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Goldman, David B. Globalisation and the Western Legal Tradition
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David B. Goldman

Globalisation and the Western Legal Tradition

Recurring Patterns of Law and Authority

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What can `globalisation` teach us about law in the Western tradition? This important new work seeks to explore that question by analysing key ideas and events in the W


Taal / Language : English

Inhoudsopgave:
Preface ix
1 Introduction
1
1.1 The Western legal tradition
3
1.2 Patterns of law and authority: from the celestial to the terrestrial
8
1.3 Grand theory in the human sciences
10
1.4 General jurisprudence
12
1.5 Danger and opportunity
16
1.6 Key issues in globalisation and legal theory
19
Part 1: Towards a Globalist Jurisprudence 23
2 Globalisation and the World Revolution
25
2.1 Grappling with globalisation
26
2.2 Globalisation and legal categories
34
2.3 Globalisation as an integrative concept
36
2.4 The sphere of containable disruption
42
2.5 The `World Revolution` and legal theory
48
3 Law and authority in space and time
52
3.1 Normative foundations of a historical jurisprudence
52
3.2 The Space Time Matrix
58
3.3 Law as culture (nomos) and reason (logos)
70
3.4 Law as autobiography in a global world
74
Part 2: A Holy Roman Empire 77
4 The original European community
79
4.1 A rhetorical `holy Roman empire`
80
4.2 Tribalism
81
4.3 Charlemagne`s short-lived political universalism
82
4.4 Christian moral and political universalism
84
4.5 Feudal moral and political diversity
88
4.6 Lessons for a globalist jurisprudence
93
5 Universal law and the Papal Revolution
95
5.1 Apocalypse
96
5.2 The Papal Revolution
97
5.3 Papal supranationality
102
5.4 Legal education and practice in a universe of meaning
106
5.5 Threshold characteristics of the Western legal tradition
111
Part 3: State Formation and Reformation 113
6 Territorial law and the rise of the state
115
6.1 The birth of the state
115
6.2 Legal diversity and universality in the emerging European states
117
6.3 The decline of the Christian commonwealth
128
6.4 The arrival of the state
138
6.5 Lessons for a globalist jurisprudence
142
7 The reformation of state authority
144
7.1 The neglect of the Protestant Reformations by legal theory
144
7.2 Supranationality legislation prior to the Reformations
145
7.3 From `Two Swords` to single sword sovereignty
146
7.4 Protestant legal authority
151
7.5 Understanding the legislative mentality
157
7.6 Religion, Mammon and the spirit of capitalisms
161
7.7 Demystification and globalist jurisprudence
167
Part 4: A Wholly Mammon Empire? 171
8 The constricted universalism of the nation-state
173
8.1 Universalism in a different guise
8.2 The secularisation of international law
75
8.3 The secularisation of the economy
176
8.4 The French juristic vision
75
8.5 The struggle for European community
193
8.6 Globalist jurisprudence and the Enlightenment
194
9 The incomplete authority of the nation-state
196
9.1 The cultural foundation of the nation
196
9.2 Logical aspects of the modern state
202
9.3 The problematic hyphenation of the nation-state
203
9.4 Friendship and self-interest as sources of global allegiance
207
9.5 On the way to authorities differently conceived
210
10 The return of universalist law: human rights and free trade
213
10.1 The quest for order in the World Revolution
214
10.2 The global hegemony of the USA
218
10.3 The preambling quest for human solidarity
220
10.4 Universal human rights
227
10.5 Free trade
240
10.6 Globalist jurisprudence, God and Mammon
247
Part 5: Competing Jurisdictions Case Studies 253
11 The twenty-first century European community
255
11.1 The reconstitution of the European community
256
11.2 EU higher laws
260
11.3 Before and beyond the nation-state: international law as constitutional law
264
11.4 Supranationality and the `democratic deficit`
266
11.5 Political versus cultural community
269
11.6 The global significance of the EU
271
12 International commercial law and private governance
274
12.1 The lex mercatoria
274
12.2 European contract law and codification
282
12.3 Contract and private governance
287
12.4 Private authority and globalist jurisprudence
292
13 Conclusion: what is to be done?
296
13.1 Lions and dragons: revisiting celestial and terrestrial patterns of authority
298
13.2 Revisiting the concept of globalisation
303
13.3 Some implications for legal education and practice
304
13.4 The importance of historical consciousness today
311
13.5 Is there anything new under the sun?
315
Bibliography 317
Index 349
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362 pagina's
Januari 2008
743 gram
246 x 172 x 24 mm
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