Law & Society Review

Law & Society Review is a magazine focusing on Law

Articles from Vol. 39, No. 1, March

Bargaining in the Shadow of Social Institutions: Competing Discourses and Social Change in Workplace Mobilization of Civil Rights
The Family and Medical Leave Act requires employers to provide job-protected leave, but little is known about how these leave rights operate in practice or how they interact with other normative systems to construct the meaning of leave. Drawing on interviews...
Brown Is Beautiful
Brown Is Beautiful Racism on Trial: The Chicano Fight for Justice. By Ian F. Haney López. Cambridge: Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2003. vii + 324 pp. $27.95 cloth.In one of his most compelling speeches Malcolm X cried out, "We want freedom...
Challenging Medicine: Law, Resistance, and the Cultural Politics of Childbirth
Whereas most sociolegal studies concerned with hegemony and resistance focus on the resistances of ordinary citizens in everyday life, this article focuses on the development of a particular social movement-the alternative birth movement-and analyzes...
Dispute Resolution in a Worker Cooperative: Formal Procedures and Procedural Justice
While must research on workplace grievance resolution focuses on hierarchical settings, this study examines grievance resolution in a worker cooperative, a workplace mutually owned and democratically managed. Drawing on data from in-depth interviews...
From the Editor
I write this introduction after more than a year serving as editor of Law & Society Review. The past year has been an interesting and exciting one for me. I have been impressed by the range of articles that have been submitted to the Review and by...
Idle Rights: Employees' Rights Consciousness and the Construction of Sexual Harassment Policies
This article analyzes women's legal consciousness in responding to unwanted sexual attention in the workplace. By focusing on a particular social problem, this study is situated in the particular legal domain of sexual harassment laws and in a specific...
Organizations, Institutions, and the Story of Shmuel: Reflections on the 40th Anniversary of the Law and Society Association
Today I would like to speak to you about Organizations, Institutions, and the Story of Shmuel.Now, I figure everyone here knows what an organization is, and pretty much everyone at least thinks they know what an institution is. But I'm pretty sure you...
Transportation versus Imprisonment in Eighteenth- and Nineteenth-Century Britain: Penal Power, Liberty, and the State
A wise and free people will never give their voluntary consent, in their collective capacity, to be burthen'd with oppressive taxes, bridled with penal law, and kept to subjection by a standing army . . . the power of the Crown is already so extensive,...
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