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The Politics of Jurisprudence: A Critical Introduction to Legal Philosophy 2nd ed

ISBN13: 9780406930552
ISBN: 0406930554
Published: June 2003
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: £40.99

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""This jurisprudence textbook explores what jurisprudence is about, what it seeks to do, how it does it and - most importantly - how its conclusions can be brought to bear on everyday problems of legal practice and major social, moral or political issues.""

1. Legal philosophy in context
2. The theory of common law
3. Sovereign and subject: Bentham and Austin
4. Analytical jurisprudence and liberal democracy: Hart and Kelson
5. The appeal of natural law
6. The problem of the creative judge: Pound and Dworkin
7. Scepticism and realism
8. A jursiprudence of difference: class, gender and race
9. The deconstruction and reconstruction of law