Thinking about law : perspectives on the history, philosophy, and sociology of law /

"Thinking About Law offers a comprehensive introduction to the ways in which law has been presented and represented. It explores historical, sociological, economic and philosophical perspectives on the major legal and political debates in Australia today." "The contributors examine th...

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Other Authors: Hunter, Rosemary C, Ingleby, Richard, Johnstone, Richard, 1957-
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: St. Leonards, NSW, Australia : Allen & Unwin, 1995
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245 0 0 |a Thinking about law :  |b perspectives on the history, philosophy, and sociology of law /  |c edited by Rosemary Hunter, Richard Ingleby, and Richard Johnstone 
260 |a St. Leonards, NSW, Australia :  |b Allen & Unwin,  |c 1995 
300 |a xiv, 254 pages ;  |c 23 cm 
504 |a Includes bibliographical references (pages 230-248) and index 
505 0 |a Law and history in black and white / Penelope Mathew, Rosemary Hunter and Hilary Charlesworth -- Themes in liberal legal and constitutional theory / David Wood, Rosemary Hunter and Richard Ingleby -- Economic and sociological approaches to law / Richard Johnstone -- Objecting to objectivity : the radical challenge to legal liberalism / Gerry J. Simpson and Hilary Charlesworth -- Explaining law reform / Rosemary Hunter and Richard Johnstone -- Invocation and enforcement of legal rules / Richard Ingleby and Richard Johnstone -- Judicial decision making / Richard Ingleby and Richard Johnstone 
520 1 |a "Thinking About Law offers a comprehensive introduction to the ways in which law has been presented and represented. It explores historical, sociological, economic and philosophical perspectives on the major legal and political debates in Australia today." "The contributors examine the position of Aborigines in the Australian legal system and the impact of the Mabo case; divisions of power in Australian society and law; the question of objectivity in law; the relationship between legislation and social change; judicial decision-making and other issues."--Jacket 
650 0 |a Law  |x Philosophy 
650 0 |a Sociological jurisprudence 
650 0 |a Law  |z Australia  |x History 
650 0 |a Law  |z Australia  |x Philosophy 
700 1 |a Hunter, Rosemary C 
700 1 |a Ingleby, Richard 
700 1 |a Johnstone, Richard,  |d 1957- 
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852 |a Law Library  |b Lower Level  |h K235 .T548 1995  |p 33940004507164