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By Werner F. Menski

ISBN-10: 0511169248

ISBN-13: 9780511169243

ISBN-10: 0521858593

ISBN-13: 9780521858595

Now in its moment variation, this textbook offers a severe rethinking of the research of comparative legislations and felony conception in a globalising global, and proposes a brand new version. It highlights the inadequacies of present Western theoretical techniques in comparative legislations, foreign legislation, felony conception and jurisprudence, in particular for learning Asian and African legislation, arguing that they're too parochial and eurocentric to fulfill worldwide demanding situations. Menski argues for combining smooth common legislations theories with positivist and socio-legal traditions, construction an interactive, triangular inspiration of felony pluralism. endorsed because the fourth significant method of criminal idea, this version is utilized in analysing the historic and conceptual improvement of Hindu legislation, Muslim legislations, African legislation and chinese language legislation.

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The actual plurality in the field of ‘law’ merely shows that we are not as yet living in the best of all possible worlds and that some societies are progressing faster than others – the stragglers (those who try to resist the laws of history instead of letting themselves be carried along by them towards a glorious future) representing the earlier stages of the development through which the leaders have long passed. Hence the latter are not merely entitled but duty-bound to assist the stragglers in the acceleration of their own advancement.

From a Southern perspective, Doshi (2003: 352) warns: There is no single globalization. There are several globalizations. Its avatar is plural, its processes are historical and its outcomes are varying. And, therefore, instead of calling it globalization, we should call it globalizations. Globalization, the world over, does not have a cakewalk. Challenges given to it are by no means ordinary. There is always a fear that the nation-state would lose its identity and importance. And, who knows, the state itself would die.

15 However modern or post-modern concepts like multivalence, interdependence and global interconnectedness may appear, they are hardly new. One of the leading writers on globalisation, Robertson (2003: 3), cautions that we have no reason to congratulate ourselves today for having invented or created something that people in the past did not realise or could not know: [G]lobalization is more than just McWorld or Westernization. It is about human interconnections that have assumed global proportions and transformed themselves.

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