Socio-legality: An Odyssey of Ideas and Context

Socio-legality: An Odyssey of Ideas and Context

by Kerry Petersen (Editor)



Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781862879430
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 11/27/2013
Series: Law in Context
Pages: 144
Product dimensions: 6.25(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

About the Author

Kerry Petersen is an Associate Professor with the Law School at La Trobe University. She has published extensively in the field of human reproduction law and has co-edited Disputes and Dilemmas in Health Law (Federation Press). She has been involved in multi-disciplinary research as a Chief Investigator on two ARC Discovery-funded projects with research teams from the Australian Research Centre in Sex, Health and Society (La Trobe University) and the Murdoch Children’s Research Institute (University of Melbourne) and is currently working on a project with colleagues from the Mother and Child Health Research Centre (La Trobe University). She is a member of the Medico-Legal Society of Victoria and Women’s Health Victoria, and is the lawyer on the Melbourne IVF Human Research Ethics Committee.

Table of Contents

1. Foreword by Roger Douglas 2. Socio-legality and La Trobe University: Introducing and Celebrating a Broad Church of Ideas by Kerry Petersen 3. Business Law: The Sometime Subject of Socio-legal Studies by Christopher Arup 4. Borderlines: Socio-legality as the Abject by Paula Baron 5. From Law to ‘Legal Consciousness’: A Socio-legal Pedagogical Expedition by Susanne Davies 6. Socio-legal Studies in the Ages of Empire and Businessman Bottles: An Historical and Political Account by Ian Duncanson 7. The Emergence and Evolution of Health Law by Ian Freckelton SC 8. Law and Power – Livin’ in the ’70s by David Neal 9. Law ‘And’, Law ‘In’, Law ‘As’: The Definition, Rejection and Recuperation of the Socio-legal Enterprise by Christopher Tomlins

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