La regola di maggioranza tra matrici religiose e declinazioni culturali. Un approccio interculturale alla disciplina giuridica del fenomeno associativo: tradizione canonistica e tradizione islamica nello specchio del diritto italiano

The paper addresses and weighs the possibilities and usefulness of an intercultural approach to the associative phenomenon, particularly within the context of majority rule. It focuses on the cultural and religious matrices underlying majority rule as they are deduced from its historical and functional origin and from its legal experience….

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Corpo e differenza culturale. I. L’articolo 5 del codice civile italiano nello specchio della tradizione giuridica occidentale

This paper offers the first partial result of a two-person research project which attempts to combine a comparative and economic analysis of law with an intercultural law approach. The paper focuses on Article 5 of the Italian civil code which governs the dispositions of the human body and considers it…

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Le comunità intenzionali e i dilemmi della giuridificazione. Un approccio interculturale al riconoscimento normativo dell’identità comunitaria

Intentional communities are voluntary residential communities designed to actualize forms of daily living and ways of sharing that had been thought lost to modern societies. Despite their growing popularity, in most legal orders they do not yet have legal rights. Though these communities often demonstrate a natural tendency to close…

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Filiazione, storia e cultura. Per un’analisi retrospettiva delle relazioni interculturali fra tradizione giuridica canonistica e diritto civile italiano in materia di famiglia

The aim of this essay is to analyze the topic of filiation considering both canonical and Italian private law perspectives. The distinction of differing types and categories of filiation is traditionally regarded as the most efficacious hermeneutic way to enforce the role of marriage in regulating family relationships. This well-established…

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Knowing How to “Make” Intercultural Diplomacy

Intercultural Diplomacy embodies the richest part of the possibilities offered by international relations (public and private) through dialogue, kind assertiveness, and truthfulness. It means identifying potential syntheses between different cultures and working together with the aim of rediscovering oneself in the Other, living purposefully in the Other, accepting oneself and…

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Analisi gius-economica degli strumenti rimediali da inadempimento contrattuale

This paper presents the results of a concise investigation of remedies available for breach of contract, making use of the Economic Analysis of Law (EAL). An exemplar is also provided of EAL’s functional potentialities as a research tool for intercultural law. The prevalence of multiculturalism in today’s global social-economic experience…

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Saper fare diplomazia interculturale

Intercultural Diplomacy embodies the richest part of the possibilities offered by international relations (public and private) through dialogue, kind assertiveness, and truthfulness. It means identifying potential syntheses between different cultures and working together with the aim of rediscovering oneself in the Other, living purposefully in the Other, accepting oneself and…

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Divorzi diversi e geografia giuridica interculturale. Il “termine” mobile del matrimonio

This essay addresses a Judgment of Divorce ruled by an Italian court (Tribunale di Padova) applying Moroccan family law—specifically, Moudawwana Articles 83 and 114. By means of a renvoi to EU Regulation n. 1259/2010, the spouses’ application for divorce benefitted from the so-called “immediate divorce” provision, namely a divorce without…

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Deontologie religiose, cultura economica e rapporti contrattuali. Riflessioni a proposito dei processi di negoziazione

While Italian and Islamic economic and legal systems may appear to be so different as to be inconsonant, recent studies in religion and economics offer a new perspective. Particularly in light of globalization trends, contractual negotiations within civil law illuminate some interesting possibilities for interaction and creative negotiation between these…

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Seconde generazioni, interazione interculturale e diritto. Percorsi d’indagine tra difficoltà e opportunità delle appartenenze “multiple”

The main purpose of this essay is to analyze the experience of the second generation of migrants to Italy from an intercultural perspective. By capturing their life plots within the wider framework of migration, the enquiry focuses on the opportunities, difficulties and significancies held within the stories they live. Both…

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