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Sociology of law and legal sciences proceedings of a Conference on the Sociology of Law, Balatonszéplak, Hungary, September 21-25, 1976 by Conference on the Sociology of Law (1976 BalatonszeМЃplak, Hungary)

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Published by Institute of Sociology, Hungarian Academy of Sciences in Budapest .
Written in English


  • Sociological jurisprudence -- Congresses.,
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Edition Notes

Statementedited and introduced by Kálmán Kulcsár.
ContributionsKulcsár, Kálmán.
LC ClassificationsK367 .C66 1976
The Physical Object
Pagination380 p. :
Number of Pages380
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3137954M
LC Control Number82465034

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researcher’s affinity to questions formulated in legal science or sociology. (Aubert , p. ). Views about how legal science and social sciences relate to each other are dependent on three central points of departure, that his, how they distinguish 1) law and society, 2) legal science and social sciences. The Sociology of Law. The sociology of law studies law and legal institutions as social relationships. This course inquires into the ways through which ‘legality’ is constituted by a wide range of political, economic and cultural practices, and in turn the ways in which law is constitutive of social life in general.   The purpose of this book is to introduce the sociology of law by providing a coherent organization to the general body of literature in that field. As such, the text gives a comprehensive overview of theoretical sociology of law. It deals with the broad expanse of the field and covers a vast amount of intellectual terrain. G. Rocher, in International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences, 1 The Origins of Legal Sociology. Two sources can be identified as the origins of legal sociology. The first is the questioning of legal formalism (by American legal realism and Roscoe Pound's ‘sociological jurisprudence’), of legal positivism (by the German Free School of Law), and of the dominant theory.

sciences. Some books thus illuminate us by sociology and social theory of law legal cultures legal anthropology legal education legal professions and ethics comparative sociology of criminal. Information Page. Sociology of Crime, Law and Deviance (SCLD) publishes scholarly work in the areas of the sociology of deviance, criminology and criminal justice, and sociology of law.. The series is not confined in terms of the theoretical perspectives, methodological . One way of defining Sociology of Law is to describe it as another perspective on law than the traditional legal science, i.e. legal dogmatics, falls back on. At least every so-cial science uses two perspectives on its object of investigation, one internal and one external perspective. For instance it is legitimate within microeconomics to study an. Sociological jurisprudence and its related field sociology of law together constitute an immense field of study, embracing all aspects of the relations and interactions between law and society. Legal positivism and natural law theory are focused on a central question in legal theory.

A. Javier Treviño teaches sociology at Wheaton College in Massachusetts and is the editor of the Law and Society series for Transaction Publishers. He is the author or editor of numerous books, including The Sociology of Law; Talcott Parsons on Law and the Legal System; and George C. Homans: History, Theory, and Method. In addition, his work has appeared in theJournal of Classical Sociology Cited by: Chapters also look at the role of law in relation to the economy, politics, culture, and the legal profession; and aspects of law enforcement and the globalization of law. This book will appeal to scholars and students of the sociology of law, jurisprudence, social and . The sociology of law (or legal sociology) is often described as a sub-discipline of sociology or an interdisciplinary approach within legal studies. While some socio-legal scholars see the sociology of law as "necessarily" belonging to the discipline of sociology, others see it as a field of research caught up in the disciplinary tensions and. The Committee on Law and Social Science, appointed in by the Social Science Research Council, became convinced that the time was at hand for an assessment of research in law and the social sciences.¹ Although the volume is in a formal sense a committee product, in a larger (and we think truer) sense it is the product of a generation of scholars—mostly social scientists and law.