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Lawyers and the Rise of Western Political Liberalism: Europe and North America from the Eighteenth to Twentieth Centuries

Author(s) Edited by Terence C. Halliday (Senior Research Fellow, American Bar Foundation), Lucien Karpik (Professor of Sociology, Ecole Nationale Superieure des Mines).
Publisher Oxford University Press
ISBN 9780198262886
Practice Area Legal profession: general
Format Hardback
Pages 388
Published in United Kingdom
Published 29 Jan 1998
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£78.25

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In contrast to other theories of legal professions, which neglect politics, this volume advances a political theory of lawyers' collective action by demonstrating lawyers' influence on the emergence and development of western political liberalism. Four sociologists and four historians show how lawyers, over several centuries, have been variously committed to the building of liberal political soci

Lawyers and the Rise of Western Political Liberalism: Europe and North America from the Eighteenth to Twentieth Centuries - ISBN 9780198262886

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