By Sionaidh Douglas-Scott

How will we characterise legislations and felony thought within the twenty-first century? legislations After Modernity argues that we are living in an age 'after Modernity' and that felony conception needs to take account of this truth. The e-book offers a dynamic research of legislations, which focusses at the richness and pluralism of legislations, on its historic embeddedness, its cultural contingencies, in addition to acknowledging modern law's worldwide and transnational dimensions.

However, legislations After Modernity additionally warns that the complexity, fragmentation, pluralism and globalisation of up to date legislations could all too simply perpetuate injustice. during this appreciate, the publication departs from many postmodern and pluralist bills of legislations. certainly, it asserts that the hunt for justice turns into a very important factor for legislation within the period of criminal pluralism, and it investigates the way it should be accomplished.

The strategy is clean, contextual and interdisciplinary, and, strangely for a criminal thought paintings, is illustrated all through with artworks and visible representations, which serve to re-enforce the messages of the book.

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