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Justice and Power in Sociolegal Studies: Fundamental Issues in Law and Society

Justice and Power in Sociolegal Studies: Fundamental Issues in Law and Society

Volume 1 (Fundamental Issues in Law and Society)

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Published by Northwestern University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Law,
  • Research,
  • Sociology Of Law,
  • Social Science,
  • Legal Reference / Law Profession,
  • Reference,
  • Sociology - General,
  • General,
  • Law / Civil Law,
  • Justice,
  • Power (Social sciences),
  • Sociological jurisprudence

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsBryant Garth (Editor), Austin Sarat (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages336
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7979224M
    ISBN 100810114321
    ISBN 109780810114326

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