Sociology of Law: Introduction

Undergraduate Level (First Cycle). Autumn semester. Half speed.

RÄSA14, Sociology of Law: Introduction. Online Course, 10 credits.

The aim of the course is to give an introduction to the subject Sociology of Law, its history and position in the knowledge field between Law and society. The structure, contents and organisation of the Legal System are presented at a general level. During the course, the subject Sociology of Law introduces legal questions of relevance to understand the subject Sociology of Law as well as basic scientific theoretical and methodological perspectives.

This course will give you understanding about the history and knowledge field of Sociology of Law and Law and society. You will also gain an understanding of the theory of Science and Social theory as well as the structure, contents and organisation of the Legal System.

Teaching is given through lectures, seminars, exercises and supervision. Participation in seminars, exercises and connected written assignments are compulsory components unless special circumstances exist. Group assignments can occur.


Course Literature
Syllabus for Sociology of Law: Introduction. Online Course