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Realistic Socio-Legal Theory

Pragmatism and a Social Theory of Law

Realistic Socio-Legal Theory( )
Author: Tamanaha, Brian Z.
Series title:Oxford Socio-Legal Studies
Publication Date:Jul 1997
Publisher:Oxford University Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:AUD $119.05
Book Description:

Drawing upon philosophical pragmatism, Tamanaha constructs the foundations for a realistic approach to the social scientific study of law. He analyses the major schools of socio-legal theory, and articulates a `social theory of law' which is illustrated using concrete examples from judicial decision making. In a clear and concise fashion he combines a grounding in social science with legal theory and an exploration of the actual practice of law.

Book Details
Detailed Subjects: Philosophy / Movements / Pragmatism
Law / Jurisprudence
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):13.8 x 21.6 x 2 cm
Book Weight:0.47 Kilograms

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