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Sociology of law. Sociological jurisprudence

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  • 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...

  • Routledge Handbook of Sports Sponsorshipby Alain Ferrand; Luiggino Torrigiani; Andreu Camps i Povill

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 83.95

    Illustrated throughout with sport specific case studies this book presents a wide range of perspectives on sports sponsorship. A unique quality is its clear guide to the legal issues associated with marketing, copyright, and contracts. 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...

  • Nanotechnologieby Arno Scherzberg; Joachim Wendorff

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 147.00

    In this work, the basic principles of nanotechnology and its most important fields of application are presented and the current state of knowledge and the discussion surrounding the evaluation of the potential dangers associated with nanotechnology are explained. Finally, a legal evaluation of the regulatory needs and the development of benchmarks... 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...

  • Understanding Law and Societyby Max Travers

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 65.95

    This textbook on the sociology of law is organised according to the theoretical traditions of sociology, and oriented towards providing an accessible, but sophisticated, introduction to, and overview of, the central themes, problems and debates in this field. The book employs an international range of examples - including the state, minority rights,... more...

  • Niklas Luhmann: Law, Justice, Societyby Andreas Philippopoulos-Mihalopoulos

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 49.95

    This is the first book to consider German sociologist Niklas Luhmann's social theory in a critical legal context. His theory is introduced here both in terms of society at large and the legal system specifically, and the book reveals the aporetic structure of autopoiesis, aligning it with postmodern approaches to law. Readers will find it operates... 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...