The CRN seeks to connect these within the Law and Society/Sociolegal Studies community with the phase of the rising Empirical Legal Studies community that focuses on civil justice points. The criminalization of the sex business and the marginalization of people working therein is a well timed and urgent public problem. With this CRN we hope to collaboratively work toward finding progressive solutions to the problems that these workers face, at the similar time contributing to the scholarly community by filling a niche in the Law and Society community.
Similarly, regulation and society students are drawing more and more upon studies of race and ethnicity from diverse disciplines that incorporate cultural studies and/or crucial theory. Scholars in historical past, sociology, and anthropology (simply to call some of the fields nicely-represented in regulation and society) are doing innovative research that center race, racial inequality, and methods of racial classification of great interest to students interested in law and legal establishments. We hope the CRN on Critical Research on Race and the Law will function an area by which students excited about race and the legislation can interact each others’ analysis projects and more typically network with each other.
This interdisciplinary group of scholars seeks to understand the social, political, economic, and cultural underpinnings of punishment. We study punishment in all its guises, not restricted to prisons and executions, or group corrections, but in addition in immigrant detention services, mental establishments, welfare places of work, colleges, neighborhoods, and downtown.
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