The republic of choice : law, authority, and culture.
Cambridge : Harvard,1994. Reprint. Paperback. viii,248 pp. Index Condition : very good. ISBN 0674762614[KEYWORDS: RECHT, *, *2016-25 philosophy of law. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 72630
Über diesen Titel:
In this imaginative exploration of modern legal culture, Lawrence Friedman addresses how the contemporary idea of individual rights has altered the legal systems and authority structures of Western societies. Every aspect of law, he argues--from civil rights to personal-injury litigation to divorce law--has been profoundly reshaped, reflecting the power of this concept.
The new individualism is quite different from that of the nineteenth century, which stressed self-control, discipline, and traditional group values. Modern individualism focuses on the individual as the starting and ending point of life and assumes a wide zone of choice. Choice is vital, fundamental: the right to develop oneself, to build up a life uniquely suited to oneself through free, open selection among forms, models, and lifestyles. With striking clarity and force, Friedman demonstrates how the new individualism results from changes in the technological and social framework of society. Loose, unconnected, free-floating, mobile: this is the modern individual, at least in comparison with the immediate past.
Written for the general reader as well as lawyers and legal scholars, The Republic of Choice offers keen and original observations about legal culture and the public consciousness that informs and expresses it.
Über den Autor: Lawrence M. Friedman is Marion Rice Kirkwood Professor of Law at Stanford University and author of many books, including A History of American Law, Crime and Punishment in American History, and American Law in the Twentieth Century.
Titel: The republic of choice : law, authority, and...
Einband: Soft cover
Zahlungsarten, die dieser Verkäufer akzeptiert
Vorauskasse PayPal Rechnung Banküberweisung
Kloof Booksellers & Scientia Verlag
AbeBooks Verkäufer seit 7. Oktober 1999
Condition of the books is VG or better, unless otherwise stated. Returns allowed within 8 days after reception of the book (after prior notification).
Books are subject to prior sale. Orders usually ship within 2-3 business days. Shipping of books outside the EU, or to commercial and institional addresses is at buyers risk. Airmail & insurance rates on request. No discounts possible on orders through Abebooks. The displayed shipping costs are based on books weighing 2.2 LB, or 1 KG. All disputes...
Orders usually ship within 2-3 business days. Shipping of books outside the EU, or to commercial and institional addresses is at buyers risk. Airmail & insurance rates on request. The displayed shipping costs are based on books weighing 2.2 LB, or 1 KG. If your book order is heavy or oversized, we may contact you to let you know extra shipping is required.
Anbieterinformationen: In business since 1923 we are specialized in law, philosophy and other scholarly books from the 16th - 20th century. We also carry a general stock and we have permanently in stock ca. 60.000 titles. Visit only by appointment. Member of ILAB and the NVVA, the Dutch Antiquarian Booksellers Association.