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This is a timely new edition of Sharyn L. Roach Anleu’s invaluable introduction to the sociology of law and its role as a social institution and social process. Discussing current theory and key empirical research from a diverse range of perspectives the book gives relevant examples, from various cultures and societies, to provide a sociological view which goes beyond more jurisprudential approaches to law and society. This thoroughly updated edition engages with modern scholarship, and recent research, on globalization while also looking at related issues such as the internationalization of law and human rights.  

Feminism and Legal Reform
Feminism and legal reform

Law is an important arena where women's movements and feminist activists (including lawyers) seek to change women's status and achieve equality. Early efforts extended property rights, education, training for the professions and the right to vote to women. Since the 1960s, feminism has concentrated on law ...

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