Realistic socio-legal theory : pragmatism and a social theory of law

Realistic socio-legal theory : pragmatism and a social theory of law

Realistic socio-legal theory : pragmatism and a social theory of law

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Edition Details

  • Creator or Attribution (Responsibility): Brian Z. Tamanaha
  • Biografical Information: Brian Z. Tamanaha teaches law at St. John’s University School of Law, New York City.
  • Language: English
  • Jurisdiction(s): England
  • Publication Information: Oxford : Clarendon Press ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1997
  • Material: Internet resource
  • Type: Book, Internet Resource
  • Series title: Oxford socio-legal studies.
  • Permalink: https://books.lawin.org/realistic-socio-legal-theory-pragmatism-and-a-social-theory-of-law/ (Stable identifier)

Short Description

XV, 280 pages ; 23 cm.

Purpose and Intended Audience

Useful for students learning an area of law, Realistic socio-legal theory : pragmatism and a social theory of law is also useful for lawyers seeking to apply the law to issues arising in practice.

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Bibliographic information

  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
  • Responsable Person: Brian Z. Tamanaha.
  • Publication Date: 1997
  • Country/State: England
  • Number of Editions: 25 editions
  • First edition Date: 1997
  • Last edition Date: 2004
  • Languages: English, German
  • Library of Congress Code: K370
  • Dewey Code: 340.1
  • ISBN: 0198265603 9780198265603 0198298250 9780198298250
  • OCLC: 37631403

Main Contents

1. Introduction: the Problematic State of Socio-legal Studies
2. Pragmatism and Realistic Socio-legal Studies
3. Behaviourism and Interpretivism in Complement
4. An Analytical Map of the Concept of Law
5. A Social Theory of Law by Comparison to Legal Positivism
6. The Internal/External Distinction and the Notion of a ‘Practice’
7. Studies of Judicial Decision-Making
8. Legal Theory and the Practice of Judging
Three Last Words.

Table of Contents

Foreword
Introduction: The State of Socio-Legal Studies
Pragmatism and Realistic Socio-Legal Studies
Behaviourism and Interpretavism in Complement
An Analytical Map of the Concept of Law
A Social Theory of Law by Comparison to Legal Positivism
The Internal-External Distinction and the Notion of a Practice
Studies of Judicial Decision Making
Legal Theory and the Practice of Judging
Three Last Words

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