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The Blackwell companion to law and society [electronic resource] / edited by Austin Sarat.

Publication:
Malden, MA : Blackwell Pub., 2004.
Series:
Blackwell companions to sociology.
Blackwell companions to sociology
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (xxi, 666 pages) : illustrations.
Subjects:
Law -- Social aspects.
Contents:
Vitality amidst fragmentation: on the emergence of post-realist law and society scholarship / Austin Sarat
pt. I. Perspectives on the history and significance of law and society research. Law in social theory, and social theory in the study of law / Roger Cotterrell ; Profession, science, and culture: an emergent canon of law and society research / Carroll Seron and Susan S. Silbey
pt. II. The cultural life of law. The work of rights and the work rights do: a critical empirical approach / Laura Beth Nielsen ; Consciousness and ideology / Patricia Ewick ; Law in popular culture / Richard K. Sherwin ; Comparing legal cultures / David Nelken
pt. III. Institutions and actors. The police and policing / Jeannine Bell ; Professional power: lawyers and the constitution of professional authority / Tanina Rostain ; Courts and judges / Lee Epstein and Jack Knight ; Jurors and juries / Valerie P. Hans and Neil Vidmar ; Regulators and regulatory processes / Robert A. Kagan ; The legal lives of private organizations / Lauren B. Edelman
pt. IV. Domains of policy. Legal regulation of families in changing societies / Susan B. Boyd ; Culture, "kulturkampf" and beyond: the antidiscrimination principle under the jurisprudence of backlash / Francisco Valdes ; The government of risk / Pat O'Malley ; Thinking about criminal justice: socio-legal expertise and the modernization of American criminal justice / Jonathan Simon ; Rights in the shadow of class: poverty, welfare, and the law / Frank Munger ; Immigration / Susan Sterett ; Commodity culture, private censorship, branded environments, and global trade politics: intellectual property as a topic of law and society research / Rosemary J. Coombe ; Legal categorizations and religion: on politics of modernity, practices, faith, and power / Gad Barzilai ; The role of social science in legal decisions / Jonathan Yovel and Elizabeth Mertz
pt. V. How does law matter? Procedural justice / Tom R. Tyler ; A tale of two genres: on the real and ideal links between law & society and critical race theory / Laura Gomez ; The constitution of identity: gender, feminist legal theory, and the law and society movement / Nicola Lacey ; Sexuality in law and society scholarship / Leslie J. Moran ; Law and social movements / Michael McCann ; "The dog that didn't bark:" a sociolegal tale of law, democracy, and elections / Stuart A. Scheingold
pt. VI. Studying globalization: past, present, future. Ethnographies of law / Eve Darian-Smith ; Colonial and post-colonial law / Sally Engle Merry ; Human rights / Lisa Hajjar ; The rule of law and economic development in a global era / Kathryn Hendley ; Economic globalization and the law in the 21st century / Francis Snyder.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Electronic reproduction. Hoboken, N.J. Available via World Wide Web.
Description based on print version record.
Local notes:
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the John G. Hartman Memorial Library Fund.
Contributor:
Sarat, Austin.
Wiley InterScience (Online service)
John G. Hartman Memorial Library Fund.
ISBN:
9780470693650 (electronic bk.)
0470693657 (electronic bk.)
0631228969
9780631228967
Publisher Number:
99968136462
Access Restriction:
Restricted for use by site license.
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