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The Ethicality of an Ethos

in Hegel's Laws: The Legitimacy of a Modern Legal Order

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804750301
eISBN:
9780804779418
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804750301.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter argues that ethicality is hardly what we take today in Anglo-American legal philosophy as the morality of individual rights and duties. Rather, ethicality addresses how the individual ... More


The Shapes of Family Laws

in Hegel's Laws: The Legitimacy of a Modern Legal Order

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804750301
eISBN:
9780804779418
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804750301.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter presents Hegel's discussion of family. Hegel describes the role of a member in the ethos of a family as someone who is unaware of her or his separation from the universals of the family. ... More


New Men, New Courts, and Old Laws

William G. Wagner

in Marriage, Property, and Law in Late Imperial Russia

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198204473
eISBN:
9780191676291
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198204473.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter focuses on the need for redefining legal relationships based on the ideals of legality, civil equality, and affective relations with the family. It emphasizes the use of law to initiate ... More


Shapes of International Law

in Hegel's Laws: The Legitimacy of a Modern Legal Order

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804750301
eISBN:
9780804779418
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804750301.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter identifies three shapes of international legal consciousness: international law as abstract right; international law as civil society; and an organic world history. It begins by ... More


Conclusion: LGBT Parents Constructing Legality

Amanda K. Baumle and D’Lane R. Compton

in Legalizing LGBT Families: How the Law Shapes Parenthood

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781479857647
eISBN:
9781479879656
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479857647.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

The authors conclude by examining their emergent theory, and the contributions that their study makes to studies of legal consciousness and to social and legal policy. They indicate that their ... More


Hegel's Problematic

in Hegel's Laws: The Legitimacy of a Modern Legal Order

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804750301
eISBN:
9780804779418
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804750301.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter addresses Hegel's problematic. First, it explains Hegel's notion of a prehistorical or prelegal stateless ethos. Hegel privileges two factors: the similarity of the natural being with an ... More


The Laws of Civil Society

in Hegel's Laws: The Legitimacy of a Modern Legal Order

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804750301
eISBN:
9780804779418
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804750301.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter presents Hegel's discussion of the ethos of civil society. Hegel claims that civil society is not any ethos. It is an ethical ethos. In order to understand why civil society exhibits ... More


Hegel's Laws: The Legitimacy of a Modern Legal Order

William E. Conklin

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804750301
eISBN:
9780804779418
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804750301.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This book serves as an introduction to Hegel's ideas on the nature of law. It examines whether state-centric domestic and international laws are binding upon autonomous individuals. The author also ... More


Legal Consciousness(es) in Russia

Kathryn Hendley

in Everyday Law in Russia

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781501705243
eISBN:
9781501708107
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501705243.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter examines Russian public opinion about law and courts. It first provides an overview of Russian legal consciousness, alternatively referred to as legal culture, before explaining the ... More


Introduction

Amanda K. Baumle and D’Lane R. Compton

in Legalizing LGBT Families: How the Law Shapes Parenthood

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781479857647
eISBN:
9781479879656
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479857647.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

In the introduction, the authors provide an overview of the literature on same-sex families, the theoretical framework of legal consciousness, conceptualization of key variables, the study’s research ... More


In the Shadow of the State

Pamela Feldman-Savelsberg

in Mothers on the Move: Reproducing Belonging Between Africa and Europe

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226389745
eISBN:
9780226389912
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226389912.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

This chapter explores threatening and protective shadows cast by the German state upon Cameroonian migrant mothers’ pursuit of belonging. When Cameroonian migrants meet German state and humanitarian ... More


Appealing to Justice

Kitty Calavita and Valerie Jenness

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780520284173
eISBN:
9780520959835
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520284173.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

Appealing to Justice is an unprecedented study of disputing in prison and a rare glimpse of daily life inside this most closed of institutions. The authors gained unique access to California ... More


Introduction: Power versus Law in Chinese History

Qiang Fang and Xiaobing Li

in Power versus Law in Modern China: Cities, Courts, and the Communist Party

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780813173931
eISBN:
9780813169958
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813173931.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal History

The Introduction begins with a study on the role of the legal system as a knife hilt in the communist China. It then traces the historical root of the role of law as a tool in imperial China during ... More


Grievance Narratives as Frames of Meaning, Profiles of Power

Kitty Calavita and Valerie Jenness

in Appealing to Justice

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780520284173
eISBN:
9780520959835
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520284173.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter focuses on the official grievances to trace frames deployed by prisoners and staff across four levels of review. It reveals that these written documents present, in their hardened form, ... More


Parenting with the Law

Amanda K. Baumle and D’Lane R. Compton

in Legalizing LGBT Families: How the Law Shapes Parenthood

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781479857647
eISBN:
9781479879656
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479857647.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

In this chapter, the authors focus on the manner in which their participants’ interactions with the law reflected a legal consciousness in which the law was understood as contingent and malleable. ... More


Introduction

Pamela Feldman-Savelsberg

in Mothers on the Move: Reproducing Belonging Between Africa and Europe

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226389745
eISBN:
9780226389912
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226389912.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

This chapter introduces core concepts, methods, and themes regarding mobility, belonging, and motherhood. Reproductive insecurity is both a motivation for and a result of migration. Mothers manage ... More


Dealing with Damage from Home Water Leaks

Kathryn Hendley

in Everyday Law in Russia

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781501705243
eISBN:
9781501708107
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501705243.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter examines how Russians respond when water leaks into their apartments, a very common problem in Russia. At first glance, law would seem to have little to do with how problems among ... More


Conclusion

Kitty Calavita and Valerie Jenness

in Appealing to Justice

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780520284173
eISBN:
9780520959835
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520284173.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter sums up the findings and discusses their implications for understanding disputing, legal mobilization, and legal consciousness, as well as prison life itself. The authors emphasize that ... More


Heteronormativity in Dissolution Proceedings: Exploring the Impact of Recourse to Legal Advice in Same-Sex Relationship Breakdown

Charlotte Bendall and Rosie Harding

in Philosophical Foundations of Children's and Family Law

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780198786429
eISBN:
9780191828690
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198786429.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter explores how heteronormativity, normative ordering of society to correspond with heterosexuality, shapes experiences of dissolution of formally recognized same-sex relationships. We ... More


The Republic Afloat: Law, Honor, and Citizenship in Maritime America

Matthew Taylor Raffety

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226924007
eISBN:
9780226924014
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226924014.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

In the years before the Civil War, many Americans saw the sea as a world apart, an often violent and insular culture governed by its own definitions of honor and ruled by its own authorities. The ... More


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