Radical Philosophy of Law
Contemporary Challenges to Mainstream Legal Theory and Practice
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Radical Philosophy of Law by David S. Caudill
Book DescriptionThis book represents a cross section of contemporary critiques of the legal establishment - its theoretical foundations and its institutions and processes. Recognising that proposals for alternatives to mainstream legal theory and practice do not belong to any single discipline, Caudill and Gold select essays by scholars in philosophy, sociology, criminology, and political theory, in addition to law professors and practitioners. Recognising, as well, that no single perspective dominates radical legal theory, the essays exemplify the approaches associated with Marxian and neo-Marxian analyses, American Critical Legal Studies and Critical Race Theory, radical feminism, semiotics, liberal theology, and psychoanalytic theory and criticism.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781573924948
(230mm x 155mm x 23mm)
Imprint: Prometheus Books
Publisher: Prometheus Books
Publish Date: 1-Feb-1995
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author David S. Caudill
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Lacan and the Subject of Law, Paperback (April 1997)
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Represents a cross section of contemporary critiques of the legal establishment - its theoretical foundations and its institutions and processes. This book includes essays by scholars in philosophy, sociology, criminology, and political theory, in addition to law professors and practitioners.
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Author Biography - David S. Caudill
David S. Caudill teaches law at Washington and Lee University. Steven J. Gold has taught at Carlton College, Iowa State University, and Southern Connecticut University.
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