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Law in American society.

Sara Toll East

Law in American society.

by Sara Toll East

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Published by H. W. Wilson Co. in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Law -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 176-185.

      SeriesThe Reference shelf,, v. 35, no. 2
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF211 .E2
      The Physical Object
      Pagination185 p.
      Number of Pages185
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5877171M
      LC Control Number63007299

      The Law and Society Association, founded in , is a group of scholars from many fields and countries, interested in the place of law in social, political, economic and cultural life. Members bring expertise in law, sociology, political science, psychology, anthropology, economics, and history as well as in other related areas to the study of sociolegal phenomena. The American Law Institute is the leading independent organization in the United States producing scholarly work to clarify, modernize, and otherwise improve the law.

      The William Nelson Cromwell Foundation Book Prize is awarded annually to the best book in the field of American legal history by an early career scholar. The prize is designed to recognize and promote new work in the field by graduate students, law students, post-doctoral fellows and faculty not yet tenured. This book provides an introduction to the American legal system for a broad readership. Its focus is on law in practice, on the role of the law in American society, and how the social context affects the living law of the United States. It covers the institutions of law creation and application, law in American government, American legal.

        Book Description. An understanding of law and its efficacy in Latin America demands concepts distinct from the hegemonic notions of "rule of law" which have dominated debates on law, politics and society, and that recognize the diversity of situations and contexts characterizing the region. Page 5 of 13 Encyclopedia of Law & Society: American and Global Perspectives: Culture, Legal Legal Culture, Legal Transfers, and Globalization The nation-state is a convenient starting point for much writing about legal culture, as for most work in comparative sociology of law. Such books .


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