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  • The Law and Society Reader IIby Erik Larson; Patrick Schmidt

    NYU Press 2014; US$ 89.00

    Law and society scholars challenge the common belief that law is simply a neutral tool by which society sets standards and resolves disputes. Decades of research shows how much the nature of communities, organizations, and the people inhabiting them affect how law works. Just as much, law shapes beliefs, behaviors, and wider social structures, but... more...

  • Law, Society and Communityby Richard Nobles; David Schiff

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 134.95

    This collection of socio-legal studies, written by leading theorists and researchers from around the world, offers original, perceptive and critical contributions to ideas and theories that have been expounded by Roger Cotterrell over a long and distinguished career. Engaging with the complexity and multiplicity of our contemporary legal world, the... more...

  • Law and Intersystemic Communicationby Alberto Febbrajo; Gorm Harste

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 139.95

    This volume provides an overview of current perspectives on socio-legal studies with particular attention focused on the concept of 'structural coupling'. The first part of the book presents a reconstruction of theoretical tendencies in the field of socio-legal studies, characterised by the emergence of a transnational model of legal systems... more...

  • Soziologische Jurisprudenzby Gralf-Peter Calliess; Andreas Fischer-Lescano; Dan Wielsch; Peer Zumbansen

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 307.00

    The commemorative publication Sociological Jurisprudence adheres in content and form to the tradition of Gunther Teubner?s body of work. The contributions engage themselves with his principle outlook by reflecting upon the relationships between law and society, each with its own distinct emphasis. more...

  • Eugen Ehrlich interkulturell gelesenby Markus Porsche-Ludwig

    Traugott Bautz 2010; US$ 7.47

    Bereits in seinen ersten Schriften ging der Rechtssoziologe Eugen Ehrlich (1862-1922) der Beobachtung nach, dass das Gesetzesrecht und die Regeln, nach denen die Menschen wirklich leben, vielfach nicht übereinstimmen. Da nach seiner Ansicht eine Rechtswissenschaft, die lediglich versucht, das Gesetzesrecht in ein begrifflich und logisch folgerichtiges... more...

  • Intersectionality and Beyondby Emily Grabham; Davina Cooper; Jane Krishnadas; Didi Herman

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 65.95

    This collection addresses the present and the future of the concept of intersectionality within socio-legal studies. Intersectionality provides a metaphorical schema for understanding the interaction of different forms of disadvantage, including race, sexuality, and gender. But it also goes further to provide a particular model of how these aspects... more...

  • Begriff und Rechtfertigung abdingbaren Rechtsby Lorenz Kähler

    Mohr Siebeck 2012; US$ 88.51

    Hauptbeschreibung Abdingbares Recht tritt in großer Vielfalt und den unterschiedlichsten Formen auf. Das haben die bisherigen Modelle nur ungenügend berücksichtigt. Lorenz Kähler zeigt in seiner Untersuchung, dass sich abdingbares Recht stattdessen als Menge von Normen begreifen lässt, bei denen der jeweilige Adressat die Anwendbarkeit trotz konstanter... more...

  • Contested Statesby Mindie Lazarus-Black; Susan F. Hirsch

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 36.95

    Contested States examines how hegemony is created and facilitated through law as well as how people use legal arenas to resist oppression. The essays, written by anthropologists and historians, offer rich historical and ethnographic detail as they engage these themes in such contexts as: colonial and post-colonial courts in Kenya, India, Uganda... more...

  • Law and Opinion in Twentieth-Century Britain and Irelandby W. John Morgan; Professor Stephen Livingstone

    Palgrave Macmillan 2003; US$ 134.00

    Law and Opinion in Twentieth Century Britain and Ireland covers four main themes: Law and the State; Culture and Identity; Public Morality and the Citizen; The Death of the English Constitution; each theme being analyzed through two essays authored by leading British and Irish academics. The book provides a substantial and readable analysis of the... more...