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Bernard S. Jackson, Semiotics and Legal Theory (reprint of 1985 RKP edition)

ISBN 0-9528938-1-9, Pp.xii + 373.

 

CONTENTS

 

Part One: Introduction

 

Chapter 1: Mapping the Issues

 

Part Two: Greimasian Semiotics and Law

 

Chapter 2: Structural Semantics and Legal Language

Chapter 3: The Syntagmatic Level of Legal Discourse

Chapter 4: The Paradigrnatic Level of Legal Discourse

Chapter 5: The 'Legal Grammar'

Chapter 6: Preliminary Conclusions for Legal Theory

 

Part Three Semiotic Presuppositions of Legal Theorists

 

Chapter 7: Hart and the Semiotics of Legal Rules

Chapter 8: MacCormick and the Semiotics of Legal Doctrine

Chapter 9: Dworkin and the Semiotics of Legal Argument

Chapter 10: Kelsen and the Semiotics of Legal Acts

 

Part Four: Conclusions

 

Chapter 11: Pragmatics, Validity and the Unity of the Legal System

Chapter 12: Towards a Semiotic Model of Law

 

Notes

References

 

 

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