Social Problems, Law, And Societyby A. Kathryn Stout, William J. Chambliss, Richard A. Dello Buono, William J. Chambliss
This volume represents a critical, issue-oriented approach to law and society, emphasizing its important relationship to contemporary social problems. Various empirical studies within the text explore the contradictory dynamics of class as they relate to race and gender in both a national and global context, illustrating the dialectical interplay between the state… See more details below
This volume represents a critical, issue-oriented approach to law and society, emphasizing its important relationship to contemporary social problems. Various empirical studies within the text explore the contradictory dynamics of class as they relate to race and gender in both a national and global context, illustrating the dialectical interplay between the state and social movements in the context of the larger political economy.
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
- Publication date:
- Understanding Social Problems: An SSSP Presidential Series
- Edition description:
- New Edition
- Product dimensions:
- 0.89(w) x 10.00(h) x 7.00(d)
Table of Contents
Chapter 1 Critical Perspectives on Law and Society: A Social Problems Approach Chapter 2 Law and Social Change: Bringing Social Movements into the Dialectic Chapter 3 Ontological Gerrymandering: The Anatomy of Social Problems Explanations Chapter 4 Deviant Behavior and the Remaking of the World Chapter 5 A Sociological Analysis of the Law of Vagrancy Chapter 6 Law as a Weapon in Social Conflict Chapter 7 Empiricism and the Critique of Marxism on Law and Crime Chapter 8 Legal Limits on Labor Militancy: U.S. Labor Law and the Right to Strike since the New Deal Chapter 9 The Racial Bias of Capitalism and the State, and the Impact of the New Deal on African Americans Chapter 10 Promoting Civil Rights through the Welfare State: How Medicare Integrated Southern Hospitals Chapter 11 Managing Differences and Making Legislation: Social Movements and the Racialization, Sexualization, and the Gendering of Federal Hate Crime Law in the U.S., 1985-1998 Chapter 12 Negotiated Meanings and State Transformation: the Trust Issue in the Progressive Era Chapter 13 The New Politics of Immigration: Balanced-Budget Conservatism and the Symbolism of Proposition 187 Chapter 14 Acting Locally: Environmental Injustice and the Emergence of Grass-Roots Environmental Organizations Chapter 15 Citizenship and Inequality: Historical and Global Perspectives Chapter 16 Transnational Mobilization and Civil Rights in Northern Ireland Chapter 17 Exploring the Organizational Dilemmas of Coercive State Conduct: Israel's Repression of the Palestinian Uprising Chapter 18 The Space Between Laws Revisited: Corporate Crime in a Transnational Context Chapter 19 The State, the Legal Order, and Social Problems
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