The Law and Society Reader II

The Law and Society Reader II

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Law and society scholars challenge the common belief that law is simply a neutral tool by which society sets standards and resolves disputes. Decades of research shows how much the nature of communities, organizations, and the people inhabiting them affect how law works. Just as much, law shapes beliefs, behaviors, and wider social structures, but the connections are much more nuancedOCoand surprisingOCothan many expect. Law and Society Reader II provides readers an accessible overview to the breadth of recent developments in this research tradition, bringing to life the developments in this dynamic field. Following up a first Law and Society Reader published in 1995, editors Erik W. Larson and Patrick D. Schmidt have compiled excerpts of 43 illuminating articles published since 1993 in The Law a Society Review, the flagship journal of the Law and Society Association. By its organization and approach, this volume enables readers to join in discussing the key ideas of law and society research. The selections highlight the core insights and developments in this research tradition, making these works indispensable for those exploring the field and ideal for classroom use. Across six concisely-introduced sections, this volume analyzes inequality, lawyering, the relation between law and organizations, and the place of law in relation to other social institutions.qthe interviews revealed the way the sexual harassment policy and procedures shaped womena#39;s reasoning process in evaluating ... positions so that the employees in the sample would resemble employees in work settings other than universities. ... to document womena#39;s experiences with unwanted sexual attention at work, their use of the label sexual harassment to ... I sent a questionnaire to each re- spondent along with a cover letter briefly describing the goals of the research and aanbsp;...


Title:The Law and Society Reader II
Author: Erik W. Larson
Publisher:NYU Press - 2014-01-01
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