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LEGAL SEMIOTICS MONOGRAPHS, Vol. VI


Law and Power
Critical and Socio-Legal Essays


ed. Kaarlo Tuori, Zenon Bankowski and Jyrki Uusitalo

Kaarlo Tuori is Professor of Administrative Law at the University of Helsinki
Zenon Bankowski is Professor of Legal Theory at the University of Edinburgh
Jyrki Uusitalo is a Researcher at the National Research Institute of Legal Policy in Helsinki

This collection of papers, revised from the proceedings of an invited conference held in Helsinki, explores many aspects of the signification and significance of power in law, in the light of current jurisprudential and postmodernist debates


This book will be essential reading for advanced students and researchers in jurisprudence and political science

A limited supply of free offprints is available (while stocks last; no more than one per person). e-mail us with your postal address and identify the article you request.

CONTENTS
I: Law and Power: Theoretical Perspectives

Kaarlo Tuori, Law, Power and Critique.
Sakari Hänninen, Power as Relation Abstract
Alan Hunt, The Politics of Law and the Law of Politics
Peter Fitzpatrick, Relational Power and the Limits of Law Abstract
Kevät Nousiainen, Interfaces of Law
Gunther Teubner, The Two Faces of Janus: Rethinking Legal Pluralism
Tim Murphy, The Boundaries of the Legal.

II: Law and Power: Some Applications

Zenon Bankowski, The Institution of Law
Philippe Gérard, Democracy and the Legitimacy of Law. Abstract
Frances Olsen, The Sex of Power
Margareta Bertilsson, Law, Power, and Risk: A Subversive Reflection
Britt-Mari Blegvad, Trust and Law: Establishing Norms and Structural Frameworks for Interaction and Dispute Treatment in Business.

III: Beyond Law and Power

Ari Hirvonen, Antigone: The Love of the Goddess of Justice
Kjell Sevón, The Simple Touch of Power
Costas Douzinas and Ronnie Warrington, Law's Others


ISBN 0-9528938-0-0 (cloth bound) , Pp.298, Published March 1997

 

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