Critical theory and legal autopoiesis : the case for societal constitutionalism /
Manchester University Press,
|Series:||Critical theory and contemporary society.|
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Table of Contents:
- Introduction: Gunther Teubner's foundational paradox -- Andreas Philippopoulos-Mihalopoulos<BR><b>Part I: Law, literature and deconstruction</b><BR>1 Self-subversive justice: contingency or transcendence formula of law?<BR>2 The economics of the gift -- the positivity of justice: the mutual paranoia of Jacques Derrida and Niklas Luhmann<BR>3 Dealing with paradoxes of law: Derrida, Luhmann, Wiethölter<BR>4 The Law before its law: Franz Kafka on the (im)possibility of Law's self-reflection<BR><b>Part II: Juridical epistemology: reconstructing the horizontal effects of human rights, the private-public dichotomy, and contracting</b><BR>5 The anonymous matrix: human rights violations by 'private' transnational actors<BR>6 After privatisation? The many autonomies of private law<BR>7 In the blind spot: the hybridisation of contracting<BR><b>Part III: The dark side of functional differentiation: the normative response of societal constitutionalism</b><BR>8 A constitutional moment? The logics of 'hitting the bottom'<BR>9 Global Bukovina: legal pluralism in the world society<BR>10 Regime-collisions: the vain search for legal unity in the fragmentation of global law<BR>11 Horizontal constitutional rights as conflict-of-laws rules: how transnational pharmaceutical groups manipulate scientific publications<BR>12 The project of constitutional sociology: irritating nation state constitutionalism<BR>13 Exogenous self-binding: how social subsystems externalise their foundational paradoxes in the process of constitutionalisation<BR>Afterword: the milestones of Teubner's neo-pluralism -- Alberto Febbrajo<BR>Index