Table of Contents:
  • Law and the rise of the social sciences -- Max Weber on the rationalization of law -- Emile Durkheim on law and social solidarity -- The theoretical move towards the sociological study of law -- From sociological jurisprudence to the sociology of law -- Sociology of law and the antinomies of modern thought -- Law and economy : the regulation of the market -- Law and politics : the role of democratic law -- Law and integration : the legal profession -- Law and culture : the balance of values through norms -- Social control : the enforcement of law -- The globalization of law.