Legality and Community On the Intellectual Legacy of Philip Selznick

Legality and Community On the Intellectual Legacy of Philip Selznick

by Robert A. Kagan
     
 

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Bridging the fields of sociology, legal and social theory, and moral philosophy, Philip Selznick's scholarship has inspired countless students and readers. In this volume, twenty-four distinguished scholars explore the enduring significance of Selznick's work in a variety of social contexts, particularly the search for responsive law and governance, humane

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Bridging the fields of sociology, legal and social theory, and moral philosophy, Philip Selznick's scholarship has inspired countless students and readers. In this volume, twenty-four distinguished scholars explore the enduring significance of Selznick's work in a variety of social contexts, particularly the search for responsive law and governance, humane institutions, and a sensible balance between freedom and communal life.

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The Law and Politics Book Review
In this valuable volume, twenty-three chapters written by prominent scholars in diverse fields explore the intellectual legacy of Philip Selznick's interdisciplinary scholarship. Selections in this volume capture the overwhelming breadth, depth, and richness of Selznick's scholarship and demonstrate its enduring significance. Many extend its insights in creative and significant ways.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780742516250
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
02/01/2002
Pages:
416
Product dimensions:
5.86(w) x 8.94(h) x 0.92(d)

Meet the Author

Robert A. Kagan is professor of political science and law at the University of California, Berkeley and director of the Center for the Study of Law and Society, University of California, Berkeley. Martin Krygier is professor of law at the University of New South Wales, Australia. Kenneth Winston is lecturer at the John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University.

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