Alternative Law

Editora LTr, ISBN 978-85-361-1655-6, p. 107-111, São Paulo, 2011, 421p.

The entry analyses historically the concept of alternative law in the sense now being used in Brazil in the late twentieth century, for this referring to the Italian origins of  l’uso alternativo del diritto and Spanish origins of jueces para la democracia, as well as for the particularities found in Brazil – to the extent that the Brazilian alternativism moves beyond the criticism of state law and recognizes a true legal pluralism – and to the possible criticism that this theory has to bear.


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