Reza Banakar

Lund University

Professor

Sociology of Law Department

Lund, 22200

Sweden

http://www.soclaw.lu.se/reza-banakar

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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1.

Introduction to Theory and Method in Socio-Legal Research

THEORY AND METHOD IN SOCIAL-LEGAL RESEARCH, R. Banakar, M. Travers, eds., Oxford, Hart, 2005
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 11 Dec 2009 Last Revised: 16 Dec 2009
Reza Banakar and Max Travers
Lund University and University of Tasmania
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Citation 3

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Law, sociology, method, methodology, positivism, structuralism, action theory, ethnomethodology, systems theory, autopoiesis, interpretive methods, discourse analysis, legal cultures, globalisation, socio-legal research, social theory, legal theory.

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In Search of Heimat: A Note on Franz Kafka's Concept of Law

Law & Literature, Vol. 22, No. 2, Fall 2010, U. of Westminster School of Law Research Paper No. 10-15
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 23 Mar 2010
Reza Banakar
Lund University
Downloads 1,739 (5,105)
Citation 1

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Kafka, Heimat, Gemeinschaft, community, Gesellschaft, rhetoric, rationality, literature, state law, living law, legality, justice, authority, bureaucracy, positivism, socio-legal

Law Through Sociology's Looking Glass: Conflict and Competition in Sociological Studies of Law

THE NEW ISA HANDBOOK IN CONTEMPORARY INTERNATIONAL SOCIOLOGY: CONFLICT, COMPETITION, AND COOPERATION, Ann Denis, Devorah Kalekin-Fishman, eds., Sage, 2009
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 14 Jan 2009
Reza Banakar
Lund University
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Citation 4

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Sociology, law, knowledge, interdisciplinearity, doctrine, competition, conflict, methodology, jurisprudence, socio-legal

Law Through Sociology's Looking Glass: Conflict and Competition in Sociological Studies of Law

THE NEW ISA HANDBOOK IN CONTEMPORARY INTERNATIONAL SOCIOLOGY: CONFLICT, COMPETITION, AND COOPERATION, Ann Denis, Devorah Kalekin-Fishman, eds., Sage, 2009 , U. of Westminster School of Law Research Paper No. 10-09
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 23 Mar 2010
Reza Banakar
Lund University
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Citation 4

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Sociology, law, knowledge, interdisciplinearity, doctrine, competition, conflict, methodology, jurisprudence, socio-legal

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The Sociology of Law: From Industrialisation to Globalisation

Sociopedia.isa, 2011 , U. of Westminster School of Law Research Paper No. 11-03
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 14 Feb 2011 Last Revised: 28 Mar 2011
Reza Banakar
Lund University
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Citation 1

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Law, State, Socio-Legal, Sociology, Methodology, Interdisciplinarity, Industrialisation, Globalisation, Modernity, Late Modernity, Reflexivity, Welfare State, Social Reform, Public Policy, Regulation, Social Engineering, Legal Pluralism, Cultural Hybridisation

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Citation 3

The Politics of Legal Cultures

Retfærd: The Nordic Journal of Law and Justice, 2008,
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 07 Jan 2009 Last Revised: 30 Mar 2009
Reza Banakar
Lund University
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Citation 3

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Legal Cultures, Living Law, Pluralism, Sharia Law, Gender, Rationality, Modernization, Immigration

The Politics of Legal Cultures

Retfærd: The Nordic Journal of Law and Justice, 2008, U of Westminster School of Law Research Paper No. 10-01,
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 24 Jan 2010
Reza Banakar
Lund University
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Citation 3

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Legal Cultures, Living Law, Pluralism, Sharia Law, Gender, Rationality, Modernization, Immigration

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Citation 3

Power, Culture and Method in Comparative Law

International Journal of Law in Context, 2009, A REVIEW ESSAY OF COMPARATIVE LAW: A HANDBOOK, Esin Orucu & David Nelken, eds., Hart Publishing, 2007
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 23 Feb 2009
Reza Banakar
Lund University
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Citation 3

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Contextualisation, comparative law, socio-legal research, power, legal culture, pluralism, legal traditions, methodology, harmonisation, unification, interdiscipliniarity

Power, Culture and Method in Comparative Law

International Journal of Law in Context, 2009, A REVIEW ESSAY OF COMPARATIVE LAW: A HANDBOOK, Esin Orucu & David Nelken, eds., Hart Publishing, 2007 , U. of Westminster School of Law Research Paper No. 10-10
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 23 Mar 2010
Reza Banakar
Lund University
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Citation 3

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Contextualisation, comparative law, socio-legal research, power, legal culture, pluralism, legal traditions, methodology, harmonisation, unification, interdiscipliniarity

Who Needs the Classics? - On the Relevance of Classical Legal Sociology for the Study of Current Social and Legal Problems

RETSSOCIOLOGI, Ole Hammerslev, Mikael Rask Madsen, eds., Copenhagen: Hans Reitzels Forlag, 2012, U. of Westminster School of Law Research Paper No. 13-04
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 07 Mar 2013
Reza Banakar
Lund University
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Abstract:

Ehrlich, Petrażycki, Kelsen, living law, intuitive law, legal positivism, legal pluralism, episteme, guanxi, business, network, China, community, modernity, socio-legal

Who Needs the Classics? - On the Relevance of Classical Legal Sociology for the Study of Current Social and Legal Problems

RETSSOCIOLOGI, Ole Hammerslev, Mikael Rask Madsen, eds., Copenhagen: Hans Reitzels Forlag, 2012
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 05 Sep 2012
Reza Banakar
Lund University
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Abstract:

Ehrlich, Petrażycki, Kelsen, living law, intuitive law, legal positivism, legal pluralism, episteme, guanxi, business, network, China, community, modernity, socio-legal.

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Driving Dangerously: Law, Culture and Driving Habits in Iran

British Journal of Middle Eastern Studies, Vol. 39, No. 2, 2012 , U. of Westminster School of Law Research Paper No. 11-14
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 23 Jun 2011
Reza Banakar and Shahrad Nasrolahi Fard
Lund University and University of Wales, Aberystwyth
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Iran, law, culture, history, norm, driving, traffic, regulation, rule of law, social norm, modernisation, Islam, democracy, technology, automobile

Having One’s Cake and Eating it: The Paradox of Contextualisation in Socio-Legal Research

International Journal of Law in Context, 2011, U. of Westminster School of Law Research Paper No. 11-10
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 26 Apr 2011
Reza Banakar
Lund University
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Citation 2

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Social context, contextualisation, Law and Society, socio-legal, legal research, doctrine, legal rule, implementation, interpretation, enforcement, negotiation, methodology, legal pluralism, justice, objectivity, H.L.A. Hart, community, globalisation, late modernity

Having One’s Cake and Eating It: The Paradox of Contextualisation in Socio-Legal Research

International Journal of Law in Context, 2011
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 05 Mar 2011
Reza Banakar
Lund University
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Citation 2

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Social Context, Contextualisation, Law and Society, Socio-Legal, Legal Research, Doctrine, Legal Rule, Implementation, Interpretation, Enforcement, Negotiation, Methodology, Legal Pluralism, Justice, Objectivity, H.L.A. Hart, Community, Globalisation, Late Modernity

Can Legal Sociology Account for the Normativity of Law?

Baier, Matthias and Åström, Karsten (eds.), Social and Legal Norms (Ashgate: 2012), Forthcoming,
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 04 Sep 2012
Reza Banakar
Lund University
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norm, normativity, value, law, justice, sociology, socio-legal, methodology, ontology, epistemology, positivism, empirical research, discipline

Can Legal Sociology Account for the Normativity of Law?

Baier, Matthias and Åström, Karsten (eds.), Social and Legal Norms (Ashgate: 2012) , U. of Westminster School of Law Research Paper No. 13-03,
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 07 Mar 2013
Reza Banakar
Lund University
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norm, normativity, value, law, justice, sociology, socio-legal, methodology, ontology, epistemology, positivism, empirical research, discipline

Poetic Injustice: A Case Study of the UK's Anti-Terrorism Legislation

Retfærd: The Nordic Journal of Law and Justice, 2008,
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 07 Jan 2009
Reza Banakar
Lund University
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Citation 1

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Poetic Injustice: A Case Study of the UK's Anti-Terrorism Legislation

Retfærd: The Nordic Journal of Law and Justice, 2008, Univ. of WestminsterSchool of Law Research Paper No. 10-02 ,
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 24 Jan 2010
Reza Banakar
Lund University
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Citation 1

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anti-terrorism, immigrant communities, R v Malik

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Citation 3

Whose Experience is the Measure of Justice?

U. of Westminster School of Law Research Paper No. 10-31
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 14 Jul 2010
Reza Banakar
Lund University
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Citation 3

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Legal theory, philosophy of law, justice, legal positivism, Robert Alexy, morality, socio-legal

Whose Experience is the Measure of Justice?

Number of pages: 20 Posted: 31 Mar 2010
Reza Banakar
Lund University
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Citation 3

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Legal theory, philosophy of law, justice, legal positivism, Robert Alexy, morality, socio-legal

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Studying the Rights Discourse: A Tentative Socio-Legal Framework

THE NORDIC SOCIOLOGY OF LAW, Lemann Kristiansen, Bettina, ed., Copenhagen, DJØF Forlag, 2010, U. of Westminster School of Law Research Paper No. 10-37,
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 13 Oct 2010 Last Revised: 14 Oct 2010
Reza Banakar
Lund University
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Citation 1

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Law, justice, rights, morality, public policy, legal discourse, late modernity, juridification, emancipation, socio-legal

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Law and Regulation in Late Modernity

Forthcoming in R Banakar and M Travers (eds) Law and Social Theory (Oxford, Hart Publishing, 2013), U. of Westminster School of Law Research Paper No. 13-02
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 07 Mar 2013
Reza Banakar
Lund University
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reflexivity, late modernity, liquefaction, law, rights, regulation, morality, derivatives, financial crisis, social corporate responsibility, globalisation, cosmopolitanism

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Integrating Reciprocal Perspectives: On Georges Gurvitch’s Theory of Immediate Jural Experience

Canadian Journal of Law and Society, Vol. 16, No. 1, 2001
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 05 Mar 2011 Last Revised: 23 Jun 2011
Reza Banakar
Lund University
Downloads 257 (75,341)

Abstract:

Socio-legal theory, Sociology of Law, Empirical Research

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Introduction: Law and Social Theory

R. Banakar and M. Travers (eds.) Law and Social Theory. Second edition. Oxford, Hart, 2013, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 12 Aug 2013
Reza Banakar and Max Travers
Lund University and University of Tasmania
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Citation 1

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Law, social theory, modernity, socio-legal studies, jurisprudence, legal theory, sociology, postmodernism, feminism, globalization, legal profession, ethnography, systems theory, critical theory, post-colonialism, new legal realism, Latour, Luhmann, Habermas, Bauman, Bourdieu, Foucault

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Studying Cases Empirically: A Sociological Method for Studying Discrimination Cases in Sweden

THEORY AND METHOD IN SOCIO-LEGAL RESEARCH, Reza Banakar, Max Travers, eds., Hart Publishing: Oxford, 2005
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 15 Jan 2009
Reza Banakar
Lund University
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Ethnic discrimination, gender, equality, ombudsman, Sweden, dispute, ADR, complaint, racism, dichotomy, methodology, immigration policy, textual analysis, sociology of law

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When Do Rights Matter? A Case Study of the Right to Equal Treatment in Sweden

HUMAN RIGHTS BROUGHT HOME, Simon Halliday, Patrick Schmitt, eds., Hart Publishing, 2004
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 19 Jan 2009
Reza Banakar
Lund University
Downloads 225 (96,106)

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discrimination, ethnicity, gender, rights, equality ombudsman, Sweden, immigration, dispute, ADR

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Citation 1

Introduction: Snapshots of Rights Discourse

RIGHTS IN CONTEXT: LAW AND JUSTICE IN LATE MODERN SOCIETY, Reza Banakar, ed., Ashgate, 2010
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 16 Feb 2010
Reza Banakar
Lund University
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Citation 1

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Rights, responsibilities, law, morality, justice, socio-legal, modernity, art, minority rights, human rights, human security, EC law, directives, derivatives, finance, poverty, Terrorism, emancipation, Risk management

Introduction: Snapshots of Rights Discourse

RIGHTS IN CONTEXT, Forthcoming, U. of Westminster School of Law Research Paper No. 11-09
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 26 Apr 2011
Reza Banakar
Lund University
Downloads 110 (199,164)
Citation 1

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Rights, rights discourse, law, justice, politics, redefining rights, new rights

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Reflections on the Methodological Issues of the Sociology of Law

Journal of Law and Society, Vol. 27, pp. 273-295, 2000
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 05 Mar 2011
Reza Banakar
Lund University
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Citation 2

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Methodology, Sociology of Law, Sociology of Medicine, Socio-Legal Research, legal studies

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Law, Community and the 2011 London Riots

Nobles, R and Schiff, D (2014) Law, Society and Community (Farnham: Ashgate)
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 03 Jun 2014 Last Revised: 05 Jan 2015
Reza Banakar and alexandra lort phillips
Lund University and University of Westminster - School of Law
Downloads 68 (161,985)

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London riots, law, community, trust, identity, hyperindividualism, civil society, regulation, late modernity, consumerism, social movements, cosmopolitanism

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Law, Policy and Social Control Amidst Flux

Published in: Festskrift till Karsten Åström (Lund: Juristförlaget, 2016) 47-74,
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 20 Dec 2016
Reza Banakar
Lund University
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law, regulation, globalisation, late modernity, industrialisation, materiality, digitalisation, consemurism