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Comparative Legal Studies: Traditions and Transitions

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Roderick Munday, James Gordley, Upendra Baxi, H. Patrick Glenn, Michele Graziadei, Roger Cotterrell, Bernhard Großfeld, Mitchel Lasser, Pierre Legrand, James Whitman, David Kennedy, David Nelken, Esin Örücü, Lawrence Rosen
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  • Date Published: June 2011
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  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9780521272407

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  • These fourteen essays present an authoritative review of the current state of comparative legal studies. With backgrounds in law, political science, sociology, history and anthropology, the contributors examine comparative law's intellectual traditions; the strengths and failings of its methodologies; and, most importantly, future directions the subject is likely to take. This comprehensive study of the philosophical and methodological foundations of comparative law is a book with ideas and arguments every comparatist scholar is drawn to.

    • Was the first book to address the fundamental questions of methodology within comparative legal studies
    • Collaboration of leading scholars offering a wide range of viewpoints
    • Offers an analysis of major challenges confronting tomorrow's comparatist
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    • Date Published: June 2011
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9780521272407
    • length: 530 pages
    • dimensions: 229 x 152 x 30 mm
    • weight: 0.77kg
    • availability: Manufactured on demand: supplied direct from the printer
  • Table of Contents

    1. Introduction: accounting for an encounter Roderick Munday
    Part I. Comparative Legal Studies and its Legacies:
    2. The universalist heritage James Gordley
    3. The colonialist heritage Upendra Baxi
    4. The nationalist heritage H. Patrick Glenn
    5. The functionalist heritage Michele Graziadei
    Part II. Comparative Legal Studies and its Boundaries:
    6. Comparatists and sociology Roger Cotterrell
    7. Comparatists and languages Bernhard Großfeld
    Part III. Comparative Legal Studies and its Theories:
    8. The question of understanding Mitchel Lasser
    9. The same and the different Pierre Legrand
    10. The neo-romantic turn James Whitman
    11. The methods and the politics David Kennedy
    Part IV. Comparative Legal Studies and its Futures:
    12. Comparatists and transferability David Nelken
    13. Comparatists and extraordinary places Esin Örücü
    Conclusion
    14. Beyond compare Lawrence Rosen
    Index.

  • Editors

    Pierre Legrand, Université de Paris I

    Roderick Munday, University of Cambridge

    Contributors

    Roderick Munday, James Gordley, Upendra Baxi, H. Patrick Glenn, Michele Graziadei, Roger Cotterrell, Bernhard Großfeld, Mitchel Lasser, Pierre Legrand, James Whitman, David Kennedy, David Nelken, Esin Örücü, Lawrence Rosen

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