Law in Our Lives: An Introduction / Edition 3 by David O. Friedrichs | 9780199840748 | Paperback | Barnes & Noble
Law in Our Lives: An Introduction / Edition 3

Law in Our Lives: An Introduction / Edition 3

by David O. Friedrichs
     
 

ISBN-10: 0199840741

ISBN-13: 9780199840748

Pub. Date: 08/08/2011

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

Law in Our Lives is a law and society text that provides an interdisciplinary "mapping" of the nature of law as a social institution. The book is student-oriented and highly readable. Themes addressed include:

* The meaning of law and legal reasoning.
* Law in relation to justice, morality, and religion.
* Explaining law and society:

Overview

Law in Our Lives is a law and society text that provides an interdisciplinary "mapping" of the nature of law as a social institution. The book is student-oriented and highly readable. Themes addressed include:

* The meaning of law and legal reasoning.
* Law in relation to justice, morality, and religion.
* Explaining law and society: schools of jurisprudence and sociolegal theories.
* Major legal traditions and systems of law.
* Perspectives on comparative law.
* A life in the legal profession.
* An overview of legal institutions and processes.
* Legal culture and beliefs about law and legal behavior.
* Legal ethics.
* Legal socialization.
* How law has been reformed.
* Emerging attributes of law in the 21st century.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780199840748
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
08/08/2011
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
480
Sales rank:
218,205
Product dimensions:
7.40(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword by John Paul Ryan

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