Sociology of Law: Critical Approaches To Social Control

Paperback | October 15, 2002

byBrian Burtch

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This new edition of The Sociology of Law introduces students to both the theoretical and the practical applications of law in Canadian society and explores central themes of social order, social conflict, and power relations as they pertain to law. The book is intended for use in introductory undergraduate university courses in the sociology of law, which are core courses typically taught in the second and third year within the department of sociology or the department of criminology.

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This new edition of The Sociology of Law introduces students to both the theoretical and the practical applications of law in Canadian society and explores central themes of social order, social conflict, and power relations as they pertain to law. The book is intended for use in introductory undergraduate university courses in the soc...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:9 × 5.75 × 0.5 inPublished:October 15, 2002Publisher:Harcourt Brace CanadaLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0176223924

ISBN - 13:9780176223922

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Table of Contents

1. Introduction to Sociological Theory and the Sociology of Law 2. The Classical Theorists 3. Historical Foundations of Law 4. Feminist Theory and Law 5. First Nations and Law in Canada 6. Racial Discrimination, Multiculturalism, and Law 7. The Judiciary and the Legal Profession 8. The Criminal Sanction 9. Reproduction and Law: Family Law, Abortion, and Midwifery 10. New Directions in the Sociology of Law