‘Book: Scott Veitch, Obligations, New Trajectories in Law (Routledge, 2021)’

Obligations: New Trajectories in Law provides a critical analysis of the role of obligations in contemporary legal and social practices. As rights have become the preeminent feature of modern political and legal discourse, the work of obligations has been overshadowed. Questioning and correcting this dominant image of our time, this book brings obligations back into view in a way that fits better with the realities of contemporary social life. Following a historical account of the changing place and priorities of obligations in modernity, the book analyses how obligations and practices of obedience are core to understanding how law sustains conditions of inequality … (more)

[Gilles Hebben, ESCLH, 23 September]

First posted 2021-09-23 15:00:30

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