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Social science evidence and research in legal settings

by John Hagan

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Published by Faculty of Law, University of Toronto in [Toronto, Ont.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Legal research,
  • Sociological jurisprudence

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesSocial science methods of legal research.
    StatementJohn Hagan
    ContributionsUniversity of Toronto. Faculty of Law
    The Physical Object
    Pagination2 v. (975 p.) ;
    Number of Pages975
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26498317M
    OCLC/WorldCa222286863

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    Social science is the branch of science devoted to the study of human societies and the relationships among individuals within those societies. The term was formerly used to refer to the field of sociology, the original "science of society", established in the 19th addition to sociology, it now encompasses a wide array of academic disciplines, including anthropology, . AIMS AND SCOPE OF JOURNAL: The Annual Review of Law and Social Science, in publication since , strives to enhance the understanding of the complex connections between law, culture, social structure, and society by focusing on social scientific studies of law and law-like systems of rules, institutions, processes, and behaviors.

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