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Social meaning of legal concepts.

Schwartz, Bernard

Social meaning of legal concepts.

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Published by New York University School of Law in New York .
Written in English

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    Pagination88 p. ;
    Number of Pages88
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21526149M


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of Weber's sociology of law and concept of law, see M. Rheinstein's Introduction to Max Weber-Law and Economy in Society (). 15 J. Stone, Law and the Social Sciences in the Second Half Century,p. For a short analysis of Durkheim's, Sociology of Law see later.

16 Developments from Weber and Durkheim have tended to be haphazard, e.g. The real meaning of marriage is the acceptance of a new status, with a new set of privileges and obligations, and the recognition of this new status by others.

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Health, according to the social model, is not a state of being solely under the domain of the medical profession, nor is health and disease only made.

This book is designed to introduce doctoral and graduate students to the process of scientific research in the social sciences, business, education, public health, and related disciplines. This book is based on my lecture materials developed over a decade of teaching the.The term takes its name from The Social Contract (French: Du contrat social ou Principes du droit politique), a book by Jean-Jacques Rousseau that discussed this concept.

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