"I think this book is going to be major contribution to the sociology of law. The balance between theory and substance, always a problem in this field, is very nice."
"I look forward to using this book in my undergraduate sociology of law course."
About the Author
He is Professor of Sociology at the University of California, Santa Barbara. He teaches and does research on law, crime and punishment, and organizations. His research tends to be concerned with change over time in legal systems, organizational structures and practices, and institutional fields.