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Law and the Formation of Modern Europe : Perspectives from the Historical Sociology of Law.

Law and the formation of modern Europe : perspectives from the historical sociology of law

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Edition Details

  • Creators or Attribution (Responsibility): Christopher J. Thornhill, Mikael Rask Madsen
  • Language: English
  • Jurisdiction(s): England
  • Publication Information: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2014
  • Publication Type (Medium): Electronic books, History
  • Material: Document, Internet resource
  • Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
  • Permalink: http://books.lawi.org.uk/law-and-the-formation-of-modern-europe-perspectives-from-the-historical-sociology-of-law/ (Stable identifier)

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Print version: Madsen, Mikael Rask. Law and the Formation of Modern Europe: Perspectives from the Historical Sociology of Law. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, ©2014

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1 online resource (382 pages)

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Useful for students learning an area of law, Law and the Formation of Modern Europe : Perspectives from the Historical Sociology of Law. is also useful for lawyers seeking to apply the law to issues arising in practice.

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Bibliographic information

  • Publisher: University Press
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Country/State: England
  • Number of Editions: 10 editions
  • First edition Date: 2012
  • Last edition Date: 2015
  • General Notes: 7 Nazism and its legal aftermath: coming to terms with the past after World War II.
  • Languages: English, Italian
  • Library of Congress Code: KD130
  • Dewey Code: 349.4
  • ISBN: 9781316008867 131600886X 9781316004364 1316004368 9781107358393 1107358396
  • OCLC: 881886636

Main Contents

Cover; Half-title; Title page; Copyright information; Table of contents; Contributors; Preface; 1Introduction: Law and the formation of modern Europe
perspectives from the historical sociology of law; 1.1 Law and European society; 1.2 Towards a historical sociology of European law; 1.3 The historical sociology of law as a framework for understanding Europe; 1.3.1 Sociology of constitutional law and state formation; 1.3.2 Sociology of European integration; 1.3.3 Sociology of transnational processes in law and society; 1.4 Outline of the book. 1.4.1 Part I
Legal institutions and European state formation1.4.2 Part II
Law and Europe ?s ideological transformations; 1.4.3 Part III
Law and the supranational reinvention of Europe; Bibliography; Part I Legal institutions and European state formation; 2 Fascism and European state formation: the crisis of constituent power; 2.1 Constitutions, rights and state autonomy; 2.2 World War I and the material constituent power; 2.3 The crisis of state autonomy: patterns of reaction to the military constitution; 2.3.1 Britain and France; 2.3.2 Germany in the Weimar Republic. 2.3.3 Spain under Primo de Rivera, Portugal and Austria2.3.4 Italy; 2.3.5 Germany and the National Socialist German Workers' Party (NSDAP); 2.4 Conclusion; Bibliography; 3 The beginnings of constitutional justice in Europe; 3.1 Introduction1; 3.2 The American paradigm; 3.3 The Austrian Constitutional Court and Hans Kelsen; 3.4 'The Guardian of the Constitution'; 3.5 Developments after 1945; Bibliography; 4 Judicialization: A sociohistorical perspective (lessons and questions from the French Fifth Republic); 4.1 A judicial revolution? 4.2 'Judicialization' as a grid for sociohistorical analysis4.3 A starting point: the instauration of the Fifth Republic in France and the 'Crisis of Law'; 4.4 Historical conditions of possibility: the aggorniamentoof the legal professions; 4.5 Conditions of coalescence: 'judicialization' as social configuration; Bibliography; 5 Towards a sociology of intermediary institutions: the role of law in corporatism, neo-corporatism and governance; 5.1 Introduction; 5.2 A methodological and theoretical recalibration; 5.3 The common function of corporatism, neo-corporatism and governance. 5.4 Beyond the state/society dichotomy5.5 Structural transformations; 5.6 The organisational infrastructure: organisations, networks and social roles; 5.7 The transformation of law; 5.8 Conclusion; Bibliography; Part II Law and Europe's ideological transformations; 6 Private, public and collective: the twentieth century in Italy from fascism to democracy; 6.1 Looking for a new order; 6.2 The doctrine of totalitarianism; 6.3 Social and individual law; 6.4 The end of fascist corporatism; 6.5 Democratic life and 'new corporatism'; 6.6 Conclusion; Bibliography.

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