Self-sufficiency of Law

A Critical-institutional Theory of Social Order

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ISBN: 978-94-007-4297-0 (Print) 978-94-007-4298-7 (Online)

Table of contents (10 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xxix

  2. Law as a complex practice: the rule-based model

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-4

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      Pages 5-18

      Legal Theory as a Scientific Discipline and the Variety of Rules

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      Pages 19-29

      Legal Validity and the Problem of Rule-Acceptance

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      Pages 31-48

      Reflective Acceptance: Reasons for Action and Criterion-Rules

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      Pages 49-63

      The Legal Practice and Its (Vanishing) Borders

  3. Law as a selective practice: the social and the legal

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 65-66

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      Pages 67-97

      The Pluralist Divide

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      Pages 99-112

      Legal Pluralism Revised: Law as the Product of Selection

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      Pages 113-126

      Classic Institutionalism: Jural Reality and Legal Selection

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      Pages 127-145

      Exploring the Jural Continuum

  4. The law as a special practice: legal field and social reality

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 147-149

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      Pages 151-176

      Negotiating Reality: Knowledge and Categories in the Legal Field

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      Pages 177-193

      The Ritual Dimension of Law: Normality, Normativity, and Critique

  5. Back Matter

    Pages 195-216