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Culturas Jurídicas y Derecho no-Occidental desde una Perspectiva Comparativa

Datos generales de la materia



NombreInstituciónCategoríaDoctor/aPerfil docenteÁreaEmail
BENGOETXEA CABALLERO, JOSE RAMONUniversidad del País Vasco/Euskal Herriko UnibertsitateaProfesorado Catedratico De UniversidadDoctorBilingüeFilosofía del
NABASKUES MARTINEZ DE EULATE, IKERUniversidad del País Vasco/Euskal Herriko UnibertsitateaProfesorado Adjunto (Ayudante Doctor/A)DoctorBilingüeFilosofía del


Conocimiento de la problemática de la comparacióin entre culturas jurídicas30.0 %
Capacidad de comparar una cultura jurídica occidental con una no-occidental50.0 %
Conocimiento de la problemática teórica en torno a las culturas jurídicas20.0 %

Tipos de docencia

TipoHoras presencialesHoras no presencialesHoras totales

Actividades formativas

DenominaciónHorasPorcentaje de presencialidad
Análisis de casos20.0100 %
Análisis de textos20.0100 %
Debates5.0100 %
Desarrollo escrito de un tema30.010 %

Sistemas de evaluación

DenominaciónPonderación mínimaPonderación máxima
Asistencia y Participación50.0 % 50.0 %
Evaluación mediante presentación de proyectos50.0 % 50.0 %
Examen escrito50.0 % 50.0 %


Introduction and Plan for the Course

Range of Issues discussed in Legal Cultures. The issue of PLuralism:

Multiculturalism and law

Diffusion of Law


Materiales de uso obligatorio

Tuori, Kaarlo: "Transnational law: on legal hybrids and legal perspectivism". Chapter 1. Pp. 11-57. In: Transnational law: rethinking European law and legal thinking. Edited by Miguel Maduro, Kaarlo Tuori, and Suvi Sankari.

Banakar, Reza: "Introduction: Snapshots of the rights discourse", in: Reza Banakar (ed.), Rights in context: law and justice in late modern society. Ashgate, 2010, pp. 1-17

Damaska, Mirjan R.: "The faces of justice and state authority: a comparative approach to the legal process". Yale University Press, 1986. º Introduction, pp. 1-15; and Chapter III, "Two types of state at the ends of the legal process pp.71-96.

Bengoetxea, Joxerramon: "Rethinking EU law in the light of pluralism and practical reason". In: Miguel Maduro, Kaarlo Tuori and Suvi Sankari (eds.): Transnational Law: Rethinking European Law and Legal Thinking, Cambrigde University Press, 2014. Chapter 6.

Nelken, David: "Rethinking legal culture", in: Michael Freeman (ed.), Law and sociology. Oxford University Press, (Current Legal Issues, 2005; volume 8), chapter 12, pp. 200-224

Bibliografía de profundización

Jansen, Yolande. (2013). Secularism, assimilation and the crisis of multiculturalism: French modernist legacies.-- Amsterdam : Amsterdam University Press, 2013. -- (IMISCOE Research). -- pp. 13-58 (introduction) and pp. 275-295 (Concluding remarks)

Perez Perdomo on Latin American Legal Culture "Latin legal cultures in the age of globalization", in: Lawrence M. Friedman and Rogerlio Pérez Perdomo (eds.), Legal culture in the age of globalization: Latin America and Latin Europe, chapter 1, pp. 1-19

Snyder on Economic Globalization and the law in the twenty-first century, in: Austin Sarat (ed.), The Blackwell companion to law and society, chapter 33, pp. 624-640

Garth on comparative law and the legal profession: notes toward a reorientation of research, in: John J. Barceló III and Roger C. Cramton (eds.), Lawyers, practice and ideals: a comparative view, chapter 7, pp. 227-240

Marie Claire Foblets: Multicultural Jurisprudence :comparative perspectives on the cultural defense. Hart Publishing, 2009

Bouchard, Gérard/Taylor, Charles : "Building the future: a time for reconciliation: abridged report,


Bronner, Ethan. (2013). To place graduates, Law Schools are opening firms. The New York Times, march 7, 2013

Fateh-Moghadam, Bijan (2012). Criminalizing male circumcision? Case Note: Landgericht Cologne, Judgment of 7 May 2012 - No. 151 Ns 169/11. German Law Journal, 2012, vol. 13(9). -- pp. 1131-1145

India couple's kiss "not obscene". BBC News , 2009, 3 February, pp. 1-6

It's the regulations, not the regulator. New York Times, March 19, 2009.

Liptak, Adam (2008). American exception: Supreme Court's global influence is warning. The new York Times Company , 2008, September 18, pp. 1-6

Romero, Simon (2013). A blunt chief justice unafraid to upset Brazil's status quo. The New York Times, August 23, 2013

Galanter and Trujillo: "The Plurality of Pluralism", in: Workshop on Living Law: Rediscovering Eugen Ehrlich, Oñati IISJ=IISL, 4-5 May 2006. Coordinators: Marc Hertogh (The Netherlands) and Marc Galanter (USA)

Shah, Prakash: "Accommodation in theory and practice: the western approach", workshop on: Legal practice and accommodation in multicultural Europe, Oñati IISJ-IISL, 3-4 June 2010. Coordinators Marie-Claire Foblets and Prakash Shah

European Commission. The great value of courts: numbers on how a typical court serves citizens.

Goode, Erica (2013). Victims push laws to end online revenge posts. The New York Times, September 23, 2013

Menski, Werner: Asking for the moon: legal uniformity in India from a Kerala perspective, 2006.

twining, William: "Diffusion of Law: a global perspective", in: Journal of Legal Pluralism and Unofficial Law, 2004, 49, pp. 1-45

Kahn Freund, Otto : "On uses and misuses of comparative law", in: Otto Kahn-Freund, Selected Writings, 1978, chapter 12, pp. 294-315


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