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Kelsen and Raz on the continuity of legal systems: applying the accounts in an Australian context

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This thesis has three objectives. Its primary objective is to examine, and critically evaluate, the theoretical accounts offered by Hans Kelsen and Joseph Raz to explain the temporal continuity and discontinuity of legal systems. In particular, it evaluates the explanatory power of those accounts by combining an abstract analysis of the accounts in principle and an evaluation based on systematically applying them to one concrete, historically circumstanced instance: the legal systems of Br...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Oxford college:
Magdalen College
Department:
Social Sciences Division - Faculty of Law
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Publication date:
2013
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
Oxford University, UK
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