Series: Social Justice
This book engages with the traditional questions of legal theory but its analysis rests on the contention that ‘law’ is not confined to the state. Despite the increasing range of contemporary approaches to law, nearly all legal theory maintains the presumption that ‘the legal’ is essentially,...
To Be Published January 1st 2016 by Routledge
Series: Critical Concepts in Law
The editor of this new Routledge collection reminds us that ‘property is one of the most unassailable concepts of modern Western legal systems’. The need for individuals and companies to be able to control and manipulate property—including, among other things, rights in land, objects, patents, and...
To Be Published September 15th 2015 by Routledge
Meanings, Histories, Theories
Series: Critical Approaches to Law
This critique of property examines its classical conception: addressing its ontology and history, as well as considering its symbolic aspects and connection to social relations of power. It is organized around three themes: the ways in which concepts of property are symbolically and...
Published November 22nd 2007 by Routledge-Cavendish