Socio-Legal Studies in Context: The Oxford Centre Past and Future / Edition 1 available in Paperback
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Socio-Legal Studies in Context is the first attempt to take stock of the development of socio-legal studies in the United Kingdom. With an increasing awareness amongst legal scholars of the need for socio-legal research, this volume is essential reading for all teachers of law and law related subjects. It will provide rich ideas for young researchers wishing to involve themselves in the socio-legal approach. The volume also provides an opportunity for more experienced researchers to look back and re-assess their own work and help them form their own plans for the future.
About the Author
Denis J. Galligan is Professor of Socio-Legal Studies at Oxford University and Director of the Oxford Centre for Socio-Legal Studies.
Table of Contents
1. Introduction: Denis J. Galligan (Oxford Centre for Socio-LegalStudies).
2. Sociology and the Stereotype of the Police: Paul Rock (LondonSchool of Economics).
3. A Critical Survey of Law and Economics in the UK and the roleof the Oxford Centre: Anthony Ogus (University of Manchester).
4. Remembering 1972: The Oxford Centre in the Context ofDevelopments in Higher Education and the Disciplines of Law:William Twining (University College London).
5. Horatio's Mistake: Maureen Cain (West Indies).
6. The Challenges of Socio-Legal Research: Shari Diamond.
7. Global Approaches in the Sociology of Law: Volkmar Gessner(Bremen).
8. On Old and New Battles: Obstacles to the Role of Law inEastern Europe: Andras Sajo (Central European University).
9. Being Social in Socio-Legal Studies: Peter Fitzpatrick(University of Kent).
10. Contested Communities: Richard Abel (UCLA).
11. The Future of Socio-Legal Research with Respect toEnvironmental Problems: Michael Faure (Limburg).
12. Geoffrey Stephenson (University of Kent).
13. What Socio-Legal Scholars should do when there is too muchLaw to Study: Robert Kagan (Berkeley).
14. The Last Word: Stewart Macauley (Wisconsin-Madison).