List of Contributors.
1. Vitality Amidst Fragmentation: On the Emergence of Post-Realist Law and Society Scholarship:.
Austin Sarat (Amherst College).
Part I: Perspectives on the History and Significance of Law and Society Research:.
2. Law in Social Theory, And Social Theory in the Study of Law: Roger Cotterrell (University of London).
3. Profession, Science, and Culture: An Emergent Canon of Law and Society Research: Carroll Seron (Baruch College of the City University of New York) and Susan S. Silbey (M.I.T).
Part II: The Cultural Life of Law:.
4. The Work of Rights and the Work Rights Do: A Critical Empirical Approach: Laura Beth Nielsen (American Bar Foundation).
5. Consciousness and Ideology: Patricia Ewick (Clark University).
6. Law in Popular Culture: Richard Sherwin (New York Law School).
7. Comparing Legal Cultures: David Nelken (University of Macerata).
Part III. Institutions and Actors:.
8. The Police and Policing: Jeannine Bell (Indiana University).
9. Professional Power: Lawyers and the Constitution of Professional Authority: Tanina Rostain (New York Law School).
10. Courts and Judges: Lee Epstein (Washington University) and Jack Knight (Washington University).
11. Jurors and Juries: Valerie P. Hans (University of Delaware) and Neil Vidmar (Duke University).
12. Regulators and Regulatory Processes: Robert Kagan (University of California, Berkeley).
13. The Legal Lives of Private Organizations: Lauren B. Edelman (University of California-Berkeley).
Part IV. Domains of Policy:.
14. Legal Regulation of Families in Changing Societies: Susan Boyd (University of British Columbia).
15. Culture, “Kulturkampf” and Beyond: The Antidiscrimination Principle Under the Jurisprudence of Backlash: Francisco Valdes (University of Miami).
16. The Government of Risk: Pat O’Malley (Carleton University).
17. Thinking About Criminal Justice: Socio-Legal Expertise and the Modernization of American Criminal Justice: Jonathan Simon (University of California, Berkeley).
18. Rights in the Shadow of Class: Poverty, Welfare, and the Law: Frank Munger (New York Law School).
19. Immigration: Susan Sterett (University of Denver).
20. Commodity Culture, Private Censorship, Branded Environments, and Global Trade Politics: Intellectual Property as a Topic of Law and Society Research: Rosemary J. Coombe (York University).
21. Legal Categorizations and Religion: On Politics of Modernity, Practices, Faith, and Power: Gad Barzilai (Tel-Aviv University).
22. The Role of Social Science in Legal Decisions: Jonathan Yovel (University of Haifa) and Elizabeth Mertz (University of Wisconsin).
Part V. How Does Law Matter?.
23. Procedural Justice: Tom Tyler (New York University).
24. A Tale of Two Genres: On the Real and Ideal Links Between Law & Society and Critical Race Theory: Laura Gomez (UCLA).
25. The Constitution of Identity: Gender, Feminist Legal Theory and the Law and Society Movement: Nicola Lacey (Australian National University).
26. Sexuality, Law and Society: Leslie J. Moran (Birkbeck College, University of London).
27. Law and Social Movements: Michael McCann (University of Washington).
28. “The Dog That Didn’t Bark:” A Soci0-Legal Tale of Law, Democracy and Elections: Stuart Scheingold (University of Washington).
Part VI. Studying Globalization: Past, Present, Future:.
29. Ethnographies of Law: Eve Darian-Smith (University of California, Santa Barbara).
30. Colonial and Post-Colonial Law: Sally Merry (Wellesley College).
31. Human Rights: Lisa Hajjar (University of California-Santa Barbara).
32. The Rule of Law and Economic Development in a Global Era: Kathryn Hendley (University of Wisconsin).
33. Economic Globalization and the Law in the 21st Century: Francis Snyder (Université d'Aix-Marseille III, Centre d'Etudes et de Recherches Internationales et Communautaires).