The Sociology of Law
University of South Australia - School of Law; Durham University - Law School
Current Sociology, Vol. 33, No. 1, pp. 1-275, 1985
Sociology of Law" (Sage, London, 1985)
This article and bibliography is a trend report on the discipline of the Sociology of Law that criticically reviews some recent published literature in this field seen by the writer to be of 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.
Keywords: sociology of law, trend report, bibliography
JEL Classification: B00
Date posted: September 14, 2009 ; Last revised: June 3, 2015