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Totalitarian and Post-totalitarian Law

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ISBN13: 9781855217836
ISBN: 185521783X
Published: April 1996
Publisher: Ashgate Publishing Ltd
Format: Paperback
Price: Out of print

This volume aims to take a socio-legal perspective as a general guideline, and from this point of view to focus on the reciprocal interrelations between totaliterian systems and their legal structures.

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Part 1 Theoretical introduction: totalitarian law - problems and issues, Adam Podgorecki; legal intervention and totalitarian effectiveness, Antonio La Spina.
Part 2 Historical and anthropological perspectives: Byzantium - roots of totalitarianism, Daunta Gorecki; totalitarianness in Melanesia, Peter Sack.
Part 3 Totalitarian law in action: organizational totalitarianism in fascist Italy, Vittorio Olgiati; from Parmenides to Hitler, Joachim Schmidt; totalitarian law in nationalist Spain, Claire Peterson.
Part 4 Towards a post-totalitarian law: law in a repressive social structure, Richard Ralston; post-totalitarianism and Soviet law, Louise Shelley; law-making in post-communist Poland, Maria Los; totalitarian and post-totalitarian nomenklaturas, Adam Podogorecki.