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
Published: Oxford ; Portland, Or. : Hart Pub., 2013
Series:Legal theory today
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Table of Contents:
  • 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