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  • 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...

  • The Handbook of Law and Societyby Austin Sarat; Patricia Ewick

    Wiley 2015; US$ 195.00 US$ 169.00

    Bringing a timely synthesis to the field, The Handbook of Law and Society presents a comprehensive overview of key research findings, theoretical developments, and methodological controversies in the field of law and society. Provides illuminating insights into societal issues that pose ongoing real-world legal problems Offers accessible,... 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Handbook of Comparative Higher Education Lawby Charles J. Russo

    R&L Education 2013; US$ 169.99

    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 Assoc Prof Gorm Harste; Professor Alberto Febbrajo

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 149.95

    With contributions from experts in the field of sociology of law, this book provides an overview of current perspectives on socio-legal studies. It focuses particularly on the relationship between law and society described in recent social systems theory as ?structural coupling?. The first part of the book presents a reconstruction of theoretical... more...

  • Soziologische Theorien kompaktby Martin Endreß

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 35.00

    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...

  • Medienkultur und Gesellschaftsstrukturby Andreas Ziemann

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2011; US$ 44.99

    Die (spät-)moderne Gesellschaft hat sich in eine rigide Abhängigkeit von Medientechnologien und (audiovisuellen) Massenmedien gebracht. Dies hat einerseits zu einer operativen Anpassung und Strukturänderung in zahlreichen Vergesellschaftungsbereichen geführt, andererseits neuartige Denkweisen, Vorstellungswelten, Handlungsformen und Gebrauchskulturen... more...

  • Interdisciplinary Legal Studiesby Austin Sarat

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2010; US$ 131.99

    This volume of "Studies in Law, Politics, and Society" brings together research by graduate students from universities in the United States and the United Kingdom. The work of these students was singled out by their teachers and advisors as showing unusual promise and marking out directions for the next generation of interdisciplinary legal... more...