Introduction: The Incorporation Problem in Interdisciplinary Legal Research. Part 1: Theoretical Discussions

4 Pages Posted: 2 Feb 2016

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Sanne Taekema

Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR), Erasmus School of Law

Wibren van der Burg

Erasmus School of Law, Erasmus University Rotterdam; Queen Mary University of London, School of Law

Date Written: January 11, 2016

Abstract

In the past decades, there has been a rapid increase of interdisciplinary research with regard to law, exemplified in socio-legal research and law and economics. More recently, there has also been – albeit in some countries more than in others – a growing interest in the methodology of legal research. This special issue combines those two trends. It focuses on a crucial obstacle in integrating interdisciplinary research and traditional legal research. It is the question of how we can incorporate other disciplines and their findings into legal doctrinal research.

Suggested Citation

Taekema, Sanne and van der Burg, Wibren, Introduction: The Incorporation Problem in Interdisciplinary Legal Research. Part 1: Theoretical Discussions (January 11, 2016). Erasmus Law Review, Vol. 8, No. 2, 2015. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2725880

Sanne Taekema (Contact Author)

Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR), Erasmus School of Law ( email )

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Wibren Van der Burg

Erasmus School of Law, Erasmus University Rotterdam ( email )

Section Sociology, Theory and Methodology
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3000 DR Rotterdam
Netherlands

HOME PAGE: http://www.wibrenvanderburg.nl

Queen Mary University of London, School of Law ( email )

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