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    DescriptionThis book provides an accessible introduction to jurisprudence and legal theory. It sets out a course of study that offers a highly effective series of introductions into a wide variety of theories and theoretical perspectives, from traditional approaches such as Natural Law to modern ones such as Feminist Theory, Economic Analysis of Law and Foucault and Law, _ The book is designed for students of jurisprudence and legal theory, but it will also assist those studying law and legal systems within courses on Political Science, Philosophy and Sociology.

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    Introduction to Jurisprudence and Legal Theory
    Commentary and Materials
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Anne Barron, By (author) Hugh Collins, By (author) Emily Jackson, By (author) Nicola Lacey, By (author) Robert Reiner, By (author) Hamish Ross, By (author) Gunther Teubner, By (author) James Penner, By (author) David Schiff, By (author) Richard Nobles
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 1216
    Width: 156 mm
    Height: 244 mm
    Thickness: 44 mm
    Weight: 1,302 g
    ISBN 13: 9780406946782
    ISBN 10: 0406946787

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    BIC E4L: LAW
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    LC classification: K
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    Libri: I-LE
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    DC22: 340.1
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    BISAC V2.8: LAW052000
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    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 27720
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    B&T Merchandise Category: UP
    Abridged Dewey: 340
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    Thema V1.0: LAB
    Illustrations note
    bibliog , index
    Oxford University Press
    Imprint name
    Lexisnexis UK
    Publication date
    17 February 2005
    Publication City/Country
    Author Information
    Gunther Teubner, Professor of Private Law and Legal Sociology, University of Frankfurt, Visiting Centennial Professor, LSE
    Table of contents
    PART I. ; 1. Approaches to Jurisprudence, Legal Theory, and the Philosophy of Law ; 2. The Evolution of Natural Law ; 3. Debating with Natural Law: the Emergence of Legal Positivism ; 4. Modern Positivism: H L A Hart and Analytical Jurisprudence ; 5. Modern Positivism: Kelson's Pure Theory of Law ; 6. Classical Social Theory and Law ; 7. Law as Politics: Progressive American Perspectives ; 8. Law and Adjudication: Dworkin's Critique of Positivism ; 9. Law as Integrity: Dworkin's Interpretive Turn ; 10. The Current Debate: The Semantic Sting, 'Soft Positivism', and the Authority of Law according to Raz ; INTRODUCING PART II. ; Extensions and Negations ; 11. Disobedience ; 12. Punishment ; 13. Hohfeld and the Analysis of Rights ; 14. Legal Reasoning ; 15. Justice ; 16. Introducing Feminist Legal Theory ; 17. Economic Analysis of Law ; 18. The Autonomy of Law: An Introduction to Legal Autopoiesis ; 19. Foucault and Law ; 20. (Legal) Reason and its 'Others': Some Recent Developments in Legal Theory ; Appendix: A Note to Teachers ; Bibliography ; Index