Law and Society (3rd ed.)

Matthew Lippman,

Law and Society
 
 
Law and Society offers a contemporary overview of the structure and function of legal institutions, along with a lively discussion of criminal and civil law and their impact on society. Author Matthew Lippman draws on insights from over thirty years of teaching to develop an interdisciplinary approach that introduces readers to both the influence of law on society and the influence of society on the law. Distinctive coverage of diversity, inequality, civil liberties, and globalism provides an incisive look at the intersection of theory and practice. The highly anticipated Third Edition includes updated discussions of issues facing today’s society, including inequality, international human rights, privacy and surveillance, and social control.


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