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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Social and Legal Normsby Matthias Baier

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 144.95

    This book offers empirical and theoretical research in the field of social and legal norms and provides inspiration for future debate and research in terms of internationalization and cross-national comparative studies. It presents a consistent picture of empirical research in different social and organizational areas and deepens the theoretical understanding... more...

  • Handbook of Comparative Higher Education Lawby Charles J. Russo

    R&L Education 2013; US$ 144.99

    This book can serve as valuable resource for educational practitioners in higher education insofar as it provides them with an enhanced awareness of strategies that are being used to manage problems commonly faced in multiple educational settings. more...

  • Law and Intersystemic Communicationby Alberto Febbrajo; Gorm Harste

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 134.95

    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 Theorien kompaktby Martin Endreß

    De Gruyter Oldenbourg 2013; US$ 694.00

    Der Band ist speziell zugeschnitten auf den Lernbedarf im Rahmen von BA- und MA-Studiengängen. Darüber hinaus eignet er sich für einen systematischen Überblick über die in der Soziologie diskutierten sozial- wie gesellschaftstheoretischen Grundfragen bis hin zur Gegenwartsdiagnose. Ein klar strukturiertes Gliederungsprinzip, zusammenfassende Übersichten,... 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...

  • Begriff und Rechtfertigung abdingbaren Rechtsby Lorenz Kähler

    Mohr Siebeck 2012; US$ 97.87

    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...

  • Eugen Ehrlich interkulturell gelesenby Markus Porsche-Ludwig

    Traugott Bautz 2010; US$ 8.35

    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...