Law, Culture and Society: Legal Ideas in the Mirror of Social Theory

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Ashgate Publishing, Ltd., 2006 - Law - 198 pages
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Chapters include: 'Law and Social Theory', 'A Legal Concept of Community', 'The Concept of Legal Culture', 'Law in Culture', 'Sociology and Comparative Law' and 'Frontiers of Community'.
 

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Contents

Law and Social Theory
15
Legal Philosophy and Legal Pluralism
29
Why Must Legal Ideas be Interpreted Sociologically?
45
A Legal Concept of Community
65
Applications Comparative Law and Culture
79
The Concept of Legal Culture
81
Law in Culture
97
Is There a Logic of Legal Transplants?
109
Sociology and Comparative Law
127
Interpretation in Comparative Law
145
Frontiers of Community
161
Bibliography
171
Index
189
About the Author
199
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Roger Cotterrell LLD, MSc (Soc), Professor of Legal Theory, University of London, Queen Mary and Westfield College

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