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
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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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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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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

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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Abstract:

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

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

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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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
Downloads 237 (106,513)
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
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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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Citation 1

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
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Citation 1

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

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

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

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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
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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