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The Anthropology of Law

The Anthropology of Law

Fernanda Pirie

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199696840
eISBN:
9780191751110
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199696840.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law, Philosophy of Law

Questions about the nature of law, its relationship with custom, and the distinctive form of legal rules, categories, and reasoning, are placed at the centre of this book. The book considers ... More

Law and LanguageCurrent Legal Issues Volume 15

Law and Language: Current Legal Issues Volume 15

Michael Freeman and Fiona Smith (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199673667
eISBN:
9780191751769
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199673667.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law, Philosophy of Law

Current Legal Issues, like its sister volume Current Legal Problems, is based upon an annual colloquium held at University College London. Each year leading scholars from around the ... More

LegalismCommunity and Justice

Legalism: Community and Justice

Fernanda Pirie and Judith Scheele (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780198716570
eISBN:
9780191785108
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198716570.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, Comparative Law

That law is, or should be, related to justice generally goes without saying; that communities are the basis for (or objects of) laws is also easily assumed; and notable theories of justice explicitly ... More

Punishment, Responsibility, and JusticeA Relational Critique

Punishment, Responsibility, and Justice: A Relational Critique

Alan Norrie

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198259565
eISBN:
9780191710636
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198259565.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law, Philosophy of Law

This book builds upon previous work in the philosophy of punishment and criminal law to develop a critique of Kantian justice thinking. It casts a new light on recent debates about punishment and the ... More

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