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Living Law: Reconsidering Eugen Ehrlich

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Edited by: Marc Hertogh

ISBN13: 9781841138985
Published: December 2008
Publisher: Hart Publishing
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
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This collection of essays is the first edited volume in the English language which is entirely dedicated to the work of Eugen Ehrlich. Eugen Ehrlich (1862-1922) was an eminent Austrian legal theorist and professor of Roman law. He is considered by many as one of the 'founding fathers' of modern sociology of law. Although the importance of his work (including his concept of 'living law') is widely recognised, Ehrlich has not yet received the serious international attention he deserves. Therefore, this collection of essays is aimed at 'reconsidering' Eugen Ehrlich by bringing together an interdisciplinary group of leading international experts to discuss both the historical and theoretical context of his work and its relevance for contemporary law and society scholarship.

This book has been divided into four parts. Part I of this volume paints a lively picture of the Bukowina, in southeastern Europe, where Ehrlich was born in 1862. Moreover it considers the political and academic atmosphere at the end of the nineteenth century. Part II discusses the main concepts and ideas of Ehrlich's sociology of law and considers the reception of Ehrlich's work in the German speaking world, in the United States and in Japan. Part III of this volume is concerned with the work of Ehrlich in relation to that of some his contemporaries, including Roscoe Pound, Hans Kelsen and Cornelis van Vollenhoven. Part IV focuses on the relevance of Ehrlich's work for current socio-legal studies.

This volume provides both an introduction to the important and innovative scholarship of Eugen Ehrlich as well as a starting point for further reading and discussion.

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Subjects:
Jurisprudence
Contents:
1. From 'Men of Files' to 'Men of the Senses': A Brief Characterization of Eugen Ehrlich's Sociology of Law
Marc Hertogh
Part One: EUGEN EHRLICH: LIFE, WORK AND CONTEXT
2. Governing in the Vernacular: Eugen Ehrlich and Late Habsburg Ethnography
Monica Eppinger
3. Venus in Czernowitz: Sacher-Masoch, Ehrlich and the Fin de Siècle Crisis of Legal Reason
Assaf Likhovski
Part Two: EHRLICH'S SOCIOLOGY OF LAW
4. Ehrlich at the Edge of Empire: Centres and Peripheries in Legal Studies
Roger Cotterrell
5. Eugen Ehrlich's Linking of Sociology and Jurisprudence and the Reception of his
work in Japan
Stefan Vogl
Part Three: EHRLICH AND HIS CONTEMPORARIES
6. Facts and Norms: The Unfinished Debate Between Eugen Ehrlich and Hans Kelsen
Bart van Klink
7. Pounding on Ehrlich. Again?
Salif Nimaga
8. The Social Life of Living Law in Indonesia
Franz von Benda-Beckmann & Keebet von Benda-Beckmann
Part Four: EHRLICH AND CONTEMPORARY SOCIO-LEGAL STUDIES
9. Naturalism and Agency in the Living Law
Jeremy Webber
10. World Society, Nation State and Living Law in the 21st Century
Klaus A. Ziegert
11. Ehrlich's Legacies: Back to the Future in the Sociology of Law?
David Nelken"

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