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Vol 23 No 2 Feb/March 2018

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Legal Polycentricity

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ISBN13: 9781855216624
ISBN: 1855216620
Published: December 1996
Publisher: Routledge
Format: Hardback
Price: Out of print

This anthology aims to inspire and propose further investigtion of different forms of polycentricity and pluralism within law. It also provides an examination of the consequences of polycentricity, concerning its advantages as well as its dangers.

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Actor perspectives on gender and legal pluralism in Africa, Anne Hellum; legal polycentricity, Surya Prakesh Sinha; legal pluralism in mind - a non-Western view, Masaji Chiba; from the distinction between public law and private law - to legal categories on social and institutional differentiation in a pluralistic legal context, Inger Johanne Sand; divergence, fragmentation, and pluralism - notes on polycentricity and unity in law, Roel de Lange; legal integration as disintegration of national law, Thomas Wilhelmsson; legal pluralism and the building of Europe, Andre-Jean Arnaud; reclaiming ""judicial tact""? - observations and reflections on customs and informal law as (pluralist) sources of polycentric law, Hanne Peterson; the polycentricity of the law or the importance of legal pluralism for legal dogmatics, Henrik Zahle; legal pluralism and the theory of legislation - with special reference to the regulation of euthanasia, John Griffiths; polycentricity and normative patterns, Anna Christensen.