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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
Price: £319.00

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Durkheim and the Law 2nd ed

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Edited by: Steven Lukes, Andrew Scull

ISBN13: 9781137031815
Published: October 2013
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: £29.99

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This second edition of a seminal work reconsiders Durkheim's key writings on socio-legal theory in the light of contemporary debates. With a new introduction, additional translated pieces and useful pedagogy, the book remains a major reference for socio-legal theory that enables students to engage with Durkheim's rich contribution to the field.

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List of Sources
Editors' Introduction
1. The Durkheimian View of Morality and Law
2. Law as an Index of Social Solidarity
3. From Repressive to Restitutive Law
4. The Evolution of Punishment
5. Crime and Punishment
6. The Legal Prohibition of Suicide
7. The Moral Foundations of Modern Law: Individualism
8. The Origins of Law
9. The Basis and Evolution of Contract
References and sources