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    Global Prescriptions: The Production, Exportation, and Importation of a New Legal Orthodoxy.Yves Dezalay & Bryant G. Garth (eds.) - 2002 - University of Michigan Press.
    Global Prescriptions scrutinizes the movement to export a U.S.-oriented version of the " rule of law," found in the activities of philanthropic foundations, the World Bank, the U.S. Agency for International Development, and several other developmental organizations. Yves Dezalay and Bryant G. Garth have brought together a group of scholars from a variety of disciplines--anthropology, economics, history, law, political science, and sociology--to create tools for understanding this movement. Comprised of two sections, the volume first develops theoretical perspectives key to an (...)
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  2. Justice and Power in Sociolegal Studies.Bryant G. Garth & Austin Sarat (eds.) - 1998 - American Bar Foundation.
    Justice and Power in the Sociolegal Studies asks what interdisciplinary work in the law and society tradition tells us about the relationship of law and justice, as well as the way power operates in and through law. The fundamental concepts of justice and power provide points of departure for leading scholars to explore the various domains of socio-legal research. As they note the explicitness of the engagement with issues of power and the relative silence about -- or indirectness in taking (...)
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  3. Justice and Power in Law and Society Research: On the Contested Careers of Core Concepts.Bryant G. Garth & Austin Sarat - 1998 - In Bryant G. Garth & Austin Sarat (eds.), Justice and Power in Sociolegal Studies. American Bar Foundation. pp. 1--18.
     
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    Civil Procedure and Courts.Carrie J. Menkel-Meadow & Bryant G. Garth - 2010 - In Peter Cane & Herbert M. Kritzer (eds.), The Oxford Handbook of Empirical Legal Research. Oxford University Press.
    Courts play a central role in legal and political processes in many countries in the common law world. Legal actors have a stake in making sure that legal processes and procedures are perceived as legitimate, both by the general population and professionals. Civil procedure, in both common law and civilian legal systems, has been historically known for its complexity. This article presents a body of empirical research about courts and procedural rules, and their role in different societies. It also analyzes (...)
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    Of Core Concepts.Bryant G. Garth & Austin Sarat - 1998 - In Bryant G. Garth & Austin Sarat (eds.), Justice and Power in Sociolegal Studies. American Bar Foundation. pp. 1--1.
  6. Legitimating the New Legal Orthodoxy.Yves Dezalay & Bryant G. Garth - 2002 - In Yves Dezalay & Bryant G. Garth (eds.), Global Prescriptions: The Production, Exportation, and Importation of a New Legal Orthodoxy. University of Michigan Press.
     
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    How Does Law Matter?Bryant G. Garth & Austin Sarat (eds.) - 1998 - American Bar Foundation.
    The essays in this collection show how law is relevant in both an "instrumental" and a "constitutive" sense, as a tool to accomplish particular purposes and as ...
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