Western Legal Theory: History, Concepts and Perspectives
|Author(s) :||Zimmermann, A|
|Short Description :||This book is also available in eBook format.
|Format :||Soft Cover|
|Published :||December, 2012|
Western Legal Theory: History, Concepts and Perspectives discusses a wide range of theories and theorists, and also traces the historical developments of Western legal thought from ancient times to the present day. With a focus on the historical and contemporary role of philosophy in the interpretation of law, Western Legal Theory: History, Concepts and Perspectives provides a fascinating insight into the development of law and a comprehensive analysis of current legal thought.
Western Legal Theory: History, Concepts and Perspectives is ideal for students of legal theory and jurisprudence, legal history, political philosophy, and legal practitioners and general readers interested in the theories underpinning our legal institutions and framework.
· The place of philosophy in the creation and application of law as well as the different ways in which judges, lawyers and parliaments approach law
· The historical circumstances of the Classical period, the Enlightenment, and the post-modern world and how they have influenced the understanding of law in our contemporary society
· The influence of social demands and needs upon the development of law
Ratnapala and Moens, Jurisprudence of Liberty, 2nd ed, 2010
2. Natural Law Theory
3. Legal Positivism
4. Rule of Law Theory
5. Evolutionary Legal Theory
6. German Legal Historicism
7. National Socialist Jurisprudence
8. Marxist Legal Theory
9. American Legal Realism
10. Critical Legal Studies
11. Feminist Jurisprudence
12. Post-modern Jurisprudence
13. Economic Analysis of Law
14. Libertarian Jurisprudence