Law in the Sociological Enterprise: A Reconstruction

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Westview Press, 1994 - Law - 240 pages
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An explanation of the general effects of law on inter-personal relations, the concept of a civil contract, and the relationship of law to social norms.

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Lisa J. McIntyre is associate professor in sociology at Washington State University. She received the PhD in sociology from The University of Chicago. She is the author of three books including "The Public Defender: The Practice of Law in the Shadows of Repute"; "Law in the Sociological Enterprise" and "The Practical Skeptic: Core Concepts in Sociology" and the editor of "The Practical Skeptic: Readings in Sociology". With Marvin Sussman, McIntyre edited "Families and Law". An enthusiastic teacher and popular lecturer, McIntyre is a winner of Washington State University's William F. Mullen Teaching Medal and numerous departmental teaching awards. Her central research focus is on how law and social behavior interact.

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