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Title Law and society reconsidered / edited by Austin Sarat.

Imprint Amsterdam ; Oxford : Elsevier JAI, 2008.

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Edition 1st ed.
Description 1 online resource (1 volume).
Series Studies in law, politics, and society ; v. 41, special issue
Studies in law, politics, and society ; v. 41, special issue.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Embracing eclecticism / Patricia Ewick -- Dr. Strangelove (or: how I learned to stop worrying and love methodology) / Michael McCann -- Precedents of injustice: thinking about history in law and society scholarship / Eve Darian-Smith -- Deconstructing law and society: a sociolegal aesthetics / Jonathan Goldberg-Hiller -- Would you like theory with that? : bridging the divide between policy-oriented empirical legal research, critical theory and politics / Rosemary Hunter -- International law and sociolegal scholarship: toward a spatial global legal pluralism / Sally Engle Merry -- Policing and the politics of public and private in post-Katrina New Orleans / Adelaide H. Villmoare -- Remorse and psychopathy at the penalty phase of the capital trial: how psychiatry's view of "moral insanity" helps build the case for death / Richard Weisman.
Summary This volume of "Studies in Law, Politics, and Society" presents a diverse array of interdisciplinary research. It contains articles by scholars from political science, sociology, and law. These articles examine the legal treatment of 'suspect' populations, the work of legal actors, and the works of various legal devices. Taken together the work published in this volume exemplifies the kind exciting and innovative work now being done by legal scholars from different disciplines. This book contains contributions from law and society scholars from political science, anthropology, sociology, and law and a comprehensive assessment of the state-of-the-field, its past, and its trajectory for the future.
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Subject Sociological jurisprudence.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Sarat, Austin.
Other Form: Print version: Law and society reconsidered. 1st ed. Amsterdam ; Oxford : Elsevier JAI, 2008 9780762314607 0762314605 (OCoLC)181069742
ISBN 9780080556598 (electronic bk.)
0080556590 (electronic bk.)