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Sociology of law. Sociological jurisprudence

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  • 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...

  • Soziologische Jurisprudenzby Gralf-Peter Calliess; Peer Zumbansen; Dan Wielsch; Andreas Fischer-Lescano

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 307.00

    The commemorative publication Sociological Jurisprudence adheres in content and form to the tradition of Gunther Teubner?s body of work. The contributions engage themselves with his principle outlook by reflecting upon the relationships between law and society, each with its own distinct emphasis. more...

  • Internationale Vorgaben zum KulturgŁterschutz und ihre Umsetzung in Deutschlandby Solveig Rietschel

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 133.00

    Following an introduction to the development of cultural property protection and a definition of terms, this work addresses international and European provisions in order to provide an overview of the current instruments and regulatory options relating to cultural property protection. An analysis of the legal position in the Federal Republic of Germany... 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...

  • Invitation to Law and Societyby Kitty Calavita

    University of Chicago Press 2010; US$ 15.00

    Law and Society is a rapidly-growing interdisciplinary field that turns on its head the conventional, idealized view of the “Law” as a magisterial abstraction. Kitty Calavita’s Invitation to Law and Society brilliantly brings to life the ways in which law shapes and manifests itself in the institutions and interactions of human... 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...

  • Legal & Financial Aspects of Architectural Conservationby Marc Denhez; Stephen Dennis

    Dundurn 1997; US$ 11.99

    In this international study, 18 experts from 10 countries describe the legal challenges and solutions related to heritage property. more...

  • Cultural Property Law and Restitutionby Irini A. Stamatoudi

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2011; US$ 40.00

    This invaluable book, for the first time, brings together the international and European Union legal framework on cultural property law and the restitution of cultural property. Drawing on the author's extensive experience of international disputes, it provides a very comprehensive and useful commentary. Theories of cultural nationalism and cultural... more...

  • Academic Freedom and the Lawby Eric Barendt

    Hart Publishing Limited 2010; US$ 79.20

    Academic Freedom and the Law: A Comparative Study provides a critical analysis of the law relating to academic freedom in three major jurisdictions: the United Kingdom, Germany and the United States. Thebook outlines the various claims which may be made to academic freedom by individual university teachers and by universities and other higher education... more...