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Author Lenoble, Jacques
Title Democracy, Law and Governance
Imprint Farnham : Taylor & Francis Group, 2010
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Edition 1st ed
Descript 1 online resource (277 pages)
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Series Studies in Modern Law and Policy
Studies in Modern Law and Policy
Note Cover -- Contents -- List of Tables -- Introduction -- The First Blockage in Democratic Theory -- The Second Blockage in Democratic Theory -- Part I Beyond Hermeneutic and Pragmatist Approaches -- 1 From a Hermeneutic Critique to a Pragmatist Redefinition of the Rule of Recognition -- The Realist Critique -- The Hermeneutic Critique -- Law and Social Recognition -- 2 From a Positivist to a Genetic Approach to the Conventionality of Law -- Pragmatist Positivism's Advances and Limitations, or the Requirements of the Pragmatic Turn in Philosophy of Law -- The Dual Consequences of the Limitations of Pragmatist Positivism -- Part II Beyond Neo-institutionalist and Pragmatist Approaches to Governance -- 3 The First Neo-institutionalist Approach -- 4 The Second Neo-institutionalist Approach -- Background -- The Theoretical Underpinnings of the Approach of Relational and Collaborative Governance Through Dialogue -- 5 Political Pragmatism and Social Attention -- The Contribution of the Linguistic Turn to Political Pragmatism -- The Contribution of the Pragmatist Turn to the Social Sciences -- The Contribution to Political Pragmatism of the Theory of Learning -- From a Pragmatist to a Genetic Approach to Governance -- 6 Towards a Genetic Approach to Governance -- Clarifications about the Use of the Concept of Reflexivity -- The Genetic Approach to Governance -- A Case Study in Applying the Genetic Approach -- Conclusion -- List of References -- Index
Democracy, Law and Governance details the transformation of the modes of governance of contemporary developed democracies and aims to define the conditions required for promoting public interest in their public policy. Firstly, the volume illustrates why a sound theoretical approach to the concept of law results in opening up the theory of law to the debate on governance in the social sciences. Secondly, it reconstructs the underpinnings of recent debate on governance, focusing on the pragmatist turn that has marked efforts to overcome the inadequacies of both the economic and the deliberative approaches. In fulfilling this second goal, it examines the advances yielded by the pragmatist turn as well as its limitations, and concludes by proposing a theoretical approach for dealing with them. This illuminating book applies recent research in both theory of law and theory of governance to deepen the analytic impact of the recent pragmatist revival
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Lenoble, Jacques Democracy, Law and Governance Farnham : Taylor & Francis Group,c2010 9781409403951
Subject Law -- Political aspects -- Philosophy.;Political science -- Philosophy.;Democracy
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Alt Author Maesschalck, Marc
Rogowski, Professor Ralf
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