Understanding Jurisprudence : An Introduction to Legal Theory

Understanding Jurisprudence : An Introduction to Legal Theory

Book Title: Understanding Jurisprudence : An Introduction to Legal Theory

Author: Tom Bingham

Format: Paperback | 432 pages

Publication Date: 26 Dec 2017

ISBN-13: 9780198806011

Written with students in mind, Professor Raymond Wacks brings legal theory to life through his lucid and entertaining style. The author has crafted a manageable guide, balancing concise introductions to the key theorists and core issues such as punishment and rights without ignoring the subtleties of the subject.

Seminal quotes from leading scholars are included to help students recognise the impact of their work, while extensive further reading suggestions at the end of each chapter invite students to explore the broad range of literature available on central topics. Each chapter concludes with a series of critical questions designed to encourage reader to think analytically about the law and the key debates which surround it.

This book is accompanied by online resources which includes multiple-choice questions with instant feedback to give students the chance to test their understanding.