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Law and social change

Law and social change

problems and challenges in contemporary Egypt

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Published by American University in Cairo in [Cairo] .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementedited by Cynthia Nelson and Klaus-Friedrich Koch.
SeriesThe Cairo papers in social science ;, v. 2, monograph 4
Classifications
LC ClassificationsMLCM 83/0200 (H)
The Physical Object
Paginationiv, 177, 3 p. ; 23 cm.
Number of Pages177
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3101961M
LC Control Number82207503

Students electing the Law, Justice, and Social Change minor may not declare a minor in History of Law and Policy. Advising A department advisor is available to students for one-on-one appointments to discuss the choice of sociology as a major (or minor), assist in course selection, and advise on co-curricular opportunities and career preparation. Journal of Law and Social Change The University of Pennsylvania Journal of Law & Social Change serves as the hub of the progressive academic community at Penn Law. We are a student-run journal and seminar that espouses an interdisciplinary scholarly approach to challenge social injustice.

Because law is deeply implicated in our economic, political, and social worlds, pursuit of social change invariably involves an engagement with law. Students who seek to understand how law can be harnessed for social change, or who wish to pursue careers as social change agents, are encouraged to follow the Law and Social Change Program of Study. Law and Society, Second Edition, offers a contemporary, concise overview of the structure and function of legal institutions, along with a lively discussion of both criminal and civil law and their impact on society. Unlike other books on law and society, Matthew Lippman takes an interdisciplinary approach that highlights the relevance of the.

  Celebrate the next Teen Tech Week with the theme “Be the Source of Change,” March , Below you’ll find 20 books to inspire your teens, your programming, or your book displays. 5 to 1 by Holly Bodger. The year is and decades of gender selection in India have led to a gender imbalance where boys outnumber girls 5 to 1. A cause lawyer, also known as a public interest lawyer or social lawyer, is a lawyer dedicated to the usage of law for the promotion of social change to address a cause. Cause lawyering is commonly described as a practice of "lawyering for the good" or using law to empower members of the weaker layers of society. It may or may not be performed pro bono.


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