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Law and the social sciences

Law and the social sciences

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Edition Details

  • Creator or Attribution (Responsibility): Stanton Wheeler
  • Language: English
  • Jurisdiction(s): New York (State)
  • Publication Information: New York : Russell Sage Foundation, ©1986
  • Type: Book
  • Permalink: http://books.lawi.us/law-and-the-social-sciences-3509/ (Stable identifier)

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VIII, 740 pages ; 26 cm

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Useful for students learning an area of law, Law and the social sciences is also useful for lawyers seeking to apply the law to issues arising in practice.

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  • Publisher: Russell Sage Foundation
  • Responsable Person: edited by Leon Lipson and Stanton Wheeler.
  • Publication Date: 1986
  • Copyright Date: 1986
  • Location: New York
  • Country/State: New York (State)
  • Number of Editions: 7 editions
  • First edition Date: 1986
  • Last edition Date: 1987
  • Languages: English
  • Library of Congress Code: KF379
  • Dewey Code: 340.115
  • ISBN: 0871545284 9780871545282
  • OCLC: 12838043

Main Contents

Legal systems of the world : an introductory guide to classifications, typological interpretations, and bibliographical resources / Sally Falk Moore
Law and normative order / Richard D. Schwartz
Law and the economic order / Edmund W. Kitch
Adjudication, litigation, and related phenomena / Marc Galanter
Legislation / David R. Mayhew
Implementation and enforcement of law / Jeffrey L. Jowell
Punishment and deterrence : theory, research, and penal policy / Jack P. Gibbs
Lawyers / Richard L. Abel
Private government / Stewart Macaulay
Access to justice : citizen participation and the American legal order / Austin D. Sarat
Social science in legal decision-making / Phoebe C. Ellsworth and Julius G. Getman
Methods for the empirical study of law / Shari Seidman Diamond

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