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Understanding Jurisprudence
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UNDERSTANDING JURISPRUDENCE

EBOOK BY WACKS, RAYMOND;
ISBN
9780191068621
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EDITION
4TH REVISED EDITION
PUBLISHER
OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS
IMPRINT
OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS
FORMAT
EBOOK
PAGES
400 pages
PUBLICATION DATE
15 JAN 2015

DESCRIPTION

Perfect for the student new to jurisprudence, this book provides an illuminating introduction to the central questions of legal theory. An experienced teacher of jurisprudence, Professor Wacks' approach is both accessible and entertaining, providing the ideal base for further study.

CONTENTS

1. What's it all about? ; 2. Natural law and morality ; 3. Classical legal positivism ; 4. Modern legal positivism ; 5. Dworkin and the moral integrity of law ; 6. Legal realism ; 7. Law and social theory ; 8. Historical and anthropological jurisprudence ; 9. Theories of justice ; 10. Rights ; 11. Why obey the law? ; 12. Why punish? ; 13. Critical legal theory ; 14. Feminist and critical race theory ; 15. Jurisprudence understood?