The Critical Legal Studies Movement: Another Time, A Greater Task

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Verso Books, Mar 3, 2015 - Law - 224 pages
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Critical legal studies is the most important development in progressive thinking about law of the past half century. It has inspired the practice of legal analysis as institutional imagination, exploring, with the materials of the law, alternatives for society. The Critical Legal Studies Movement was written as the manifesto of the movement by its central figure. This new edition includes a revised version of the original text, preceded by an extended essay in which its author discusses what is happening now and what should happen next in legal thought.


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Contents

TheContext the Movement and the Book
The Vocation of Legal Thought
The Tradition of Leftist Movements in Legal
TwoModels of Doctrine
Social Understanding
Another Politics The Settings of Political Action
Index
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About the author (2015)

Roberto Mangabeira Unger is one of the leading philosophers, political thinkers, and legal theorists in the world today. Verso publishes his social theory books, False Necessity, Social Theory: Its Situation and Its Task, and Plasticity into Power; his programmatic writings, Democracy Realized and The Left Alternative; and his other major work in legal theory, What Should Legal Analysis Become?


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