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The Resource Explaining Law : Macrosociological Theory and Empirical Evidence

Explaining Law : Macrosociological Theory and Empirical Evidence

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Explaining Law : Macrosociological Theory and Empirical Evidence
Title
Explaining Law
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Macrosociological Theory and Empirical Evidence
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eng
Summary
Explaining Law builds on and adds to quantitative social science evidence that concepts and doctrines of law on society-significant activities in a modern nation are a product, not a determinant, of the society in which the law exists
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International Studies in Sociology and Social Anthropology Ser
Explaining Law : Macrosociological Theory and Empirical Evidence
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Explaining Law : Macrosociological Theory and Empirical Evidence
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Contents
  • Explaining Law: Macrosociological Theory and Empirical Evidence -- Copyright -- Contents -- Preface -- List of Figures and Tables -- PART 1: Macrosociology and Law -- 1: A Macrosociological Approach to Concepts and Doctrines of Law -- 1. Social Science and Law -- a. The Study of Law -- b. A Macrosociological Framework for Law -- c. A Note of Caution -- 2. Law-Targeted Activities -- a. Crime -- b. Discrimination -- 3. Analysis -- Section A: United States -- 2: Law on Abortion -- 1. Introduction -- a. Societal Causes of the Demand for Therapeutic Abortion -- b. Measures of a Societal Need for Therapeutic Abortion -- 2. A Study of the Effect of State-Level Variables on State Abortion Law -- a. Design of the Study -- b. Findings -- c. Summary -- 3. Macrosociological Theory and the Institution of Law -- a. Functionalism Theory and the Concept of Societal Need -- b. Social Forces and u.s. Law on Therapeutic Abortion -- c. Functionalism Theory and u.s. Law on Therapeutic Abortion -- 3: "Three-Strikes" Law -- 1. Crime and Law in Society -- a. "Three-Strikes" Law -- b. Societal Pressure -- 2. A Study of State-Level Attributes and "Three-Strikes" Law -- a. Study Design -- b. Data Analysis -- 3. Discussion -- Section B: Europe -- 4: Law on Divorce in Western Europe -- 1. A Macrosociological Framework for Law -- a. The Framework in Brief -- b. A Case Study -- 2. Societal Benefits of Marriage -- 3. Law on Divorce in Europe -- a. Law on Divorce as a Macrosociological Phenomenon -- b. Research Design -- c. Data Analysis: Preliminary Matters -- d. Data Analysis: Findings -- e. Examination and Assessment of Findings -- 4. Review of the Study and Its Implications -- 5. Law as a Societal Institution -- 5: Mutual Fund Regulation in Europe -- 1. Mutual Funds and Law in the United States -- 2. Assets and Numbers of Mutual Funds Worldwide
  • 3. A Macrosociological Perspective on Law -- a. A Macrosociological Framework -- b. Section 3(c)(1) of the Investment Company Act -- 4. Jurisdiction Characteristics and Law on Mutual Funds in European Nations -- a. Variables and Data -- b. Data Analysis -- 5. Conclusion -- PART 2: Macrosociology, Law, and Societal Problems -- 6: The Social Footing of the Great Recession -- 1. The Great Recession, Economics, and Sociology -- 2. Macrosociology and Social Values -- 3. Macrosociology and Law -- 4. Pre-Recession Change in Social Values -- 5. Pre-Recession Economic Manifestations of the Change in Values -- a. Human Capital -- b. Personal Debt -- 6. Pre-Recession Social Manifestations of the Change in Values -- a. Premarital Sexual Intercourse among Minors -- b. Marijuana Use -- 7. Aftermath of the Great Recession -- PART 3: Final Comments -- 7: Moving Forward -- 1. Introduction -- 2. Title vii of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 -- a. Title vii and Race Discrimination -- b. A Macrosociological Approach to Title vii -- c. The Impact of Title vii on Race Discrimination in Employment -- d. Societal Causes of Title vii -- 3. The Contribution of Other Disciplines to Explaining the Content of Law -- a. Sex Differences in the Human Brain -- b. Sex-Segregated Schooling -- 4. A Final Word -- Author Index -- Subject Index
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1 online resource (350 pages)
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