Research Methods for Law

Research Methods for Law

Research Methods for Law

Research Methods for Law

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Research Methods for Law introduces undergraduate and postgraduate students to available methods of research - legalistic, empirical, comparative and theoretical - drawing on actual research projects as examples. The book is written by a team of contributors with a broad range of teaching and research experience in law, criminal justice and socio-legal studies.Designed to serve as a handbook for research methods courses with its coverage of the principal research traditions, the book will also appeal to students of related disciplines who have an interest in legal issues including those from criminology, sociology, psychology, government, politics and social administration. The rich mix of general lessons, theoretical engagement and practical examples will be of real value to students.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781399515078
Publisher: Edinburgh University Press
Publication date: 12/31/2024
Series: Research Methods for the Arts and Humanities
Edition description: 3rd ed.
Pages: 356
Product dimensions: 6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.00(d)

About the Author

Mike McConville is Simon F. S. Li Professor of Law and Director, School of Law at the The Chinese University of Hong Kong Wing Hong (Eric) Chui is Department of Social Work and Social Administration at the The University of Hong Kong

Table of Contents

About the Authors; Preface and Acknowledgements; Introduction and Overview; 1. Legal Research as Qualitative Research; 2. Quantitative Research; 3. Ethnographic Research and Law; 4. Interdisciplinary in Legal Research; 5. Researching Continental Systems: The Example of Germany; 6. Researching Middle East/Islamic Law; 7. Research and BRICS; 8. Race Decolonisation and Legal Research; 9. Research Methods for Law and Gender; 10. Researching Law and the Virtual World; 11. Research in AI and Law; 12. Empiricism and Theory
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