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Law in the Sociological Enterprise

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ISBN13: 9780813319490
ISBN: 0813319498
Published: July 1996
Publisher: The Perseus Books Group
Format: Paperback
Price: Out of print

An explanation of the general effects of law on inter-personal relations, the concept of a civil contract, and the relationship of law to social norms.

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Part 1 Law in the sociological enterprise: introduction; a sociological conception of law; law and social relationships; persons and nonpersons; the civil domain and nonpersons; the civil domain in society; social and legal expectations; the constitutive effects of law.
Part 2 Law and society: introduction; the civil contract and family life in the United States; the civil contract and working life in the United States; final words - law in the sociological enterprise; cases cited; a brief guide to case citations.