n this Very Short Introduction, Sabrina Ragone and Guido Smorto explore the objectives, methods, and uses of comparative law. Following an overview of the fundamental definitions, key concepts, and basic lexicon of the discipline, Ragone and Smorto analyse the most successful techniques adopted for mapping the world’s legal systems and for explaining legal change and diffusion of law, also providing a concise account of the distinct legal traditions. They examine the alternative methodologies employed for comparative inquiries, explaining how these choices contribute in assessing differences and similarities. Finally, they discuss the practical uses of comparative law, describing how legal comparison is employed in both law-making and adjudication.

Comparative Law: a Very Short Introduction

RAGONE SABRINA;
2023

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n this Very Short Introduction, Sabrina Ragone and Guido Smorto explore the objectives, methods, and uses of comparative law. Following an overview of the fundamental definitions, key concepts, and basic lexicon of the discipline, Ragone and Smorto analyse the most successful techniques adopted for mapping the world’s legal systems and for explaining legal change and diffusion of law, also providing a concise account of the distinct legal traditions. They examine the alternative methodologies employed for comparative inquiries, explaining how these choices contribute in assessing differences and similarities. Finally, they discuss the practical uses of comparative law, describing how legal comparison is employed in both law-making and adjudication.
2023
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9780192893390
RAGONE SABRINA; SMORTO GUIDO
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