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Luhmann on Law And Politics

Critical Appraisals And Applications (Onati International Series in Law and Society)
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Law, Essays, Jurisprudence & General Issues, History & Theory - General, Congresses, Political aspects, Sociological jurisprudence, System t
ContributionsMichael King (Editor), Chris Thornhill (Editor)
The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
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Open LibraryOL8918362M
ISBN 101841136247
ISBN 139781841136240

Luhmann on Law and Politics: Critical Appraisals and Applications (Oñati International Series in Law and Society) by Michael King (Editor), Chris Thornhill (Editor), David Nelken (Series Editor), Rosemary Hunter (Series Editor) & 1 moreFormat: Hardcover.

'King and Thornhill have written an accessible introduction to Luhmann's theory. They focus on politics and law but also introduce the basic concepts of the general framework of systems theory. The book has many qualities, not least its language, which strive for clarity of expression.

The authors seek to explain and strive to be by:   Luhmann on Law and Politics book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Perhaps more than any other social Luhmann on Law And Politics book in recent history, 4/5(2). Book Description Niklas Luhmann wrote a number of works which have decisively shaped the recent development of legal science as a theoretical discipline.

Luhmann on Law and Politics by Michael King,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.4/5(2). Niklas Luhmann's social theory stands in direct opposition to the dominant " anthropocentric" traditions of legal and political analysis.

King and Thornhill now offer the first comprehensive, critical examination of Luhmann's highly original theory of the operations of the legal and political systems.

'King and Thornhill have written an accessible introduction to Luhmann's theory. They focus on politics and law but also introduce the basic concepts of the general framework of systems theory. The book has many qualities, not least its language, which strive for clarity of expression.

The authors seek to explain and strive to be understood. About Luhmann on Law and Politics Perhaps more than any other social theorist in recent history, Niklas Luhmann's work has aroused extreme, and often antagonistic, responses. It has generated controversies about its political implications, its resolute anti-humanism and its ambitious critique of more established definitions of society, social theory and sociology.

Introduction Niklas Luhmann's social theory stands in direct opposition to the dominant 'anthropocentric' traditions of legal and political analysis.

King and Thornhill now offer the first comprehensive, critical examination of Luhmann's highly original theory of the operations of the legal and political systems. Book Description: Niklas Luhmann () was a German sociologist and system theorist who wrote on law, economics, politics, art, religion, ecology, mass media, and love.

Luhmann advocated a radical constructivism and antihumanism, or "grand theory," to explain society within a. The System Theory of Niklas Luhmann.

although social systems communicate about the environment (e.g. the law system notes and observes changes of the political, educational or economic system), it cannot communicate directly with the environment. Autopoiesis. For Luhmann, the society and all (sub)systems are autopoietic systems.

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A catalogue record for this book is available from the British Library. Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data King, Michael, – Niklas Luhmann’s theory of politics and law / by Michael King & Chris Thornhill.

Niklas Luhmann () was a German sociologist and system theorist who wrote on law, economics, politics, art, religion, ecology, mass media, and love. Luhmann advocated a radical constructivism and antihumanism, or "grand theory," to explain society within a.

Niklas Luhmann () was a German sociologist and system theorist who wrote on law, economics, politics, art, religion, ecology, mass media, and love. Luhmann advocated a radical constructivism and antihumanism, or "grand theory," to explain society within a universal theoretical framework.

Nevertheless, despite being an iconoclast, Luhmann is viewed as a political conservative. The political system is one function system of society, and Luhmann devotes one of his books about individual function systems to the political system, the posthumously published Die Politik der Gesellschaft.

This in itself already carries a message: in Luhmann’s theory, politics is one among many of society’s function by: 2. The 14 best books to read before the general election in the United States.

Dive into candidate memoirs, the Mueller report, and narrative histories to stay informed for November Law Nonfiction Perhaps more than any other social theorist in recent history, Niklas Luhmann's work has aroused extreme, and often antagonistic, responses. It has generated controversies about its political implications, its resolute anti-humanism and its ambitious critique of more established definitions of society, social theory and sociology.

On the whole, Niklas Luhmann: Law, Justice, Society serves both as an introductory text and as a critical response to Luhmann’s theory, and is recommended reading for students and researchers in sociology, law, social sciences, politics and whoever is interested in seeing the influential work of Niklas Luhmann from a critical new by: Luhmann wrote prolifically, with more than 70 books and nearly scholarly articles published on a variety of subjects, including law, economy, politics, art, religion, ecology, mass media, and mater: Harvard University, University of Freiburg.

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This book is an introduction to Niklas Luhmann's social system theory which explains specific functions like economy and mass media from a 3/5(1).

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'King and Thornhill have written an accessible introduction to Luhmann's theory. They focus on politics and law but also introduce the basic concepts of the general framework of systems theory.

The book has many qualities, not least its language, which strive for clarity of expression. The authors seek to explain and strive to be understood/5(4). Law & Society Review () 17(2): 8.

Hubert Rottleuthner 'A Purified Sociology of Law: Niklas Luhmann on the Autonomy of the Legal System.' Law & Society Review () 23(5): 9. Inger-Johanne Sand, 'The Interaction of Society, Politics and Law: The Legal and Communicative Theories of Habermas, Luhmann and Teubner.'.

Pris: kr. Inbunden, Skickas inom vardagar. Köp Niklas Luhmann's Theory of Politics and Law av Michael King, Chris Thornhill på On the whole, Niklas Luhmann: Law, Justice, Society serves both as an introductory text and as a critical response to Luhmann’s theory, and is recommended reading for students and researchers in sociology, law, social sciences, politics and whoever is interested in seeing the influential work of Niklas Luhmann from a critical new perspective.

Get this from a library. Luhmann on law and politics: critical appraisals and applications. [Michael King; C J Thornhill;] -- A collection of essays that provides evidence of Luhmann's extensive and diverse relevance to the issues facing contemporary society.

This. In this volume, Niklas Luhmann, the leading exponent of systems theory, explores its implications for our understanding of law. The volume provides a rigorous application to law of a theory that offers profound insights into the relationships between law and other aspects of contemporary society, including politics, the economy, the media, education, and religion/5.

Luhmann on law and politics: critical appraisals and applications. [Michael King; C J Thornhill;] -- Perhaps more than any other social theorist in recent history, Niklas Luhmann's work has aroused extreme, and often antagonistic, responses. The sociology of law which has evolved within this milieu has had little compulsion to take note of the evolutionary theory of law contained in Luhmann's earlier book.

To this day, Law and Society studies in the United States and Canada tend to be dominated by the lines of analysis that Luhmann set A Sociological Theory of Law up against Author: Hanna, Marc.Utilizing this distinctive theoretical perspective, Luhmann presents a comprehensive catalog of society's reactions to environmental problems.

He investigates the spheres of the economy, law, science, politics, religion, and education to show how these areas relate to environmental issues.5/5(1).follow the pattern set by Luhmann in the mentioned series of books on the economy law, politics, art, religion, and education as social systems.

More specifi cally, I will describe translation qua system with its internal mecha-nisms and then its relationship with other social units.