Understanding Jurisprudence provides an illuminating and engaging introduction to the central questions of legal theory. It is the perfect starting point for those new to the subject.
- An extremely readable and interesting account for all law students, offering the ideal support for a legal theory module, as well as providing valuable context for the study of law in general
- Written by an experienced academic and author, the text explains complex ideas with clarity, without avoiding the subtleties of the subject
- Exposes students to a broad range of key theorists and concepts, along with issues such as punishment and rights which are treated thematically
- Features pithy extracts and extensive further reading to introduce and explain the central scholarly works, ideas, and commentaries which shape legal theory, providing the ideal base for further study
- Self-test questions appear at the end of chapters and multiple-choice questions are hosted online to help students test their understanding of jurisprudence