A General Jurisprudence of Law and Society by Brian Tamanaha

By Brian Tamanaha

A theoretical and sociological exploration of the connection among legislations and society, this e-book constructs an method of legislation that integrates criminal idea with sociological techniques to legislation. legislations is usually understood to be a replicate of society--a mirrored image of its customs and morals--that features to keep up social order. concentrating on this universal figuring out, the publication 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 realizing.

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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; 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.

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.

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