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Call # K370 .B554 2004
Title The Blackwell companion to law and society / edited by Austin Sarat
Imprint Malden, Mass. : Blackwell Pub., c2004
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 WMS STACKS  K370 .B554 2004    DUE 07-31-15


Descript. xxi, 666 p. ; 26 cm
Series Blackwell companions to sociology ; 11
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Law -- Social aspects
Alt Author Sarat, Austin
OCLC # 53097379
Table of Contents
 List of Contributors 
1Vitality amidst fragmentation : on the emergence of postrealist law and society scholarship / Austin Sarat1
2Law in social theory and social theory in the study of law / Roger Cotterrell15
3Profession, science, and culture : an emergent canon of law and society research / Carroll Seron, Susan S. Silbey30
4The work of rights and the work rights do : a critical empirical approach / Laura Beth Nielsen63
5Consciousnes and ideology / Patricia Ewick80
6Law in popular culture / Richard K. Sherwin95
7Comparing legal cultures / David Nelken113
8The police and policing / Jeannine Bell131
9Professional power : lawyers and the constitution of professional authority / Tanina Rostain146
10Courts and judges / Lee Epstein, Jack Knight170
11Jurors and juries / Valerie P. Hans, Neil Vidmar195
12Regulators and regulatory processes / Robert A. Kagan212
13The legal lives of private organizations / Lauren B. Edelman231
14Legal regulation of families in changing societies / Susan B. Boyd255
15Culture, "Kulturkampf," and beyond : the antidiscrimination principle under the jurisprudence of backlash / Francisco Valdes271
16The government of risks / Pat O'Malley292
17Thinking about criminal justice : sociolegal expertise and the modernization of American criminal justice / Jonathan Simon309
18Rights in the shadow of class : poverty, welfare, and the law / Frank Munger330
19Immigration / Susan Sterett354
20Commodity culture, private censorship, branded environments, and global trade politics : intellectual property as a topic of law and society research / Rosemary J. Coombe369
21Legal categorizations and religion : on politics of modernity, practices, faith, and power / Gad Barzilai392
22The role of social science in legal decisions / Jonathan Yovel, Elizabeth Mertz410
23Procedural justice / Tom R. Tyler435
24A tale of two genres : on the real and ideal links between law and society and critical race theory / Laura E. Gomez453
25The constitution of identity : gender, feminist legal theory, and the law and society movement / Nicola Lacey471
26Sexuality in law and society scholarship / Leslie J. Moran487
27Law and social movements / Michael McCann506
28"The dog that didn't bark" : a sociolegal tale of law, democracy, and elections / Stuart A. Scheingold523
29Ethnographies of law / Eve Darian-Smith545
30Colonial and postcolonial law / Sally Engle Merry569
31Human rights / Lisa Hajjar589
32The rule of law and economic development in a global era / Kathryn Hendley605
33Economic globalization and the law in the twenty-first century / Francis Snyder624