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Law, Justice, and Society : A Sociolegal Introduction,9780199757930

Law, Justice, and Society : A Sociolegal Introduction

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This is an introductory law & society test, intended for and used in departments of Political Science; Sociology; Criminal Justice and Legal Studies. It blends coverage of law & legal studies with a sociological perspective. The courses it is used in vary in title and topical coverage, but are generally organized around introducing students to the law and to the larger concept of "justice" from a social sciences perspective. Course names include Intro to Law; Justice & Society; Perspective on Justice Studies; Introduction to the Legal Process; Introduction to Justice Studies; Law & Society; and Law & Culture.

Author Biography

Anthony Walsh is Professor of Criminal Justice at Boise State University.

Craig Hemmens is Department Head and Professor, Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice, Missouri State University.

Table of Contents


Chapter 1. Law: Its Function and Purpose

Chapter 2. Justice and the Law

Chapter 3. Making Law

Chapter 4. Federal and State Courts

Chapter 5. Crime and Criminal Law

Chapter 6. Criminal Procedure

Chapter 7. Civil and Administrative Law

Chapter 8. Juvenile Justice

Chapter 9. The Law and Social Control

Chapter 10. The Limits of Social Control: Policing Vice

Chapter 11. The Law and Social Change

Chapter 12. Women and the Law (By Mary K. Stohr)

Chapter 13. Racial Minorities and the Law

Chapter 14. Comparative Law: Law in Other Cultures

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