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A new introduction to comparative law

Author: Jaakko Husa
Publisher: Oxford ; Portland, Oregon : Hart Publishing, 2015. ©2015
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This thought provoking introduction to the study of comparative law provides an in-depth analysis of all major comparative methodologies and theories and serving as a common sense guide to the study of foreign legal systems. It is written in a lively and accessible style and will prove to be indispensable reading to students of the subject. It also contains much that will be of interest to comparative law scholars,  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jaakko Husa
ISBN: 9781849467964 184946796X
OCLC Number: 902659697
Notes: "Bloomsbury"--Front cover.
Description: xii, 284 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Comparative law as a discipline : a short history --
Comparative law : definitions and distinctions --
Comparative law : one of the legal disciplines --
Why compare? --
Basic strategies in comparison --
Comparing : differences and similarities --
Comparison : obstacles and difficulties --
Macro-comparison --
Legal evolution? --
Groupings, classifications, categories.
Responsibility: Jaakko Husa.

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This thought provoking introduction to the study of comparative law provides an in-depth analysis of all major comparative methodologies and theories and serving as a common sense guide to the study of foreign legal systems. It is written in a lively and accessible style and will prove to be indispensable reading to students of the subject. It also contains much that will be of interest to comparative law scholars, offering novel insights into commonplace methodological and theoretical questions and making a significant contribution to the field. -- Back cover.

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Professor Jaakko Husa is one of the very few people who is able to act as a reliable guide in the vigorous debates in comparative legal scholarship. In this volume he provides the legal scholar with Read more...

 
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