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    The Politics of Jurisprudence: A Critical Introduction to Legal Philosophy.Roger Cotterrell - 1989 - University of Pennsylvania Press.
    Selected by Choice magazine as an Outstanding Academic Title In The Politics of Jurisprudence, Roger Cotterrell offers a concise introduction to and commentary ...
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  2. Why Jurisprudence Is Not Legal Philosophy.Roger Cotterrell - 2014 - Jurisprudence 5 (1):41-55.
    The aim of this article is to describe and defend jurisprudence as an enterprise of theorising about law that is distinct from what is now understood as legal philosophy in the Anglophone world. Jurisprudence must draw on legal philosophy but also from many other resources. It should be an open quest for juristically significant insights about law. Its purpose is to inform and guide the juristic task of making organised social regulation a valuable practice, rooted and effective in the specific (...)
     
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  3. Law's Community: Legal Theory in Sociological Perspective.Roger Cotterrell - 1999 - Oxford University Press UK.
    Law's Community offers a distinctive analysis of law, identifying political and moral problems that are fundamental to contemporary legal theory. It portrays contemporary law as institutionalized doctrine, emphasizing ways in which legal modes of thought influence wider currents of understanding and belief in contemporary Western societies. Exploring relationships between law and sociology as contrasting and competing fields of knowledge, Law's Community develops ideas from social theory to identify key problems for legal development; in particular, those of restoring moral authority to (...)
     
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    The Role of the Jurist: Reflections Around Radbruch.Roger Cotterrell - 2013 - Ratio Juris 26 (4):510-522.
    Many different kinds of professionals work with law, but often they seek to use law for particular governmental or private purposes, they focus on some specific areas or aspects of its creation, interpretation or application, or they study it for its interest judged by criteria that are given by fields of scholarly practice outside it. Is there a special significance for a role exclusively concerned with analysing, protecting and enhancing the general well-being or worth of law as a practical idea? (...)
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    Transnational Communities and the Concept of Law.Roger Cotterrell - 2008 - Ratio Juris 21 (1):1-18.
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    Durkheim's Loyal Jurist? The Sociolegal Theory of Paul Huvelin.Roger Cotterrell - 2005 - Ratio Juris 18 (4):504-518.
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    Transparency, Mass Media, Ideology and Community.Roger Cotterrell - 1999 - Cultural Values 3 (4):414-426.
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    Common Law Approaches to the Relationship Between Law and Morality.Roger Cotterrell - 2000 - Ethical Theory and Moral Practice 3 (1):9-26.
    How are general relations of law and morality typically conceived in an environment of Anglo-saxon common law? This paper considers some classical common law methods and traditions as these have confronted and been overlaid with modern ideas of legal positivism. While classical common law treated a community and its morality as the cultural foundation of law, legal positivism's analytical separation of law and morals, allied with liberal approaches to legal regulation, have made the relationship of legal and moral principles more (...)
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    The Politics of Jurisprudence Revisited: A Swedish Realist in Historical Context.Roger Cotterrell - 2015 - Ratio Juris 28 (1):1-14.
    This article argues that juristic theories must be understood in relation to the historical conditions in which they have emerged. This is not to reduce theories to their context but to gain essential insight into their aims, meaning, and scope with the aid of such “external” reference points. Here I use the ideas of the Swedish legal realist Vilhelm Lundstedt to illustrate these claims, choosing his juristic theory for this purpose specifically because it has been so widely seen as deeply (...)
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    Law in Culture.Roger Cotterrell - 2004 - Ratio Juris 17 (1):1-14.
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    Imagining the State.Roger Cotterrell - 2005 - Contemporary Political Theory 4 (3):344-347.
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  12. Émile Durkheim: Justice, Morals and Politics.Roger Cotterrell (ed.) - 2010 - Ashgate.
     
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  13. Politics Jurisprudence.Roger Cotterrell - 2003 - Oxford University Press UK.
     
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