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Author Nelken, David
Title Adapting Legal Cultures : Adapting Legal Cultures
Imprint London : Bloomsbury Publishing Plc, 2001
©2001
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Edition 1st ed
Descript 1 online resource (288 pages)
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Series Oñati International Series in Law and Society Ser. ; v.v. 5
Oñati International Series in Law and Society Ser
Note Half Title Page -- Half Title verso -- Title Page -- Title Page verso -- Series Editors' Foreword -- Preface -- Contents -- Contributors -- Part One: Theorising Legal Adaptation -- Introduction -- 1. Towards a Sociology of Legal Adaptation -- I. COMPETING APPROACHES TO THE STUDY OF LEGAL TRANSFERS -- I I. ADAPTING LEGAL CULTURES: IDENTIFYING THE ISSUES -- I I I. WHAT MAKES A LEGAL ADAPTATION SUCCESSFUL? -- REFERENCES -- 2. What "Legal Transplants"? -- "LEGAL TRANSPLANT" EXPLORED -- RULE EXAMINED -- OBJECTIONS -- RULE AND MEANING -- RULE AS CULTURE -- COMPARATIVE LEGAL STUDIES AND UNDERSTANDING -- "LEGAL TRANSPLANTS" RECONSIDERED -- TO RECAPITULATE -- THE POLITICS OF "LEGAL TRANSPLANTS" -- COMPARATIVE LEGAL STUDIES OTHERWISE -- REFERENCES -- 3. Is There a Logic of Legal Transplants? -- COMPARATIVE LAW AND LEGAL SOCIOLOGY -- A LOGIC IN SEARCH OF A THEORY -- LEGAL TRANSPLANTS AND LAW'S COMMUNITIES -- SOME SOCIAL FRAMEWORKS OF LEGAL CHANGE -- CONCLUSION -- REFERENCES -- 4. Some Comments on Cotterrell and Legal Transplants -- COTTERRELL AND THE THEORY OF COMMUNITY -- 5. State Formation and Legal Change: On the Impact of International Politics -- INTRODUCTION -- THE STATE AT THE INTERSECTION OF NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL POLITICS -- A STATE-CENTRED PERSPECTIVE ON LAW -- ADAPTING TO INTERNATIONAL POLITICAL INFLUENCES -- THE STATE IN THE STUDY OF COURTS AND LITIGATION -- THE POLITICS OF PROCEDURE -- CONCLUSIONS -- REFERENCES -- 6. From Globalisation of Law to Law under Globalisation -- GLOBALISATION AND THE TRANSNATIONAL RULE OF LAW -- COUNTERTENDENCIES: BACKLASH AND RESISTANCE -- STRUCTURAL CORRELATES OF GLOBALISATION: DE-DIFFERENTIATION AND NETWORK FORMATION -- CONCLUSION -- REFERENCES -- Part Two: Case-studies of Legal Adaptation -- Introduction -- 7. The Still-birth and Re-birth of Product Liability in Japan -- INTRODUCTION
STILL-BIRTH: THE LATE 1960S AND EARLY 1970S -- REBIRTH: THE LATE 1980S AND THE EARLY 1990S -- CONCLUSIONS -- REFERENCES -- 8. The Empty Space of the Modern in Japanese Law Discourse -- LAW'S RECEPTION AND MODERNISATION -- HISTORICAL BACKGROUND AND LOW MOBILISATION OF LAW -- CONSTITUTIVE ROLE OF THE LAW IN MODERNISATION -- MODERNISATION SCHOOL -- CONSEQUENCES OF THE ABSENCE OF THE MODERN -- REFERENCES -- 9. Comparative Law and Legal Transplantation in South East Asia: Making Sense of the "Nomic Din -- INTRODUCTION -- COMPARATIVE LAW AND SOUTH EAST ASIA -- LEGAL TRANSPLANTATION IN THE HISTORY OF SOUTH EAST ASIA -- SOME COMMENTS ON LEGAL CONFLICTS AND "RECEPTION" -- RECONSTRUCTING SOUTH EAST ASIAN LEGALITY -- CONCLUSIONS -- REFERENCES -- 10. Marketisation, Public Service and Universal Service -- THE ANGLO-AMERICAN TRADITION AND UNIVERSAL SERVICE -- THE FRENCH CULTURE OF PUBLIC SERVICE -- TRANSPLANTING CULTURES? THE ROLE OF THE EUROPEAN UNION -- CONCLUSION -- REFERENCES -- 11. The Import and Export of Law and Legal Institutions: International Strategies in National Palace Wars -- SUCCESSFUL TRANSPLANTS -- UNSUCCESSFUL TRANSPLANTS -- COMPLICATIONS: MISTRANSLATIONS, DOUBLE AGENTS, PALACE WARS AND SELF-FULFILLING PROPHESIES -- CONCLUSIONS -- REFERENCES -- 12. The Vultures Fly East: the Creation and Globalisation of the Distressed Debt Market -- THE INSOLVENCY FIELD -- THE LONDON APPROACH -- THE DISTRESSED DEBT MARKET -- THE MARKET MOVES ON -- VULTURES AND THE LONDON APPROACH -- REFERENCES -- Index
This book looks at the theory and practice of legal borrowing and adaptation in different areas of the world and offers a range of valuable insights
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Link Print version: Nelken, David Adapting Legal Cultures : Adapting Legal Cultures London : Bloomsbury Publishing Plc,c2001 9781841132914
Subject Law -- History.;Law -- Interpretation and construction
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Alt Author Feest, Johannes
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