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The Law & Society Reader

edited by Richard L. Abel
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Published
New York, NY : New York University Press, 1995.
Language
English
Variant Title
Law and society reader
ISBN
0814706177, 9780814706176, 0814706185 (pbk.), 9780814706183 (pbk.)
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Licensed electronic resource available to Carleton faculty, staff and students.
Contents
  • What we talk about when we talk about law / Richard L. Abel
  • The oven bird's song: insiders, outsiders, and personal injuries in an American community / David M. Engel
  • Going to court: strategies of dispute management in an American urban neighborhood / Sally Engle Merry
  • The management of disputes: automobile accident compensation in Japan / Takao Tanase
  • Community justice, capitalist society, and human agency: the dialectics of collective law in the cooperative / Stuart Henry
  • The selectivity of legal sanctions: an empirical investigation of shoplifting / Erhard Blankenburg
  • The paradoxical impact of criminal sanctions: some microstructural findings / Sheldon Ekland-Olson, John Lieb, Louis Zurcher
  • Plea bargaining and its history / Albert W. Alschuler
  • Holistic effects in social control decision-making / Robert M. Emerson
  • Mandatory sentencing and the abolition of plea bargaining: the Michigan Felony Firearm Statute / Milton Heumann, Colin Loftin
  • The New Dutch and German drug laws: social and political conditions for criminalization and decriminalization / Sebastian Scheerer
  • Worker safety, law, and social change: the Italian case / Kitty Calavita
  • Organizational compliance with court-ordered reform / Sheldon Ekland-Olson, Steve J. Martin
  • Penetrability of administrative systems: political 'casework' and immigration inspections / Janet A. Gilboy
  • Why the 'haves' come out ahead: speculations on the limits of legal change / Marc Galanter
  • Race and prosecutorial discretion in homicide cases / Michael L. Radelet, Glenn L. Pierce
  • Structure and practice of familial-based justice in a criminal court / Kathleen Daly
  • The uses of history: language, ideology, and law in the United States and South Africa / Elizabeth Mertz
  • Lay expectations of the civil justice system / William M. O'Barr, John M. Conley
  • Law and social relations: vocabularies of motive in lawyer/client interaction / Austin Sarat, William L.F. Felstiner.
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xii, 450 p. ; 27 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references.
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