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Law, order, and power

Law, order, and power

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  • Creators or Attribution (Responsibility): William J. Chambliss, Robert B. Seidman
  • Language: English
  • Jurisdiction(s): Massachusetts
  • Publication Information: Reading, Mass., Addison-Wesley Pub. Co. [1971]
  • Type: Book
  • Permalink: http://books.lawi.us/law-order-and-power/ (Stable identifier)

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Online version: Chambliss, William J. Law, order, and power. Reading, Mass., Addison-Wesley Pub. Co. [1971] (OCoLC)644203514

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X, 533 pages 24 cm

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Bibliographic information

  • Publisher: Mass., Addison-Wesley Pub. Co.
  • Responsable Person: [by] William J. Chambliss [and] Robert B. Seidman.
  • Publication Date: 1971
  • Country/State: Massachusetts
  • Number of Editions: 24 editions
  • First edition Date: 1971
  • Last edition Date: 1982
  • Languages: English
  • Library of Congress Code: KF384
  • Dewey Code: 347.73
  • ISBN: 0201009579 9780201009576
  • OCLC: 162666

Main Contents

Part ONE: PERSPECTIVE
1. Introduction: a perspective on the systematic study of the legal order
2. A model of law and society
Part TWO: THE CREATION OF FORMAL RULES OF LAW
3. The creation of rules and value-choice
4 . From stateless societies to the state
5. The creation of law in modern societies, rule-creation and the enforcement of custom
6. The institutions of law-making: the legislature
7. The appellate courts: inputs
8. Conversion processes in appellate courts
9. Outputs of appellate courts
Part Three: GENERAL PRINCIPLES OF CRIMINAL LAW
10. The substantive criminal law: general principles
11. Substantive criminal-law principles controlling the acts of law-enforcement agents
12. The scope and technique of the substantive criminal law: statutory offenses
Part Four: THE IMPLEMENTATION OF LAW
13 . The implementation of law in stateless societies
14. The implementation of law in complex societies: introduction
15. The investigation and control of criminal activity by the police
16. The implementation of law in complex societies: arrest
17. Policy deviancy
18 .The control of police ILlegality and police descretion
19. Prosecution
20. The trial
21. Sentencing and sentences
22. Poverty and the criminal process
23. The relationship between organized crime, professional theft, and the criminal process
24. Conclusion.

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