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Culture, Law, and the Development of Jewish Tradition

Roberta Rosenthal Kwall

in The Myth of the Cultural Jew: Culture and Law in Jewish Tradition

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780195373707
eISBN:
9780190226589
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195373707.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Legal History, Comparative Law

Chapter 1 furnishes an overview of cultural analysis and the study of halakhah and the Jewish tradition through a cultural analysis framework. It opens with a discussion of the emerging focus on law ... More


The Myth of the Cultural Jew: Culture and Law in Jewish Tradition

Roberta Rosenthal Kwall

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780195373707
eISBN:
9780190226589
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195373707.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal History, Comparative Law

A myth exists that Jews can embrace the cultural components of Judaism without appreciating the legal aspects of the Jewish tradition. This myth suggests that law and culture are independent of one ... More


The Lessons of Cultural Analysis

Roberta Rosenthal Kwall

in The Myth of the Cultural Jew: Culture and Law in Jewish Tradition

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780195373707
eISBN:
9780190226589
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195373707.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Legal History, Comparative Law

Chapter 10 illustrates how the lessons of cultural analysis can be applied to inform and shape Jewish identity and to enhance the discussion concerning the survival of Judaism and the Jewish people. ... More


Introduction: The Myth of the Cultural Jew

Roberta Rosenthal Kwall

in The Myth of the Cultural Jew: Culture and Law in Jewish Tradition

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780195373707
eISBN:
9780190226589
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195373707.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal History, Comparative Law

The introductory section lays the groundwork for the argument that cultural Judaism is a myth. It argues that Jewish law, known as halakhah, is similar to all law in that it is best understood in ... More


International Investment Law: Some Legal Cultural Insights

Colin B. Picker

in Regionalism in International Investment Law

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780195389005
eISBN:
9780199332434
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195389005.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

Legal cultural analysis can be a very useful methodology for considering legal systems and traditions. This chapter applies that methodological approach to international investment law. It first ... More


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