Comparative legal studies by Ian F. G. Baxter

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StatementI.F.G. Baxter.
ContributionsUniversity of Toronto. Faculty of Law.
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LC Classificationsf KA B3495 1976
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Pagination2 v. ;
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Table Of Contents. Comparative Law at a Cross-roads 1. Comparative Law and Comparative Legal Studies David Nelken 2. Developing Comparative law Esin Örücü II. New Directions for Comparative Law 3. Globalisation and Comparative Law William Twining 4. Com-paring H. Patrick Glenn 5. Defining and Using the Concept of Legal Culture David Nelken 6.

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Comparative legal studies and its theories 8 The question of understanding Mitchel de S.-O.-l’E. Lasser 9 The same and the different Pierre Legrand 10 The neo-Romantic turn James Q. Whitman 11 The methods and the politics David Kennedy Comparative legal studies and its futures 12 Comparatists and transferability David Nelken.

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