ISBN-10:
0199840741
ISBN-13:
9780199840748
Pub. Date:
08/08/2011
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Law in Our Lives: An Introduction / Edition 3

Law in Our Lives: An Introduction / Edition 3

by David O. Friedrichs

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Law in Our Lives: An Introduction / Edition 3

Combining detailed theoretical discussions with real-world examples, Law in Our Lives: An Introduction, Third Edition, presents a broad analysis of the nature of law in contemporary society. Author David O. Friedrichs employs an exceptionally lucid writing style that makes the complex subject matter as student friendly as possible. Numerous pedagogical features—including boldfaced key terms, discussion questions, and appendices on case briefing, law in films, and relevant websites—further enhance the text's accessibility.

Providing students with an interdisciplinary framework through which to understand law and society, Law in Our Lives, Third Edition, is ideal for courses that introduce law or address law and society.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780199840748
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 08/08/2011
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 480
Sales rank: 339,543
Product dimensions: 7.40(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

David O. Friedrichs is Professor of Sociology and Criminal Justice and Distinguished University Fellow at The University of Scranton.

Table of Contents

Preface
About the Author
Acknowledgements
1. Introduction
2. Law: Its Meaning and Logic
3. Law, Justice, and Moral Order
4. Jurisprudence and the Study of Law
5. The Law and Society Movement
6. Comparative and Historical Perspectives on Law and Society
7. The Legal Profession
8. Legal Institutions and Processes: An Overview
9. Legal Culture and Legal Behavior
10. Law in Flux: Law and Social Change
Appendix A:. Case Briefing: A Rudimentary Skill in Legal Analysis
Appendix B:. Law in Our Lives: Films
Appendix C:. Law in Our Lives on the Internet
References
Name Index
Subject Index

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