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Title Symbolic Legislation Theory and Developments in Biolaw [electronic resource].

Published [Switzerland] : Springer Verlag 2016.


Location Call No. Status
Physical description 1 online resource.
Series Legisprudence library ; volume 4
Legisprudence library ; volume 4.
Springer English/International eBooks 2016 - Full Set
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Preface: New Challenges; References; Contents; Contributors; Chapter 1: Introduction: Symbolic Dimensions of Biolaw; 1.1 A Short History of Symbolic Legislation; 1.2 Symbolic Legislation in a New Context: Biolaw; 1.3 Structure of the Book; 1.4 Part I: Symbolic Legislation: The Symbolic Quality of Law; 1.4.1 Theme; 1.4.2 Contributions; 1.5 Part II: Symbolic Approaches to Biolaw: Biolaw as a Symbolic Order; 1.5.1 Theme; 1.5.2 Contributions; 1.6 Part III: Legislative Strategies: Regulating Biomedical Developments from a Symbolic Perspective; 1.6.1 Theme; 1.6.2 Contributions; 1.7 Final Note
Chapter 3: The Emerging Interactionist Paradigm and the Ideals of Democracy and Rule of Law3.1 Introduction; 3.2 The Emerging Interactionist Paradigm; 3.3 Interactive Legislation ; 3.4 Democracy; 3.5 The Rule of Law; References; Chapter 4: How Law Matters: Sociological Reflections on the Symbolic Dimension of Legislation; 4.1 Introduction; 4.2 Communicative Legislation: The Superior Status of Legislator's Arguments; 4.3 Coercion and Positivity as Building-Blocks of Dialogue (Habermas); 4.4 Alternative Bases of Compliance; 4.4.1 Signal-Effects
4.4.2 Law as an Assistant to Change Behavioral Norms4.5 Final Remarks; References; Chapter 5: The Tension Between the Functions of Law: Ending Conflict Versus Dynamics; 5.1 Introduction; 5.2 Communicative Approaches to Law; 5.2.1 Interactive Legislative Approach; Basic Grounds ; Consensus Versus Controversies; 5.2.2 Criticism of Communicative Approaches to Law; 5.3 Tension; 5.3.1 Addressing the Tension; 5.4 Discussion; References; Chapter 6: Symbolic Legislation and Authority; 6.1 One (Too) Simple Story; 6.2 Two Dimensions of Symbolic Legislation
6.3 Three Dimensions of Political Authority6.3.1 Three Types of Authority; 6.3.2 Coherent Theory of Authority; 6.4 Four Analytical Configurations; 6.5 Crisis of Authority?; References; Chapter 7: On Legal Symbolism in Symbolic Legislation: A Systems Theoretical Perspective; 7.1 Introduction; 7.2 In Search of a vinculum functionale: On the Philosophy of Symbolic Forms; 7.3 The Law's Symbolic Function: On the Sociological Functionalism; 7.4 The Historical Legal Metaphor of 'the Spirit of the Laws,' Its Symbolism and Critique
Other author Klink, Bart van. Editor.
Van Beers, Britta Editor.
Poort, Lonneke Editor.
SpringerLink issuing body.
Subject Biomedical engineering -- Law and legislation.
Electronic books.
ISBN 9783319333656 (electronic bk.)
3319333658 (electronic bk.)