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Professor Jenkins develops a systematic theory of the origins, the ends, and the functions of law. He then applies this theory to the problems that law encounters and the conditions that it must satisfy if it is to be an effective force in society.

Originally published in 1980.

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Table of Contents

  1. Cover
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  1. Title Page, Copyright
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  1. CONTENTS
  2. p. vii
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  1. PREFACE
  2. pp. ix-xii
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  1. ACKNOWLEDGMENTS
  2. pp. xiii-xiv
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  1. Ι THE CONTEXT OF POSITIVE LAW
  2. pp. 3-19
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  1. II THE CONCEPT OF ORDER
  2. pp. 20-29
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  1. III THE MATRIX OF POSITIVE LAW
  2. pp. 30-42
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  1. IV THE FIELD OF LEGAL ACTION
  2. pp. 43-62
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  1. V THE MODES OF LAW
  2. pp. 63-75
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  1. VI THE CONTINUITY OF LAW
  2. pp. 76-95
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  1. VIl THE BEING OF POSITIVE LAW
  2. pp. 96-108
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  1. VIIl THE GENESIS OF POSITIVE LAW
  2. pp. 109-117
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  1. IX THE CONDITIONS OF LEGAL EFFECTIVENESS
  2. pp. 118-125
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  1. Χ VALUES AND THE LAW
  2. pp. 126-152
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  1. ΧΙ AUTHORITY, LEADERSHIP,AND LAW
  2. pp. 153-191
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  1. XII LEGAL OBLIGATION
  2. pp. 192-213
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  1. XIII LAW AS SOCIAL ENGINEERING
  2. pp. 214-240
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  1. XIV THE CONCEPT OF RIGHTS
  2. pp. 241-267
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  1. XV HUMAN RIGHTS AND THEIR IMPLEMENTATION
  2. pp. 268-311
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  1. XVl LAW AND THE IMAGE OF MAN
  2. pp. 312-323
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  1. XVII USTICE AS IDEAL AND IDEOLOGY
  2. pp. 324-335
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  1. XVIII SOCIAL JUSTICE AND LEGAL JUSTICE
  2. pp. 336-369
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  1. XIX LAW AND THE SOCIAL ORDER
  2. pp. 370-384
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  1. INDEX
  2. pp. 385-390
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Additional Information

ISBN
9781400854653
MARC Record
OCLC
889247292
Pages
408
Launched on MUSE
2015-01-01
Language
English
Open Access
No
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