Legal Orientalism and its European Heritage: An Essay on Teemu Ruskola's Legal Orientalism

Author:Thomas Coendet
Position:Prof. Dr. iur. Thomas Coendet, MJur (Oxon.), is Distinguished Professor of Law at Shanghai Jiao Tong University; research supported by The Program for Professor of Special Appointment (Eastern Scholar) at Shanghai Institutions of Higher Learning.
Pages:1-6
SUMMARY

The debate about legal Orientalism has gained traction in Western as well as in Chinese legal scholarship. The benchmark of this field of study is currently Teemu Ruskola’s Legal Orientalism. While Ruskola’s book focuses on the United States, China and modern law, the following article recommends reinterpreting his argument from a European perspective. Thus, the article first reflects on whether... (see full summary)

 
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Ancilla Iuris, 2019 Lagen des Rechts Article E-ISSN 1661-8610
Constellations of Law DOI 10.26031/2019.017 DOAJ 1661-8610
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Legal Orientalism and its European Heritage:
An Essay on Teemu Ruskola’s Legal Orientalism
Thomas Coendet*

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