Comparative Law and Society

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David Scott Clark
Edward Elgar Publishing, Jan 1, 2012 - Law - 480 pages
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Comparative Law and Society, part of the Research Handbooks in Comparative Law series, is a pioneering volume that comprises 19 original essays written by expert authors from across the world. This innovative handbook offers both a history of the field of
 

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Contents

1 History of comparative law and society
1
PART I METHODS AND DISCIPLINES
37
2 Comparative sociology of law
39
3 Comparative criminology
61
4 Comparative anthropology of law
77
accounting for social norms
92
6 Comparative law and political economy
105
eyewitness identification
133
11 Civil court litigation and alternative dispute resolution
216
12 Criminal courts and procedure
235
13 Administrative law agencies and redress mechanisms in the United Kingdom and Sweden
254
14 Constitutional law and courts
290
15 Legal cultures
310
16 Legal education
328
17 Legal professions and law firms
362
18 Legal protection of the environment
403

PART II CORE ISSUES
155
8 Separation of legislative and executive governmental powers
157
the Canadian example of provincial constitutionalism
175
10 Judges their careers and independence
193
19 Preventive health at work
422
Index
445
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