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Law in Social Theory / Edition 1

Law in Social Theory / Edition 1

by Roger Cotterrell


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ISBN-13: 9780754625087
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 07/30/2006
Series: International Library of Essays in Law and Society Series
Pages: 551
Product dimensions: 6.80(w) x 9.60(h) x 1.80(d)

About the Author

Roger Cotterrell is Anniversary Professor of Legal Theory at Queen Mary, University of London, UK, and a Fellow of the British Academy. His other books include Law, Culture and Society: Legal Ideas in the Mirror of Social Theory (2006, Ashgate).

Table of Contents

Contents: Introduction. Orientations: The sociology of law as an empirical theory of validity, Wolfgang Schluchter. Legal Form and Legal Rationality: Max Weber's Legacy: Formal and substantive rationality in American law: a Weberian perspective, Ronan Shamir; Process rationality as legal governance: a comparative perspective, Wolf Heydebrand); Some false premises of Max Weber's sociology of law, Harold J. Berman. Law, Experience and Belief: Durkheim, Durkheimians and Beyond: A formal restatement of Durkheim's 'division of labor' theory, Jack P. Gibbs; Durkheim on collective memory, Barbara A. Misztal ; Condtructing the juristic Durkheim? Paul Huvelin's adaptation of Durkheimian sociology, Roger Cotterrell ; Emmanuel Lévy and legal studies: a view from abroad, Roger Cotterrell; Georges Davy and the origin of contract, Geoffrey MacCormack; Integrating reciprocal perspectives: on Gurvitch's theory of immediate jural experience, Reza Banakar. Law as Discourse, System, Field: Habermas, Luhmann, Bourdieu: Can rights, democracy and justice be reconciled through discourse theory? Reflections on Habermas's proceduralist paradigm of law, Michel Rosenfield; Habermas on nationalism and cosmopolitanism, Pablo de Grieff; De Collisione Discursuum: communicative rationalities in law, morality and politics, Gunther Teubner ; The ambitious modesty of Niklas Luhmann, Michael King and Anton Schütz (1994); Economics of gift - positivity of justice: the mutual paranoia of Jacques Derrida and Niklas Luhmann, Gunther Teubner; On Pierre Bourdieu's legal thought, Mauricio García Vilegas. Foucault, Discipline and Regulation: Between governance and discipline: the law and Michel Foucault, Victor Tadros; From discipline to flexibilization? Rereading Foucault in the shadow of globalization, Nancy Fraser ; The death of the social? re-figuring the territory of government, Nikolas Rose. Sovereignty, Globalisation and the Rule of Law: Stealing the natural language: the fiction of the social con

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