Gunther Teubner

Johann Wolfgang Goethe Universität

Professor

Grüneburgplatz 1

Frankfurt am Main, D-60323

Germany

http://www.jura.uni-frankfurt.de/ifawz1/teubner/

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Scholarly Papers (40)

1.

Global Bukowina: Legal Pluralism in the World-Society

GLOBAL LAW WITHOUT A STATE, Gunther Teubner, ed., Dartsmouth, pp. 3-28, 1996
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 18 Apr 2006 Last Revised: 08 Sep 2009
Gunther Teubner
Johann Wolfgang Goethe Universität
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Regime-Collisions: The Vain Search for Legal Unity in the Fragmentation of Global Law

Michigan Journal of International Law, Vol. 25, No. 4, 2004, pp. 999-1046
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 10 Jan 2006 Last Revised: 03 Sep 2009
Gunther Teubner and Andreas Fischer-Lescano
Johann Wolfgang Goethe Universität and University of Bremen
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legal sociology, global rule of law , global constitutionalism, fragmentation of law, legal pluralism

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Substantive and Reflexive Elements in Modern Law

THE LAW AND SOCIETY CANON, Carroll Seron, ed., Ashgate, Aldershot, pp. 75-122, 2006, SOCIOLOGICAL THEORIES OF LAW, Kahei Rokumoto, ed., Dartmouth, Aldershot, pp. 415-462, 1994, Law and Society Review, Vol. 17, pp. 239-285, 1983
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 19 Apr 2006 Last Revised: 08 Sep 2009
Gunther Teubner
Johann Wolfgang Goethe Universität
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Legal Irritants: Good Faith in British Law or How Unifying Law Ends Up in New Differences

Modern Law Review, Vol. 61, pp. 11-32, 1998, THE EUROPEANISATION OF LAW, Francis Snyder, ed., Hart, Oxford, pp. 243-267, 2000, VARIETIES OF CAPITALISM, Peter Hall and David Soskice, eds., Oxford University Press, pp. 417-441, 2001
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 22 Aug 2006 Last Revised: 15 Sep 2009
Gunther Teubner
Johann Wolfgang Goethe Universität
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Societal Constitutionalism: Alternatives to State-Centered Constitutional Theory?

CONSTITUTIONALISM AND TRANSNATIONAL GOVERNANCE, Christian Joerges, Inge-Johanne Sand and Gunther Teubner, eds., Oxford Press, pp. 3-28, 2004
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 24 Jan 2006 Last Revised: 03 Sep 2009
Gunther Teubner
Johann Wolfgang Goethe Universität
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Two Kinds of Legal Pluralism: Collision of Transnational Regimes in the Double Fragmentation of World Society

REGIME INTERACTION IN INTERNATIONAL LAW: FACING FRAGMENTATION, Margaret Young, ed., Oxford University Press, 2010
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 10 Jun 2009 Last Revised: 22 Sep 2010
Gunther Teubner and Peter Korth
Johann Wolfgang Goethe Universität and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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legal pluralism, collision of laws, biopiracy, cybersquatting, indigenous law, customary law

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How the Law Thinks: Toward a Constructivist Epistemology of Law

SELF-ORGANIZATION: PORTRAIT OF A SCIENTIFIC REVOLUTION. SOCIOLOGY OF THE SCIENCES: A YEARBOOK, Wolfgang Krohn, Günter Küppers and Helga Nowotny, eds., Vol. XIV, Kluwer, Boston, pp. 87-113, 1990,, Law and Society Review, Vol. 23, No. 5, pp. 727-757, 1989
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 18 Apr 2006 Last Revised: 08 Sep 2009
Gunther Teubner
Johann Wolfgang Goethe Universität
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Breaking Frames: Economic Globalisation and the Emergence of Lex Mercatoria

European Journal of Social Theory, Vol. 5, 2002, pp. 199-217
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 30 Mar 2006 Last Revised: 15 Sep 2009
Gunther Teubner
Johann Wolfgang Goethe Universität
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globalisation, lex mercatoria, legal autopoiesis, legal theory, systems theory

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Paradoxes and Inconsistencies in the Law

PARADOXES AND INCONSISTENCIES IN THE LAW, Oren Perez, Gunther Teubner, eds., Hart Publishing, Oxford 2006
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 28 Dec 2005 Last Revised: 03 Sep 2009
Oren Perez and Gunther Teubner
Bar-Ilan University - Faculty of Law and Johann Wolfgang Goethe Universität
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Paradox, inconsistency, self-reference, Antinomy, self-organization, justice

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A Constitutional Moment? The Logics of 'Hitting the Bottom'

in: Poul Kjaer, Gunther Teubner and Alberto Febbrajo (Eds.) The Financial Crisis in Constitutional Perspective: The Dark Side of Functional Differentiation. Hart, Oxford 2011, 9-51
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 19 Apr 2010 Last Revised: 08 Jun 2018
Gunther Teubner
Johann Wolfgang Goethe Universität
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Societal constitutionalism, transnational constitutionalism, constitutional moment, growth compulsion, collective addiction, economic constitution, financial crisis, binary code, autopoiesis, plain money

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Dealing with Paradoxes of Law: Derrida, Luhmann, Wiethölter

PARADOXES AND INCONSISTENCIES IN LAW, Oren Perez, Gunther Teubner, eds., Hart, Oxford, pp. 41-64, 2006
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 04 Apr 2006 Last Revised: 08 Sep 2009
Gunther Teubner
Johann Wolfgang Goethe Universität
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Rights of Non-Humans? Electronic Agents and Animals as New Actors in Politics and Law

Journal of Law and Society, Vol. 33, pp. 497-521, 2006
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 29 Mar 2006 Last Revised: 08 Sep 2009
Gunther Teubner
Johann Wolfgang Goethe Universität
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non-humans, animals, person, personification, legal person, legal theory, system theory

Rights of Non-Humans? Electronic Agents and Animals as New Actors in Politics and Law

Journal of Law and Society, Vol. 33, No. 4, pp. 497-521, December 2006
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 08 Nov 2006
Gunther Teubner
Johann Wolfgang Goethe Universität
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The Anonymous Matrix: Human Rights Violations by 'Private' Transnational Actors

Modern Law Review, Vol. 69, pp. 327-346, 2006
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 29 Mar 2006 Last Revised: 08 Sep 2009
Gunther Teubner
Johann Wolfgang Goethe Universität
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Transnational human rights, horizontal effect of human rights, multinational corporations, legal theory, system theory

The Anonymous Matrix: Human Rights Violations by 'Private' Transnational Actors

Modern Law Review, Vol. 69, No. 3, pp. 327-346, May 2006
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 08 May 2006
Gunther Teubner
Johann Wolfgang Goethe Universität
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Coincidentia Oppositorum: Hybrid Networks Beyond Contract and Organization

FESTSCHRIFT IN HONOUR OF LAWRENCE FRIEDMAN, Robert Gordon, Mort Horwitz, eds., Stanford University Press, 2006
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 24 Jan 2006
Gunther Teubner
Johann Wolfgang Goethe Universität
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legal theory, system theory

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Altera Pars Audiatur: Law in the Collision of Discourses

LAW, SOCIETY AND ECONOMY, Richard Rawlings, ed., Oxford University Press, pp. 149-176, 1997
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 24 Apr 2006 Last Revised: 08 Sep 2009
Gunther Teubner
Johann Wolfgang Goethe Universität
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The King's Many Bodies: The Self-Deconstruction of Law's Hierarchy

Law and Society Review, Vol. 31, pp. 763-787, 1997
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 04 Apr 2006 Last Revised: 08 Sep 2009
Gunther Teubner
Johann Wolfgang Goethe Universität
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Contracting Worlds: The Many Autonomies of Private Law

Social and Legal Studies, Vol. 9, pp. 399-417, 2000
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 30 Mar 2006 Last Revised: 15 Sep 2009
Gunther Teubner
Johann Wolfgang Goethe Universität
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legal theory, system theory, autopoiesis

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Global Private Regimes: Neo-Spontaneous Law and Dual Constitution of Autonomous Sectors?

PUBLIC GOVERNANCE IN THE AGE OF GLOBALIZATION, Karl-Heinz Ladeur, ed., Ashgate, Aldershot, pp. 71-87, 2004
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 04 Apr 2006 Last Revised: 08 Sep 2009
Gunther Teubner
Johann Wolfgang Goethe Universität
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Law and Social Theory: Three Problems

Number of pages: 19 Posted: 05 May 2014
Gunther Teubner
Johann Wolfgang Goethe Universität
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Law and social theory, sociological jurisprudence, theory catastrophe, knowledge transfer, normativity, publication bias

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The Corporate Codes of Multinationals: Company Constitutions Beyond Corporate Governance and Co-Determination

CONFLICT OF LAWS AND LAWS OF CONFLICT IN EUROPE AND BEYOND: PATTERNS OF SUPRANATIONAL AND TRANSNATIONAL JURIDIFICATION, Rainer Nickel, ed., Hart, Oxford 2009
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 10 Jun 2009
Gunther Teubner
Johann Wolfgang Goethe Universität
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corporate governance, globalisation, constitution

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Self-Subversive Justice: Contingency or Transcendence Formula of Law?

Modern Law Review, Vol. 72, pp. 1-23, 2009
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 10 Jun 2009 Last Revised: 09 Sep 2009
Gunther Teubner
Johann Wolfgang Goethe Universität
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justice, systems theory, Luhmann, deconstruction, Derrida, transcendence

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Digital Personhood? The Status of Autonomous Software Agents in Private Law

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 23 May 2018
Gunther Teubner
Johann Wolfgang Goethe Universität
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software agents, liability, digital personhood, actant, hybrid, personification, legal person, juridical person

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Alienating Justice: On the Social Surplus Value of the Twelfth Camel

LAW'S NEW BOUNDARIES: CONSEQUENCES OF LEGA AUTOPOIESIS, David Nelken, Jiri Priban, eds., Ashgate, London, pp. 21-44, 2001
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 24 Jan 2006 Last Revised: 03 Sep 2009
Gunther Teubner
Johann Wolfgang Goethe Universität
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legal autopoiesis, legal alienation, re-entry of the extra-legal, co-evolution of law and social production regimes, legal person

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The Law Before its Law: Franz Kafka on the (Im)Possibility of Law's Self-Reflection

Ancilla Juris 2012, 176-203, German Law Journal 14, 2013, 405-422
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 02 Apr 2014
Gunther Teubner
Johann Wolfgang Goethe Universität
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Kafka, Luhmann, Derrida, Agamben, law and literature, paradox

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Self-Constitutionalizing TNCs? On the Linkage of 'Private' and 'Public' Corporate Codes of Conduct

Indiana Journal of Global Legal Studies, 2010
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 19 Apr 2010 Last Revised: 25 Sep 2010
Gunther Teubner
Johann Wolfgang Goethe Universität
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constitutionalization, transnational corporate constitution, juridification

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In the Blind Spot: The Hybridization of Contracting

Theoretical Inquiries in Law, Vol. 7, pp. 51-71, 2006
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 30 Mar 2006 Last Revised: 08 Sep 2009
Gunther Teubner
Johann Wolfgang Goethe Universität
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Art and Money: Constitutional Rights in the Private Sphere?

Oxford Journal of Legal Studies, Vol. 18, 1998, p. 61-73
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 20 Feb 2009
Christoph B. Graber and Gunther Teubner
University of Zurich, Faculty of Law and Johann Wolfgang Goethe Universität
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legal sociology, systems theory, freedom of art, constitutional rights in the private sphere, business sponsorship

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Expertise as Social Institution: Internalising Third Parties into the Contract

IMPLICIT DIMENSIONS OF CONTRACT: DISCRETE, RELATIONAL, AND NETWORK CONTRACTS, David Campbell, Hugh Collins and John Wightman, eds., Oxford University Press, pp. 333-363, 2003
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 29 Mar 2006 Last Revised: 15 Sep 2009
Gunther Teubner
Johann Wolfgang Goethe Universität
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expert liability, privity of contract, contractual liability for third parties, contract theory, sociological jurisprudence, legal theory, system theory

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'And if I by Beelzebub Cast Out Devils, …': An Essay on the Diabolics of Network Failure

German Law Journal, Vol. 10, pp. 115-136, 2009, FROM EXCHANGE TO COOPERATION: NETWORKS AND LONG-TERM RELATIONSHIPS IN EUROPEAN CONTRACT LAW, Stefan Grundmann, ed., Kluwer, Amsterdam, 2009
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 15 Jul 2009 Last Revised: 08 Sep 2009
Gunther Teubner
Johann Wolfgang Goethe Universität
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Network, Privity of Contract, corporate governance

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The Project of Constitutional Sociology: Irritating Nation State Constitutionalism

Transnational Legal Theory 4, 2013, 44-58
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 02 Apr 2014
Gunther Teubner
Johann Wolfgang Goethe Universität
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transnational constitutionalism, societal constitutionalism, transnational regimes, transnational human rights, horizontal effect of human rights

Quod Omnes Tangit: Transnational Constitutions Without Democracy?

Journal of Law and Society 2018
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 08 Jan 2018
Gunther Teubner
Johann Wolfgang Goethe Universität
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transnational constitutionalism, societal constitutionalism, transnational regimes, democratization, democratic theory, self-contestation

Quod Omnes Tangit: Transnational Constitutions Without Democracy?

Journal of Law and Society 2018
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 23 May 2018
Gunther Teubner
Johann Wolfgang Goethe Universität
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Transnational Democracy, transnational constitutionalism, democratic theory, epistemic subsidiarity

Quod Omnes Tangit: Transnational Constitutions Without Democracy?

Journal of Law and Society, Vol. 45, pp. S5-S29, 2018
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 20 Jul 2018
Gunther Teubner
Johann Wolfgang Goethe Universität
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Exogenous Self-Binding: How Social Subsystems Externalise Their Foundational Paradoxes in the Process of Constitutionalisation

Number of pages: 20 Posted: 05 May 2014
Gunther Teubner
Johann Wolfgang Goethe Universität
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Societal constitutionalism, transnational constitutionalism, paradox, foundational paradox, natural law, protest movements, Luhmann.

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Societal Constitutionalism: Nine Variations on a Theme by David Sciulli

Paul Blokker and Chris Thornhill, Sociological Constitutionalism. Cambridge, Cambridge University Press 2017, 313-34
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 08 Jan 2018
Gunther Teubner
Johann Wolfgang Goethe Universität
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Constitutionalization, global constitution, transnational constitutionalism, societal constitutionalism, Sciulli, nation state, transnational constitutional pluralism

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Multiple Modernities: An Alternative to Western Economists’ Recommendations for China’s Private Law

Peking University Law Journal (Zhong Wai Fa Xue) 2013, 2
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 05 Mar 2013
Gunther Teubner and Qi Chunyi
Johann Wolfgang Goethe Universität and Zhongnan University of Economics and Law
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Horizontal Constitutional Rights as Conflict of Laws Rules: How Transnational Pharmagroups Manipulate Scientific Publications

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 05 May 2014 Last Revised: 08 Jun 2018
Isabell Hensel and Gunther Teubner
European University Viadrina Frankfurt (Oder) and Johann Wolfgang Goethe Universität
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Horizontal effect of constitutional rights, third party effect of human rights, freedom of science, right to health, publication bias, trial registration

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Transnational Economic Constitutionalism in the Varieties of Capitalism

The Italian Law Journal 2015, pp. 219-248
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 08 Jan 2018
Gunther Teubner
Johann Wolfgang Goethe Universität
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transnational constitutionalism, economic constitutionalism, societal constitutionalism, globalization, economic constitution

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The Many-Headed Hydra: Networks as Higher-Order Collective Actors

CORPORATE CONTROL AND ACCOUNTABILITY: CHANGING STRUCTURES AND THE DYNAMICS OF REGULATIONS, Joseph McCathery, Sol Picciotto, Colin Scott, eds., Oxford University Press, 1993
Number of pages: 58 Last Revised: 08 Jun 2018
Gunther Teubner
Johann Wolfgang Goethe Universität
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economic constitution, societal constitutionalism, critical systems theory, Wiethölter, Habermas, Luhmann

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Corporate Codes in the Varieties of Capitalism: How Their Enforcement Depends Upon the Difference between Production Regimes

In: Anna Beckers (Hrsg.) Enforcing Corporate Social Responsibility (2015); ISBN: 9781849468992 , Indiana Journal of International Law 22, 2016
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 15 Jun 2018
Gunther Teubner
Johann Wolfgang Goethe Universität
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corporate codes, codes of conduct, neo-corporatism, varieties of capitalism, economic democracy

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Beyond Contract and Organization? External Liability of Franchising Systems in German Law

FRANCHISING AND THE LAW: THEORECTICAL AND COMPARATIVE APPROACHES IN EUROPE AND THE UNITED STATES, Christian Joerges, ed., Baden-Baden 1991
Number of pages: 28 Last Revised: 09 Jun 2018
Gunther Teubner
Johann Wolfgang Goethe Universität
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legal theory, system theory