Dr Tom Webb


Research Overview

Tom is interested in administrative justice in the tribunals system, particularly as regards immigration and mental health tribunals, and Associate Manager Panels.

Tom is also conducting research into public law, particularly the theory of constitutionalism, and the use of complexity theory (a systems theory) as a critical device in law. In addition to this Dr Webb has also written on the theory of autopoiesis.

Selected Publications Show all 10 publications

Critical legal studies and a complexity approach: some initial observations for law and policy
Webb, T. 07/2015 In: Handbook on complexity and public policy. Cheltenham : Edward Elgar Publishing ISBN: 9781782549512.

Tracing an outline of legal complexity
Webb, T. 12/2014 In: Ratio Juris. 27, 4, p. 477-495. 19 p.
Journal article

Exploring system boundaries
Webb, T. 2013 In: Law and Critique. 24, 2, p. 131-151. 21 p.
Journal article

Realism and analysis within public law
Mauthe, B., Webb, T. 04/2013 In: Liverpool Law Review. 34, 1, p. 27-46. 20 p.
Journal article

In the multiverse what is real?: Luhmann, complexity and ANT
Mauthe, B., Webb, T. 2013 In: Luhman observed. Basingstoke : Palgrave p. 243-262. 19 p. ISBN: 9781137015280.