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Comparative law in a global context

the legal systems of Asia and Africa

by Werner Menski

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Published by Cambridge University Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Comparative law.,
  • Law -- Philosophy.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementWerner Menski.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsK559 .M46 2006
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3403465M
    ISBN 100521858593, 0521675294
    LC Control Number2005018618

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    Studies in Africa 1 INTRODUCTION Comparative legal studies1 is the art of comparing legal systems with a view to, among other things, investigating the historical and philosophical issues relating to law and establishing a better regime in international relations.2 Methodology, which is the noun from which 'methodological' is derived, has been defined by theCited by: 1. Comparative law is the study of differences and similarities between the law (legal systems) of different specifically, it involves the study of the different legal "systems" (or "families") in existence in the world, including the common law, the civil law, socialist law, Canon law, Jewish Law, Islamic law, Hindu law, and Chinese law.

    But comparative law seems unusual in as much as it is often reduced to a method – and this, by comparatists themselves for whom comparative law would be a strictly methodo-logical endeavour. In a remark made on the occasion of a debate at the international conference on comparative law in Paris, Frederick Pollock thus defended the view that. Read the individual in the international legal system cambridge studies in international and comparative law online, read in mobile or Kindle. Comparative Law In A Global Context. Author: Werner F is an innovative volume that foregrounds interpretation as central to the generation of legal meaning in international law. The book.


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