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A new edition has been abandoned before publication:
The Sociology of Law: An Introduction 3rd ed isbn 9780406930545

The Sociology of Law: An Introduction 2nd ed

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ISBN13: 9780406517708
ISBN: 0406517703
New Edition ISBN: 9780406930545
Previous Edition ISBN: 0406010722
Published: January 1992
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: £43.99

This is a Print On Demand Title.
The publisher will print a copy to fulfill your order. Books can take between 1 to 3 weeks. Looseleaf titles between 1 to 2 weeks.

This title offers a comprehensive and systematic introduction to the whole range of major theory and empirical research concerning the sociology of law. Appealing to both law and social science students alike, it offers a distinctive view of contemporary law in Western societies and provides a clear analytical framework for the study of the diverse literature relating to its field.

This new edition has been enlarged and re-written to take account of recent theoretical literature, changes of emphasis in interpretation and new research on legal practice, dispute processing and law enforcement.

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Jurisprudence, Law and Society
Theory and Method in the Study of Law
1. The Social Basis of Law
2. Law as an Instrument of Social Change
3. Laws as an Integrative Mechanism
4. Law, Power and Ideology
5. The Acceptance and Legitimacy of Law
6. Professional Guardianship of Law
7. Judges, Courts, Disputes
8. The Enforcement and Invocation of Law
9. The Prognosis for Law