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By Vernon Valentine Palmer, Mohamed Y. Mattar

ISBN-10: 1472431065

ISBN-13: 9781472431066

Advancing felony scholarship within the sector of combined felony structures, in addition to comparative legislation extra quite often, this ebook expands the comparative examine of the world's criminal households to these of jurisdictions containing not just combinations of universal and civil legislation, but additionally to these blending Islamic and/or conventional criminal platforms with these derived from universal and/or civil legislations traditions.With contributions from best specialists of their fields, the booklet takes us a ways past the standard concentration of comparative legislation with research of a large diversity of nations, together with particularly ignored and under-researched components. The dialogue is positioned in the broader context of the continued improvement and evolution of combined criminal structures opposed to the ongoing tides of globalization at the one hand, and nonetheless the emergence of Islamic governments in a few components of the center East, the demands a criminal prestige for Islamic legislations in a few eu international locations , and the expanding concentrate on conventional and common norms of governance in post-colonial contexts. The ebook may be a useful resource for college kids and researchers operating within the parts of comparative legislation, criminal pluralism, the evolution of combined felony structures, and the influence of colonialism on modern criminal structures. it is going to even be a huge source for policy-makers and analysts.

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Whereas law implied within the well-established conception of the legal system is identified with state legislation, legal tradition seems not to rely on formalistic and conceptual views of law and goes beyond the idea that the state enjoys a monopoly in law production. This approach is not formalistic, and it stresses the value of time as a key factor to understand law instead of the value of space, which is closely linked to the idea of the state as the only possible lawmaker. More than other concepts, tradition would be able to highlight the role played by society in shaping its legal system.

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While Hussin’s emphasis on power is also important here, her use of hybridity and mixed legal system (as synonymous with legal pluralism) is unusual. Of course, so is my use of hybridity. 11 Given the iura and legis distinction, with the latter linked to formally enacted law of an authority, jurality might be a better choice. Compare the “multiple sites of legal normativity (polyjuralism)” discussed in Macdonald and MacLean (2005: 727n14). See also Macdonald and MacLean (2005: 732n32). Jean Carbonnier (1977) also uses the term internormativity.

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