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Author Husa, Jaakko.

Title A new introduction to comparative law / Jaakko Husa.

Published Oxford ; Portland, OR : Hart Pub., 2015.

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Location Call No. Status
 UniM Law  KB 100 HUSA    DUE 25-11-19
Physical description xii, 284 pages ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents 1 Introduction 1 -- I About this Book 2 -- II Legal Culture in Focus 3 -- III Structure of the Book 5 -- 2 Comparative Law as a Discipline-A Short History 6 -- I History of Comparative Law in a Nutshell 6 -- II Comparative Law in the Twenty-first Century 9 -- 3 Comparative Law-Definitions and Distinctions 16 -- I Challenge of Further Definition 17 -- II Comparative Study of Law 19 -- III Theory of Comparative Law 24 -- 4 Comparative Law-One of the Legal Disciplines 29 -- I Part of a Larger Field of Knowledge 29 -- II A Member of the Family of Legal Studies 30 -- III Comparison and Fields of Law 48 -- IV Difficulty of Demarcation 55 -- 5 Why Compare? 58 -- I Starting Points-Creating Added Value 59 -- II Comparison as a Cross-border Form of Knowledge Acquisition 60 -- III Comparison as Thinking Outside the Box 66 -- IV Basic Knowledge-interests 70 -- V Integrativity and Contradictivity 71 -- VI Practical v Theoretical Approach 86 -- VII Pedagogical-Comparison in Teaching and Learning Law 91 -- 6 Basic Strategies in Comparison 96 -- I Introduction 96 -- II Scope-From Macro to Micro 100 -- III In Time and Space-The Time Dimension 104 -- IV Quantity 108 -- V Diversity of Legal Systems-Transnationality 110 -- VI Cultural Dimensions and their Overlapping 114 -- VII Methodological Choices of Theoretical Nature 117 -- VIII Functionality-Functional Comparative Law 118 -- IX Structural Dimension 127 -- X Systematic Approach 133 -- XI Critical Study Approaches-Two Examples 135 -- XII Depth of the Study-Decisiveness of the Knowledge-interest 140 -- XIII Research Ethics 143 -- XIV Comparative Methodology-Heuristics? 145 -- 7 Comparing-Differences and Similarities 147 -- I Need for a Yardstick for Comaprison-Tertium Comparationis 148 -- II Differences and Similarities 154 -- III Culture and Explanation 157 -- IV Economic Factors 163 -- V Historical Factors 165 -- VI Geography and Climate 174 -- VII Other Factors 177 -- VIII Differences between Explanatory Factors 179 -- IX Presumption of Similarity? 181 -- 8 Comparison-Obstacles and Difficulties 187 -- I Comparative Research-Between the Familiar and the Foreign 187 -- II Research Data Related Problems 189 -- III Pitfalls in Research-material Processing and Analysis 193 -- IV Side-step to Theory: Comparing Laws, but what Laws? 200 -- V Legal Comparison-A Particularly Risky Business? 205 -- VI Comparision as a Learning Process 207 -- 9 Macro-comparison 210 -- I Basic Blocks of Macro-comparison 211 -- II Constructing Macro-constructs 220 -- III Grouping Legal Systems 224 -- IV Macro-constructs and Methodology 237 -- V Finally 241 -- 10 Legal Evolution? 242 -- I Is there Evolution in Law? 243 -- II Problems in Macro-comparision 247 -- III Limits of Legal Evolution? 250 -- 11 Groupings, Classifications, Categories 253 -- I Technical Criteria 255 -- II General Requirements 257 -- III History-related Factors 259 -- IV Nature of Legal Thinking (Legal Mentality) 260 -- V Factors Related to Societal Ideology 265 -- VI Cultural Factors 268 -- VII Finally 271.
Subject Comparative law.
ISBN 9781849467964
184946796X