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Associations, Networks    [back to contents]
 

Operating Globally:

Comité de recherches "Études socio-juridiques - Sociologie du droit" (CR03) da Association internationale des sociologues de langue française (AISLF) (website of the CR03 temporarily unavailable)
 

International Association for Philosophy of Law and Social Philosophy / Internationale Vereinigung für Rechts und Sozialphilosophie / Internationale Vereinigung für Rechts und Sozialphilosophie (IVR)
http://ivronline.org/ (details on the 2015 conference)

International Association of Legislation
http://www.ial-online.org/ 


International Research Collaborative "Lay Participation in Law" (created under the auspices of the Law & Society Association
http://www.lawschool.cornell.edu/research/lay_participation_in_law/index.cfm

World Consortium of Law and Society
http://lawandsocietyworld.org/

 

National Associations:
 

Argentina

Sociedad argentina de sociología jurídica
http://www.sasju.org.ar/ 


Australia / New Zeland

The Law and Society Association of Australia and New Zealand Inc.
http://www.lsaanz.org/


Austria

Section "Law and Society" of the Austrian Sociological Association (Österreichische Gesellschaft für Soziologie): http://oegs.ac.at/recht-und-gesellschaft/
(for a report on socio-legal studies in Austria, see RCSL Newsletter Spring 2015)
 

Brazil:

Associação brasileira de pesquisadores em sociologia do direito
http://www.abrasd.com.br/

 

Canada:

Canadian Law and Society Association / Association canadienne droit et société (CLSA/ACDS) 
http://www.acds-clsa.org/ 
 

Croatia:

Croatian Sociological Association (no specialized section; contacts: Josip Kregar [josip.kregar@zg.htnet.hr]  and Slaven Ravlic [slaven.ravlic@lzmk.hr], who teach general sociology and sociology of law at the University of Zagreb)
             

France:

RT 13 (Thematic Network 13) Sociology of Law and Justice of the  French Sociological Association: http://www.afs-socio.fr/?q=RT13


Germany:

Berliner Arbeitskeis Rechtswirklichkeit
http://www.rechtswirklichkeit.de/ 

Sociology of Law Section of the German Sociological Association.
(contact:
Thomas Scheffer)
http://www.rechtssoziologie.info/organisationen/deutschland/vereinigungen-netzwerke-gruppen/sektion-rechtssoziologie-in-der-deutschen-gesellschaft-fuer-soziologie

Vereinigung für Recht und Gesellschaft (From 1972 to 2010: Vereinigung für Rechtssoziologie; this website is a development of a website specialized in sociology of Law formerly created and maintained by Klaus F. Röhl)
http://www.rechtssoziologie.info/

Project Group Legal Pluralism, Max-Planck Institut für ethnologische Forschung, Halle, 2010-2012
http://www.eth.mpg.de/cms/de/research/d3/pglp/

 

India:

“Adhoc Group on Sociology of Law” of the Indian Sociological Society
Chair:
Arvind Agrawal [
drarvindagrawal@gmail.com ] (see the Brochure announcing the XXXIV All India Sociological Conference, December 27-29, 2008)

 

Israel:

Israeli Law and Society Association
(See the Call for Papers of its 2012 Meeting)

 

Italy:

Associazione di studi su diritto e società (Italy)
http://dirsoc.weebly.com/
 

The Sociology of Law section of the Italian Sociological Association
http://www.ais-sociologia.it/sezioni/sociologia-diritto    
 

Japan:

Japanese Association of Sociology of Law
http://www.jasl.info/english/

Japan Association of Gender and Law
(contact: Miyoko Tsujimura [
miyokoty@law.tohoku.ac.jp ])
 

Korea:

Korean Society for the Sociology of Law
( http://sociologyoflaw.or.kr/xe/ - currently unavailable: October 2014)

Macedonia:

Macedonian Sociological Association (no specialized section; contact: Ilo Trajkovski, Pdt of the Macedonian Sociological Association
[
ilo@fzf.ukim.edu.mk ])
 

Netherlands

VSR - Vereniging voor de Sociaalwetenschappelijke Bestudering van het Recht
http://rechtensamenleving.org/

New Zeland / Australia

The Law and Society Association of Australia and New Zealand Inc.
http://www.lsaanz.org/ 


Portugal

Secção Temática Sociologia do Direito e da Justiça da Associação Portuguesa de Sociologia: http://www.aps.pt/index.php?area=318
 

South Africa:

WG on Political Sociology and Law of the South African Sociological Association (List of SASA Working Groups:
http://www.sasaonline.org.za/working-groups.html
(contact 2014: Lloyd Hill (SUN) lloydhill@sun.ac.za )
 

Spain

Red Derecho y Sociedad
(contacto: María José Bernuz Beneitez mbernuz@unizar.es )
 

Switzerland

Research committee on sociology of law of the Swiss Sociological Association http://www.sgs-sss.ch/fr-sociologie_droit 


United Kingdom:

Socio-Legal Studies Association
http://www.slsa.ac.uk/

 

United States of America:

Association for the Study of Law, Culture and the Humanities
http://lawculturehumanities.com/

Law and Society Association
http://www.lawandsociety.org/

(On this site: details on the 2016 of L&SA Meeting, New Orleans)

Sociology of Law Section of the American Sociological Association
http://www.asanet.org/asa-communities/sections/law 


 

Other International Groupings:     [back to contents]

Dutch and Flemish Association for the social scientific study of law
http://vsr.ruhosting.nl/page1/page1.html
(currently unaccessible: October 2014)

Réseau européen Droit et Société 
http://www.reds.msh-paris.fr/francais/accueil.htm 

 

Journals    [back to contents]

Ancilla Iuris - Lagen des Rechts – Constellations of Law – Constellations du droit – Costellazioni del diritto – Constelaciones del derecho – Constelações do Direito  (Switzerland, 2006)
http://www.anci.ch/doku.php?id=archiv

Annual Review of Law and Social Science (since 2005)
http://www.annualreviews.org/loi/lawsocsci

Archiv für Rechts- und Sozialphilosophie / Archives for Philosophy of Law and Social Philosophy
http://www.steiner-verlag.de/ARSP/ARSP1.html (ISSN:
0001-2343 )

Canadian Journal of Law and Society / Revue Canadienne Droit et Société /  (since 1985)
http://journals.cambridge.org/action/displayJournal?jid=CLS (ISSN: 0829-3201)
http://www.acds-clsa.org/?q=en/node/6 (editorial board; address)

Canadian Journal of Women and the Law (since 1985)
http://www.utpjournals.com/cjwl/cjwl.html

Confluência - Revista interdisciplinar de sociologia e direito (Brazil, since 2003)
http://www.confluencias.uff.br/index.php/confluencias/index

Droit et Société (Paris, France, since 1985) (ISSN: 0769-3362)
http://www.cairn.info/revue-droit-et-societe.htm
Older issues (1985-2000): http://www.persee.fr/collection/dreso

See also the journal's blog: http://ds.hypotheses.org/

International Journal of Law in Context (since 2005) (ISSN: 1744-5523)
http://journals.cambridge.org/action/displayJournal?jid=IJC

International Journal of the Legal Profession (since 1994)
http://www.tandfonline.com/loi/cijl20 

International Journal for the Semiotics of Law - Revue internationale de sémiotique juridique  (since 1987)
http://www.springer.com/law/journal/11196

International Journal of the Sociology of Law (1978-2007)
Past issues available on http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/journal/01946595 (access limited)

Journal of Empirical Legal Studies (2004)
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/journal/10.1111/(ISSN)1740-1461/issues

Journal of Law and Social Sciences (2012)
http://www.globalsciencejournals.com/journal/40741

Journal of Law and Society (formerly British Journal of Law and Society; since 1974)
http://www.blackwellpublishing.com/journal.asp?ref=0263-323X

Journal of Legal Pluralism and Unofficial Law (formerly - until 1980 - African Law Studies; since 1969) (ISSN 0732-9113)
http://www.jlp.bham.ac.uk/

http://www.tandfonline.com/toc/rjlp20/current#.VDQ0E1fUKW8

Law & Society Review (Denver, USA, Law and Society Association, since 1966)
http://www.blackwellpublishing.com/journal.asp?ref=0023-9216

Oñati Socio-Legal Series (IISL, 2011)
http://opo.iisj.net/index.php/osls/index  

Quaestio Iuris (Brazil, 2005)
http://www.e-publicacoes.uerj.br/index.php/quaestioiuris/index

Recht der Werkelijkheid (Netherlands, 1986)
http://www.bjutijdschriften.nl/tijdschrift/rechtderwerkelijkheid/detail

Retfærd - Nordic Journal of Law and Justice (Denmark, 1976)
http://www.retfaerd.org/

Revista Braslieira de Sociologia do Direito
http://www.abrasd.com.br/#!rbsd/cjg9

Revue interdisciplinaire d'études juridiques (Brussels, Belgium, since 1978)
http://centres.fusl.ac.be/RIEJ/document/RIEJ/RIEJ/La_RIEJ.html
http://www.cairn.info/revue-interdisciplinaire-d-etudes-juridiques.htm

Social & Legal Studies (London, United Kingdom, since 1992) (ISSN 0964-6639)
http://sls.sagepub.com/

Sociologia del Diritto (Milan, Italy, since 1974 )  (ISSN 0390-0851)
http://www.francoangeli.it/riviste/sommario.asp?IDRivista=51

Sortuz - Oñati Journal of Emergent Socio-Legal Studies (IISL, 2007)
http://opo.iisj.net/index.php/sortuz/index 
(former URL: http://sortuz.org/content/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=12&Itemid=26 )

Zeitschrift für Rechtssoziologie (Berlin, De Gruyter, Germany, journal published since 1981) (ISSN 2366-0392)
http://www.degruyter.com/view/j/zfrs
(link placed on this page on 5 September 2016)

 

 

Research Centers, Institutions    [back to contents]

American Bar Foundation
http://www.americanbarfoundation.org/index.html

(see in particular the research activity of the Fondation - http://www.americanbarfoundation.org/research/index.html -
including, among others, the Research Group on Legal Diversity,
and the World Justice Project)

Baldy Center for Law and Social Policy
http://www.law.buffalo.edu/baldycenter/

(for a short introduction, see the RCSL-page on the ISA-Website)

Centre d'étude, de technique et d'évaluation législatives Université de Genève
http://www.unige.ch/droit/cetel/

Centre for Conflict Resolution, Cape Town South Africa
http://www.ccr.org.za/

Centre for Law and Society, School of Law, University of Edinburgh
http://www.law.ed.ac.uk/cls/
(for a short introduction, see the RCSL-page on the ISA-Website)

Centre for Law and Society - University of Cape Town, South Africa
http://www.cls.uct.ac.za/about/team/

Center for Socio-Legal Studies - University of Oxford
http://www.csls.ox.ac.uk/

(for a short introduction, see the RCSL-page on the ISA-Website)

Centre for the Study of Emotion and Law, London
http://www.csel.org.uk/

Centre for the Study of Law and Society, California, Berkeley, USA
http://www.law.berkeley.edu/csls.htm
(for a short introduction, see the RCSL-page on the ISA-Website)

Department of Criminology and Sociology of Law, University of Oslo
http://www.jus.uio.no/ikrs/english/

Department of Sociology of Law at Lund University
http://www.soclaw.lu.se/o.o.i.s/4047

Foundation for Law, Justice and Society, Wolfson College, Oxford
http://www.fljs.org

Institut des Hautes Études sur la Justice, Paris
http://www.ihej.org/

Institute of Global Law
http://www.ucl.ac.uk/laws/global_law/

Institute of Law and Social Sciences, Meiji University, Tokyo, Japan
http://www.meiji.ac.jp/dai_in/law/support/html/english/e_index.html

(for a short introduction, see the RCSL-page on the ISA-Website)

Institute for Legal Studies, University of Wisconsin, USA
http://www.law.wisc.edu/ils/
(for a short introduction, see the RCSL-page on the ISA-Website)

Instituto de Estudos Comparados em Administração Institucional de Conflitos
(part of the programme "Institutos Nacionais de Ciência e Tecnologia", hosted by the Núcleo Fluminense de Estudos e Pesquisas da Universidade Federal Fluminense, Niterói RJ Brazil)
http://www.uff.br/ineac/?q=apresentacao

Instituto internacional de Derecho y Sociedad, Lima, Perú
http://derechoysociedad.org/

International Institute for the Sociology of Law, Oñati 
http://www.iisj.net/

Laboratoire de sociologie juridique (Paris 2)
http://www.u-paris2.fr/52075380/0/fiche___laboratoire/&RH=LABO

Laboratorio de sociología jurídica de la Universidad de Zaragoza (LSJUZ)
http://www.unizar.es/sociologia_juridica/

Law Reform and Social Justice: teaching, research, and social justice initiatives programme at Autralian National University, Canberra, Australia
https://law.anu.edu.au/about-us/lrsj

Legal Intersections Research Centre - University of Wollongong, Canada
http://www.uow.edu.au/law/LIRC

(for a short introduction, see the RCSL-page on the ISA-Website)

Observatório Permanente da Justiça Portuguesa (Coimbra) 
http://opj.ces.uc.pt/portugues/apresentacao/

Centre for Law, Ethics and Society of the Research Institute for Social Sciences, Keele University
http://www.keele.ac.uk/risocsci/researchcentres/centreforlawethicsandsocietycles/

 

Web Resources    [back to contents]

The Avalon Project - Documents in Law, History and Diplomacy,
of the Yale Law School - Lillian Goldmann Law Library:
http://avalon.law.yale.edu/default.asp

CAIRN : French Socio-Legal Journals available on the Website of CAIRN - a site set up by a consortium of French publishers for the promotion of French academic journals on the Net:
http://www.cairn.info/disc-droit.htm

INTUTE Online service: Special Section on Sociology of Law (closed July 2011):
http://www.intute.ac.uk/socialsciences/cgi-bin/browse.pl?id=120458
on the Website of
INTUTE Online service providing links to Web resources for research and education: http://www.intute.ac.uk/

Recht und Gender (Law and Gender): thematic website hosted by the FernUniversität in Hagen
http://www.fernuni-hagen.de/rechtundgender/

 

 

Other interesting Links    [back to contents]

Please note: The inclusion of the following links derives solely from their relevance for current debates in sociology of law and does not reflect any opinion of RCSL as regards the policy orientation of the initiatives and researches here at stake.
 

Association des Jeunes Chercheurs du Réseau Droit, Sciences et Techniques (France)
http://www.jc-rdst.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=category&layout=blog&id=104&Itemid=62

Association internationale de droit économique
http://www.aide-ride.org/

Clarity - An International Association Promoting Plain Legal Language
http://www.clarity-international.net/

Consultative Council of European Judges (CCJE)
(consultative body to the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe)
http://www.coe.int/t/dghl/cooperation/ccje/default_en.asp

Consultative Council of European Prosecutors (CCPE)
(consultative body to the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe)
http://www.coe.int/t/dghl/cooperation/ccpe/default_en.asp

EU European Commission, DG Justice - Justice Programme
http://ec.europa.eu/justice/grants1/programmes-2014-2020/justice/index_en.htm

EU European Commission, DG Justice - Rights, Equality and Citizenship Programme
http://ec.europa.eu/justice/grants1/programmes-2014-2020/rec/index_en.htm

EU Justice Scoreboard
http://ec.europa.eu/justice/effective-justice/scoreboard/index_en.htm

European Commission for the Efficiency of Justice (CEPEJ) (Council of Europe)
http://www.coe.int/T/dghl/cooperation/cepej/default_en.asp

European Network for Better Regulation: A network of institutions supported by the European Commission
http://www.enbr.org/home.php (now unaccessible; see:
http://www.ceps.eu/project/european-network-better-regulation )

Magistrats européens pour la démocratie et les libertés (MEDEL)
http://medelnet.eu/index.php?lang=en

OECD's Regulatory Reform Programme (OCDE on regulatory quality, regulation and social objectives)
Regulatory Reform Topic on the OCDE official website:
http://www.oecd.org/regreform/
Information "feed" on Regulatory Reform:
http://www.oecd.org/topic/0,3373,en_2649_37421_1_1_1_1_37421,00.html

Robert Schumann Center for Advanced Studies - European University Institute:
http://www.eui.eu/DepartmentsAndCentres/RobertSchumanCentre/Research/Index.aspx

Sur - International Journal on Human Rights: biannual journal published in English, Portuguese and Spanish by Conectas Human Rights
http://www.surjournal.org/eng/

World Society of Victimology
http://www.worldsocietyofvictimology.org/
 

(Last complete checking of the links on 6 October 2014)

 

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