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Vol 21 No 8 Aug/Sept 2016

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This book is now Out of Print.
A new edition has been published, the details can be seen here:
A Critical Introduction to Law 3rd ed isbn 9781859418925

A Critical Introduction to Law 2nd ed

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ISBN13: 9781859415337
ISBN: 1859415334
New Edition ISBN: 1859418929
Published: September 1999
Publisher: Routledge-Cavendish
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: Out of print



The orthodoxy as to what must necessarily be an introductory book has traditionally included a description of the institutions of the law. an explanation of the methods of the law and some consideration of legal principles and rules. The danger with this approach is that it tends to perpetuate the myth of legal objectivity and political neutrality. M

The approach of this book is to attempt to understand the role of law in the wider world rather than simply in its own terms. Law is considered as ideology and as politics. and a political critique of law's role in facilitating a capitalist world is presented.

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Contents:
The Common Sense of Law; Law, Order and Reality; Reality, Anthropology, and Dispute Resolution; Making Rules, Making Property and Translating Dispute; Defining Disputes and Comprehending the World; Women and Subordination; Patriarchal Relations and Marriage; Men, Women, Work and Law; The Wider Implications of the Rule of Law; Legitimation, Sovereignty and Globalisation; Equality and the Rule of Law; Reconsiderations.