The paper aims to analyse the current process of juridification that is altering the relation between the political and the legal realms. Tosel discusses the existing literature on the theme: the dominant view — which finds in Habermas its precursor — reduce the increasing use of law to a process of bureaucratization, reification and depoliticization of the social field which transforms law into an instrument at the service of neoliberal governance.

The article is available open access in Soft Power

(Issue 18 ( 9,2), July-December 2022)

Posted on 22 March 2023