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209.51 sec. 1 - Social Scientific Foundations of the Interdisciplinary Study of Law (Spring 2013)

Instructor: Robert D. Cooter  (view instructor's teaching evaluations | profile)
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Units: 3
Meeting Time: M 8:00-10:40
Meeting Location: 2240 Piedmont

Course Start: January 07, 2013
Course Control Number (Non-1Ls): 49543


The class will apply fundamental theories in social science to the law. Each class will cover readings from at least two of the five JSP disciplines (economics, history, political science, psychology, sociology), and all five disciplines will be discussed eventually. Topics will include interdisciplinary approaches to the division of labor; discrimination; social classes, rationality; values, attitudes, preferences; and democracy. For most classes, Professor Cooter will ask another professor from one of these disciplines to participate.

Exam Notes: P+
Course Category: Jurisprudence and Social Policy (JSP)
This course is cross-listed in the following categories:
Legal Theory and History

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