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Law and Informal Practices: The Post-Communist Experience

Denis J. Galligan and Marina Kurkchiyan (eds)

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199259366
eISBN:
9780191698606
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199259366.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

This book is a work in socio-legal studies, examining the functions and effectiveness of law in the countries of the former Soviet Union. As the transition away from communism enters its second ... More


Domestic Fortress: Fear and the New Home Front

Rowland Atkinson and Sarah Blandy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781784995300
eISBN:
9781526121035
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784995300.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

Domestic Fortress offers a critical analysis of the contemporary home and its close relationship to fear and security. It considers the important connection between the private home, political life ... More


Rules and Regulators

Julia Black

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198262947
eISBN:
9780191682421
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198262947.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

The nature of rules in the context of regulation is examined in this book through theoretical and empirical analysis, providing a broadened analysis of financial services regulation. The study is ... More


Death Penalty Mitigation: A Handbook for Mitigation Specialists, Investigators, Social Scientists, and Lawyers

Jose B. Ashford and Melissa Kupferberg

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780195329469
eISBN:
9780199367603
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195329469.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

This book provides an introduction to socio-legal forms of mitigation in capital sentencing. It examines scientific formulations, concepts, and frameworks for structuring social history ... More


South Korean civil movement organisations: "Hope, crisis, and pragmatism in democratic transition"

Amy Levine

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780719090493
eISBN:
9781526109613
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090493.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

How does civil society come together and disperse inside a rapidly industrialised and democratised nation? South Korean civil movement organisations is an ethnographic study of the social movements ... More


A Socio-Legal Positivist Approach to Law

Brian Z. Tamanaha

in A General Jurisprudence of Law and Society

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199244676
eISBN:
9780191715044
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199244676.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter proposes a conventionalist approach to the concept of law and comprehensively reconstructs legal positivism into what is called socio-legal positivism. This extensive discussion of legal ... More


Socio-legal Studies: Between Policy and Community

Roger Cotterrell

in Law's Community: Legal Theory in Sociological Perspective

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198264903
eISBN:
9780191682858
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198264903.003.0014
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

Socio-legal scholarship shows through systematic behavioural studies what law as institutionalised doctrine means in the varied local contexts of social life, where its ultimate value and ... More


Law and Sociology

Michael Freeman

in Law and Sociology

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199282548
eISBN:
9780191700200
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199282548.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

The development of sociological approaches to law was one of the most typical characteristics of 20th-century jurisprudence. The social sciences had an effect almost comparable to that of religion in ... More


Regulation and Governance

Peter Vincent-Jones

in The New Public Contracting: Regulation, Responsiveness, Relationality

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199291274
eISBN:
9780191700606
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199291274.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter lays the foundations of the socio-legal regulation perspective which informs the substantive investigation of administrative contracts, economic contracts, and social control contracts. ... More


Rethinking Legal Culture 1

David Nelken

in Law and Sociology

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199282548
eISBN:
9780191700200
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199282548.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter discusses the rethinking of the concept of legal culture. It takes as a starting point Lawrence Friedman's approach, both because his is the most widely debated use of the term and ... More


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