Introduction to jurisprudence and legal theory: commentary and materials

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Oxford University Press, Feb 17, 2005 - Law - 1171 pages
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This book provides an accessible introduction to jurisprudence and legal theory. It sets out a course of study that offers a highly effective series of introductions into a wide variety of theories and theoretical perspectives, from traditional approaches such as Natural Law to modern onessuch as Feminist Theory, Economic Analysis of Law and Foucault and Law, _ The book is designed for students of jurisprudence and legal theory, but it will also assist those studying law and legal systems within courses on Political Science, Philosophy and Sociology.

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Contents

The Evolution of Natural Law
35
Debating with Natural Law the Emergence of Legal Positivism
91
Modern Positivism H L A Hart and Analytical Jurisprudence
143
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Barron is a lecturer in law at the London School of Economics.

James is a veteran of more than twenty five years of youth and young adult ministry. He is a 1995 MA graduate of the University of Lethbridge in sociology where he continues to teach in the department as an adjunct professor.

Dr. Schiff is the head of the oncology committee for the American Academy of Neurology, and has recently co-authored a book on the complications of cancer on the nervous system.

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