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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


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


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


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


Approaches to Law in Society

D. J. GALLIGAN

in Law in Modern Society

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199291830
eISBN:
9780191700675
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199291830.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

There are several ways of examining law in society. Such disciplinary approaches would include a historical approach, a political science approach, an economic approach, and approaches from other ... More


The Culture of International Arbitration and The Evolution of Contract Law

Joshua D H Karton

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199658008
eISBN:
9780191757914
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199658008.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Private International Law

This study proposes a theory of international arbitration culture, tests this theory against real-world outcomes, and uses it to make predictions about the contract law principles that international ... More


Introduction

Joshua Karton

in The Culture of International Arbitration and The Evolution of Contract Law

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199658008
eISBN:
9780191757914
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199658008.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Private International Law

This introductory chapter sets out the book’s purpose, which is to explore two discrete subjects whose relationship is acknowledged but often underappreciated: contract law and international ... More


Studying International Arbitral Culture

Joshua Karton

in The Culture of International Arbitration and The Evolution of Contract Law

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199658008
eISBN:
9780191757914
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199658008.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Private International Law

This chapter provides some background to the cultural theory of international arbitral decision-making presented in the following two chapters. It sets out a definition of ‘culture’ as the term is ... More


The Future of Contract Law

Joshua Karton

in The Culture of International Arbitration and The Evolution of Contract Law

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199658008
eISBN:
9780191757914
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199658008.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Private International Law

This chapter discusses the implications of international commercial arbitration culture for the future of contract law. In particular, it identifies the substantive law doctrines that arbitrators are ... More


The Empirical Background to Behavioural Conflict at Work

Lizzie Barmes

in Bullying and Behavioural Conflict at Work: The Duality of Individual Rights

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780199691371
eISBN:
9780191748790
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199691371.003.0002
Subject:
Law, EU Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter surveys UK knowledge about working people’s experiences and perceptions of bad behaviour at work, their responses, and their use of law, what happens in the small subset of situations ... More


Explaining Recursive Cycles of Treaty Interpretation: The Role of Transparency, Ambiguity, and Opacity

Grégoire Mallard

in Fallout: Nuclear Diplomacy in an Age of Global Fracture

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780226157894
eISBN:
9780226157924
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226157924.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

Chapter 2 shows how the focus on legal interpretation that is adopted in this book complements and challenges some aspects of the existing sociological theories of transnational legal change: first, ... More


Structuring forced labour: neoliberal labour markets, immigration policy and forced migration

Hannah Lewis, Peter Dwyer, Stuart Hodkinson, and Louise Waite

in Precarious Lives: Forced labour, exploitation and asylum

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781447306900
eISBN:
9781447311676
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447306900.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

Chapter 2 deploys both global and national lenses to ask why vulnerable migrant workers routinely experience labour exploitation. We deepen Chapter 1’s argument that the UK’s neoliberal labour market ... More


Bullying and Behavioural Conflict at Work: The Duality of Individual Rights

Lizzie Barmes

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780199691371
eISBN:
9780191748790
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199691371.001.0001
Subject:
Law, EU Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This empirical study of the interaction between law, adjudication, and conflicts about behaviour at work argues that individual employment rights are Janus-faced, simultaneously challenging, and ... More


Sexual Orientation Discrimination and the European Convention on Human Rights: A Socio-Legal Analysis of Applications against the UK

Paul Johnson

in Going to Strasbourg: An Oral History of Sexual Orientation Discrimination and the European Convention on Human Rights

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780198777618
eISBN:
9780191823176
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198777618.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, EU Law

This chapter provides a sociologically informed historical analysis of applications made under the European Convention on Human Rights against the UK concerning discrimination on the grounds of ... More


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