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By Brian Z. Tamanaha

ISBN-10: 1107188423

ISBN-13: 9781107188426

ISBN-10: 1316638510

ISBN-13: 9781316638514

This e-book articulates an empirically grounded conception of legislations acceptable all through historical past and throughout diversified societies. not like usual legislations thought or analytical jurisprudence, that are slim, summary, ahistorical, and indifferent from society, Tamanaha's conception offers a holistic imaginative and prescient of legislations inside society, evolving in reference to social, cultural, monetary, political, ecological, and technological elements. He revives a mostly forgotten theoretical point of view on legislations that runs from Montesquieu throughout the criminal realists to the current. This e-book explains why the vintage query 'what is law?' hasn't ever been resolved, and casts doubt on theorists' claims approximately priceless and common truths approximately legislation. This e-book develops a concept of legislation as a social establishment with various varieties and features, tracing legislations from hunter-gatherer societies to the fashionable kingdom and past. Tamanaha's thought debts for social impacts on legislation, felony affects on society, legislation and domination, multifunctional governmental makes use of of legislation, felony pluralism, foreign legislations, and different criminal features mostly neglected in jurisprudence.

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