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SOCIOLOGY OF LAW
Country - Partner Institution - Programs: Ghana - University of Ghana, Legon - 'Univ. of Ghana'
UC Course SubjectSociology
Legal Studies
Number & Suffix: 108
Full UC Title: SOCIOLOGY OF LAW 
Transcript Title: SOCIOLOGY OF LAW 
UC QTR Units - Division: 4.0 - Upper Division 
Course Description: This course examines the sociological approaches to the systematic analysis of law, its operation, and its significance in society. It studies law as a major social phenomenon related to other aspects of society and explores its pervasive influence on human behavior and society. Topics include the sociology of law; the justification of law; major foundational works on law and society; the social basis of law, including folkways and mores, law and culture, legal pluralism, living law and book law, traditional or customary law and modern law, approaches to the study of law, and legal positivism; the consensus perspective or law as an integrative mechanism; the conflict perspective or law, power, and ideological control; law as an instrument of social change; the acceptance and legitimacy of law; the professional guardians of law; judges, courts, and disputes; and the enforcement and invocation of law. 
Language of Instruction: English
 
Partner Title: SOCIOLOGY OF LAW 
Partner University Department: Sociology 
Partner University Course Number: SOCI441