Postmodern Law

Postmodern Law : Enlightenment, Revolution and the Death of Man

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This treatise examines the enlightenment model of law from a post-modern perspective. It introduces the work of French thinkers such as Foucault, Derrida and Baudrillard, in terms of their implications for analytical and sociological theories of law which have their roots in the Enlightenment.
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  • Paperback | 288 pages
  • 138 x 216 x 12.7mm | 276g
  • Edinburgh, United Kingdom
  • English
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • 0748601929
  • 9780748601929

Table of contents

Contractions - Rousseau in the year 2000, Peter Goodrich; post-modernism in the theory and the sociology of law, or Rousseau and Durkheim as read by Baudrillard, Anthony Carty; "The Desperate Vacuum" - imperialism and law in the experience of enlightenment, Peter Fitzpatrick; the implications of natural-law theory for the sociology of law, Deryck Beyleveld and Roger Brownsword.
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