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Will and political legitimacy

Patrick Riley

Will and political legitimacy

a critical exposition of social contract theory in Hobbes, Locke, Rousseau, Kant, and Hegel

by Patrick Riley

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Published by toExcel in San Jose .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Social contract -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    Originally published as: Cambridge, Mass., London: Harvard University Press, 1982.

    StatementPatrick Riley.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii,276p. ;
    Number of Pages276
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22134704M
    ISBN 101583484248

    According to Weber, beliefs in the legitimacy of a political system go beyond philosophy and they directly contribute to the state system stability and authority. All rulers have an explanation for their superiority, an explanation that is commonly accepted but during a crisis can be questioned. Legality and Legitimacy concludes the critique of legal positivism and the rationality of statute law he began in The Crisis of Parliamentary Democracy and Political Theology and does so in the historical context of Weimar’s final crisis. It was an important argument at the time and is just as significant seventy-odd years later.”.

    Political Legitimacy in Middle Africa looks closely at elements of African moral and political thought and offers a nuanced assessment of whether democracy might flourish were it . Bruce Gilley examines political legitimacy in 72 countries containing 83% of the world's population in the late s and early s in an article in the European Journal of Political Research in He further develops his ideas in a book published by Columbia University Press.

    Governments and their supporters attempt to justify their power by arguing for their moral, rightful, or predestined claim to authority. Political Legitimacy and the State examines the accounts that have been given of legitimacy, proposing that legitimation should be studied as a form of political activity in its own right. Drawing on recent historical examples, Barker argues for a more. "An important contribution to reflection on legitimacy and democratization as well as to the study of Southeast Asian politics The book aids our grasp of the problem of legitimacy, and carefully details the way in which it is being played out in one part of the world.".


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This second part of the book turns to an examination of the conditions under which it is morally justifiable to exercise political power to enforce international law in the pursuit of justice. 5 develops a justice‐based conception of political legitimacy, where “political legitimacy” is defined as follows: An entity has political legitimacy if and only if it is morally justified in.

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An in-depth look at the political factors contributing to Russia's increasingly hostile environment for women and those outside of prevailing gender norms.Max Weber's views on law are best understood in relation to his general analysis of types of political authority.

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