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Modernism and the Grounds of Law

Modernism and the Grounds of Law

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Part of Cambridge Studies in Law and Society

  • Date Published: May 2001
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9780521002530

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  • Approaches to the relation of law and society have for a long time seen law as either autonomous or self-grounded in society. This book is a radically new approach that sees law as both derived from and constitutive of its surrounding social and cultural context. Drawing on the work of major theorists, this book examines the nature of law as it has descended from the Enlightenment, through to colonialism and now globalization. It is a significant contribution to legal philosophy, jurisprudence and socio-legal studies.

    • Radical social theory of law
    • Contributes to current theoretical debates about the role of law in nationalism and globalization
    • Author's previous book, Mythology of Law (Routledge 1992), is a classic text
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    "...the book would be of considerable interest and value for people who wish to focus on a particular subject, such as nationalism or globalism. At the same time, what is perhaps most interesting is Fitzpatrick's attempts to link all these subjects together as an elaboration of the basic problems inherent in modern law. It is perhaps this overall argument and the virtuosity with which Fitzpatrick conducts it, orchestrating together into a dissonance a number of varying and important themes that sound familiar but which are nevertheless strangely different, that makes this book so suggestive and stimulating." - PoLAR, Antony Anghie, University of Utah

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    • Date Published: May 2001
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9780521002530
    • length: 276 pages
    • dimensions: 229 x 154 x 16 mm
    • weight: 0.4kg
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    Introduction
    Part I. Origins:
    1. Origin
    2. Position
    3. Law
    Part II. Instantiation:
    4. Nationalism
    5. Imperialism
    6. Globalism
    Notes
    Bibliography
    Index.

  • Author

    Peter Fitzpatrick, University of London

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