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Vol 23 No 3 March/April 2018

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Encyclopedia of Law and Society: American and Global Perspectives

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Edited by: David S. Clark

ISBN13: 9780761923879
Published: July 2007
Publisher: Sage Publications
Country of Publication: USA
Format: Hardback, 3 Volumes
Price: £315.00

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The Encyclopedia of Law and Society is the largest comprehensive and international treatment of the law and society field. With an advisory board of 62 members, from 20 countries across six continents, the three volumes of this state-of-the-art resource represent interdisciplinary perspectives on law from sociology, criminology, cultural anthropology, political science, social psychology and economics.

By focusing globally, the Encyclopedia of Law and Society offers a greater understanding of American law and society within its historical and comparative context.

The key features include:-

  • more than 700 entries that are biographical, historical, comparative, topical, thematic and methodological;
  • a rich diversity of European, Latin American, Asian, African and Australasian legislative developments;
  • and a unique mulit-volume resource revealling the truly holistic, interdisciplinary virtues of law and society today.
The key themes include:-
  • biographies in law and society;
  • law and society activities in regions and countries;
  • law and society methodology and research;
  • demography of law;
  • sociology of law;
  • anthropology (ethnology) of law;
  • law and economics;
  • law and politicial science;
  • psychology and law;
  • criminology;
  • legal subjects.

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