Legal Spaces: Towards a Topological Thinking of Law by Sabine Müller-Mall

By Sabine Müller-Mall

This e-book is anxious with a primary query in modern felony concept: easy methods to describe international legislation? In addressing this query, the ebook brings jointly positive aspects which are assorted and but hooked up to each other: the conceptual description of up to date legislations at the one hand, and techniques of taking concrete views on legislation however.

The publication presents an invaluable proposal for describing international legislation: considering legislations spatially. It illustrates that house is an idea with the capability to seize the relationality, dynamics, and hybridity of legislations. furthermore, this publication investigates the position of topological considering to find concrete views on legislation.

Legal areas deals an cutting edge and interdisciplinary method of law.

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Law’s Complexity: A Primer. Georgia State University Law Review 24/4, 885–911 (885). 74 See Webb, Julian (2005). Law, Ethics, and Complexity: Complexity Theory & the Normative Reconstruction of Law. Cleveland State Law Review 52, 227–242 (237); Ladeur, Karl-Heinz (1997). Post-modern Constitutional Theory: A Prospect for the Self-Organizing Society. The Modern Law Review 60/5, 617–629 (620); Ruhl, J. B. (2008). Law’s Complexity: A Primer. Georgia State University Law Review 24/4, 885–911 (890). In contrast, explicitly understanding ‘complexity’ in a much broader sense, including ‘complicatedness’, Wright, R.

Brussels: Publications des Faculte´s universitaires St. g. Slaughter, Anne-Marie (2000/2001). The Accountability of Government Networks. Indiana Journal of Global Legal Studies 8, 347–367; Slaughter, Anne-Marie (2004). A New World Order. Princeton: Princeton University Press, pp. 36 and pp. g. Chandler, Seth S. (2005). 58 All of these yield important perspectives on law, for which reason we shall consider them while developing our conceptual approach to law. However, for a global perspective on law, these approaches are not sufficient—because they lack concepts that would make it possible to scale these networks.

Even if this study’s topic is not the concept of law—while searching for a perspective on law, we have to have a notion of what we are looking at. Although the previous sections exposed the central presuppositions for such a perspective on law, there is still a lack of theoretical background. Where do these presuppositions come from? How can we talk about a normative perception-based approach, for example; is law not just a system of positive norms? What is meant by the qualification of these normative perceptions as ‘events’?

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