European ways of law : towards a European sociology of law

European ways of law : towards a European sociology of law

European ways of law : towards a European sociology of law

Law of Europe > Regional organization and integration (Europe) > The European Communities. Community law > Addresses, essays, lectures

Edition Details

  • Creators or Attribution (Responsibility): Volkmar Gessner, David Nelken
  • Language: English
  • Jurisdiction(s): England
  • Publication Information: Oxford ; Portland, Or. : Hart Pub., ©2007
  • Publication Type (Medium): Conference papers and proceedings, Aufsatzsammlung, Congresses, Congre?s
  • Material: Conference publication, Internet resource
  • Type: Book, Internet Resource
  • Series title: On?ati international series in law and society.
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Short Description

XIV, 393 pages ; 24 cm.

Purpose and Intended Audience

Useful for students learning an area of law, European ways of law : towards a European sociology of law is also useful for lawyers seeking to apply the law to issues arising in practice.

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Bibliographic information

  • Publisher: Hart Pub.
  • Responsable Person: edited by Volkmar Gessner and David Nelken.
  • Publication Date: 2007
  • Copyright Date: 2007
  • Location: Oxford ; Portland, Or.
  • Country/State: England
  • Number of Editions: 15 editions
  • First edition Date: 2007
  • Last edition Date: 2007
  • General Notes: “The First European Socio-Legal Conference under the title 'European ways of law'”–Acknowledgements.
    “[P]apers presented at the first European sociolegal conference on this topic, held at the International Institute for the Sociology of Law, On?ati, Basque Country, Spain, on 6-8 July 2005”–Page [1].
  • Languages: English, German
  • Language Notes: In English; with one contribution in French. Chiefly in English, some articles in French.
  • Library of Congress Code: KJE958
  • Dewey Code: 340.115
  • ISBN: 1841137774 9781841137773 9781841137780 1841137782
  • OCLC: 171112410

Main Contents

Introduction: Studying European ways of law / Volkmar Gessner, David Nelken
Images of Europe in sociolegal traditions / Roger Cotterrell
American and European ways of law : six entrenched differences / Robert A. Kagan
La place paradoxale de la culture juridique Americaine dans la mondialisation / Antoine Garapon
Globalisation and the rise of procedural informalism in Europe and America / Wolf Heydebrand
American and European forms of social theory reflecting social practice / Richard Mu?nch
“Cold War law” : legal entrepreneurs and the emergence of a European legal field (1945-1965) / Antonin Cohen and Mikael Rask Madsen
The transformation of sub-state nationalism in conflicted societies : the impact of European constitutionalism / Victoria Jennett
Is there the spirit of European laws? : critical remarks on the EU constitution-making, enlargement and political culture / Jir?i? Pr?iba?n?
How to conceptualise law in European Union integration processes? : perspectives from the literature and empirical research / Bettina Lange
EU ways of governing the marketing of pharmaceuticals : a shift towards more integration, better consumer protection, and better regulation? / Ba?rbel Dorbeck-Jung and Mirjan Oude Vrielink-van Heffen
Embedded and disembedded rationality : contributions to global governance from European and US American legal cultures / Gerd Winter
Dutch legal culture and technological transitions : the impact of Dutch government interventions / Helen Stout and Martin de Jong
Early intervention and the cultures of youth justice : a comparison of Italy and Wales / Stewart Field and David Nelken.

Summary Note

This book looks at the uncertainties which arise when attempting to answer the question; can there be such a thing as a European sociology of law

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