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Law and Society Reconsidered: Special Issue Vol: 41

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05 Dec 2007
Emerald Group Publishing Limited
230 pages - 152 x 229 x 22mm
Studies in Law, Politics, and Society


This volume of "Studies in Law, Politics, and Society" presents a diverse array of interdisciplinary research. It contains articles by scholars from political science, sociology, and law. These articles examine the legal treatment of 'suspect' populations, the work of legal actors, and the works of various legal devices. Taken together the work published in this volume exemplifies the kind exciting and innovative work now being done by legal scholars from different disciplines. This book contains contributions from law and society scholars from political science, anthropology, sociology, and law and a comprehensive assessment of the state-of-the-field, its past, and its trajectory for the future.
Embracing Eclecticism. Dr. Strangelove (or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Methodology). Precedents of Injustice: Thinking About History in Law and Society Scholarship. Deconstructing Law and Society: A Sociolegal Aesthetics. Would You Like Theory with that? Bridging the Divide between Policy-Oriented Empirical Legal Research, Critical Theory and Politics. International law and sociolegal scholarship: Toward a spatial global legal pluralism. Policing and the Politics of Public and Private in Post-Katrina New Orleans. Remorse and Psychopathy at the Penalty Phase of the Capital Trial – How Psychiatry's View of “Moral Insanity” Helps Build the Case for Death. List of Contributors. EDITORIAL BOARD.

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