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Exploring the 'Legal' in Socio-Legal Studies

Edited by: David Cowan

ISBN13: 9781137344366
Published: December 2015
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
Price: £70.00



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A unique collection exploring the nature of legalities in the understanding of socio-legal studies, which at the same time provides a showcase for an eclectic range of high-quality scholarly contributions.

Subjects:
Jurisprudence, Law and Society
Contents:
Exploring the legal
David Cowan and Daniel Wincott

PART I: METHODOLOGICAL ISSUES
1. Debt, Death, and Redemption: Toward a Soterial-Legal History of the Turner Rebellion
Christopher Tomlins
2. The Concept of Law in Global Societal Constitutionalism
Jiri Priban
3. Portraying the Legal in Socio-Legal Studies through Legal-Naming Events
Natalie Ohana
4. Sex/Gender Equality: Taking a Break from the Legal to Transform the Social
Sharon Cowan

PART II: CASE STUDIES
5. Fluid Legal Labels and the Circulation of Socio-technical Objects: the Multiple Lives of 'Fake' Medicines
Emilie Cloatre
6. Solar Panels, Home Owners and Leases: the Lease as a Socio-legal Object
Caroline Hunter
7. Bringing the Technical into the Socio-legal: The Metaphors of Law and Legal Scholarship of a 21st Century European Union
Paul James Cardwell and Tamara Hervey
8. Territory and Human Rights: Mandatory Possession Proceedings
David Cowan
9. Legal Technology in an Age of Austerity: Documentation, 'Functional' Incontinence and the Problem of Dignity
Helen Carr
10. Following the Law or Using the Law? Decision Making in Medical Manslaughter
Andrew Sanders and Danielle Griffiths A Sociolegal Metatheory
Andreas Philippopoulos-Mihalopoulos
Afterword
Annelise Riles