The Transformations of Modern Law
Les transformations du droit moderne. Introduction aux grands courants du droit contemporain, réalisé pour la Fondation Roi Baudouin, 1998
98 Pages Posted: 7 Jan 2012
Date Written: January 6, 1998
A historical and prospective account of the transformations of legal systems and legal thinking on four subjects: global vision of law (paradigm); social contract and the State; justice and the Judges ; legal interactions and interpersonal relationships. The essay covers three periods of time: the roots of modern law; Welfare state and its crisis; the near future. It tests three competitive hypotheses regarding the current transformations affecting the law: the economical model; the procedural model and the communitarian model.
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Keywords: philosophy of law, jurisprudence, social contract, justice, welfare state
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