Legal Traditions of the World (häftad)
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Legal Traditions of the World (häftad)

Legal Traditions of the World

Sustainable diversity in law

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Legal Traditions of the World places national laws in the broader context of major legal traditions. 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 and peoples.
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H. Patrick Glenn, Peter M Laing Professor of Law at McGill University, Montreal Professor Glenn teaches and has research interests in the areas of comparative law, private international law, civil procedure and the legal professions. He is a former Director of the Institute of Comparative Law, McGill University. He is also a member of the Royal Society of Canada and the International Academy of Comparative Law and has been a Bora Laskin National Fellow in Human Rights Law, a Killam Research Fellow, and a Visiting Fellow of All Souls College, Oxford.


1. A theory of tradition? The changing presence of the past ; 2. Between traditions: identity, persuasion and survival ; 3. A chthonic legal tradition: to recycle the world ; 4. A Talmudic legal tradition: the perfect author ; 5. A civil law tradition: the centrality of the person ; 6. An Islamic legal tradition: the law of the later revelation ; 7. A common law tradition: the ethic of adjudication ; 8. A Hindu legal tradition: the law of king, but which law? ; 9. A Confucian legal tradition: make it new (with Marx?) ; 10. Reconciling legal traditions: sustainable diversity in law