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Globalisation and Legal Theory

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William TwiningResearch Professor of Law, University College, London

ISBN13: 9780521605946
ISBN: 0521605946
Previous Edition ISBN: 0406913595
Published: January 2000
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: £39.99



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This work brings together eight linked essays which make the case for a revival of general jurisprudence in response to the challenges of globalisation, explores how far the heritage of Anglo-American jurisprudence and comparative law is adequate to meeting the challenges, and puts forward an agenda for general jurisprudence and comparative law, especially in the English-speaking world in the first ten or twenty years of the millennium. The book is traditional in focussing on the mainstream of Anglo-American intellectual heritage and moderately radical in identifying the need for rethinking basic issues and putting forward a series of provocative propositions as a basis for discussion.

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Subjects:
Jurisprudence
Contents:
1. General and particular jurisprudence, three chapters in a story
2. Globalisation and legal theory, some local implications
3. Jeremy Bentham and general jurisprudence
4. Other people's power, the bad man and English positivism
5. Mapping law
6. Globalization and comparative law - the Country and Western tradition
7. Globalization, post-modernism and pluralism
Appendix: teaching about globalisation and law.