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The Sociology of the Professions: Lawyers, Doctors and Others
By Robert Dingwall
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 115,510. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » Law » Legal Profession
Dingwall and Lewis's renowned compilation of theorists and empirical researchers into the sociology of the professions was groundbreaking when first published in 1983 and has influenced scholars and professionals since. The new digital edition features a substantive new Foreword by Professor Sida Liu of the University of Wisconsin. Not limited to one occupation or field, as are many such studies.
Women in Law
By Cynthia F. Epstein
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 206,450. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » Law » Gender & the Law
Universally considered to be pathbreaking, landmark, and provocative since its first edition was published 3 decades ago, WOMEN IN LAW provides a sociological and historical analysis of the overt and subtle ceilings placed on women in the legal profession in their various roles. It is a foundational work for departments of gender studies, law, & sociology — but also readable by a general audience.
What Do Lawyers Do?: An Ethnography of a Corporate Law Firm
By John Flood
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 77,470. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2013 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » Law » Legal Profession
A legal scholar and sociologist, Flood spent years observing a large US law firm from the inside--much like an embedded journalist, but with the perspective of a researcher on the theory & practice of legal organizations. What he analyzed resulted in a study cited by many scholars over the years as the ultimate account of the inner workings of a corporate law firm. Adds a foreword by Lynn Mather.
Harvard Law Review: Volume 126, Number 4 - February 2013
By Harvard Law Review
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 143,930. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2013 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » Law » Legal Services
Contents of No. 4 are: “The Limits of Unbundled Legal Assistance: A Randomized Study in a Massachusetts District Court and Prospects for the Future,” by James Greiner, Cassandra Wolos Pattanayak & Jonathan Hennessy; Review, “Stochastic Constraint,” by Neal Kumar Katyal; Note, “Counteracting the Bias: The Department of Labor’s Unique Opportunity to Combat Human Trafficking"; and more student work.