Law and Society

Law and Society

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For one-term, undergraduate courses in Sociology of Law, Introduction to Law, Law and Society, and other criminology and criminal justice courses offered by departments of Sociology, Criminal Justice, and Political Science.This balanced and comprehensive overview of the entire legal system-administrative, civil, and criminal law-considers the most recent research and theories, and discusses important recent trends and real-life developments. It focuses on the emergence of modern legal systems, current intellectual movements in law, reciprocity between law and social change, and the profession and practice of law.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 422 pages
  • 160.02 x 238.76 x 27.94mm | 657.71g
  • Pearson
  • United States
  • English
  • 6th edition
  • 0130104205
  • 9780130104205

Table of contents

1. Introduction. 2. Theoretical Perspectives. 3. Research Methods. 4. The Organization of Law. 5. Lawmaking. 6. Law and Social Control. 7. Law and Dispute Resolution. 8. Law and Social Change. 9. The Legal Profession.
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