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Title Reorganisation and resistance : legal professions confront a changing world / edited by William L.F. Felstiner
Published Oxford ; Portland, OR : Hart Pub., 2005
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Description 1 online resource (x, 358 pages) : illustrations
Contents Reorganisation and resistance / William L.F. Felstiner -- The professional as policitical : English lawyers from the 1989 Green Papers through the Access to Justice Act 1999 / Richard L. Abel -- Fighting for survival : unification, differentiation, and representation of the French bar / Anne Boigeol and Laurent Willemez -- Judges and lawyers in the Netherlands : an overview from 19760 till 2000 / Fred J. Bruinsma -- Regulated deregulation : the case of the German legal profession / Ulrike Schultz -- The Australian legal profession : towards a national identity / Margaret Thornton -- A legal profession in transformation : the Korean experience / Dai-kwon Choi -- Lawyers in the late twentieth-century Latin America / Rogelio Pérez-Perdomo -- Legal professionals aplenty, but no legal profession? Law and lawyers in contemporary Mexico / Héctor Fix-Fierro and Sergio López Aylloón -- Social mobility and hierarchical structure in Canadian law practice / Fion M. Kay and John Hagan -- From professional dominance to organisational dominance : professionalism, inequality, and social change among Chicago lawyers, 1975-1995 / Robert L. Nelson [and others]
Summary Reorganization and Resistance analyses the ways in which the legal professions of nine countries (England, France, the Netherlands, Germany, Canada, the US, Mexico, Australia and Korea) and one continent (South America) have confronted the internal and external political, economic and social upheavals of the past twenty years. It documents how change and resistance are inextricably tied together in an oppositional tension where the greater weight shifts gradually from one to the other, even shifts backwards at times, but in the long view runs in the direction of change. The most obvious instan
Analysis Legal professions
Notes Essays from the Working Group on the Comparative Study of Legal Professions, a body within the International Sociological Association's Research Committee on the Sociology of Law
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Lawyers.
Practice of law.
Sociale verandering.
LAW -- Legal Profession.
Practice of law.
Genre/Form Landenoverzichten (vorm)
Form Electronic book
Author Felstiner, William L. F.
ISBN 1280807962
Other Titles Reorganization and resistance