Book Volume 93 2011

Law and Democracy in Neil MacCormick's Legal and Political Theory

The Post-Sovereign Constellation


ISBN: 978-90-481-8941-0 (Print) 978-90-481-8942-7 (Online)

Table of contents (13 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xxii

  2. A Life In Law And Politics

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

    2. Chapter

      Pages 3-14

      The Cosmopolitan Local

  3. The Seven Big Themes In Maccormick’s Legal And Political Theory

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 15-15

    2. Chapter

      Pages 17-24

      MacCormick on MacCormick

  4. The Limits Of Law

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 25-25

    2. Chapter

      Pages 27-53

      Juridification from Below: The Dynamics of MacCormick’s Institutional Theory of Law

    3. Chapter

      Pages 55-67

      Reform and Tradition: Changes and Continuities in Neil MacCormick’s Concept of Law

    4. Chapter

      Pages 69-91

      The Master Rule, Normativity, and the Institutional Theory of Law

  5. Jurisprudence

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 93-93

    2. Chapter

      Pages 95-106

      Some Reflections on the Relationship Between Law and Morality – Neil MacCormick’s Point of View

    3. Chapter

      Pages 107-131

      Legal Judgment and Moral Reservation

    4. Chapter

      Pages 133-155

      Are We Beyond Sovereignty? The Sovereignty of Processes and the Democratic Legitimacy of the European Union

  6. Legal Argumentation

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 157-157

    2. Chapter

      Pages 159-182

      Coherence and Post-sovereign Legal Argumentation

  7. The Constitution(S) Of The European Union

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 183-183

    2. Chapter

      Pages 185-209

      Legal Pluralism in the European Union

    3. Chapter

      Pages 211-241

      From Constitutional Pluralism to a Pluralistic Constitution? Constitutional Synthesis as a MacCormickian Constitutional Theory of European Integration

  8. Post-Sovereign Nationalism

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 243-243

    2. Chapter

      Pages 245-259

      Nation-States vs. Nation-Regions in the Post-sovereign European Polity

    3. Chapter

      Pages 261-286

      Nationalism, Patriotism and Diversity – Conceptualising the National Dimension in Neil MacCormick’s Post-sovereign Constellation

  9. Back Matter

    Pages 287-295