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The Oldest Social Science?

Configurations of Law and Modernity

The Oldest Social Science?( )
Author: Murphy, Timothy
Series title:Oxford Socio-Legal Studies
Publication Date:Jun 1997
Publisher:Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Imprint:Clarendon Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $110.00
Book Description:

This stimulating book challenges the general assumption that the post-war period is hallmarked by the triumph of the rule of law. It is distinctive in that its focus is to develop an adequate understanding of the true role actually being played by law, rather than to explore arguments of what the law should be doing. The author's approach involves focusing on adjudication as a social practice and as a set of governmental techniques. From this vantage point, heexplores how the...
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Book Details
Detailed Subjects: Law / Administrative Law & Regulatory Practice
Law / Jurisprudence
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.382 x 8.424 x 0.741 Inches
Book Weight:0.99 Pounds

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