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Sociology Of Law : An Introduction - Roger Cotterrell

Sociology Of Law

An Introduction

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Published: 25th July 1992
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The Sociology of Law offers a distinctive view of contemporary law in Western societies and provides a clear analytical framework for the study of the diverse literature relating to its field. This edition has been enlarged and rewritten to take account of recent theoretical literature, changes of emphasis in interpretation, and new research on legal practice, dispute processing, and law enforcement since the last edition appeared in 1984.

Contents: Introduction Theory and Method in the Study of Law 1. The Social Basis of Law 2. Law as an Instrument of Social Change 3. Laws as an Integrative Mechanism 4. Law, Power and Ideology 5. The Acceptance and Legitimacy of Law 6. Professional Guardianship of Law 7. Judges, Courts, Disputes 8. The Enforcement and Invocation of Law 9. The Prognosis for Law Index

Introduction. Theory and Method in the Study of Law 1: The Social Basis of Law 2: Law as an Instrument of Social Change 3: Laws as an Integrative Mechanism 4: Law, Power and Ideology 5: The Acceptance and Legitimacy of Law 6: Professional Guardianship of Law 7: Judges, Courts, Disputes 8: The Enforcement and Invocation of Law 9: The Prognosis for Law Index

ISBN: 9780406517708
ISBN-10: 0406517703
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 414
Published: 25th July 1992
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.7 x 13.9  x 2.7
Weight (kg): 0.46
Edition Number: 2
Edition Type: Revised