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Author Spiers, Duncan, author.

Title Jurisprudence / Duncan Spiers
Published Dundee : Dundee University Press, 2011


Description 1 online resource : illustrations
Series Law essentials
Law essentials.
Contents Table of Cases; Table of Statutes; Ch 1 Introduction; Ch 2 Natural Law; Ch 3 Moral Theories and Practical Reason; Ch 4 Legal Positivism; Ch 5 American and Scandinavian Realism; Ch 6 Law and Society: Historical, Marxist, Anthropological and Sociological Theories; Ch 7 Critical Legal Studies, Postmodernism and Feminism; Ch 8 Rights; Ch 9 Justice; Ch 10 The Justification of Punishment; Bibliography; Index
Summary From natural law to justifying punishment, and from Marxism to feminism, Duncan Spiers explains the main ideas of jurisprudence in the order that law students usually encounter them on their courses. By extracting the main arguments that lie at the heart of the different positions, he makes the central themes and implications clear
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 161-162) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Jurisprudence -- Scotland
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9781474472807