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The Structure of Pluralism

Victor M. Muniz-Fraticelli


The Structure of Pluralism argues that political pluralism is a cogent political tradition that makes distinctive and radical claims regarding the sources of political authority and the relationship between associations and the state. It reconstructs the arguments of the fin de siècle British pluralists and demonstrates their continuity with recent philosophical accounts of group personality and legal authority. Pluralism proceeds from the observation that many associations in liberal democracies claim to possess, and attempt to exercise, a measure of legitimate authority over the ... More

Keywords: political pluralism, legal pluralism, authority, associations, state, legal positivism, legal personality

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2014 Print ISBN-13: 9780199673889
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: April 2014 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199673889.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Victor M. Muniz-Fraticelli, author
Assistant Professor, McGill University