CLS and Marxism: A History of an Affair

  title={CLS and Marxism: A History of an Affair},
  author={Akbar Rasulov},
  journal={Transnational Legal Theory},
  pages={622 - 639}
  • A. Rasulov
  • Published 31 December 2014
  • Economics
  • Transnational Legal Theory
Abstract This essay explores the relationship between the Critical Legal Studies movement and the Marxist tradition. What role did Marxism play in the formation of CLS's ideological and theoretical horizons? What part was it assigned in the movement's symbolic economy of discursive projects and practices? What kinds of critical challenges did CLS scholars mount against the Marxist legal-theoretic tradition and what sorts of broader lessons can the Marxist tradition extract today from those… 

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