Law's Metaphors: Interrogating Languages of Law, Justice and Legitimacy (Journal of Law and Society Special Issues)

Law's Metaphors: Interrogating Languages of Law, Justice and Legitimacy (Journal of Law and Society Special Issues)

By: David Gurnham (editor)Paperback

Only 2 in stock

£17.99 RRP £19.99  You save £2.00 (10%) & FREE Saver Delivery on orders over £25

Description

Law s Metaphors: Interrogating Languages of Law, Justice and Legitimacy presents a series of essays that reveal how metaphors for terms relating to the theory and practice of law are utilized in legal texts, literary works, and in our popular imagination. * Represents an innovative approach to interdisciplinary legal scholarship * Features new developments in theorizing law s relations with language, society, and culture * Includes contributions from European and North American scholars across several relevant disciplines * Reveals the prevalence and power of the use of metaphors in the legal profession and in the popular imagination

Create a review

About Author

David Gurnham is Associate Professor in Law, University of Southampton, UK. His books include Crime, Desire and Law s Unconscious: Law, Literature and Culture (2014), and Memory, Imagination, Justice: Intersections of Law and Literature (2009).

Contents

1. Law's Metaphors: Introduction (David Gurnham) 2. Metaphor as Analogy: Reproduction and Production of Legal Concepts (Angela Condello) 3. The Metaphor of Proportionality (Nicola Lacey) 4. Flesh of the Law: Material Legal Metaphors (Andreas Philippopoulos-Mihalopoulos) 5. The Trials of Lizzie Eustace: Trollope, Sensationalism, and the Condition of English Law (Ian Ward) 6. M. NourbeSe Philip's Zong!: Metaphors, Laws, and Fugues of Justice (Anne Que'ma) 7. 'We Want to Live': Metaphor and Ethical Life in F.W. Maitland's Jurisprudence of the Trust (Adam Gearey) 8. Debating Rape: To Whom does the Uncanny 'Myth' Metaphor Belong? (David Gurnham) 9. Is the Blush off the Rose? Legal Education Metaphors in a Changing World (Michelle LeBaron)

Product Details

  • publication date: 18/03/2016
  • ISBN13: 9781119266822
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 176
  • ID: 9781119266822
  • weight: 208
  • ISBN10: 1119266823

Delivery Information

  • Saver Delivery: Yes
  • 1st Class Delivery: Yes
  • Courier Delivery: Yes
  • Store Delivery: Yes

Prices are for internet purchases only. Prices and availability in WHSmith Stores may vary significantly

Close