Socio-Legal Research Methods
|Starts:||13:00 11 Dec 2019|
|Ends:||14:00 11 Dec 2019|
|What is it:||Seminar|
|Who is it for:||University staff, External researchers, Adults, Alumni, Current University students|
This seminar will examine a number of ways of conducting socio-legal research, discussing the relations between methods used in socio-legal inquiry and methods used in Sociology, Political Science and History. It will discuss how case law can be constructed as an object of empirical study, how analysis of judicial rulings can be integrated into social theory, and how case law can be interpreted to explain broad socio-political conjunctures. It will also address the analysis of case law in research on globalization.
Organisation: The University of Manchester
Biography: Chris Thornhill is a Professor in Law and is the author of a number of books on the sociology of constitutions. He has held professorships and published widely in three disciplines: Law, Politics and Sociology.
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