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The Legacy of Pluralism: The Continental Jurisprudence of Santi Romano, Carl Schmitt, and Costantino Mortati

Mariano Croce and Marco Goldoni

Abstract

Book Abstract: How should the state face the challenge of radical pluralism? How could constitutional orders be changed when they prove unable to regulate society? Santi Romano, Carl Schmitt, and Costantino Mortati, the leading figures of Continental legal institutionalism, provided three responses that deserve our full attention today. Mariano Croce and Marco Goldoni introduce and analyze these three towering figures for a modern audience. Romano thought pluralism to be an inherent feature of legality and envisaged a far-reaching reform of the state for it to be a platform of negotiation betw ... More

Keywords: Constitutionalism, Continental jurisprudence, legal institutionalism, legal pluralism, nonstate law, public law, social order, social pluralism, state law

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2020 Print ISBN-13: 9781503612112
Published to Stanford Scholarship Online: January 2021 DOI:10.11126/stanford/9781503612112.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Mariano Croce, author
Sapienza Universitá di Roma

Marco Goldoni, author
University of Glasgow