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Law and social theory

Author: Reza Banakar; Max Travers
Publisher: Oxford ; Portland, Oregon : Hart Publishing, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Braille book : Braille : English : Second editionView all editions and formats

The second edition of this popular text introduces a wide range of traditions in sociology and the humanities that offer provocative, contextual views on law and legal institutions.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Reza Banakar; Max Travers
ISBN: 9781849463812 1849463816
OCLC Number: 851827457
Description: x, 368 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Introduction / Reza Banakar and Max Travers --
Classical Sociology of Law. The problematisation of law in classical social theory / Alan Hunt --
Sociological jurisprudence / A. Javier Treviäno --
Systems theory. The radical sociology of Niklas Luhmann / Michael King --
The legal theory of Jèurgen Habermas : between the philosophy and the sociology of law / Mathieu Deflem --
Critical approaches. Marxism and the social theory of law / Robert Fine --
Pierre Bourdieu's sociology of law : from the genesis of the state to the globalisation of law / Mikael Rask Madsen and Yves Dezalay --
Feminist legal theory / Harriet Samuels --
Critical race theory / Angela P. Harris --
Law in action. Interpretive sociologists and law / Max Travers --
Bruno Latour's legal anthropology / Frâedâeric Audren and Câedric Moreau de Bellaing --
New legal realism and the empirical turn in law / Stewart Macaulay and Elizabeth Mertz --
Postmodernism. Foucault and law / Gary Wickham --
Law and postmodernism / Shaun McVeigh --
Postcolonial theories of law / Eve Darian-Smith --
Law in a global society. Reviewing legal pluralism / Anne Griffiths --
Globalisation and law : law beyond the state / Ralf Michaels --
Law and regulation in Late Modernity / Reza Banakar --
Studies of the legal profession / Ole Hammerslev --
Comparative sociology of law / David Nelken.
Other Titles: Introduction to law and social theory.
Responsibility: edited by Reza Banakar and Max Travers.
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