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The Political Context of Law

Proceedings of the Seventh British Legal History Conference Canterbury 1985

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Published by Hambledon & London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English Law,
  • History of ideas, intellectual history,
  • Jurisprudence & philosophy of law,
  • Scots Law,
  • History - General History,
  • Legal History,
  • Political aspects,
  • Law,
  • Scotland,
  • Administrative Law & Regulatory Practice,
  • General,
  • Law / General,
  • Congresses,
  • Great Britain,
  • History,
  • Law and politics

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsRichard Eales (Editor), David Sullivan (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages255
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8294692M
    ISBN 100907628842
    ISBN 109780907628842

    The central theme of this book is that law is a marvellous subject of study, but to do justice to its potential requires an enlargement of vision, multiple perspectives, and a radical reappraisal of the role, culture, and practices of law schools. Treating theory, education, scholarship, publishing, and professional practice as complementary activities, the book explores the history Author: William Twining. Sia Spiliopoulou Åkermark, Jur. dr., Associate Professor (docent) in international law, Director, The Åland Islands Peace Institute (Finland).Her work focuses on diversity, autonomy, the use of force and international law and its institutions. Saila Heinikoski, Ph.D. (Political Science), M.A. (University of Turku, Finland).Her work focuses on the European Union, European and national.

    The Concept of Law is one of the most influential texts in English-language jurisprudence. 50 years after its first publication its relevance has not diminished and in this third edition, Leslie Green adds an introduction that places the book in a contemporary context, highlighting key questions about Hart's arguments and outlining the main debates it has prompted in the field. Power politics is a book by International Relations scholar Martin Wight, first published in as a page Wight added twelve further chapters. Other works of Wight's were added by his former students, Hedley Bull and Carsten Holbraad, and a combined volume was published in , six years after Wight's book provides an overview of international politics.

    Law is an essential tool of government action, an instrument with which government tries to influence society. Law is also the means by which government itself is structured, regulated and controlled. It is no surprise, then, that law is an important prize in the political . different political institutions, and the significance of political institutions to political behavior and outcomes. In the context of the law and the courts, this approach has tended to take the legal perspective seriously, while still emphasizing political influences and choices (e.g., Cornell Clayton and Howard.


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