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Socio-legal studies

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Published by Dartmouth in Aldershot, Brookfield, USA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sociological jurisprudence.,
  • Sociological jurisprudence -- Research.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statementedited by Philip A. Thomas.
    ContributionsThomas, Philip A.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsK370 .S65 1997
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 358 p. :
    Number of Pages358
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1012187M
    ISBN 101855217171, 1855219689
    LC Control Number96052819

    For specifically requested colour reproduction in print, you will receive information Socio-legal studies book the costs from SAGE after receipt of your accepted article. Geiger's nihilism of values paved the way for a form of legal nihilismwhich encourages the construction of a sober democracy "that is capable of raising conflict to the intellectual level and of anaesthetising feelings, as it is aware of its own inability to make any proclamation of value, ethics or policy about the nature of truth". They see their roots as being primarily in one such discipline and, from that base, they explore outwards. In recent years, in Britain, posts in socio-legal research have been created in law schools, and part of the motivation for this — apart from any intellectual arguments — may have been that SLS is seen in some university environments as a promising focus for attracting external grants to support research.

    Taken as a whole, this volume demonstrates that Socio-legal studies book discussion is most helpful when rooted in empirical cases, and that the best case studies also help us to develop our methodologies. I argued that legal philosophy — in the Socio-legal studies book developed since the s in the Anglophone world which came to dominate legal theory until relatively recently — is unsuited to this role. This Special Issue offers descriptions of judicial practices involving experts in local laws and customs and surveys of the most frequent fields of expert witnessing that are related with culture; interrogates who the experts are, their links with local communities, and also with the courts and the state power and politics; how cultural expert witnessing has been received by judges; how cultural expertise has developed across the sister disciplines of history and psychiatry; and eventually, it asks whether academic truth and legal truth are commensurable across time and space. But, when I had the chance, I enrolled for formal study in sociology and was guided in depth by good teachers through key ideas and research traditions and the great classics of social theory — Marx, Weber, Durkheim and others.

    They also focus on Socio-legal studies book the internal normative orderings of various groups and "communities", such as the community of lawyers, businessmen, scientists, members of political parties, or members of the Mafia, interact with each other. Durkheim also argued that a sociology of law should be developed alongside, and in close connection with, a sociology of morals, studying the development of value systems reflected in law. Global contestation over the institutions of democracy and state building cannot be meaningful unless considered in relation to constitutionalism. Symbolic interactionism and Marxism Interactionism had become popular in America in the s and s as a politically radical alternative to structural-functionalism. Oxford: Hart Publishingpp.


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