Law in Social Theory
Prosecutors and Prosecution
Consciousness and Ideology
Race, Law and Society
Theoretical and Empirical Studies of Rights
Intellectual Property Law and History
Lawyers and the Legal Profession, Volumes I and II Volume I: Sociolegal Studies on the Legal Profession: An Overview Volume II: Elite Practices, Personal Legal Services and Political Causes
Law and Science, Volumes I and II Volume I: Epistemological, Evidentiary, and Relational Engagements Volume II: Regulation of Property, Practices and Products
The Role of Social Science in Law
Law and Religion
Edited By Roger Cotterrell
June 12, 2019
Taking a broad view of social theory, this book demonstrates the importance of this theory for the study of contemporary law. Through studies of the work of Weber, Durkheim, Gurvitch, Habermas, Luhmann, Derrida, Bourdieu, Foucault, Schmitt, Neumann and others, the essays address such fundamental ...
Edited By Lisa Frohmann
June 10, 2019
Prosecutors are the most powerful actors in the legal system. Their decisions have significant implications for how crime is defined, who is charged, and the punishment they receive. This volume draws together classic and recent scholarship that critically examines how prosecutorial power is ...
Edited By William T. Gallagher
July 28, 2007
This book brings together articles by leading international scholars from diverse disciplinary perspectives who focus on the legal, social and cultural dimensions of intellectual properties - including patents, copyrights, trademarks, trade secrets and rights of publicity. These articles employ a ...
Edited By Patricia Ewick
November 28, 2006
In this volume of essays by leading socio-legal scholars, the dual concepts of consciousness and ideology are examined and used to expose law’s presence and power in social life. Rejecting the association between ideology and concealment, each essay explores the ways in which ideology and ...
Edited By Susan Sterett
September 13, 2006
Whilst immigration policy is a highly controversial topic in the West, states continue to receive people who settle, whether as asylum-seekers or refugees, or as family members of existing migrants or labour migrants. Many who move violate the immigration rules either in entering a country or ...
By Ian Haney López
November 28, 2006
Race, Law and Society draws together some of the very best writing on race and racism from the law and society tradition, yet it is not intended to merely reprint the greatest hits of the past. Instead, from its introduction to its selection of articles, this anthology is designed as a 'how-to ...
Edited By Laura Beth Nielsen
August 21, 2007
This important volume examines rights from an inter-disciplinary law and society perspective, beginning with the premise that the most basic functions of rights requires the empirical study of rights consciousness and claiming behavior. As such the volume includes articles and essays by political ...
Edited By Steven Wilf
September 21, 2012
Intellectual property has become a dominant feature of our knowledge based economy in recent years, but how has property rights in intangible items developed? This book brings together for the first time exemplary scholarship with diverse approaches to the history of United States intellectual ...
Edited By Tanina Rostain
August 18, 2008
These two volumes collect groundbreaking socio-legal research on lawyers and the legal profession. Studies in this area exhibit enormous diversity in the questions they pursue, the methodologies they adopt, and the spheres of professional activity they investigate. They are, however, all animated...
Edited By Susan S. Silbey
May 19, 2008
The conditions of contemporary life have been shaped in large part by science and technology extending human life, shrinking the globe, traveling into space. To effect human life and nature, for good or ill, enhancing safety or risk, science must be transformed by legal procedures from hypotheses ...
Edited By Elizabeth Mertz
March 07, 2008
The legal system relies on social science for answers to many tough questions. Social scientists study issues relevant to law. But are law and social science talking past one another? This collection of important articles and essays explores the difficult process of translation between these two ...
Edited By Gad Barzilai
October 28, 2000
This volume consists of nineteen previously-published articles written by leading international scholars on various aspects of law and religion. The volume looks at law and religion in the context of political power, covering different religions including Christianity, Islam and Judaism. It ...