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Idea and Methods of Legal Research

P. Ishwara Bhat


Legal research examines subject matter enshrouded in social circumstances in order to conceptualize theories and prepare a future course of action. This dynamic, inter-disciplinary, and labyrinthine character of legal research requires researchers to be fluid, eclectic, and analytical in their approach. Idea and Methods of Legal Research unearths how the thinking process is to be streamlined in research, how a theme is built on the basis of comprehensive and intensive study, and the paths through which notions of objectivity, feminism, ethics, and purposive character of knowledge are to be und ... More

Keywords: Reflexive research, doctrinal, non-doctrinal, multiple method, policy, action, feminist, quantitative legal research, qualitative legal research, critical legal writing

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Print publication date: 2020 Print ISBN-13: 9780199493098
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2020 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780199493098.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

P. Ishwara Bhat, author
Professor, Vice Chancellor, Karnataka State Law University

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