Introduction to Jurisprudence and Legal Theory: Commentary and Materials by Anne BarronIntroduction to Jurisprudence and Legal Theory: Commentary and Materials by Anne Barron

Introduction to Jurisprudence and Legal Theory: Commentary and Materials

byAnne Barron, Collins, Hugh, Jackson, Emily

Paperback | February 27, 2006

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This book provides an accessible introduction to jurisprudence and legal theory. It sets out a course of study that offers a highly effective series of introductions into a wide variety of theories and theoretical perspectives, from traditional approaches such as Natural Law to modern onessuch as Feminist Theory, Economic Analysis of Law and Foucault and Law, _ The book is designed for students of jurisprudence and legal theory, but it will also assist those studying law and legal systems within courses on Political Science, Philosophy and Sociology.
James Penner, Senior Lecturer in Law, LSE David Schiff, Reader in Law, LSE Richard Nobles, Reader in Law, LSE Anne Barron, Lecturer in Law, LSE Hugh Collins, Professor of English Law, LSE Emily Jackson, Senior Lecturer in Law, LSE Nicola Lacey, Professor of Criminal Law, LSE Robert Reiner, Professor of Criminology, LSE Hamish Ross, Se...
Title:Introduction to Jurisprudence and Legal Theory: Commentary and MaterialsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:1216 pages, 9.69 × 6.14 × 1.69 inPublished:February 27, 2006Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

Part I.1. James Penner, David Schiff, Richard Nobles: Approaches to Jurisprudence, Legal Theory, and the Philosophy of Law2. Richard Nobles and David Schiff: The Evolution of Natural Law3. Richard Nobles and David Schiff: Debating with Natural Law: the Emergence of Legal Positivism4. Nicola Lacey: Modern Positivism: H L A Hart and Analytical Jurisprudence5. David Schiff: Modern Positivism: Kelson's Pure Theory of Law6. Robert Reiner: Classical Social Theory and Law7. Hugh Collins: Law as Politics: Progressive American Perspectives8. James Penner: Law and Adjudication: Dworkin's Critique of Positivism9. James Penner: Law as Integrity: Dworkin's Interpretive Turn10. James Penner: The Current Debate: The Semantic Sting, 'Soft Positivism', and the Authority of Law according to RazIntroducing Part II.Extensions and Negations11. David Schiff: Disobedience12. James Penner: Punishment13. Hamish Ross: Hohfeld and the Analysis of Rights14. James Penner: Legal Reasoning15. Robert Reiner: Justice16. Emily Jackson and Nicola Lacey: Introducing Feminist Legal Theory17. Richard Nobles: Economic Analysis of Law18. Gunther Teubner, Richard Nobles, David Schiff: The Autonomy of Law: An Introduction to Legal Autopoiesis19. Anne Barron: Foucault and Law20. Anne Barron: (Legal) Reason and its 'Others': Some Recent Developments in Legal TheoryAppendix: A Note to TeachersBibliographyIndex