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Vol 22 No 5 May/June 2017

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Arlidge, Eady & Smith on Contempt

Edited by: Patricia Londono, David Eady, A.T.H. Smith, Rt. Hon Lord Eassie
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Law and Society

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Gerald TurkelUniversity of Delaware, USA

ISBN13: 9780205139828
ISBN: 0205139825
Published: April 1997
Publisher: Pearson Education Ltd
Format: Hardback
Price: £94.99

Presents a critical approach to issues of law and society, defining how the law has changed as a result of changes in the economy. The text also covers the development of social movements in the US, and efforts to make life more democratic.

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Approaches to Law and Society. Law, Solidarity, and Social Organization. Liberal Society, Rationality, and the Rule of Law. Law and the Logic of Capitalism. Law and Power and Democracy. Law, Private Life, and Public Order. The Autonomy of Law: Society, Legal Institutions and Legal Reasoning. The Social Construction of Labour Law. Gender, Law, and the Meanings of Equality. Legitimacy, Lawmaking and Dispute Resolution. Conclusion: Postmodernism, Community, and the Changing Rule of Law.