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The Sociology of Litigation and Dispute Resolution

General details of the subject

Face-to-face degree course

Teaching staff

NameInstitutionCategoryDoctorTeaching profileAreaE-mail
STAMBULSKI , MICHALErasmus University RotterdamOtrosDoctor


conocimiento de las temáticas principales en los estudios sobre la resolución de conflictos40.0 %
Comparación de los distintos sistemas de resolución de conflictos en distintas sociedades y a distintas escalas20.0 %
Manejo de las técnicas de investigación cualitativas y cuantitativas aplicadas a la resolución de conflictos20.0 %
conocimiento de los procesos e instituciones de resolución de conflictos a escala transnacional20.0 %

Study types

TypeFace-to-face hoursNon face-to-face hoursTotal hours

Training activities

NameHoursPercentage of classroom teaching
Case analysis20.0100 %
Discussion5.0100 %
Text analysis20.0100 %
Written discussion of a topic30.010 %

Assessment systems

NameMinimum weightingMaximum weighting
Attendance and participation50.0 % 50.0 %
Evaluation by means of the presentation of projects50.0 % 50.0 %
Written examination50.0 % 50.0 %


Living Law

Max Weber and the Uncertainty of Law

Max Weber and the Legal Cultures

Legal and Non-Legal Normative Orders


In-depth bibliography

Cotterrell, Roger (ed.). 2010. Emile Durkheim, Aldershot and Burlington: Ashgate, pp. 165-186.

Silbey, Susan S. 2001. "Let them eat cake": Globalization, postmodern colonialism, and the possibilities of justice. In: The Legal Geographies Reader, edited by Nicholas Blomley, David Delaney and Richard T. Ford, pp. 256-275. Oxford and Malden: Blackwell.

Coombe, Rosemary J. 2001. Anthropological approaches to law and society in condi-tions of globalization. In: The Legal Geographies Reader, edited by Nicholas Blomley, Da-vid Delaney and Richard T. Ford, pp. 298-318. Oxford and Malden: Blackwell.

Kreide, Regina. 2011. Re-embedding the market through law. The ambivalence of ju-ridification in the international context. In Karl Polanyi, Globalisation and the Potential of Law in Transnational Markets, edited by Christian Joerges and Josef Falke, pp. 41-64. Oxford and Portland: Hart Publishing.

Frerichs, Regina. 2011. Re-embedding neo-liberal constitutionalism: A Polanyian case for the economic sociology of law. In Karl Polanyi, Globalisation and the Potential of Law in Transnational Markets, edited by Christian Joerges and Josef Falke, pp. 65-84. Oxford and Portland: Hart Publishing.

Woodman, Gordon R. 2012. The development ¿problem¿ of legal pluralism: An analysis and steps toward solutions. In Legl Pluralism and Development: Scholars and Practi-tioners in Dialogue, edited by Brian Z. tamanaha, Caroline Sage and Michael Woolcock, pp. 129-144. Cambridge et al.: Cambridge University Press.

Cotterrell, Roger. 2006. Law in culture. In Law, Culture and Society: Legal Ideas in the Mirror of Social Theory, by Roger Cotterrell, pp. 97-108. Aldershot and Burlington: Ash-gate.


REVISTA - Kennedy, Duncan. 2004. The Disenchantment of Logically Formal Legal Ra-tionality, or Max Weber,s Sociology in the Genealogy of the Contemporary Mode of Western Legal Thought, in Hastings Law Journal, Vol. 55, pp. 1031-1076.

REVISTA - Febbrajo, Alberto From Hierarchical to Circular Models in the Sociology of Law. Some Introductory Remarks, in "European Yearbook in the Sociology of Law", pp. 3-21.

REVISTA Delaney, David. 2004. Tracing Displacements: or evictions in the nomosphere. In Environment and Planning D: Society and Space 22: 847-860.

REVISTA Valverde, Mariana. 2009. Jurisdiction and scale: Legal `technicalities¿ as re-sources for theory. In Social & Legal Studies 18/2: 139-157.


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