Social Control Through Law (2020)

Social Control Through Law Roscoe Pound Social Control Through Law Social Control Through Law is remarkable in manner and style Roscoe Pound shows himself to be a jurist philosopher and scientist For Pound the subject matter of law involves examining manifestation
  • Title: Social Control Through Law
  • Author: Roscoe Pound
  • ISBN: 9781560009160
  • Page: 173
  • Format: Paperback
Social Control Through Law Roscoe Pound Social Control Through Law is remarkable in manner and style Roscoe Pound shows himself to be a jurist, philosopher, and scientist For Pound, the subject matter of law involves examining manifestations of human nature which require social control to assert or realize individual expectations Pound formulates a list of social ethical principles, with a three fold purpose.Social Control Through Law is remarkable in manner and style Roscoe Pound shows himself to be a jurist, philosopher, and scientist For Pound, the subject matter of law involves examining manifestations of human nature which require social control to assert or realize individual expectations Pound formulates a list of social ethical principles, with a three fold purpose First, they are meant to identify and explain human claims, demands, or interests of a given social order Second, they express what the majority of individuals in a given society want the law to do Third, they are meant to guide the courts in applying the law.Pound distinguishes between individual interests, public interests, and social interests He warns that these three types of interests are overlapping and interdependent and that most claims, demands, and desires can be placed in all three categories Pound s theory of social interests is crucial to his thinking about law and lies at the conceptual core of sociological jurisprudence Pound explains that rights unlike interests, are plagued with a multiplicity of meanings He rejects the idea of rights as being natural or inalienable, and argues that to the contrary, interests are natural.The contemporary significance of the book is aptly demonstrated by the skyrocketing rate of litigation in our postmodern society As the influence of familial and religious institutions declines, the courts exert an unprecedented degree of control over the public and private lives of most Americans Law is now the paramount agency of social control In the new introduction, A Javier TreviNo outlines the principal aspects of Roscoe Pound s legal philosophy as it is conveyed in several of his books, articles, and addresses, and shows their relationship to Social Control Through Law This book is an insightful, concise summary of Pound s ideas that, after than half a century, remains surprisingly fresh and relevant It will doubtlessly continue to engage jurists, legal theorists, and sociologists for many years to come.
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