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Comparative law: study & application: Comparative:Analysis

Analysis of legal traditions

Is a nation's legal system part of the common law or civil law tradition? Or has history left it mixed? Does it base its norms in whole or in part on divine law or a Marxist legacy? Just some of traditional ways of categorising & analysing...


Where jurisprudence (legal philosophy) meets sociology, anthropology, politics, economics and (legal) history.

Legal pluralism
In brief "the presence in a social field of more than one legal order" (see further John Griffith's article "What is legal pluralism?" (1986) 24 J. Legal Pluralism & Unofficial L. 1)

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Legal polycentricity

Sociological jurisprudence

Law and anthropology

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