Wacks, Raymond,

Understanding jurisprudence : an introduction to legal theory / Raymond Wacks, BA, LLB, LLM, LLd, MLitt, PhD, Emeritus Professor of Law and Legal Theory. - Fourth edition. - New York, NY : Oxford University Press, [2015] - xx, 380 pages ; 25 cm

Includes bibliographical references and index.

What's it all about? -- Natural law and morality -- Classical legal positivism -- Modern legal positivism -- Dworkin and the moral integrity of law -- Legal realism -- Law and social theory -- Historical and anthropological jurisprudence -- Theories of justice -- Rights -- Why obey the law? -- Why punish? -- Critical legal theory -- Feminist and critical race theory -- Jurisprudence understood?

9780198723868 (pbk.) 0198723865 (pbk.)

2014949671

K230.W29 / A38 2015

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