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Law and society activities in Argentina are still quite underdeveloped, illustrated by the fact that there is no national association of sociolegal scholars. Nevertheless, these activities recently have been growing. In the major public law schools—La Plata, Córdoba, and Buenos Aires—there are at present several teams conducting empirical research on legal issues. The Revista de Sociología del Derecho, founded in the 1980s by a pioneer in the field, Alfredo Ves Losada, is a good place to look for the initial work of these groups.

There is not much sociolegal research in Argentina's social science departments. Excluding their classic concern about crime, sociologists, anthropologists, and historians have shown little interest in studying legal issues.

The small community of sociolegal scholars gathers at the Congresos Nacionales de Sociología Jurídica. ...

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