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Sociology of law. Sociological jurisprudence

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  • Trade and Human Health and Safetyby George A. Bermann; Petros C. Mavroidis

    Cambridge University Press 2006; US$ 57.00

    This 2006 book discusses the standards established for the regulation of public health and safety issues. more...

  • Law and the Social Sciencesby Julius Stone

    University of Minnesota Press 1966; US$ 60.00

    The author, a distinguished authority on law, provides an illuminating and challenging discussion of the social aspects of law and legal problems. As a background to some penetrating observations, he takes stock of the contributions and interrelations of more...

  • The Blackwell Companion to Law and Societyby Austin Sarat

    Wiley 2008; US$ 235.95

    The Blackwell Companion to Law and Society is an authoritative study of the relationship between law and social interaction. Thirty-two original essays by an international group of expert scholars examine a wide range of critical questions. Authors represent various theoretical, methodological, and political commitments, creating the first truly... more...

  • Law in Perspectiveby Michael Head; Scott Mann

    University of NSW Press 2008; US$ 52.00

    Law in Perspective is intended to encourage critical, responsible and creative thinking about law as a system of ideas and a social institution. This second edition has been revised to include new chapters on human rights, liberal democracy, economic efficiency, problems of the market, and distributive justice. As well, the information provided on... more...

  • Law, Culture and Societyby Roger Cotterrell

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2007; US$ 49.95

    Presenting a distinctive approach to the study of law in society and through a range of specific studies, this book seeks to integrate the sociology of law with other kinds of legal analysis and engages directly with current juristic debates in legal theory and comparative law. more...

  • Liquid Society and Its Lawby Jirí Pribán

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2007; US$ 134.95

    Bringing together Zygmunt Bauman and a number of internationally distinguished legal scholars, this collection of essays examines Bauman's analysis of fears and policing in 'liquid society' and continues with the social and legal theoretical context and implications of Bauman's theory. more...

  • Law's Dream of a Common Knowledgeby Mariana Valverde

    Princeton University Press 2009; US$ 67.50

    If knowledge is power, then the power of law can be studied through the lens of knowledge. This book opens up a substantive new area of legal research--knowledge production--and presents a series of case studies showing that the hybridity and eclecticism of legal knowledge processes make it unfruitful to ask questions such as, "Is law becoming more... more...

  • Law and Social Changeby Sharyn L Roach Anleu

    SAGE Publications 2000; US$ 58.95

    This major new textbook provides a clear and comprehensive guide to the sociology of law, surveying current theoretical debates and examining socio-legal research. Exploring the relationship between the law and other aspects of social life, it goes beyond a discussion of contemporary institutions, focusing on broad and general patterns grounded... more...

  • Interdisciplinary Legal Studiesby Austin Sarat

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2010; US$ 124.95

    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...

  • Is Eating People Wrong?by Allan C. Hutchinson

    Cambridge University Press 2010; US$ 22.00

    This book explores the consequences of eight exemplary cases around which the common law developed to reveal the diverse and uncoordinated attempts by the courts to adapt the law to changing conditions. more...