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Marx and law

Author: Susan M Easton
Publisher: Aldershot [etc.] : Ashgate, cop. 2008.
Series: Philosophers and law.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Presents articles that affirms Marx's continuing relevance to debates on the role of law. This work addresses issues such as: the implications of Marx's analysis of law for understanding the form and  Read more...


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Named Person: Karl Marx
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Susan M Easton
ISBN: 0754627322 9780754627326
OCLC Number: 907173834
Description: XXIX, 556 p. ; 25 cm.
Contents: Contents: Series preface; Introduction: Marx's legacy; Part I Principal Themes in Marx's Analysis of Law: The metaphysics of law: an essay on the very young Marx, Donald R. Kelly; Marxist perspectives in the sociology of law, Steven Spitzer; Marx and law, Andrew Vincent. Part II Marx's Work and Key Concepts in Legal Theory: The Form and Functions of Law: Selected extracts from The Institutions of Private Law and Their Social Functions, Karl Renner; Commodity form and legal form: an essay on the 'relative autonomy' of law, Isaac D. Balbus. Ideology: The ideology of law: advances and problems in recent applications of the concept of ideology to the analysis of law, Alan Hunt; On recent Marxist theories of law and the state and juridico-political ideology, Bob Jessop. Justice: The concept of justice in Marx, Engels, and others, William Leon McBride; Facts, values and Marxism, Susan M. Easton; Marx and justice, James Daly. Rights: The problem with Marx on rights, Stephen A. Brown; Retrieving Marx for the human rights project, Brad R. Roth. Crime and Punishment: Marx and Engels on law, crime and morality, Paul Q. Hirst; Correspondence: radical deviancy theory and Marxism. A reply to Taylor and Walton, Paul Q. Hirst; Toward a political economy of crime, William J. Chambliss; Marxism and retribution, Jeffrie G. Murphy. International Law: Marxism and international law: a contemporary analysis, B.S. Chimni; The commodity-form theory of international law: an introduction, China Mieville. Part III Socialist Reconstruction: The general theory of law and Marxism, Evgeny B. Pashukanis; Commodity and the subject, Evgeny B. Pashukanis; The 'withering away' of law, Christine Sypnowich. Part IV Marx and Law: Future Directions: Marxism after Communism, Michael Burawoy; Marxism and the continuing irrelevance of normative theory, Brian Leiter; Index.
Series Title: Philosophers and law.
Responsibility: ed. by Susan Easton.
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