GLOBALISATION

TUTORIALS PART I

 

PART II

LEGAL SYSTEM AND LEGAL REASONING

LEGALITY AND VALIDITY

10. THE DIFFERETIATION OF LAW AND MORALITY

11. IDENTIFYING VALID LAW: THE POSITIVIST THESIS

12. THE CHALLENGE OF NATURAL LAW

THEORIES OF LEGAL REASONING

13. FORMALISM AND RULE-SKEPTICISM

14. THE TURN TO INTERPRETATION

15. THE POLITICS OF LEGAL REASONING

TUTORIALS PART II

 

 

ADVANCED SECTIONS

    1. THEORIES OF JUSTICE
    2. GLOBAL JUSTICE
    3. TRANSITIONAL JURISPRUDENCE AND HISTORIC INJUSTICES
    4. TRIALS, FACTS AND NARRATIVES
    5. DISPLACING THE JURIDICAL
    6. LEGAL PLURALISM
    7. LEGAL INSTITUTIONALISM
    8. LAW AND DECONSTRUCTION
    9. JURIDIFICATION
    10. THE AUTOPOIESIS OF LAW

 

 

BIBLIOGRAPHY

INDEX

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Author(s)

Biography

Scott Veitch is Paul KC Chung Professor in Jurisprudence at the University of Hong Kong.

Emilios Christodoulidis is Professor of Jurisprudence at the University of Glasgow.

Marco Goldoni is Senior Lecturer in Legal Theory at the University of Glasgow.