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Sociology of Law - Bibliography

Sociology of Law, Abstracts, Books on Sociology of Law, Journals, Syllabus

Mann, Coramae Richey and Zatz, Marjorie S., Images of Color, Images of Crime. Los Angeles, Roxbury Publishing Co., 1998. ISBN:0-935732-97-7.

Arrigo, Bruce A., ed. Social Justice/Criminal Justice: The Maturation of Critical Theory in Law, Crime, and Deviance. West/Wadsworth, 1999. ISBN:0-534-54558-0.

Habermas, Jurgen. Between Facts and Norms: Contributions to a Discourse Theory of Law and Democracy. Cambridge, Mass. The MIT Press. 1996. ISBN: 0-262-08243-8.

Curran, Jeanne and Takata, Susan R. Sociology of Law Handbook. 1996

Turkel, Gerald. 1996. Law and Society: Critical Approaches. Boston: Allyn and Bacon.

Marx, Karl. 1846. Second selection from The German Ideology: “The Relation of State and Law to Property.” Online from the Internet Archive.

Marx, Karl. 1869. “Report of the General Council on the Right of Inheritance.” Online from the Internet Archive.

Trevino, Chapter 5 on Weberian Perspectives, from The Sociology of Law.

Weber, Max (1922) 1954. “Basic Concepts of Sociology; The Formal Qualities of Modern Law.” Pp. 1-10, 301-321 in On Law in Economy and Society, ed. M. Rheinstein. New York: Simon and Schuster.

Trevino, Chapter 6 on Durkheimian Perspectives, from The Sociology of Law.

Brown v. Board of Education 347 US 483 (1954).

Durkheim, Emile. (1906) 1974. “The Determination of Moral Facts.” Sociology and Philosophy, translated by D.F. Pocock. NY: The Free Press.

Durkheim, Emile. (1901) 1996. “The Evolution of Punishment.” In Trevino, The Sociology of Law, pp. 275-286.

Henry, Stuart. (1985) 1995. “Community Justice, Capitalist Society, and Human Agency.” In Richard Abel, ed., The Law & Society Reader. New York: NY University Press.

O’Barr, William, and John M. Conley. (1988) 1995. “Lay Expectations of the Civil Justice System.” In R. Abel, ed., The Law & Society Reader. NY University Press.

Alshuler, Albert W. (1979) 1995. “Plea Bargaining and Its History.” In Richard Abel, ed., The Law & Society Reader. New York: NY University Press.

Friedman, Lawrence M. (1991) 1995. “American Legal Culture: The Last Thirty-Five Years.” Pp. 271-278 in Law & Society, edited by Stewart Macaulay, et al. NY: W.W. Norton.

Sutton, John R., Frank Dobbin, John W. Meyer, and W. Richard Scott. 1994. “The Legalization of the Workplace.” American Journal of Sociology 99(4):944-971.

Marx, Gary T. 2001. “Censorship and Secrecy, Social and Legal Perspectives.” In International Encyclopedia of the Social and Behavioral Sciences.

Arnold, Bruce L. and John Hagan. 1992. "Careers of Misconduct: The Structure of Prosecuted Professional Deviance Among Lawyers." American Sociological Review 57(6):771-780.

Deflem, Mathieu. 1998. “The Boundaries of Abortion Law: Systems Theory from Parsons to Luhmann and Habermas.” Social Forces 76(3):775-818.

Deflem, Mathieu. 2002. “Technology and the Internationalization of Policing: A Comparative-Historical Perspective.” Justice Quarterly 19(3):453-475.

Deflem, Mathieu. 2003. “The Boundaries of International Cooperation: Problems and Prospects of U.S.-Mexican Policing.” In Corruption, Police, Security & Democracy, edited by Menachem Amir & Stanley Einstein. Office of International Criminal Justice.