8 Main Differences Between State and Society

Between State and Civil Society in Africa | Foreign Affairs

This network seeks to encourage research by sociolegal scholars on these issues and bring sociolegal scholars and experts on industrial relations together. We hope to foster work along two intersecting dimensions. First, what is the impact of changes in firms, production processes and global market forces on work, workforces, and worker's rights and conditions in the North and South? Second, how do existing legal institutions function and what kinds of new governance mechanisms are needed? We hope to explore the role of states, courts, unions, NGO's, existing international institutions such as the ILO, 'social clauses' in trade agreements, the World Bank and other IFI's, as well as industries and private firms through codes of conduct and otherwise.

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This CRN brings together scholars interested in legal history, both American and non-American, of any time period from contemporary to ancient. We welcome a broad array of scholarly interests and methodological approaches. Our scholars explore the development of legal doctrines and jurisprudence, the evolution of legal institutions, and the changing role of law in society. They apply and develop a diverse set of methods, including those of social, intellectual, cultural, and critical history. The Law and Society Movement has long welcomed both legal historians and legal history and we hope this CRN extends the benefits of that relationship. Our goals include supporting methodological discussions across sub-specialties and between historical and other approaches to studying law and society; creating opportunities for cross-generational and inter-disciplinary professionalization; and encouraging publication of CRN research, such as edited volumes and symposia in law and society journals, law reviews, and outlets in our home disciplines. We discuss teaching methods and share syllabi and other teaching resources for undergraduate, graduate, and professional school classes on law and social movements.

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The implementation of European colonial projects altered political regimes around the world, spreading its peculiar versions of the concepts of governance, justice, rights, and law. These ideas and institutions have continued in postcolonial worlds, and continue to affect their legal practice. However, European legal régimes were not accepted blindly or completely. Instead the process of colonization led to negotiations – both political and outside of those more ‘formal’ settings - between the existing population and the European rulers. The Law and Colonization CRN proposes to examine legal formation in colonial states and the impact of those formations on the law of both the colonized and colonizers. Simultaneously, the CRN will also critically analyze arguments from colonial continuity. In examining the extent and nature of colonial influence on legal institutions and legal culture, are we unduly privileging the colonial encounter? It is our belief that a cross disciplinary approach combining theoretical and empirical strengths of various disciplines will create a fuller understanding of the interaction between law and colonial processes.

When love meets hate: The relationship between state policies on gay and lesbian rights and hate crime incidence
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Globally, we are experiencing the largest movement of people with millions fleeing violent conflicts in Africa, South America, Southeast Asia, the Middle East and Europe. Heightened impact of recent migrant crises especially across the Mediterranean, in Central America, Europe and the Middle East, demands new collaborative approaches to a millennia-old challenge of protecting those, especially children and women in the Global South, seeking refuge. Forced displacement concerns due to violent conflict, human rights abuse, climate change, natural disasters, economic disparity or induced development, although dominated by the rhetoric of border crossing, the vast majority of displaced people, including Indigenous and homeless peoples, never cross international borders. Actually, in many ways, internally displaced peoples are more marginalized and vulnerable because few legal instruments apply to safeguarding their rights. Furthermore, the social, political and legal issues of wealthy states favoring immigration of one group (e.g., as Western Europeans) over another (e.g., African migrants) yet unethically brain-draining resource poor countries of their highly educated citizens underpins the perpetuation of neo-colonial oppression. Obviously a form of double standards on the part of advanced nations, unfair and unjust processes of migrations are buried deep within the façade of globalizations, democracy, and development models. Law and Society Annual Meetings offer a unique opportunity to deconstruct and critically assess the complexities of forced migration discourse. While CRN 2 covers Migration and Citizenship, this new CRN will provide a focus on displacement, including internally displaced persons and refugees, which have been underrepresented at LSA in the past. For example, for the 537 papers/sessions presented at LSA 2016 in New Orleans, a title and abstract search of the words “refugee” and “internally displaced people” showed only seven and zero presentations, respectively. It is within the above context that this CRN seeks to further examine the intersections of race, gender, class, power and privilege within the global migration polity of refugees and internally displaced persons. This CRN hopes to engage everyone interested in refugee and internal displacement to network, conduct collaborative research and present at LSA Annual Meetings. Hence, an invitation is extended to all interested to participate and make a difference.

Welcome to the Anthropocene | The Economist

Societies in Asia and the Americas may seem to have nothing in common given their particularities; however, many countries in these two regions share similar historical and political experiences (e.g. dictatorships, revolutions, democratic mobilizations, etc.) Nevertheless these geographically diverse societies, although very different in their current legal and political cultures, may also share constitutional and democratic values. In this age of globalization, when economic ties between these regions are gaining strength and momentum, it becomes a necessity to study them comparatively. This is especially important when developing economic relationships bring issues such as the rule of law and protection of human rights to the fore.

Imperialism 101 - Michael Parenti Political Archive

The two are united by a bond of give and take policy, “there can be no theory of the state without a theory of civil society, and correspondingly, there can be no theory of civil society without a theory of the state.”
State-Civil Society Relationship: An Evolutionary Perspective
The historical study of political philosophy is in reality the history of state-civil society relationship, as explained by noteworthy political thinkers.