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Luhmann on law and politics : critical appraisals and applications

Author: Michael King; C J Thornhill
Publisher: Oxford ; Portland, Or. : Hart, 2006.
Series: Oñati international series in law and society.
Edition/Format:   Book : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A collection of essays that provides evidence of Luhmann's extensive and diverse relevance to the issues facing contemporary society. This work also aims to enhance our understanding of the challenges posed by Luhmann's theoretical paradigm to more traditional conceptions of social theory.
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
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Luhmann on law and politics.
Oxford ; Portland, Or. : Hart, 2006
(OCoLC)604979056
Online version:
Luhmann on law and politics.
Oxford ; Portland, Or. : Hart, 2006
(OCoLC)607660748
Named Person: Niklas Luhmann; Niklas Luhmann; Niklas Luhmann; Niklas Luhmann; Niklas Luhmann; Niklas Luhmann
Material Type: Conference publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael King; C J Thornhill
ISBN: 1841136239 9781841136233 1841136247 9781841136240
OCLC Number: 65182894
Notes: Papers from a workshop held in September 2003 at the International Institute for the Sociology of Law in Onati, Guipuzcoa, Spain.
Description: [vii], 253 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Reflecting on reflexive law / John Paterson --
What's the use of Luhmann's theory / Michael King --
From subject to system : some unsystematic systems-theoretical thoughts on race equality and human rights / Tim Murphy --
Luhmann's political theory : politics after metaphysics? / Chris Thornhill --
Systems theory and the paradox of human rights / Gert Verschraegen --
The problem of power in Luhmann's systems theory / Samatha Ashenden --
What is modern power? / Jean Clam --
Some observations on social anthropology and Niklas Luhmann's concept / Anne Friederike Müller --
The theoretical context and foundations of Luhmann's legal and political sociology / Bernd R. Hornung --
Dealing (with) paradoxes : on law, justice and cheating / Andreas Philippopoulos-Mihalopoulos.
Series Title: Oñati international series in law and society.
Other Titles: Law and politics
Responsibility: edited by Michael King and Chris Thornhill.

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