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Sionaidh Douglas-Scott's Law after Modernity PDF

By Sionaidh Douglas-Scott

ISBN-10: 184113029X

ISBN-13: 9781841130293

How do we signify legislations and felony concept within the twenty first century? This ebook argues that we are living in an age 'after modernity' and that criminal idea needs to take account of this truth. The booklet assaults, as outmoded, theories of legislation which leisure on frequent notions of law's autonomy and systematic nature and on convinced notions of justice, personhood, and legitimacy, and seeks to switch them with a dynamic new account of legislation and legislation applicable for an period of globalization and postnational groups. although, it additionally argues that the main urgent factor for legislations after modernity is that of justice. The procedure is clean, contextual, and interdisciplinary, in addition to strange for a piece of felony conception as a result of being illustrated all through with artworks and visible representations which serve to implement the messages of the ebook. (Series: criminal conception this day)

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