Exploring the 'Socio' of Socio-Legal Studies by Dermot FeenanExploring the 'Socio' of Socio-Legal Studies by Dermot Feenan

Exploring the 'Socio' of Socio-Legal Studies

byDermot FeenanContribution bySusan S. Silbey, John Clarke

Hardcover | July 30, 2013

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In this insightful collection, a broad range of scholars analyzes a core issue for socio-legal studies, what is understood by the 'socio' of the 'socio-legal'. Drawing from legal theory, cultural studies, and social policy, the collection's wide scope of themes and topics provides an important stock-take and analysis of the socio-legal field.
Dermot Feenan is a Research Fellow at the School of Law, University of Portsmouth, UK.
Title:Exploring the 'Socio' of Socio-Legal StudiesFormat:HardcoverDimensions:307 pages, 9.25 × 6.1 × 0.9 inPublished:July 30, 2013Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:023033718X

ISBN - 13:9780230337183

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Table of Contents

1. Exploring the 'Socio' of Socio-Legal Studies; Dermot Feenan.- 2. What Makes a Social Science of Law? Doubling the Social in Socio-Legal Studies; Susan S. Silbey.- 3. The Contested Social; John Clarke.- 4. Law, Ethics and Socio-history: The Case of Freedom; Alan Norrie.- 5. De Lege Ferenda: What is the 'Socio' of Legal Reasoning?; Panu Minkkinen.- 6. Reimagining the Humanities: Socio-Legal Scholarship in an Age of Disenhancement; Julia J.A. Shaw .- 7. Transnational Legal Processes and the (Re)construction of the 'Social: The Case of Human Trafficking; David Nelken.- 8. Addressing a 'Globalised Social': Mobilization of Law in Global Networks with Reference to Biofuel Production in Indonesia; Jacqueline Vel and Adriaan Bedner.- 9. Social Practice and Socio-Legal Studies; Hilary Sommerlad.- 10. The Gendered 'Socio' of Socio-Legal Studies; Rosemary Hunter.- 11. Queer Sociality; Sally R. Munt.- 12. Bringing Society to Law: A Critically Raced Accounting; Francisco Valdes.- 13. From Responsible Saver to Stewarded Investor?; Sally Wheeler.

Editorial Reviews

"For those interested in understanding the study of socio and sociolegal studies and beyond, this book is invaluable." - Reviewed by Aaron R.S. Lorenz, Dean, School of Social Science and Human Services in Law and Society Review