Globalisation and the Western legal tradition

recurring patterns of law and authority
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Cambridge University Press , Cambridge, UK, New York
Law -- History., Law -- Europe -- History., Globalization., State, The -- History., Law -- Philos
StatementDavid B. Goldman.
SeriesLaw in context
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LC ClassificationsK150 .G65 2007
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 362 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18518831M
ISBN 100521688493
ISBN 139780521688499
LC Control Number2008273132

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Globalisation and the Western Legal Tradition What can ‘globalisation’ teach us about law in the Western tradition. This important new work seeks to explore that question by analysing key ideas and events in the Western legal tradition, including the Papal Revolution, the Protestant Reformations and the Enlightenment.

Addressing the role of File Size: KB. This title seeks to explore what globalisation can teach us about Western legal tradition by looking at seminal events. Addressing the role of law, morality and politics, it looks at the creation of orders which offer the possibility of global harmony and considers the unification of international commerce.

events in the Western legal tradition, including the Papal Revolution, the Protestant Reformations and the Enlightenment. Addressing the role of law, morality and politics, it looks at the creation of orders which offer the possibi-lity for global harmony, in particular the United Nations and the European Union.

It also considers the unification of international commercial laws in the. This new work seeks to explore that question by analysing key ideas and events in the Western legal tradition, including the Papal Revolution, the Protestant Reformations and the Enlightenment.

Addressing the role of law, morality and politics, it looks at the creation of orders which offer the possibility for global harmony, including the United Nations and the European by: 9. The roots of modern Western legal institutions and concepts go back nine centuries to the papal revolution, when the Western church established its political and legal unity and its independence from emperors, kings, and feudal lords.

Out of this upheaval came the Western idea of integrated legal systems developed over generations and centuries. Western Legal Traditions – A Comparison of Civil Law & Common Law conveniently commences with a refresher of the theoretical underpinnings of legal systems generally, as well as the common law and civil methods.

The book then considers the solutions which have been adopted by various common and civil law to issues such as the imposition of a duty to rescue, wrongful life and birth suits, and a. About Globalisation, Law and the State. Globalisation, Law and the State begins – as is customary in globalisation literature – with an acknowledgement of the definitional difficulties associated with globalisation.

Rather than labour the point, the book identifies some economic, political and cultural dimensions to the phenomenon and uses these to analyse existing and emerging challenges. "The homogenizing influences of globalization that are most often condemned by the new nationalists and by cultural romanticists are actually positive; globalization promotes integration and the removal not only of cultural barriers but of many of the negative dimensions of culture.

Globalization is a vital step toward both a more stable world and. Globalization from Below (Cambridge University Press, ). David B. Goldman, Globalization and the Western Legal Tradition: Recurring Patterns of Law and Authority (Cambridge University Press, ).

David Held, A Globalizing World.

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Culture, Economics, Politics (). Globalization Studies and Editor-in-Chief of the journal Age of Globalization (in Russian). His academic interests are connected with the analysis of problems of globalization and modernization. His published research includes topics such as forecasting world political change, social Missing: Legal Tradition.

In this volume dedicated to medieval canon law expert Kenneth Pennington, leading scholars from around the world discuss the contribution of medieval church law to the origins of the western legal tradition. Thus, globalization, which is a replication of the American and/or Western cultural tradition (Beck, ; Berger, ), is considered a destructive force, a recipe for cultural disaster (Jaja, ) and an assault on local cultures which the latter are not able to withstand or resist (Berger, ).

This is presumably due to the fact that Cited by: 4. “The fact that the United States has political, economic, and legal structures that do indeed create incentives to control hazards (in the workplace) is one the reasons the corporations have moved to Latin America and Asia.” ― Vincent A.

Gallagher, The True Cost of Low Prices: The Violence of Globalization. Modernisation theory set the model with the assumption that as each non-Western nation eventually became modernised it would move up the hierarchy and duplicate or absorb the dominant culture to the extent that ultimately every locality would display the cultural ideals, images and artifacts of the dominant way of life; Western or American Cited by: 1.

Popular Globalisation Books Showing of The World Is Flat: A Brief History of the Twenty-first Century (Hardcover) by. Thomas L. Friedman (shelved 9 times as globalisation) avg rating — 94, ratings — published Want to Read saving Want to Read Missing: Legal Tradition. This paper aims to discuss the impact of the paradigm of global culture on African tradition particularly on the role of African traditional women in conflict prevention and : Alphonse Kasongo.

Kishore Mahbubani 's book entitled The Great Convergence: Asia, the West, and the Logic of One World (Public Affairs), is very optimistic.

It proposes that a new global civilization is being created. The majority of non-Western countries admire and adhere to Western living standards. Globalization, of course, does more than simply increase the availability of foreign-made consumer products and disrupt traditional producers.

It is also increasing international trade in cultural products and services, such as movies, music, and publications. The expansion of trade in cultural products is increasing the exposure of all.

Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My libraryMissing: Legal Tradition. Globalization is often seen as global Westernization.

On this point, there is substantial agreement among many proponents and opponents. Those who take an upbeat view of globalization see it as a marvelous contribution of Western civilization to the world.

From the opposite perspective, Western dominance — sometimes seen as a continuation of Missing: Legal Tradition. Globalization largely refers to the movement toward an integrated global economy, marked by the free exchange of goods and capital.

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In popular discourse, Globalization is often related to the Internet revolution, the neo-liberal or free-market economies and the predominantly western political, economic and cultural g: Legal Tradition.

discuss the crisis of the Western legal tradition in the twentieth century, including the impact of the Russian Revolution and the World Wars, and the future of the Western legal tradition as we enter a new millennium, in which a multi-cultural West and East and North and South are beginning to forge a new tradition of world.

Across much of the Western world, this backlash has been exacerbated by the legacy of the post-Lehman mega-recession. The crisis itself was caused by a twin policy mistake – inflating a big credit bubble until and then letting it burst in a way that triggered the worst recession in most developed countries in almost 80 : Holger Schmieding.

Globalisation and legal scholarship. William Twining1 It is an honour to be invited to deliver the Montesquieu Lecture.

It is also a pleasure for two specific reasons. First, I consider myself to be a Montesquieuite in spirit, if not in detail.

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Montesquieu was very. CULTURE, TRADITION, CUSTOM, LAW AND GENDER EQUALITY MJ Maluleke* Culture is like an umbrella under which some people like to hide from rain, and also to shade themselves from the sun. But sometimes you need to fold it.** 1 Introduction Traditional cultural practices reflect the values and beliefs held by members of a.

Globalization is seen as a major threat to tradition. Where religion is far more traditional in its practice, the defense of religion also conflicts with the acceptance of modernization. Third, the two factors that supposedly make globalization attractive are those of benefits and cultural synthesis.

This work brings together eight linked essays which make the case for a revival of general jurisprudence in response to the challenges of globalisation, explores how far the heritage of Anglo-American jurisprudence and comparative law is adequate to meeting the challenges, and puts forward an agenda for general jurisprudence and comparative law, especially in the English-speaking world in the Buy the book: $ used $ new (60% off) $.

Religious Legal Systems. Comparative Law in a Global Context: The Legal Systems of Asia and Africa. 2nd ed. New York: Cambridge University Press, the first five books of what the Christian western tradition calls the Pentateuch or first five books of what came to be the Bible.

While the status in Biblical and form-based criticism.tive legal traditions, such as Russia and Japan, that sought to reform their legal systems in order to gain economic and political power comparable to that of Western European nation-states.

To an American familiar with the terminology. and process of our legal system, which is based on Eng-lish common law, civil law systems can be unfamiliarFile Size: 1MB.Given these influences and the imprecise nature of the term "Western", the scholar of esotericism Kennet Granholm has argued that academics should cease referring to "Western esotericism" altogether, instead simply favouring "esotericism" as a descriptor of this phenomenon.