Law and society [Review] Steven Vago (Fourth Edition: 1994)

Ghouri, Ahmad (2012) Law and society [Review] Steven Vago (Fourth Edition: 1994). SelectedWorks.

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Abstract

My primary interest in Sociology of Law is to analyse the interconnection between social and legal orders, and understand how the socio-legal environment reflects and influences different legal structures. I take up Vago’s book “Law & Society” with this avowed purpose, and also to refine, or perhaps to realign, my sociological imagination. I am also interested to learn research techniques employed in the socio-legal context, and possible uses of such techniques in the area of law I work in. Therefore, my review of Vago’s book would not offer any critique, at least from the sociological perspectives. However, I have made certain remarks over internal incoherencies of Vago’s ideas about law in chapter one and how he incorporates them into his sociological thinking. My review of Vago’s book would, nevertheless, be limited to what I understand and learn from it.

Item Type: Other
Schools and Departments: School of Law, Politics and Sociology > Law
Subjects: K Law > K Law in General. Comparative and uniform Law. Jurisprudence
Depositing User: Ahmad Ghouri
Date Deposited: 02 Jul 2014 09:17
Last Modified: 02 Jul 2014 09:17
URI: http://sro.sussex.ac.uk/id/eprint/49170

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