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Comparative legal traditions

Mary Ann Glendon

Comparative legal traditions

text, materials, and cases on the civil law, common law, and socialist law traditions, with special reference to French, West German, English, and Soviet law

by Mary Ann Glendon

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Published by West Pub. Co. in St. Paul, Minn .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Comparative law -- Cases.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementby Mary Ann Glendon, Michael Wallace Gordon, and Christopher Osakwe.
    SeriesAmerican casebook series
    ContributionsGordon, Michael W., Osakwe, Christopher, 1942-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsK583 .G55 1985
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxxvii, 1091 p. ;
    Number of Pages1091
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2530972M
    ISBN 100314917640
    LC Control Number85011583

    This chapter is divided in three sections. Section 1 discusses the recent developments within comparative law and touches on one of its central methodological issues by asking whether comparative studies should focus on similarities or differences between legal systems and traditions? It will do so partly by discussing various studies in Örücü and Nelken’s edited handbook of comparative. 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.

    Comparative Legal Traditions Essay Pages: 18 ( words); Common and Civil Law Legal Systems Essay Pages: 8 ( words); Explain the Sources of Malaysian Legal System Essay Pages: 3 ( words); Legal studies summary book Essay Pages: 2 ( words); Just War in Western Traditions Essay Pages: 8 ( words). reviewed in a number of European and Asian law journals. Although the book received comparatively little critical attention in American law reviews,i it has been used frequently in comparative law courses in United States law schools. The second edition of Legal Traditions of the World, released in .

      This collection of essays seeks to look at the deper relationship between law and culture. The first half of the book focuses on understanding what comparative law is as a topic while the later essays focus on the various regions of the world and the legal traditions practiced therein. Comparative legal traditions Series West nutshell series Other edition Revision of: Glendon, Mary Ann, Comparative legal traditions in a nutshell. 3rd ed. St. Paul, MN: Thomson/West, © () ISBN


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