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Conducting law and society research : reflections on methods and practices

Author: Simon Halliday; Patrick D Schmidt
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2009.
Series: Cambridge studies in law and society.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book provides students and scholars with a candid look at how empirical research projects actually happen.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Simon Halliday; Patrick D Schmidt
ISBN: 9780521895910 052189591X 9780521720427 0521720427
OCLC Number: 288378632
Description: xiv, 288 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction : beyond methods : law and society in action --
Stewart Macaulay and "Non-Contractual relations in business" --
Robert Kagan and Regulatory justice --
Malcolm Feeley and the process is the punishment --
Lawrence Friedman and the roots of justice --
John Heinz and Edward Laumann and Chicago lawyers --
Alan Paterson and the law lords --
David Engel and "The oven bird's song" --
Keith Hawkins and environment and enforcement --
Carol Greenhouse and praying for justice --
John Conley and William O'Barr and rules versus relationships --
Sally Engle Merry and getting justice and getting even --
Tom Tyler and why people obey the law --
Doreen McBarnet and "Whiter than white collar crime" --
Gerald Rosenberg and the hollow hope --
Michael McCann and rights at work --
Austin Sarat and William Felstiner and divorce lawyers and their clients --
Yves Dezalay and Bryant Garth and dealing in virtue --
Patricia Ewick and Susan Silbey and the common place of law --
Hazel Genn and paths to justice --
John Braithwaite and Peter Drahos and global business regulation --
John Hagan and justice in the Balkans --
Conclusion : "Research is a messy business" : an archeology of the craft of sociological research.
Series Title: Cambridge studies in law and society.
Responsibility: Simon Halliday, Patrick Schmidt.
Local System Bib Number:
.b34988920

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