The Sociology of Law

Roman Tomasic

University of South Australia - School of Law; Durham University - Law School


Current Sociology, Vol. 33, No. 1, pp. 1-275, 1985

This article and related bibliography are part of a major trend report on the discipline of the Sociology of Law that criticically reviews recent published literature seen by the writer to be of theoretical and empirical interest. The paper is divided into five main parts and contains an extensive annotated bibliography. The five parts of the report deal with published research in the following areas: (i) Theoretical issues in the sociology of law; (ii) Lawyers and legal services; (iii) Courts and dispute processing; (iv) Policing and the Sociology of Criminal Law; and (v) Law-Making and Social Change. This journal issue was also published as a monograph entitled "Sociology of Law" (Sage, London, 1985).

Keywords: sociology of law, trend report, bibliography

JEL Classification: B00

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Date posted: September 14, 2009 ; Last revised: April 22, 2013

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Tomasic, Roman, The Sociology of Law (1985). Current Sociology, Vol. 33, No. 1, pp. 1-275, 1985. Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1472717

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Roman A. Tomasic (Contact Author)
University of South Australia - School of Law ( email )
GPO Box 2471
Adelaide SA 5001
Durham University - Law School ( email )
Palatine Centre
Stockton Road
Durham, Durham
United Kingdom
HOME PAGE: http://www.durham.ac.uk
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