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The International Library of Essays in Law and Society: The International Library of Essays in Law and Society


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Governing Risks

Governing Risks

1st Edition

Edited By Pat O'Malley
January 11, 2006

Contemporary law and government are increasingly characterized by a focus on risk. Fields such as health, psychiatry, criminal justice, vehicle safety, urban design and environmental governance all provide examples of settings in which problems are dealt with as risks. While risk has become more ...

Law in Social Theory

Law in Social Theory

1st Edition

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 ...

Prosecutors and Prosecution

Prosecutors and Prosecution

1st Edition

Edited By Lisa Frohmann
June 07, 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 ...

Ethnography and Law

Ethnography and Law

1st Edition

Edited By Eve Darian-Smith
November 10, 2017

Ethnographies of law are historically associated with anthropology and the study of far-away places and people. In contrast, this volume underscores the importance of ethnographic research in analyzing law in all societies, particularly complex developed nations. By exploring recent ethnographic ...

Intellectual Property

Intellectual Property

1st Edition

Edited By William T. Gallagher
August 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 ...

Consciousness and Ideology

Consciousness and Ideology

1st Edition

Edited By Patricia Ewick
December 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 ...

Immigration

Immigration

1st Edition

Edited By Susan Sterett
September 28, 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 ...

Race, Law and Society

Race, Law and Society

1st Edition

By Ian Haney López
December 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 ...

Theoretical and Empirical Studies of Rights

Theoretical and Empirical Studies of Rights

1st Edition

Edited By Laura Beth Nielsen
August 28, 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 ...

Intellectual Property Law and History

Intellectual Property Law and History

1st Edition

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 ...

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

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

1st Edition

Edited By Tanina Rostain
August 28, 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...

Law and Science, Volumes I and II Volume I: Epistemological, Evidentiary, and Relational Engagements Volume II: Regulation of Property, Practices and Products

Law and Science, Volumes I and II: Volume I: Epistemological, Evidentiary, and Relational Engagements Volume II: Regulation of Property, Practices and Products

1st Edition

Edited By Susan S. Silbey
May 28, 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 ...

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