Law: Book Series

Socio-Legal Studies

Socio-Legal Studies

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The Socio-Legal Studies series consists of scholars, principally from the UK, Europe and North America, who contribute critical, analytical texts concerning the operation of Law in Society. Grounded in theory the books will examine practical issues of contemporary importance from a perspective which firmly locates law as a social science.

  • Taxing Culture

    Towards a Theory of Tax Collection Law

    By Ann Mumford

    The introduction of self-assessment for income tax collection in the late 1990s marked a striking moment of cultural convergence between the UK and the US. This book analyses the socio-political factors leading to and resulting from this fundamental change in the relationship between taxpayers and…

    Paperback – 2017-07-03
    Routledge
    Socio-Legal Studies

  • The Rule of Law after Communism

    Problems and Prospects in East-Central Europe

    By Martin Krygier, Adam Czarnota

    This book is among the first books to consider post-communist Europe from the point of view of the rule of law. This book collects articles written by specialists on the rule of law in particular countries. Interdisciplinary in approach, this book reveals the multi-layered complexity of the…

    Paperback – 2016-11-11
    Routledge
    Socio-Legal Studies

  • Law in Action

    Ethnomethodological and Conversation Analytic Approaches to Law

    By Max Travers, John F. Manzo

    Ethnomethodologists and Conversation Analysts have always been interested in the study of law and legal institutions and there is now a large body of empirical studies, representing a range of analytic traditions in each field. This collection introduces this literature and the research questions…

    Paperback – 2016-08-26
    Routledge
    Socio-Legal Studies

  • Comparing Legal Cultures

    Edited by David Nelken

    This volume cross-examines mainstream approaches to studying legal culture (e.g. those of Friedman and Blankenburg). It includes debates over the concept of legal culture and a variety of case studies of different legal cultures.…

    Paperback – 1997-07-09
    Routledge
    Socio-Legal Studies