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Law at Work: Studies in Legal Ethnomethods

Baudouin Dupret, Michael Lynch, and Tim Berard


This volume contributes to the literature on law and society with a series of case studies of legal practices. There are numerous versions of practice in the social sciences, but the one taken by this book involves close analytical attention to the embodied and interactional work that produces legal outcomes. In order to delve into the moment-to-moment production of legal practices, studies in this volume are inspired by ethnomethodology, a sociological approach that treats social order as a concrete interactional production in many different circumstances. The chapters in this volume examine ... More

Keywords: courtrooms, deviance, discourse, ethnomethodology, law and society, lawyers, legal practices, legal work

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Print publication date: 2015 Print ISBN-13: 9780190210243
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: August 2015 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190210243.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Baudouin Dupret, editor
Research Director, French National Centre for Scientific Research

Michael Lynch, editor
Professor of Science & Technology Studies, Cornell University

Tim Berard, editor
Associate Professor of Sociology, Kent State University

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