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Unlocking legal theory

Chapter


Abstract


  • In this chapter we will spend some time sketching out the legal theories

    that form the foundational grammar and vocabulary of the law that are explored

    in this book. We confine ourselves to those theories that are so long-standing

    that they are part and parcel of the law itself and those theories which triggered

    fundamental rethinks about law and the way it is understood. In a sense, these

    theories sit in the background, against which other legal theories are constructed

    and framed. But before we start looking at them, we would like you to look at

    something that has nothing to do with law at all. We want you to look at a series

    of photographs of a gate.

Publication Date


  • 2014

Edition


  • 2

Citation


  • Leiboff, M. (2014). Unlocking legal theory. In M. Leiboff & M. Thomas (Eds.), Legal Theories: Contexts and Practices (pp. 31-62). Australia: Thomson Reuters.

International Standard Book Number (isbn) 13


  • 9780455231051

Ro Metadata Url


  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/lhapapers/1610

Book Title


  • Legal Theories: Contexts and Practices

Start Page


  • 31

End Page


  • 62

Place Of Publication


  • Australia

Abstract


  • In this chapter we will spend some time sketching out the legal theories

    that form the foundational grammar and vocabulary of the law that are explored

    in this book. We confine ourselves to those theories that are so long-standing

    that they are part and parcel of the law itself and those theories which triggered

    fundamental rethinks about law and the way it is understood. In a sense, these

    theories sit in the background, against which other legal theories are constructed

    and framed. But before we start looking at them, we would like you to look at

    something that has nothing to do with law at all. We want you to look at a series

    of photographs of a gate.

Publication Date


  • 2014

Edition


  • 2

Citation


  • Leiboff, M. (2014). Unlocking legal theory. In M. Leiboff & M. Thomas (Eds.), Legal Theories: Contexts and Practices (pp. 31-62). Australia: Thomson Reuters.

International Standard Book Number (isbn) 13


  • 9780455231051

Ro Metadata Url


  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/lhapapers/1610

Book Title


  • Legal Theories: Contexts and Practices

Start Page


  • 31

End Page


  • 62

Place Of Publication


  • Australia