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Sociology of law. Sociological jurisprudence

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  • Jurisprudence as Ideologyby Valerie Kerruish

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 62.95

    In Jurisprudence as Ideology , Valerie Kerruish asks how it is that people who are put down, let down and kept down by law can be thought to have a general political obligation to obey it. She engages with contemporary issues in socialist, feminist and critical legal theory, and links these issues to debates in jurisprudence and the philosophy and... more...

  • Kunstmessen: Zulassungsbeschränkungen und Kartellrechtby Nicolai B. Kemle

    De Gruyter 2006; US$ 196.00

    In the past decade the art market has grown steadily. Participation at art shows has become a matter of survival for the exhibiting art dealers. Whether they are in Germany or abroad, galleries and promoters are fighting over admission. The present study focuses on the legal effects of restrictions on admission and cartel law on art shows.... more...

  • Law, Culture and Societyby Professor Roger Cotterrell; Professor Austin D Sarat

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 49.95

    This book presents a distinctive approach to the study of law in society, focusing on the sociological interpretation of legal ideas. It surveys the development of connections between legal studies and social theory and locates its approach in relation to sociolegal studies on the one hand and legal philosophy on the other. It is suggested that the... 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...

  • Law and Globalization from Belowby Boaventura de Sousa Santos; César A. Rodríguez-Garavito

    Cambridge University Press 2005; US$ 64.00

    An unprecedented attempt to analyze the role of the law in the global movement for social justice. 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...

  • Law and Sacrificeby Johan Van der Walt

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 71.95

    In the wake of apartheid, Law and Sacrifice draws on the uniquely expansive protection of fundamental rights now entrenched in the South African Constitution to outline a new theory of law. The South African Constitution not only protects the rights of people against abuses of power by the state, but also against abuses of power by private legal... 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...

  • 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 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...