The distinction between general and restricted jurisprudence (linked to various legal philosophical approaches)

The essay should be typed, 1.5 spacing, 12 font, references (footnotes or in text) and bibliography included. This written essay is based on the research problem formulated in the research proposal below. One additional theme to the themes addressed in the research proposal will have to be incorporated in the essay:

1) Equality, power, transformation and memory

The task in the research proposal was to formulate a research problem (assumptions, research questions, literature review) that engages with and responds to the following:

„A general jurisprudence brings back to the centre the aesthetic, ethical and material aspects of legality. It reminds us that poets and artists have legislated, while philosphers and laywers operate an aesthetics of life in order to bring together the main ingredients of life, the biological, the social, the unconscious. General jurisprudence includes the political economoy of law; the legal constructions of subjectivity; and the ways in which gender, race or sexuality create forms of identity, both disciplining bodies and offering sites of resistance.‟ (Douzinas „The responsibility of the critic‟ (2014) Law and Critique 189)

You should include the following:

1) The distinction between general and restricted jurisprudence (linked to various legal

philosophical approaches)

2) Modernity, legal pluralism

3) The book that you‟ve chosen should be central to the research problem and argument

developed in your essay