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Foreword: Socio-legal studies and the humanities

  • Dermot Feenan (a1)

This paper introduces a symposium on socio-legal studies and the humanities, justifying the originality of a dedicated special issue on this topic. The paper identifies and critically examines themes and problems in the literature before introducing the articles in the symposium and, finally, discussing areas for future research.

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John Denvir (ed.) (1996) Legal Reelism: Movies as Legal Texts. Champaign, Il: University of Illinois Press.

Stanley Fish (1982) Is There a Text in this Class? The Authority of Interpretive Communities. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press.

Adam Gearey (2001) Law and Aesthetics. Oxford: Hart Publishing.

Nicola Lacey (1998) Unspeakable Subjects: Feminist Essays in Legal and Social Theory. Oxford: Hart Publishing.

Susan S. Silbey and Austin Sarat (1987) ‘Critical Traditions in Law and Society Research’, Law & Society Review 21: 165–74.

Margaret Thornton (ed.) (2002) Romancing the Tomes: Popular Culture, Law and Feminism. London: Cavendish Publishing.

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International Journal of Law in Context
  • ISSN: 1744-5523
  • EISSN: 1744-5531
  • URL: /core/journals/international-journal-of-law-in-context
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