Psychological Jurisprudence: Critical Explorations In Law, by Bruce A. Arrigo

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L]aw is not healthy for people” (p. 106). , Milovanovic, 1992; Arrigo, 1993c, 1996a; Henry & Milovanovic, 1996; Cornell, 1993). , Conley & O’Barr, 1998; Sarat & Kearns, 1996; Sarat & Felstiner, 1995). , Rosenau, 1992). The postmodern assault, and its diverse intellectual strains of criticism (see, Arrigo, 1995a), flourished in the decade of the 1990s (Best & Kellner, 1997). , Caudill, 1997; Schroeder, 1998; Goodrich, 1997; Arrigo, 2000b). , 1977) and, as Milovanovic (1994) observes, he is “the key figure in the fundamental reorientation to postmodernist thought” (p.

The predictions it makes involve only probabilities, statistical regularities, and not certainties” (Best & Kellner, 1997, p. 214). g. , Milovanovic, 1997; Butz, 1997; Cohert & Stewart, 1994; Pepinsky, 1991). These studies indicate the utility of chaos theory for explaining the complex, seemingly inexplicable, behavior of systems in the life world. Much like the other critical perspectives identified in this article, chaos theory is based on a number of assumptions about human interaction and social conduct.

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