An Invitation to Law and Social Science / Edition 1

An Invitation to Law and Social Science / Edition 1

by Richard Lempert, Joseph Sanders
     
 

ISBN-10: 0812213297

ISBN-13: 9780812213294

Pub. Date: 01/28/1989

Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press

This innovative work treats law as the set of rules governing how people should act in society, and it demonstrates how the legal system attempts to deter antisocial behavior. Comprised of three sections. the book explores different ways in which law decides issues of responsibility, how cases are adjudicated, and theories of distributive justice and social change.

Overview

This innovative work treats law as the set of rules governing how people should act in society, and it demonstrates how the legal system attempts to deter antisocial behavior. Comprised of three sections. the book explores different ways in which law decides issues of responsibility, how cases are adjudicated, and theories of distributive justice and social change. Distinguished by its problem-oriented, topical perspective, An Invitation to Law and Social Science serves as an invaluable book for course in law and society, legal process, and the sociology of law.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780812213294
Publisher:
University of Pennsylvania Press
Publication date:
01/28/1989
Series:
Law in Social Context
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
541
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.90(d)

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