Postmodernism and law : jurisprudence in a fragmenting world /

"Is postmodernism compatible with a strong commitment to human agency and autonomy? Is critical judgment still possible when the legal subject is revealed by postmodern scrutiny simply to be an assemblage of social constrictions? Through an examination of the influence upon critical social theo...

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Main Author: Stacy, Helen
Format: Book
Published: Aldershot, Hants, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate/Dartmouth, ©2001
Series:Applied legal philosophy
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Table of Contents:
  • Introduction: Postmodernism Arrives
  • 1. The Western Philosophical Tradition of Modernity
  • 2. Western Jurisprudential System
  • 3. Knowledge and Power: Michel Foucault
  • 4. Jacques Derrida's Critique of Language
  • 5. Jacques Lacan's Psychoanalytic Critique
  • 6. The Modernity of Jurgen Habermas
  • 7. Should Modernity be Deconstructed, or Reconstructed?
  • 8. A Postmodern Legal World