4 edition of An analysis of world legal traditions found in the catalog.
An analysis of world legal traditions
James S. E. Opolot
|Statement||James S. E. Opolot.|
|LC Classifications||K583 .O66|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||96 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||96|
|LC Control Number||80112150|
It is the book that needed to be written to help contemporary and emerging com-paratists break free of the dry taxonomy used in some traditionalist approaches to comparative legal analysis and discussion. Glenn's book stands with-and surpasses in some respects-other seminal texts, such as Merryman's The Civil Law Tradition, Watson's Legal. The two predominant legal traditions in the world – the civilian and common law systems1 – are to be found operating side by side in Asia. In an age when co-operation and mutual understanding are core aims, there is a strong impetus for lawyers from each system to be familiar with and able to function within the other. And while a formal legalFile Size: 35KB.
Because of transformations in the world’s legal systems, there is a need for reflection about law and legal scholarship globally. There is a growing demand for global legal history; however, there is neither a consensus as to what this history is, nor what objectives this legal historiography pursues, or even how it relates to other : Thomas Duve. This book offers a major new means of conceptualizing law and legal relations across the world. National laws are placed in the broader context of major legal traditions, those of chthonic (or indigenous) law, talmudic law, civil law, Islamic law, common law, Hindu law, and Confucian law. Each tradition is examined in terms of its institutions and substantive law, its founding concepts and.
idea of legal tradition provides benefits, however, beyond those of legal education. It also allows a larger and more convincing explanation of the normativity of law and of the relations between the laws of the world. I. The Normativity of Legal Systems and Legal Traditions. 'This is an intellectually stimulating book exploring key ideas and events in the Western legal tradition to address the role of law, morality and politics in the modern global context. It also considers the reasons for codifying many international commercial practices and codes into : David B. Goldman.
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WorldCat is the world's largest library catalog, helping you find library materials online. Learn more ››. courses. Legal Traditions of the World: A Sustainable Diversity of Law received the Grand Prize of the International Academy of Comparative Law and was favorably reviewed in a number of European and Asian law journals.
Although the book received comparatively little critical attention in American law reviews,i it has been. Provides a comprehensive treatment of major legal traditions of the world and incorporates a superb level of scholarship and analysis Adopts a genuinely global perspective making it an invaluable resource for courses worldwide Includes extensive references and web links at the end of each chapter, to aid and encourage further research.
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I have said previously that H. Patrick Glenn’s Legal Traditions of the World is a superb book. One feels that this description is not a “superlative” in the context of Glenn’s excellent scholarship.
In the “traditional” sense of the word Glenn’s is a “classic” book about law which could be read with profit and indeed for pleasure.
For example, the European Union has the ability to better organize and allow for different legal traditions, creating a broad citizenship. LECTURE 4: CHTHONIC LEGAL TRADITION.
There are two categories of legal traditions: Chthonic and non-chthonic. With chthonic legal traditions, one could think of indigenous, aboriginal or customary law. Legal History and Traditions. Teaching Material. Prepared by: Muradu Abdo. Prepared under the Sponsorship of the Justice and Legal System Research Institute.
Four Major Legal Traditions of the World Common Law Civil Law Socialist Law Islamic Law Civil Law throughout History Common Law throughout History Common Law (cont'd) Roman law commissioned by the Emperor Justinian in the sixth century CE.
19th Century France and Germany By the. Great Legal Traditions is designed primarily for use in law schools and other graduate programs in comparative history, international relations, and both European and Chinese area studies, but the book is also written to be accessible to a more general readership.
Small Summary Legal Traditions of the World. Small summary of chapter 1 until 5 of the book 'Legal Traditions of the World' Universiteit / hogeschool. Tilburg University. Vak. GLB: The World's Legal Systems Titel van het boek Legal Traditions of the World; Auteur. Patrick Glenn.
Academisch jaar. 17/ Legal Traditions of the World places national laws in the broader context of major legal traditions, those of chthonic (or indigenous) law, talmudic law, civil law, Islamic law, common law, Hindu law and Confucian law. Each tradition is examined in terms of its institutions and substantive law, its founding concepts and methods, its attitude towards the concept of change and its teaching on relations with other traditions Cited by: Thorough examination of the world's major legal tradtions, including Christian, Judaic, Islamic and Hindu.
The text is not for light reading, though. We used this as a textbook in my conflict resolution program and I learned a lot from this book, particularly about Islamic legal traditions/5. Great Legal Traditions is designed primarily for use in law schools and other graduate programs in comparative history, international relations, and both European and Chinese area studies, but the book is also written to be accessible to a more general by: 3.
There are four main legal traditions in the world. They include Common, civil, socialist, and Islamic legal tradition. These legal traditions originated from different countries long time ago and they all had a common goal; to serve as a method of social control.
Great Legal Traditions: Civil Law, Common Law, and Chinese Law in Historical and Operational Perspective draws on the nearly thirty years of experience that the author has accumulated from working in and writing about a variety of legal systems around the world.
old positivistic description of legal families expands to the treatment of legal traditions. His developments are, no doubt, integrated into one unified view. Starting from the analysis of tradition as such, taken as the originary source of inspiration and framework of imagination, the book introduces traditions.
AbstractThe distribution of the common law was conditioned by a colonial strategy sensitive to the colonies’ level of endowments, exhibiting a more effective implantation of the legal system in initially sparsely populated territories with a temperate climate.
This translates into a negative relationship of precolonial population density and settler mortality with legal outcomes for common Cited by: Instead of a narrow focus on national legal systems, Glenn places national laws in the broader context of legal traditions.
He examines seven of the world's most important and complex legal traditions in detail: chthonic (or indigenous) law; talmudic law; civil law; islamic law; common law; hindu law; and Asian law.
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Legal Traditions of the World: Sustainable Diversity in Law By H. Patrick Glenn Review by Myint Zan (Oxford University Press, ) pages + xxiv, Index, ISBN ). various traditions having survived and still l iving in ou r diversified legal world. In fact, he mapped out the t y pifiable legal civilisations a live t oday in some co-e xistence wit h one : Csaba Varga.Legal systems of the world – an overview* Content 1.
Preliminary remarks 2. The Common Law legal family 3. Code Napoleon legal family 4. German legal family 5. (Former) Communist-governed states GLENN, Legal Traditions of the World,or in the International Encyclopaedia of Comparative Size: 97KB.The concept of legal families maintained the law of other peoples in the western view at a time of legal scientism and legal nationalism, in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.
It did so by accepting the idea of national legal systems and the possibility of a taxonomic description of them. As communication between the peoples of the world accelerated in the late twentieth century it became Cited by: