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By Brian Tamanaha

ISBN-10: 0199244677

ISBN-13: 9780199244676

A theoretical and sociological exploration of the connection among legislation and society, this e-book constructs an method of legislation that integrates criminal thought with sociological techniques to legislation. legislation is mostly understood to be a reflect of society--a mirrored image of its customs and morals--that features to keep up social order. concentrating on this universal figuring out, the e-book conducts a survey of Western felony and social theories approximately legislation and its courting inside society, conducting a theoretical and empirical critique of this universal knowing.

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The series publishes theoretical and empirically-informed work, from the United Kingdom and elsewhere, by social scientists and lawyers which advances understanding of the social reality of law and legal processes.

University of Birmingham; Doreen McBarnet, Senior Research Fellow. Centre for Socio-Legal Studies. Oxford; Simon Roberts. Professor of Law. London School of Economics and Political Science. International Advisory Board: John Braithwaite (Australian National University); Robert Cooler (University of California-Berkeley); Bryant Garth (American Bar Foundation); Volkmar Gessner (University of Bremen); Vittorio Olgiati (University of Milan); Martin Partington (University of Bristol). Oxford Socio-Legal Studies is a series of books exploring the role of law in society for both an academic and a wider readership.

University of Birmingham: William L. F. Felstiner, Professor. Law and Society Program. University of California-Santa Barbara: Denis Galligan, Professor of Socio-Legal Studies and Director of the Centre for Socio-Legal Studies, Oxford: Sally Lloyd-Bostock, Reader in Socio-Legal Studies. University of Birmingham; Doreen McBarnet, Senior Research Fellow. Centre for Socio-Legal Studies. Oxford; Simon Roberts. Professor of Law. London School of Economics and Political Science. International Advisory Board: John Braithwaite (Australian National University); Robert Cooler (University of California-Berkeley); Bryant Garth (American Bar Foundation); Volkmar Gessner (University of Bremen); Vittorio Olgiati (University of Milan); Martin Partington (University of Bristol).

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