Chapter 21. Everyday Life and the Constitution of Legality

  1. Mark D. Jacobs and
  2. Nancy Weiss Hanrahan
  1. Susan S. Silbey

Published Online: 30 NOV 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470996744.ch22

The Blackwell Companion to the Sociology of Culture

The Blackwell Companion to the Sociology of Culture

How to Cite

Silbey, S. S. (2005) Everyday Life and the Constitution of Legality, in The Blackwell Companion to the Sociology of Culture (eds M. D. Jacobs and N. W. Hanrahan), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470996744.ch22

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 NOV 2007
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780631231745

Online ISBN: 9780470996744

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Keywords:

  • everyday life;
  • constitution of legality;
  • sociological theory;
  • legal pragmatism;
  • cultural construction

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • The Place of Law in Social Theory

  • The Cultural Construction of Legality

  • The Narratives of the Law

  • Lessons from the Cultural Analyses of Law