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

    NYU Press 2014; US$ 24.65

    Law and society scholars challenge thecommon belief that law is simply a neutral tool by which society sets standardsand resolves disputes. Decades of research shows how much the nature ofcommunities, organizations, and the people inhabiting them affect how lawworks. Just as much, law shapes beliefs, behaviors, and wider socialstructures, but the... more...

  • Law, Society and Communityby Professor David Schiff; Professor Richard Nobles

    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 many classic issues and theories of the sociology of law, the contributions... more...

  • Cultural Legal Studiesby Cassandra Sharp; Marett Leiboff

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    What can law?s popular cultures do for law, as a constitutive and interrogative critical practice?? This collection explores such a question through the lens of the ?cultural legal studies? movement, which proffers a new encounter with the ?cultural turn? in law and legal theory.? Moving beyond the ?law ands? (literature, humanities, culture, film,... 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...

  • Social and Legal Normsby Dr Matthias Baier

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 149.95

    In an era where new areas of life and new problems call for normative solutions while the plurality of values in society challenge the very basis for normative solutions, this book looks at a growing field of research on the relations between social and legal norms. New technologies and social media offer new ways to communicate about normative issues... 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...

  • Social Consciousness in Legal Decision Makingby Richard L. Wiener; Brian H. Bornstein; Robert Schopp; Steven L. Willborn

    Springer US 2007; US$ 119.00

    Our basic assumption about the law is that it is designed to operate fairly and openly. But with human beings as the ultimate decision makers, how do we prevent discrimination within the legal arena, and how does the law decide whether others have behaved in a discriminatory manner? Social Consciousness in Legal Decision Making examines four controversial... more...