Farnham, Surrey, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, 
x, 361 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Formatted Contents Note
Introduction / Richard Nobles and David Schiff Part I. Socio-legal Themes Why must legal ideas be interpreted sociologically? Roger Cotterrell and the vocation of sociology of law / David Nelken Sociology, history and the 'internal' study of law / Michael Lobban Images of borders and the politics and legality of identity / Zenon Bańkowski and Maksymilian Del Mar Brave new world? The challenges of transnational law and legal pluralism to contemporary legal theory / Sionaidh Douglas-Scott Polity as constitutional law's community: on the expressive function and symbolism of national and transnational constitutions / Jiří Přibáň The politics of the politics of jurisprudence / Brian Z. Tamanaha Part II. Methodological and jurisprudential themes Towards a fruitful cooperation between legal philosophy, legal sociology and doctrinal research : how legal interactionism may bridge unproductive oppositions / Sanne Taekema and Wibren van der Burg.Discovering the econo-socio-legal through a communal lens / Amanda Perry-Kessaris Culture, community, comparison : approaching law in the pluriverse / Christoph Eberhard Law, community and the 2011 London riots / Reza Banakar and Alexandra Lort Phillips 'No justice, no peace!' : conceptualizing legal alienation in the aftermath of the Trayvon Martin Case / Marc Hertogh Three concepts of law and the lost art of legislation / Willem Witteveen The sociology of The Politics of Jurisprudence / Richard Nobles and David Schiff The sociology of international law : an introduction / Mikael Rask Madsen From legal pluralism to global legal pluralism / Paul Schiff Berman Legal culture and legal transplants / Mark Van Hoecke Keeping civility in its place : dissent, injustice, and the lessons of history / Austin Sarat Why are Americans originalists? / Jack Balkin The rule of law after the short twentieth century : launching a global career / Martin Krygier Appendix : Roger Cotterrell : Academic writings.
This collection of socio-legal studies, written by leading theorists and researchers from around the world, offers original, perceptive and critical contributions to ideas and theories that have been expounded by Roger Cotterrell over a long and distinguished career. Engaging with the complexity and multiplicity of our contemporary legal world, the contributions are likely to become classics themselves as they tackle some of the most significant challenges that modern law faces.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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