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Foundational Texts in Modern Criminal Law

Markus D Dubber


This book presents chapters which critically engage with formative texts in criminal legal thought since Hobbes. It aims to contribute to the emergence of a transnational canon of criminal law by documenting its intellectual and disciplinary history and, at the same time, to present a snapshot of contemporary work on criminal law within that historical and comparative context. As a first, programmatic, effort, the book does not attempt to assemble a comprehensive, never mind a definitive, set of certified “classic” texts. Instead it features a selection of texts reflecting significant aspects ... More

Keywords: criminal law, criminal law theory, comparative criminal law, history of criminal law, foundational texts, global criminal law, transnational criminal law

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Print publication date: 2014 Print ISBN-13: 9780199673612
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: November 2014 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199673612.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Markus D Dubber, editor
University of Toronto, Professor of Law

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