Undergraduate Module Descriptor


LAW3155: Law, Politics and Power

This module descriptor refers to the 2017/8 academic year.

Indicative Reading List

This reading list is indicative - i.e. it provides an idea of texts that may be useful to you on this module, but it is not considered to be a confirmed or compulsory reading list for this module.

NB This is not a required reading list – required readings for each topic cycle will be communicated via ELE.                                                           

General background reading:

A. Baron et al, Introduction to Jurisprudence and Legal Theory (OUP, 2002)

J. Coleman & S. Shapiro, The Oxford Handbook of Jurisprudence and Philosophy of Law (OUP, 2004)

R. Cotterrell, The Politics of Jurisprudence (OUP, 2003)

C. Douzinas & A. Geary, Critical Jurisprudence (Hart, 2005)

M. Freeman, Lloyd’s Introduction to Jurisprudence (Sweet & Maxwell, 2014)

W. Mansell, B. Meteyard & A. Thomson, A Critical Introduction to Law (Routledge, 2015)

V. Munro, Law and Politics at the Perimeter (Hart, 2007)

J. E. Penner & E. Melissaris, McCoubrey & White’s Textbook on Jurisprudence (OUP, 1999/ 2012)

N. E. Simmonds, Central Issues in Jurisprudence (Sweet & Maxwell, 2013)

I. Ward, An Introduction to Critical Legal Theory (Cavendish, 2004)