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Sociology of legal images

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Law’s relationship to images has often been assumed or ignored but until recently there have been few attempts to unravel the law-image dynamic. Representations of law and legal phenomena in a range of forms including sculpture, fine art, film, cartoons and street art play a critical role in constructing and re-constructing ideological hegemony and myths about law through the creation of a set of permitted symbols. The challenge for socio-legal scholars is to understand and interrogate these ...

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10.4337/9781789905182.00024

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
Law
Sub department:
Law Faculty
Oxford college:
Wolfson College
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Publisher:
Edward Elgar Publishing Publisher's website
Pages:
203–214
Series:
Research Handbooks in Law and Society
Host title:
Research Handbook on the Sociology of Law
Chapter number:
16
Publication date:
2020-12-18
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EISBN:
9781789905182
ISBN-10:
1789905184
ISBN-13:
9781789905182
Language:
English
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Chapter
Pubs id:
1184055
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pubs:1184055
Deposit date:
2021-06-29

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