Poul F. Kjaer

Copenhagen Business School

Solbjerg Plads 3

Frederiksberg C, DK - 2000

Denmark

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1.

Systems in Context: On the Outcome of the Habermas/Luhmann-Debate

Ancilla Iuris, Nos. 66-77, 2006
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 19 Oct 2009 Last Revised: 14 Jan 2012
Poul F. Kjaer
Copenhagen Business School
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Systems Theory, Luhmann, Habermas, German Idealism, Time, Complexity, Hegel, Discourse Theory, Kjaer

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The Structural Transformation of Embeddedness

PP. 85 – 104 in Josef Falke, Christian Joerges (Eds.): Karl Polanyi, Globalisation and the Potential of Law in Transnational Markets (Oxford: Hart Publishing, 2011).
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 30 Nov 2010 Last Revised: 03 Sep 2014
Poul F. Kjaer
Copenhagen Business School
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Polanyi, embeddedness, dis-embeddedness, culture, Hegel, systems theory, economic sociology, corporatism, networks, Kjaer, lifeworld, modernity, globalisation, state and society, functional differentiation, Luhmann, substantialism, re-embedding, stratification, economy and society

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The Concept of the Political in the Concept of Transnational Constitutionalism: A Sociological Perspective

AFTER GLOBALIZATION - NEW PATTERNS OF CONFLICT AND THEIR SOCIOLOGICAL AND LEGAL RECONSTRUCTION, pp. 285 - 321, Christian Jorges & Tommi Ralli, eds., Oslo: Arena Report Series, 2011
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 23 Jun 2011 Last Revised: 19 Jan 2012
Poul F. Kjaer
Copenhagen Business School
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Constitutionalism, constitution, constitutionalization, trans-national law, global law, world law, international organizations, private law, public law, concept of the political, Kjaer, Joerges, Teubner, transparency, accountability, public sphere, representation, world society, Amstutz

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Law of the Worlds - Towards an Inter-Systemic Theory

RECHT ZWISCHEN DOGMATIK UND THEORIE: MARC AMSTUTZ ZUM 50 GEBURTSTAG, pp. 159 - 75, Stefan Keller und Stefan Wiprächtiger, eds., Zürich: Dike Verlag, 2012
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 14 Jan 2012 Last Revised: 23 Feb 2012
Poul F. Kjaer
Copenhagen Business School
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globalization, global law, world law, legal transfer, evolution, inter-systemic, legal theory, interpenetration, world society, Luhmann, cognitive expectations, normative expectations, systems theory, post-structuralism, morality, inter-legality, Marc Amstutz

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The Metamorphosis of the Functional Synthesis: A Continental European Perspective on Governance, Law, and the Political in the Transnational Space

Wisconsin Law Review, Vol. 2010, No. 2, p. 489, 2010
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 31 Aug 2010 Last Revised: 12 Sep 2010
Poul F. Kjaer
Copenhagen Business School
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governance, transnationality, globalization, transnational law, transnational politics, functional differentiation, normative orders, constitutionalism, global order, constitutionalization, multinational companies, international organizations, conflict, transparency, stakeholders, intercontextuality

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Towards a Sociology of Intermediary Institutions: The Role of Law in Corporatism, Neo-Corporatism and Governance

117- 141 in Mikael Rask Madsen and Chris Thornhill (eds.): Law and the Formation of Modern Europe: Perspectives from the Historical Sociology of Law (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2014)
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 08 Aug 2013 Last Revised: 21 Aug 2014
Poul F. Kjaer
Copenhagen Business School
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governance, corporatism, neo-corporatism, europe, historical sociology, sociology of law, economic sociology, political economy, social regulation, institutions, social evolution, networks, organisation, social roles, Philippe Schmitter, historical institutionalism, welfare regulation, state theory

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Three-Dimensional Conflict of Laws in Europe

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 20 Oct 2009 Last Revised: 15 Jan 2014
Poul F. Kjaer
Copenhagen Business School
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Kjaer, European Union, Conflict of Laws, Joerges, Teubner, transnational law, EU, integration, constitutionalization

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Law and Order within and Beyond National Configurations

Normative Orders Working Paper No. 02/2010
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 06 Oct 2010 Last Revised: 18 Oct 2010
Poul F. Kjaer
Copenhagen Business School
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crisis, financial crisis, constitution, constitutionalisation, systems theory, societal constitutionalism, transnational constitutionalism, coalescence, functional differentiation, economic sociology, configurational webs, meaning, transnational politics, stakeholders, transparency, normative order

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Transnational Normative Orders: The Constitutionalism of Intra- and Trans-Normative Law

Indiana Journal of Global Legal Studies, Vol. 20, No. 2, 2013
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 06 Dec 2013
Poul F. Kjaer
Copenhagen Business School
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Constitutionalism, Constitutionalization, Constitution, Transnational, Globalization, Systems Theory, Teubner, Normative Orders, Statehood, International Law, Transnational Law, managerialism, Luhmann, Transfer, Reflexivity, Kjaer, Fair Trade, World Society, Stakeholder, Transnational Politics

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The Under-Complexity of Democracy

SOZIOLOGISCHE JURISPRUDENZ FESTSCHRIFT FÜR GUNTHER TEUBNER, Gralf-Peter Calliess, Andreas Fischer-Lescano, Dan Wielsch, Peer Zumbansen, Hrsg., pp. 531 - 42, Berlin: De Gruyter-Verlag, 2009
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 17 Sep 2010
Poul F. Kjaer
Copenhagen Business School
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democracy, democratic theory, Teubner, Luhmann, Habermas, systems theory, constitutionalism, transnational, legitimacy, autonomy, justification, functional differentiation, Hegel, modernity, steering, nation state, globalization, corporatism, structural coupling, reflexive law

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Constitutionalizing Governing and Governance in Europe

Comparative Sociology, Vol. 9, No. 1, pp. 86-119, 2010
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 18 Dec 2009 Last Revised: 31 Aug 2010
Poul F. Kjaer
Copenhagen Business School
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European integration and constitutionalization, conflict of laws, systems theory, governance, democracy, legitimacy

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Transnational Standards of Social Protection: Contrasting European and International Governance

University of Oslo Centre for European Studies Report No. 5/08, Reconstituting Democracy in Europe Report No. 4
Number of pages: 272 Posted: 18 Oct 2009
Christian Joerges and Poul F. Kjaer
University of Bremen - Faculty of Law and Copenhagen Business School
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International Trade, Social Protection, Human Rights, Services, Governance, WTO, EU, Joerges, Kjaer

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The Societal Function of European Integration in the Context of World Society

Soziale Systeme, Zeitschrift für Soziologische Theorie, Vol. 13, Nos. 1- 2, pp. 367-378, 2007
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 25 Sep 2010
Poul F. Kjaer
Copenhagen Business School
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European integration, world society, functional differentiation, systems theory, constitutionalization, rationality, Luhmann, Europe, structural coupling, globalization, governance, complexity, sociology of law, political sociology

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Embeddedness Through Networks - A Critical Appraisal of the Network Concept in the Oeuvre of Karl-Heinz Ladeur

German Law Journal, Vol. 10, No. 4, pp. 483-499, April 2009
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 18 Oct 2009 Last Revised: 07 Dec 2009
Poul F. Kjaer
Copenhagen Business School
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Kjaer, Ladeur, Networks, Network Theory, European Union, EU Law, Comitology, Reflexivity, Joerges, Proceduralisation, Governance, European Integration, Habermas

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Rationality within REACH? On Functional Differentiation as the Structural Foundation of Legitimacy in European Chemicals Regulation

European University Institute Department of Law Working Paper No. 2007/18
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 17 Oct 2009
Poul F. Kjaer
Copenhagen Business School
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Chemicals Regulation, functional differentiation, Systems Theory, Risk Regulation, Non-Majoritarian Institutions. Legitimacy

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From the Private to the Public to the Private? Historicizing the Evolution of Public and Private Authority

Indiana Journal of Global Legal Studies, Vol. 25, 1 (Spring 2018), pp. 13 – 36
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 22 May 2018
Poul F. Kjaer
Copenhagen Business School
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authority, public/private, power, legal history, private law, political economy, globalization, private power

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From Corporatism to Governance: Dimensions of a Theory of Intermediary Institutions

Eva Hartmann and Poul F. Kjaer (eds.): The Evolution of Intermediary Institutions in Europe: From Corporatism to Governance (Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2015), 11 - 28.
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 06 Mar 2016
Poul F. Kjaer
Copenhagen Business School
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Governance, corporatism, neo-corporatism, intermediary institutions, capitalism, modernity, Western Europe, Europe, political economy, social theory, social evolution, institutionalism, markets, state theory, state-building, Polanyi, systems theory, Bob Jessop, Niklas Luhmann, Law, labour markets,

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Conflicts Law as Constitutional Form in the Post-National Constellation: Special Issue of Transnational Legal Theory

Transnational Legal Theory, Vol. 2, No. 2, 2011
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 15 Dec 2011 Last Revised: 29 Aug 2016
Poul F. Kjaer, Christian Joerges and Tommi Ralli
Copenhagen Business School, University of Bremen - Faculty of Law and University of Bremen
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Conflicts law, democracy, European Union, Transnational law, proceduralisation, multi-level governance

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The EU's Model of Regional Integration in a Functionally Differentiated World Society

Chapter 15 in: Andreas Grimmel (ed.): The Crisis of the European Union: Challenges, Analyses, Solutions (Abingdon: Routledge, 2017)
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 27 Apr 2017
Poul F. Kjaer
Copenhagen Business School
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EU; European Union; Integration; Crisis; Systems Theory; EU Law; European Law; Law; States; Nation States

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The Function of Justification in Transnational Governance

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 06 Nov 2015 Last Revised: 29 Aug 2016
Poul F. Kjaer
Copenhagen Business School
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Constitutionalism, Constituions, Justification, Social Theory, Globalisation, Transnational Law, Transnationalism, Functionalism, justificatory praxises, democracy, rule of law, global governance, systems theory, global law, international law, world society

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From the Crisis of Corporatism to the Crisis of Governance

125 – 39 in Poul F. Kjaer and Niklas Olsen (eds.): Critical Theories of Crises in Europe: From Weimar to the Euro (London: Rowman & Littlefield, 2016).
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 02 Feb 2017
Poul F. Kjaer
Copenhagen Business School
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Governance, crisis, Luhmann, corporatism, neo-corporatism, Europe, Weimar, Koselleck, Systems Theory, Social Theory

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Why Justification? The Structure of Public Power in Transnational Contexts

Transnational Legal Theory, 8, 1, 2017, 8 – 21
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 19 Jul 2017
Poul F. Kjaer
Copenhagen Business School
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Democracy, European Union, Justification, Transnational Law, Transnational Politics, Globalization, Legal Theory, Public Power

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Claim-Making and Parallel Universes: Legal Pluralism from Church and Empire to Statehood and the European Union

Number of pages: 10 Posted: 28 Nov 2017 Last Revised: 06 Dec 2017
Poul F. Kjaer
Copenhagen Business School
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Legal Pluralism; Law; Constitutional Law; EU; Europe; European Union; Administrative Law; Neil MacCormick; Conflicts of Law; Public Law; Church Law; Empire; Imperial Law; Claim-making

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The Political Foundations of Conflicts Law

Transnational Legal Theory, Vol. 2, No. 2, pp. 227-241, 2011
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 15 Dec 2011 Last Revised: 27 May 2015
Poul F. Kjaer
Copenhagen Business School
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Conflict of laws, Christian Joerges, deliberative supranationalism, transnational democracy, European law, global law, transnational law, transnational politics

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The End of Trade and Investment Law As we Know It – From Singularity to Pluralism

In Alvaro Santos, Chantal Thomas and David M. Trubek (eds.): Globalization Reimagined: A Progressive Agenda for World Trade and Investment Law (Anthem Press, 2019), Forthcoming
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 04 Dec 2018 Last Revised: 10 Jan 2019
Poul F. Kjaer
Copenhagen Business School
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WTO Law; trade law; international political economy; investment law; international economic law; economic law; international relations; global governance; globalization; law

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Facilitating Transfers: Regulatory Governance Frameworks as 'Rites of Passage'

Contemporary Politics, 24, 5, 2018
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 10 May 2018
Poul F. Kjaer
Copenhagen Business School
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Globalisation, Regulatory Governance, Transfer, Global Law, World Society, Rites of Passage, International Law, Transnational Law

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A Hybrid within a Hybrid: Contextualizing REACH in the Process of European Integration and Constitutionalization

European Journal of Risk Regulation, Vol. 1, No. 4, pp. 383-396, 2010
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 15 Dec 2011 Last Revised: 12 Jan 2016
Poul F. Kjaer
Copenhagen Business School
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chemicals regulation, REACH, democracy, proceduralisation, risk regulation, rule of law, European Union

European Crises of Legally-Constituted Public Power: From the ‘Law of Corporatism’ to the ‘Law of Governance’

European Law Journal, 23, 5, 417 – 430, 2017
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 14 Dec 2017
Poul F. Kjaer
Copenhagen Business School
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European Union, European integration, euro-zone, euro-zone crisis, financial crisis, democracy, Europe, constitutionalism, economic constitution, statehood, state, law, EU law, economic law, decision making, intergovernmentalism, governance, corporatism

European Crises of Legally‐Constituted Public Power: From the ‘Law of Corporatism’ to the ‘Law of Governance’

European Law Journal, Vol. 23, Issue 5, pp. 417-430, 2017
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 05 Dec 2017
Poul F. Kjaer
Copenhagen Business School
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Dimensions of Justice & Justification in EU and Transnational Contexts

Transnational Legal Theory, 8, 1, 2017, 1–7
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 11 Sep 2016 Last Revised: 06 Jul 2017
Ester Herlin-Karnell and Poul F. Kjaer
Uppsala University and Copenhagen Business School
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Justice, justification, EU politics, global governance, democracy, globalization, transnational law, legal theory, political theory, normative theory

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Context Construction Through Competition: The Prerogative of Public Power, Intermediary Institutions, and the Expansion of Statehood Through Competition

Distinktion: Scandinavian Journal of Social Theory Volume 16, Issue 2, 2015, 146 - 66. Special Issue: A sociology of competition
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 17 Oct 2015 Last Revised: 30 Jan 2017
Poul F. Kjaer
Copenhagen Business School
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competition, Franz Neumann, state theory, historical sociology, public power, europe, governance, corporatism, neo-corporatism, state

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The Transnational Constitution of Europe’s Social Market Economies: A Question of Constitutional Imbalances?

Journal of Common Market Studies, 57, 1, 143 – 58, 2019
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 27 Dec 2018 Last Revised: 25 Jan 2019
Poul F. Kjaer
Copenhagen Business School
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Corporatism, European Coal and Steel Community, Neo-Corporatism, Economic and Social Constitution, Transnationalism, EU Law, European Integration, Europe

Constitutionalizing Connectivity: The Constitutional Grid of World Society

Number of pages: 23 Posted: 29 Aug 2018
Poul F. Kjaer
Copenhagen Business School
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human rights, globalization, world society, constitutionalization, supply chains, colonialism, imperialism, private law, socio-legal studies

Constitutionalizing Connectivity: The Constitutional Grid of World Society

Journal of Law and Society, Vol. 45, pp. S114-S134, 2018
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 20 Jul 2018
Poul F. Kjaer
Copenhagen Business School
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Global Law as Inter-contextuality and as Inter-legality

Poul F. Kjaer: ‘Global Law as Intercontextuality and as Interlegality’, 302 - 18 in Jan Klabbers and Gianluigi Palombella (eds.): The Challenge of Inter-legality (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2019).
Number of pages: 23
Poul F. Kjaer
Copenhagen Business School
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Global Law, International Law, Transnational Law, Norms, Normativity, Interlegality, Conflict of Laws, Emperial Law, Religious Law, Globalization, Legal Transfer

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The Transnational Constitution of Europe's Social Market Economies: A Question of Constitutional Imbalances?

JCMS: Journal of Common Market Studies, Vol. 57, Issue 1, pp. 143-158, 2019
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 24 Jan 2019
Poul F. Kjaer
Copenhagen Business School
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Corporatism, European Coal and Steel Community, neo‐corporatism, economic and social constitution, transnationalism

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A Sociology of Competition. Special Issue of Distinktion: Scandinavian Journal of Social Theory. Edited by Eva Hartmann and Poul F. Kjaer

Distinktion: Scandinavian Journal of Social Theory, Vol 16, issue 2, 2015, pp. 141 - 262
Posted: 17 Oct 2015
Poul F. Kjaer
Copenhagen Business School

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competition, state theory, neo-liberalism, social theory, political economy, Bourdieu, Luhmann, Simmel, Weber, competition policy, sociology

Other Papers (3)

Total Downloads: 155    Citations: 0
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Review of 'Chris Thornhill: A Sociology of Constitutions. Constitutions and State Legitimacy in Historical-Sociological Perspective' (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press 2011)

European Journal of Social Theory November 2012 15 (4) 571-575
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 28 Feb 2015
Poul F. Kjaer
Copenhagen Business School
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Legal History; Legal Theory; Law; Constitutional Theory; European States; Historical Sociology; Constitutions; Constitutional Sociology; Sociology; Socio-legal Studies; Europe; Comparative Law; Systems Theory; Constitutionalisation

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Book Review: Critical Theory of Legal Revolutions: Evolutionary Perspectives by Hauke Brunkhorst

Journal of Law and Society, 312-18, 42, 2, 2015
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 13 Jan 2016
Poul F. Kjaer
Copenhagen Business School
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Hauke Brunkhorst, Law, social theory, critical theory, sociology, systems theory, marxism, Kant, Hegel, Hegelianism, Marx, revolutions, French Revolution, Papal Revolution, social evolution, emancipation, normativity, progress, Russian Revolution, post-colonial studies, Sociology of Law

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Review of Petra Dobner and Martin Loughlin (Eds.): The Twilight of Constitutionalism? (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2010)

European Law Review, Vol. 36, No. 2, pp. 305-08, 2011
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 26 Feb 2015
Poul F. Kjaer
Copenhagen Business School
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Constitutional Theory; Constitutionalism; Legal Theory; Social Theory; Globalization; Transnationalism; Cosmopolitanism; Legal Pluralism; Socio-legal Studies; Sociology of Law; European Integration; Constitutionalization; Liberalism; Rights