Law after modernity /

Law After Modernity argues that we live in an age 'after Modernity' and that legal theory must take account of this fact. The book presents a dynamic analysis of law, which focusses on the richness and pluralism of law, on its historical embeddedness, its cultural contingencies, as well as...

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Main Author: Douglas-Scott, Sionaidh
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: Oxford ; Portland, Or. : Hart Pub., 2013
Series:Legal theory today
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300 |a xiii, 413 pages :  |b illustrations ;  |c 24 cm 
490 1 |a Legal theory today 
504 |a Includes bibliographical references and index 
505 0 |a Introduction : beyond the 'degree zero' of law after modernity -- Autonomous law or redundant law? : the elusive nature of legal theory -- Law as system : the missing multidimensionality of law -- Reconfiguring the legal landscape : the sojourn of legal pluralism -- The injustice of law after modernity -- Law, justice and injustice -- Legal justice I : 'maimed justice' and the rule of law -- Legal justice II : reclaiming the rule of law from its 'dark side' : critical legal justice -- The enigma of human rights -- Critical legal justice and beyond : cosmopolitanism -- Beyond cosmopolitanism : the murky world of governance and global 'justice' -- Conclusion : law and justice after modernity 
520 |a Law After Modernity argues that we live in an age 'after Modernity' and that legal theory must take account of this fact. The book presents a dynamic analysis of law, which focusses on the richness and pluralism of law, on its historical embeddedness, its cultural contingencies, as well as acknowledging contemporary law's global and transnational dimensions 
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650 0 |a Jurisprudence  |x History  |y 21st century 
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