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Law and modern social theory

Rosemary Coombe

Law and modern social theory

by Rosemary Coombe

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

    Subjects:
  • Sociological jurisprudence,
  • Law -- Philosophy.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementRosemary J. Coombe.
    ContributionsUniversity of Toronto. Faculty of Law.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsK370 .C66 1989
    The Physical Object
    Pagination2 v. ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18809341M

    Early Modern Social Theory: Selected Interpretive Readings is a collection of essays that illuminates the course of development of modern social thought, from the Enlightenment to the s. The essays focus on the most prominent social theorists, including Smith, Durkheim, Marx and Engels, and Weber. social theory and in the tradition of modern natural law, the book is too wide ranging to /Sociology Book Review Discussion research-article

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