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Conceptions in the Code: How Metaphors Explain Legal Challenges in Digital Times

Stefan Larsson

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780190650384
eISBN:
9780190650414
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190650384.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics

This book makes a significant contribution to sociolegal analysis and also represents a valuable contribution to conceptual metaphor theory. By utilising the case of copyright in a digital context it ... More


Consensual Violence: Sex, Sports, and the Politics of Injury

Jill D. Weinberg

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780520290655
eISBN:
9780520964723
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520290655.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

Most people often think decriminalization happens by repealing a law, but Sex, Sports, and the Politics of Consensual Violence challenges this view showing that social decriminalization must precede ... More


Child Welfare Removals by the State: A Cross-Country Analysis of Decision-Making Systems

Kenneth Burns, Tarja Pvsv, and Marit Skivenes (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780190459567
eISBN:
9780190459581
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190459567.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

The book addresses one of the most important, but least researched proceedings, where the State intervenes in the private family sphere to remove children at risk to a place of safety, adoption, or ... More


Introduction

Lisa Hajjar

in Courting Conflict: The Israeli Military Court System in the West Bank and Gaza

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520241930
eISBN:
9780520937987
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520241930.003.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

The Israeli military court system is the central subject of this book. It is also a sociological inquiry into law and conflict in Israel, the West Bank, and Gaza, an area that is referred to ... More


From ‘Living Law’ to the ‘Death of the Social’—Sociology in Legal Theory

Roger Cotterrell

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/9780199282548.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter addresses the nature of sociology as a knowledge-field. It also asks: what is sociology for legal theorists, especially for jurists pursuing theoretical inquiries about the nature of law ... More


The Expanding Spaces of Law: A Timely Legal Geography

Irus Braverman, Nicholas Blomley, and David Delaney (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780804787185
eISBN:
9780804791878
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804787185.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

Legal geography argues that nearly every aspect of law is located, takes place, is in motion, or has some spatial frame of reference. In other words, law is always “worlded” in some way. Likewise, ... More


Rules of Engagement: The Spatiality of Judicial Review

Melinda Harm Benson

in The Expanding Spaces of Law: A Timely Legal Geography

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780804787185
eISBN:
9780804791878
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804787185.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter explores the idea that litigation presupposes a space that has, to date, commanded little attention from legal geography. Legal systems and processes and their associated “rules of ... More


Consensual Violence and the Politics of Injury

Jill D. Weinberg

in Consensual Violence: Sex, Sports, and the Politics of Injury

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780520290655
eISBN:
9780520964723
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520290655.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter begins by summarizing the preceding Preamble. The chokehold began with no context, meaning of significance. For most readers, the initial impression is likely objectionable, presuming ... More


Conclusion: Consensual Violence Reimagined

Jill D. Weinberg

in Consensual Violence: Sex, Sports, and the Politics of Injury

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780520290655
eISBN:
9780520964723
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520290655.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter concludes the book. It provides a summary of findings, as well as provides the theoretical and empirical contributions to sociological and sociolegal scholarship. Specifically, this ... More


Child welfare removals by the state—complex and controversial decisions

Kenneth Burns, Tarja Pösö, and Marit Skivenes

in Child Welfare Removals by the State: A Cross-Country Analysis of Decision-Making Systems

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780190459567
eISBN:
9780190459581
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190459567.003.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

The introduction provides a general framework for the book and sets the focus for it. It aims to undertake a comprehensive examination of the formats, range of participants, powers, thresholds for ... More


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