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General jurisprudence : understanding law from a global perspective / William Twining.

Twining, William.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Law in context: Publisher: Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2009Description: xxiii, 517 p.ISBN: 9780511719349 (electronic bk.); 0511719345 (electronic bk.); 9780521505932; 0521505933; 9780521738095; 6612539224.Subject(s): Jurisprudence | Law -- Philosophy | Law and globalization | Legal positivism | Jurisprudencia | Derecho -- Filosofía | Globalización -- Derecho | Positivismo jurídico | Droit | Droit -- Philosophie | Droit et mondialisation | Positivisme juridiqueGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: General jurisprudence.DDC classification: 340 Other classification: 86.04 Online resources: NetLibrary | ebrary | MyiLibrary
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [452]-504) and index.

Jurisprudence, globalisation and the discipline of law : a new general jurisprudence -- Analytical jurisprudence in a global context -- Mapping law : families, civilisations, cultures, and traditions -- Constructing conceptions of law : beyond Hart, Tamanaha and Llewellyn -- Normative jurisprudence, utilitarianism, and theories of justice -- Human rights as moral, political and legal rights -- Meeting the challenges to human rights : Griffin, Tasioulas and Sen -- Empirical dimensions of law and justice -- Diffusion of law : a global perspective -- Surface law -- Is law important? : law and the millennium development goals -- The significance of non-state law -- Human rights : southern voices -- Conclusion -- Some basic concepts -- Elusive isms : instrumentalism, pluralism, scientism, realism -- Law teaching as a vocation.

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