Understanding Jurisprudence
� An Introduction to Legal Theory
Författare:Wacks Raymond
Titel:Understanding Jurisprudence � An Introduction to Legal Theory
Upplaga:6 uppl.
Omfång:424 sid.
Förlag:Oxford University Press
Ämnesord:Allmän rättslära , Rättshistoria , Kriminologi

Pris: 510 SEK exkl. moms


- An extremely readable and interesting account for all law students, offering the ideal support for a legal theory module, as well as providing valuable context for the study of law in general

- Written by an experienced academic and author, the text explains complex ideas with clarity, without avoiding the subtleties of the subject

- Exposes students to a broad range of key theorists and concepts, along with issues such as punishment and rights which are treated thematically

- Features pithy extracts and extensive further reading to introduce and explain the central scholarly works, ideas, and commentaries which shape legal theory, providing the ideal base for further study

- Self-test questions appear at the end of chapters and multiple-choice questions are hosted online to help students test their understanding of jurisprudence

- Also available as an e-book with functionality, navigation features, and links that offer extra learning support

New to this Edition:

- Expanded discussions of theories of justice, globalisation, and environmental protection

- A new section dedicated to judicial review and democracy

- Updated suggested further reading lists and self-test questions at the end of each chapter

Table of Contents

1:What's it all about?
2:Natural law and morality
3:Classical legal positivism
4:Modern legal positivism
5:Dworkin and law's moral claims
6:Legal realism
7:Law and social theory
8:Historical and anthropological jurisprudence
9:Theories of justice
11:Why obey the law?
12:Why punish?
13:Critical legal theory
14:Feminist theory
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