General jurisprudence : understanding law from a global perspective /

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Twining, William L
Format: Book
Published: Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2009
Series:Law in context
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Table of Contents:
  • Jurisprudence, globalisation and the discipline of law : the need for a new general jurisprudence
  • Analytical jurisprudence in a global context
  • Mapping law : families, civilisations, cultures, and traditions
  • Constructing conceptions of law : beyond Hart, Tamanaha and Llewellyn
  • Normative jurisprudence, utilitarianism, and theories of justice
  • Human rights as moral, political and legal rights
  • Meeting the challenges to human rights as moral rights: Griffin, Tasioulas and Sen
  • Empirical dimensions of law and justice
  • Diffusion of law: a global perspective
  • Surface law
  • Is law important? : law and the millennium development goals
  • The significance of non-state law
  • Human rights : southern voices
  • Conclusion
  • Some basic concepts
  • Elusive isms : instrumentalism, pluralism, scientism, realism
  • Law teaching as a vocation