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  • Preface ix Introduction 1 Part I: Attacking the Old Order: 1900-1940 Oliver Wendell Holmes, "The Path of the Law, " 10 Harvard Law Review 457 (1897) 19 Wesley Hohfeld, "Some Fundamental Legal Conceptions as Applied in Judicial Reasoning, " 23 Yale Law Journal 16 (1913) 45 Robert Hale, "Coercion and Distribution in a Supposedly Noncoercive State, " 38 Political Science Quarterly 470 (1923) 83 John Dewey, "Logical Method and Law, " 10 Cornell Law Quarterly 17 (1924) 111 Karl Llewellyn, "Some Realism About Realism--Responding to Dean Pound, " 44 Harvard Law Review 1222 (1931) 131 Felix Cohen, "Transcendental Nonsense and the Functional Approach, " 35 Columbia Law Review 809 (1935) 163 Part II: A New Order: The Legal Process, Policy, and Principle: 1940-1960 Lon L. Fuller, "Consideration and Form, " 41 Columbia Law Review 799 (1941) 207 Henry M. Hart, Jr., and Albert M. Sacks, The Legal Process: Basic Problems in the Making and Application of Law, Problem No. 1 (unpublished manuscript, 1958) 241 Herbert Wechsler, "Toward Neutral Principles of Constitutional Law, " 73 Harvard Law Review 1 (1959) 311 Part III: The Emergence of Eclecticism: 1960-2000 Policy and Economics Ronald H. Coase, "The Problem of Social Cost, " 3 Journal of Law and Economics 1 (1960) 353 Guido Calabresi and Douglas Melamed, "Property Rules, Liability Rules, and Inalienability: One View of the Cathedral, " 85 Harvard Law Review 1089 (1972) 401 The Law and Society Movement Stewart Macaulay, "Non-Contractual Relations in Business: A Preliminary Study, " 28 American Sociological Review 55 (1963) 445 Marc Galanter, "Why the'Haves' Come Out Ahead: Speculations on the Limits of Legal Change, " 9 Law and Society Review 95 (1974) 481 Liberalism: Interpretation and the Role of the Judge Ronald Dworkin, "Hard Cases, " 88 Harvard Law Review 1057 (1975) 549 Abram Chayes, "The Role of the Judge in Public Law Litigation, " 89 Harvard Law Review 1281 (1976) 603 Critical Legal Studies Duncan Kennedy, "Form and Substance in Private Law Adjudication, " 88 Harvard Law Review 1685 (1976) 647 Liberalism: Legal Philosophy and Ethics Robert Cover, "Violence and the Word, " 95 Yale Law Journal 1601 (1986) 733 Frank Michelman, "Law's Republic, " 97 Yale Law Journal 1493 (1988) 777 Identity Politics Catharine A. MacKinnon, "Feminism, Marxism, Method, and the State: An Agenda for Theory, " 7:3 Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society 515 (1982) 829 Catharine A. MacKinnon, "Feminism, Marxism, Method, and the State: Toward a Feminist Jurisprudence, " 8 Signs: Journal of Women, Culture, and Society 635 (1983) 869 Kimberle Crenshaw, Neil Gotanda, Gary Peller, and Kendall Thomas, eds., "Introduction, " Critical Race Theory: The Key Writings that Formed the Movement, The New Press, New York, 1996 at xiii-xxxii 887.
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This anthology presents, for the first time, full texts of the twenty most important works of American legal thought since 1890. Drawing on a course the editors teach at Harvard Law School, the book traces the rise and evolution of a distinctly American form of legal reasoning. These are the articles that have made these authors - from Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr., to Ronald Coase, from Ronald Dworkin to Catherine MacKinnon - among the most recognized names in American legal history. These authors proposed answers to the classic question: "What does it mean to think like a lawyer - an American lawyer?" Their answers differed, but taken together they form a powerful brief for the existence of a distinct and powerful style of reasoning - and of rulership. The legal mind is as often critical as constructive, however, and these texts form a canon of critical thinking, a toolbox for resisting and unravelling the arguments of the best legal minds.Each article is preceded by a short introduction highlighting the article's main ideas and situating it in the context of its author's broader intellectual projects, the scholarly debates of his or her time, and the reception the article received. Law students and their teachers will benefit from seeing these classic writings, in full, in the context of their original development. For lawyers, the collection will take them back to their best days in law school. All readers will be struck by the richness, the subtlety, and the sophistication with which so many of what have become the cliches of everyday legal argument were originally formulated.
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In addition to providing guidance on grammar, the mechanics of writing, and APA style, this manual offers an authoritative reference and citation system. It also covers the treatment of numbers, metrication, statistical and mathematical data, tables and figures for use in writing, reports or presentations. This new edition has been updated to include: guidelines and examples for referencing electronic and online sources; avoiding plagiarism; presenting case studies and the construction of tables; copyright and permissions issues for writers; and reference examples for audiovisual media and patents. Writers, scholars and professionals will also find guidelines on how to choose text, tables or figures to present data, writing cover letters, the retention of raw data and on establishing written agreements for the use of shared data.
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What is apology? What are its functions and its essential and variable elements? How do apologies differ from excuses, disclaimers, and justifications? What form does apology take in our own culture and in other cultures such as Japan? These are some of the major questions addressed in this attempt to shed light on a familiar but neglected dimension of social life. 'Mea Culpa is an important book. Tavuchis considers apologies between individuals, individuals and groups, and between groups ...His analysis is broad and interdisciplinary, drawing from sociology, philosophy, sociolinguistics, social psychology, anthropology, philology, law, and religion ...Tavuchis utilizes verbatim texts (from newspapers, novels, letters, press conferences) to develop his theory. He is particularly brilliant on the work of Erving Goffman ...Mea Culpa is a valuable contribution to social science.' American Journal of Sociology.
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  • The impact of cognitive bias on persuasion and writing strategies / Marilyn R. Walter, Elizabeth Fajans
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  • What cognitive dissonance tells us about tone in persuasion / Kathryn Stanchi
  • The good fight : the egocentric bias, the aversion to cognitive dissonance, and American criminal law / Daniel S. Medwed
  • Metaphor and analogy : the sun and moon of legal persuasion / Linda L. Berger
  • A lawyer's hidden persuader : genre bias and how it shapes legal texts by constraining writers' choices and influencing readers' perceptions / Bret Rappaport.
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  • An introduction / Randy Lee
  • Rats and wounds in Bruce Springsteen's "Jungleland" : a prelude to the lawyer as poet advocate / William P. Doyle
  • The lawyer-advocate vs. the poet-advocate / Tom Corbett
  • What an advocate can learn from Springsteen / J. Michael Eakin
  • The lawyer as artist / Ken Gormley
  • Portraits of criminals on Bruce Springsteen's Nebraska : the enigmatic criminal, the sympathetic criminal, and the criminal as brother / Samuel J. Levine
  • The dignity and humanity of Bruce Springsteen's criminals / Abbe Smith
  • The promise was broken : law as a negative force in Bruce Springsteen's music / Samuel R. Bagenstos
  • "Meanness in this world" / Garrett Epps
  • Bruce Springsteen's hope and the lawyer as poet advocate / Randy Lee
  • The judgment of the boss on bossing the judges : Bruce Springsteen, judicial independence, and the rule of law / Charles Gardner Geyh
  • Revitalizing the lawyer-poet : what lawyers can learn from rock and roll / Russel G. Pearce
  • Bruce Springsteen and the remnants of a Catholic boyhood / John M. Facciola
  • Connecting with the boss : listening as a person and becoming the lawyer I ought to be / Bernard Grimm
  • Bruce Springsteen and staying on the Jersey side : an interview with Robert Coles on human connection and the law / Robert Coles.
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  • Introduction. Finding fellow-feeling in the city
  • The settlement movement's push for public sympathy
  • New Deal urbanism and the contraction of sympathy
  • Literary urbanists and the interwar development of urban sociability
  • The ecology of sociability in the postwar city
  • Jane Jacobs and the consolidation of urban sociability
  • Conclusion. The future of urban sociability.
When celebrated landscape architect Frederick Law Olmsted despaired in 1870 that the "restraining and confining conditions" of the city compelled its inhabitants to "look closely upon others without sympathy, " he was expressing what many in the United States had already been saying about the nascent urbanization that would continue to transform the nation's landscape: that the modern city dramatically changes the way individuals interact with and feel toward one another. An antiurbanist discourse would pervade American culture for years to come, echoing Olmsted's skeptical view of the emotional value of urban relationships. But as more and more people moved to the nation's cities, urbanists began to confront this pessimism about the ability of city dwellers to connect with one another. The Sociable City investigates the history of how American society has conceived of urban relationships and considers how these ideas have shaped the cities in which we live. As the city's physical and social landscapes evolved over the course of the late nineteenth and twentieth centuries, urban intellectuals developed new vocabularies, narratives, and representational forms to express the social and emotional value of a wide variety of interactions among city dwellers. Turning to source materials often overlooked by scholars of urban life-including memoirs, plays, novels, literary journalism, and museum exhibits-Jamin Creed Rowan unearths an expansive body of work dedicated to exploring and advocating the social configurations made possible by the city. His study aims to better understand why we have built and governed cities in the ways we have, and to imagine an urban future that will effectively preserve and facilitate the interpersonal associations and social networks that city dwellers need to live manageable, equitable, and fulfilling lives.
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  • Preface Part 1: Children's Rights-- An Overview 1. The case for children's rights-- a progress report Bob Franklin Reader of Journalism, University of Sheffield Part 2: Children's Rights-- The Changing Legal Framework 2. Children's educational rights in a new ERA? Tony Jeffs Lecturer in Social Policy, University of Northumbria 3. Children's rights and the Children Act 1989 Christina Lyon Professor of Law, University of Liverpool, and Nigel Parton Professor of Child Care, Huddersfield University 4. The Criminal Justice Acts-- "justice" by geography Barry Anderson Head of the Youth Crime Section, National Association for the Care and Resettlement of Offenders (NACRO) 5. Children's rights in a land of rites Michael Freeman Professor of Law, University College London Part 3: Children's Rights-- Policy Prescription and Implementation In The British Setting 6. Children's rights officers-- righting wrongs and promoting rights Shane Ellis Leeds Children's Rights Officer, Save The Children Fund, and Annie Franklin Principal Officer, Save The Children Fund 7. A Minister for Children Joan Lester M.P. Labour M.P. for Eccles and Labour Party Shadow Minister for Children 8. The Children's Rights Development Unit Gerison Lansdown Director of the Children's Rights Development Unit 9. The rights and wrongs of children who care Jo Aldridge Research Associate, Department of Social Sciences, Loughborough University 10. Children's rights in their early years-- from plaiting fog to knitting treacle Gillian Alexander Head of Kirklees Early Years Service (KEYS) 11. Rights for children who are disabled Margaret Kennedy National Co-ordinator of the 'Keep Deaf Children Safe' Child Abuse Project Part 4. Children's Rights-- Comparative Perspectives 12. Children's rights-- an American perspective Cynthia Price Cohen Director of Child Rights International Research Institute 13. The Scandinavian experience of children's rights Malfrid Grude Flekkoy Cliniical Psychologist, formerly Norwegian Ombudsman for Children 14. Children's rights in Australia Moira Rayner Barrister, Chairperson of the Board of the National Children's and Youth Law Centre, formerly Victorian Commissioner for Equal Opportunities 15. Outside Childhood: street children's rights Judith Ennew Co-founder Streetwise Internation 16. Respecting children's right to physical integrity Peter Newell Director of EPOCH 17. Russian Children's rights Judith Harwin Lecturer in Department of Social Administration, London School of Economics.
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This text is an appraisal of development in children's rights in British and international settings. It brings together contributions from academics, social welfare practitioners, educationalists, child psychologists and politicians. The book examines children's claims for rights in the social, welfare, judicial, educational and other settings. The various chapters consider the divergent responses of governments, the voluntary sector and other agencies to young people's rights claims by exploring and assessing the range of policy proposals designed to meet them. The book has four broad objectives: to explore the various strands to the debate concerning children's rights and review developments in rights provision across the 1980's and 1990's; to evaluate the impact of recent British legislation on children's rights in key areas such as education, social services, criminal justice and the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child; and to examine recent policy proposals and initiatives in the British setting intended to secure rights for children and young people.
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The Handbook of Children's Rights: Comparative Policy and Practice is the first comprehensive and radical appraisal of development in children's rights in British and international settings. It brings together contributions from academics, social welfare practitioners, educationalists, child psychologists and politicians. This clearly structured and engaging book examines children's claims for rights in the social, welfare, judicial, educational and other settings. The various chapters consider the divergent responses of governments, the voluntary sector and other agencies to young people's rights claims by exploring and assessing the range of policy proposals designed to meet them. The book has four broad objectives: * to explore the various strands to the debate concerning children's rights and review developments in rights provision across the 1980's and 1990's; * to evaluate the impact of recent British legislation on children's rights in key areas such as education, social services, criminal justice and the UN Convention on The Rights Of The Child; to examine recent policy proposals and initiatives in the British setting intended to secure rights for children and young people; * and finally, to offer a comparative perspective on children's rights by examining issues and developments in a number of countries including America, Scandinavia, Australia and Russia. The Handbook of Children's Rights will be invaluable to students of education, social work, social policy, sociology, youth and community work, law, politics, philosophy and policy studies as well as those studying postgraduate courses in social work, juvenile justice and education.
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  • Each chapter begins with an Introduction and ends with Conclusion, Key Terms, Review Questions and Notes. Preface. I. FOUNDATIONS. 1. Science and Research. Alternatives to Social Research. How Science Works. Qualitative and Quantitative Social Research. Steps of the Research Process. Why Conduct Social Research. 2. Dimensions of Research. Dimensions of Research. Audience for and Use of Research The Purpose of research The Time Dimension in Research Data Collection Techniques Used. 3. Theory and Research. What Is Theory? Social Theory versus Ideology. The Parts of Theory. Aspects of Theory. The Dynamic Duo. 4. The Meanings of Methodology. The Three Approaches. Positivist Social Science. Interpretative Social Science. Critical Social Science. Feminist and Postmodern Research. 5. The Literature Review and Ethical Concerns. The Literature Review. Ethics in Social Research. II. PLANNING AND PREPARATION. 6. Qualitative and Quantitative Research Designs. Triangulation. Qualitative and Quantitative Orientations Toward Research. Qualitative Design Issues. Quantitative Design Issues. 7. Qualitative and Quantitative Measurement. Why Measure? Qualitative and Quantitative Measurement. Parts of the Measurement Process. Reliability and Validity. A Guide to Quantitative Measurement. Index Construction. Scales. 8. Qualitative and Quantitative Sampling. Nonprobability Sampling. Probability Sampling. III. QUANTITATIVE DATA COLLECTION AND ANALYSIS. 9. Experimental Research. Random Assignment. Experimental Design Logic. Internal and External Validity. Practical Considerations. Results of Experimental Research: Making Comparisons. A Word on Ethics. 10. Survey Research. The Logic of Survey Research. Constructing the Questionnaire. Types of Surveys: Advantages and Disadvantages. Interviewing. Computer-Assisted Pilot-Testing and Web Surveys The Ethical Survey. 11. Nonreactive Research and Secondary Analysis. Nonreactive Measurement. Content Analysis. Existing Statistics/Documents and Secondary Analysis. Issues of Inference and Theory Testing. 12. Analysis of Quantitative Data. Dealing with Data. Results with One Variable. Results with Two Variables. More than Two Variables. Inferential Statistics. IV. QUALITATIVE DATA COLLECTION AND ANALYSIS. 13. Field Research. The Logic of Field Research. Choosing a Site and Gaining Access. Relations in the Field. Observing and Collecting Data. The Field Research Interview. Leaving the Field. Ethical Dilemmas of Field Research. 14. Historical-Comparative Research. The Logic of Historical Comparative Research. Steps in a Historical-Comparative Research Project. Data and Evidence in Historical Context. Comparative Research. Equivalence in Historical Comparative Research. 15. Analysis of Qualitative Data. Comparing Methods of Data Analysis. Coding and Concept Formation. Analytic Strategies for Qualitative Data. What Is Not Seen. Other Tools. V. COMMUNICATING WITH OTHERS. 16. Writing the Research Report and the Politics of Social Research. Introduction. The Research Report. The Politics of Social Research. Objectivity and Value Freedom. Conclusion. Appendices. Appendix A: American Sociological Association Code of Ethics. Appendix B: Table of Randomly Selected Five Digit Numbers. Appendix C: Sample of Data Archives and Resources. Appendix D: Measurement Theory. Appendix E: Evaluation Research. Glossary. Bibliography. Name Index. Subject Index. Scholarly Journals in the Social Sciences in English.
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This highly regarded text presents a comprehensive and balanced introduction to both qualitative and quantitative approaches to social research, emphasizing the benefits of combining various approaches. Dozens of new examples from actual research studies help illustrate concepts and methods.
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  • Contents: PrefaceIntroduction: New Directions in the Study of Work and EmploymentCharles J. WhalenPART I: RETHINKING INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS1. Reconceptualizing Industrial Relations in a Global, Knowledge-driven EconomyJoel Cutcher-Gershenfeld2. The Original Industrial Relations Paradigm: Foundation for Revitalizing the FieldBruce E. Kaufman3. A Meta-paradigm for Revitalizing Industrial RelationsJohn W. Budd4. An Institutional Environments Approach to Industrial RelationsJohn GodardPART II: RECONSTRUTING INSTITUTIONS5. Social Capital and the Labor MovementDavid B. Lipsky and Ronald L. Seeber6. Industrial Relations and the LawWilliam B. Gould IV7. How Industrial Relations is Marginalized in Business Schools: Using Institutional Theory to Examine Our Home BaseDaphne Taras8. Let a Thousand Journals Bloom: The Precarious Landscape of Labor and Employment PublishingImmanuel Ness, Bruce Nissen and Charles J. WhalenPART III: REENERGIZING PRACTICE9. Revitalizing Industrial RelationsMichael J. Piore10. Varieties of Capitalism and Employment Relations under Globalization: Evidence from the Auto IndustryNick Wailes, Russell D. Lansbury and Jim Kitay11. Evolving Labor Relations in the Women's Apparel IndustryKatie Quan12. Immigrant Workers and the New American Labor MovementKent Wong and Janna Shadduck-Hernandez Conclusion: The Future of Industrial Relations, A.K.A. Work and Employment RelationsThomas A. KochanIndex.
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Charles Whalen's book identifies avenues leading to the revitalization of industrial relations as an academic discipline. The contributors, a stellar assemblage of the field's leading scholars, demonstrate there is much work to be done: the scope and intellectual content of industrial relations need to be reconsidered; academic and social institutions must be reshaped; and, new conceptual and practical issues demand attention. The authors of the present volume examine a broad range of issues.Some chapters in this book explore the conceptual boundaries and core assumptions of the field; others examine topics including industrial relations law, social capital and industrial relations institutions, changes to the field's academic curricula, the impact of the structure of academic departments on industrial relations scholarship, the state of labor and employment journals, and new approaches to the integration of teaching and community service. There is a wrap-up chapter by MIT's Thomas Kochan that ties all this together and presents additional insights on the revitalization of the field. Industrial relations scholars, labor studies, sociology and business professors as well as many practitioners will find much to recommend in this book.
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  • Standing on his shoulders : Thurgood Marshall's early career / Constance Baker Motley
  • Thurgood Marshall as solicitor general : an opportunity to fill a dream / Percy R. Luney, Jr.
  • The confirmation of Thurgood Marshall to the United States Supreme Court / Linda S. Greene
  • An epistolary exploration for a Thurgood Marshall biography / Derrick Bell
  • Justice as narrative : some personal reflections on a master storyteller / David B. Wilkins
  • "Write on, brother" and the revolution next time : Justice Marshall's challenge to black scholars / Regina Austin
  • The candor of Justice Marshall / Kathleen M. Sullivan
  • Humanizing the legal process : the legacy of Thurgood Marshall / Karen Hastie Williams
  • Thurgood Marshall and procedural law : lawyer's lawyer, judge's judge / Randall Kennedy and Martha Minow
  • Justice Thurgood Marshall and the sociology of affirmative action / Robert Belton
  • Justice Thurgood Marshall's criminal justice jurisprudence : "the right thing to do, the right time to do it, the right man and the right place" / Charles J. Ogletree
  • The jurisprudence of Justice Marshall / William W. Fisher, III.
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15. Law, medicine & health care [1981 - 1992]

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16. The legal studies forum [1985 - ]

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  • Mobilizing law for justice in Asia : a comparative approach / Frank w. Munger, Scott L. Cummings, and Louise G. Trubek
  • New paths to justice : a tale of social justice lawyering in Bangladesh / Cynthia Farid
  • The call of the times : strategic public interest lawyering during the Arroyo regime in the Philippines (2001-2010) / H. Harry L. Roque, Jr.
  • TRAFCORD and its participation in the promotion of human rights to counter human trafficking in Thailand / Duean Wongsa
  • Social justice lawyering and the meaning of Indian constitutionalism : a case study of the alternative law forum / Arvind Narrain and Arun K. Thiruvengadam
  • Protecting community rights : prospects for public interest lawyering in Mongolia / Bayartsetseg Jigmiddash and Jennifer Rasmussen
  • Monkey in a wig : LoyarBurok, UndiMsia!, public interest litigation and beyond / Shanmuga Kanesalingam
  • Cause lawyers in Indonesia : a house divided / Tim Lindsey and Melissa Crouch
  • Of absences, masks, and exceptions : cause lawyering in Singapore / Jothie Rajah and Arun K. Thiruvengadam
  • The juridification of cause advocacy in socialist Asia : Vietnam as a case study / John Gillespie
  • Not just defending : Advocating for law in Myanmar / Nick Cheesman and Kyaw Min San
  • Sleeping with dragons? : politically embedded lawyers suing the Chinese state / John Wagner Givens
  • A short history of the American Bar Association rule of law initiative's technical assistance approach / Jennifer Rasmussen.
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  • What does and should influence the number of lawyers? / Richard L. Abel
  • Too many lawyers? : or should lawyers be doing other things? / Carrie Joan Menkel-Meadow
  • Unauthorized practice of law and the production of lawyers / Neta Ziv
  • The flood of US lawyers : natural fluctuation or professional climate change? / Bruce A. Green
  • It's the law schools stupid! : explaining the continuing increase in the number of lawyers / Herbert M. Kritzer
  • Coping with the consequences of 'too many lawyers' : securing the place of international graduate law students / Carole Silver
  • Effects of the acceleration in the number of lawyers in Israel / Limor Zer-Gutman
  • The new knowledge economy and the transformation of the law discipline / Margaret Thornton
  • Is access to the profession access to justice? : lessons from Canada / Avner Levin & Asher Alkoby
  • The 'overcrowding the profession' argument and the professional melting pot / Eyal Katvan
  • Setting the limits : who controls the size of the legal profession in Japan? / Kay-Wah Chan
  • Legal education in Spain : challenges and risks in devising access to the legal professions / Laura Carballo Piñeiro
  • The virtue of low barriers to becoming a lawyer : promoting liberal and democratic values / Russell G. Pearce & Sinna Nasseri
  • 'I love my American job' : professional prestige in the Indian outsourcing industry and global consequences of an expanding legal profession / Swethaa Ballakrishnen.
The topic of "too many lawyers" is both timely and timeless. The future make up and performance of the legal profession is in contest, challenged by new entrants, technology and the demand for transparency; at the same time, lawyers long have participated in contests over professional boundaries. In this book, we take up several fundamental questions about the question of whether there are "too many lawyers". What do we mean by "too many"? Is there a surplus of lawyers? What sort of lawyers are and will be needed? How best can we discern this? These questions and more are addressed here in scholarly articles presented at the Onati International Institute for the Sociology of Law (Spain) by some of the best researchers in the field. The collection, witha chapter by Prof. Richard L. Abel, addresses methodological, normative and policy questions regarding the number of lawyers in particular countries and worldwide, while connecting this phenomenon to political, social, economic, historical, cultural and comparative contexts. This book was previously published as a special issue of the International Journal of the Legal Profession.
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