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Key articles

  1. Abel, Richard L., "A Comparative Theory of Dispute Institutions in Society", Law and Society Review 8 (1974): 217-347.
  2. Bourdieu, Pierre. "The Force of Law: Towards Sociology of the Juridical Field", Hastings Law Review 38 (1987): 805-853.
  3. Constable, Marianne. “Thinking Nonsociologically about Sociological Law.” 19 Law and Social Inquiry, summer, 1994, pp. 625-638.
  4. Cotterrell, Roger, “Why must Legal Ideas Be Interpreted Sociologically?”, Journal of Law & Society, 0263323X, Jun98, Vol. 25, Issue 2.
  5. Cotterrell, Roger, "Law in Culture", Ratio Juris, Blackwell Publishing. Vol.17, No. 1, March 2004, (1-14).
  6. Cotterrell, Roger. “Law's Community: Legal Theory and the Image of Legality.” 19 Journal of Law and Society, Winter, 1992, pp. 405-422.
  7. Cotterrell, Roger, “Subverting Orthodoxy, Making Law Central; A View of Socio-Legal Studies”, Journal of Law and Society, vol.29. n.4. December 2002.
  8.  Dworkin, Ronald, What is Law?”, in Dorkin, Law’s Empire, Harvard University Press, pp.1-24.
  9.  Feeley, Malcolm M. "The Concept of Law in Social Science: A Critique and Notes on an Expanded View." Law and Society Review 10 (1976): 497-523.
  10. Hillyard, Paddy, “Invoking Indignation: Reflections on Future Directions of Socio-Legal Studies”, Journal of Law and Society, vol.29, n.4, December 2002.
  11. Hunt, Alan. “The Ideology of Law: Advances and Problems in Recent Applications of the Concept of Ideology to the Analysis of Law.” Law and Society Review 19, no. 1 (1985): 11-37.
  12. Maurer, Bill. "The Cultural Power of Law? Conjunctive Readings." Law & Society Review, 2004, Vol. 38 Issue 4, p. 843-849, 8p.
  13. Melissaris, Emmanual. "The More the Merrier? A New Take on Legal Pluralism". Social and Legal Studies. SEAG Publications 2004, Vol.13 (1), 57-79.
  14. Merry, Sally Engle, "Legal Pluralism.", Law and Society Review 22, no 5 (1988).
  15.  Merry, Sally Engle. "Anthropology, Law, and Transitional Processes". Annual Review of Anthropology, Vol. 21, (1992), 357-379.
  16. Minow, Martha. “Law and Social Change.” 62 UMKC Law Review, Fall, 1993, pp. 171-183.
  17. Moore, Sally Falk. "Law and Social Change: The Semi-Autonomous Field as an Appropriate Subject of Study." Law and Society Review 7 (1973): 719-46.
  18. Munger, Frank, "Inquiry and Activism in Law and Society", Law and Society Association, 2001.
  19. Simmonds, NE. “Bringing the outside in: Interpreting Legal Theories from a Sociopolitical Context.” 13 Oxford Journal of Legal Studies, Summer, 1993, pp. 147-165.
  20. Twining, William,“Social Science and the Diffusion of Law”, Journal of Law and Society, vol.32, n.2, June 2005.
  21. Vick, Douglas W. “Interdisciplinarity and the Discipline of Law”, Journal of Law and Society, vol.31, n.2, June 2004.
  22. Wickham Gary,  “Different Understandings of Society and Socio-Legal Studies”, Paper for Law's Empire Conference, Harrison Hot Springs, British Colombia, 26-30 June 2005 (draft).

Key Books

  1. Abel, Richard. (ed). 1995. The Law and Society Reader. New York: New York University Press.
  2. Banakar, Reza. 2003. Merging Law and Sociology: Beyond the Dichotomies in Socio-Legal Research. Berlin ; Madison : Galda and Wilch Verlag.
  3. Banakar, Reza and Max Travers (eds.). 2002. An Introduction to Law and Social Theory, Oxford/Portland (Oregon), Hart.
  4. Bryant Garth (Editor), Austin Sarat (Editor). 1998. How Does Law Matter? : Fundamental Issues in Law and Society (Outdoor Tennessee Series)
  5. Cotterrell, Roger. 2001. Sociological Perspectives on Law (2 vols), Ashgate.
  6. Nader, Laura (ed). 1997. Law in Culture and Society, Berkeley: University of California Press. Reprint edition (April, 1997).
  7. Santos, Boaventura De Sousa. 2002. Toward a New Legal Common Sense: Law, Globalization, and Emancipation. 2nd Edition, University of Wisconsin, MadisonPublisher: London : Butterworths.
  8. Sarat A. (ed). 2004. Blackwell Companion to Law and Society. Malden, Mass, and Oxford: Blackwell.
  9. Sutton R., John. 2000. Law/Society: Origins, Interactions, and Change, Sociology for a New Century Series, Paperback, Pine Forge Press.
  10. Vago, Steven. 2005. Law and Society (8th Edition). Prentice Hall; 8 edition.

Various- Law and Society

  1. Albiston, Catherine R. "Bargaining in the Shadow of Social Institutions: Competing Discourses and Social Change in Workplace Mobilization of Civil Rights." Law & Society Review, 2005, Vol. 39 Issue 1, p11-50, 40p
  2. Astorino, Samuel, “The Impact of Sociological Jurisprudence on International Law in the Inter-War Period: the American Experience.” 34 Duquesne Law Review, Winter, 1996, pp. 277-298.
  3. Barzilai, Gad, "Culture of Patriarchy in Law: Violence from Antiquity to Modernity." Law & Society Review, 2004, Vol. 38 Issue 4, p867-884, 18p
  4. Bell, Christine. Campbell, Colm Campbell and Fionnuala Ni Aolain, "Justice Discourses in Transition",  Social and Legal Studies,  SAGE Publications 2004. Vol. 13 (3), 305-328.   (h)
  5. Constable, Marianne. “Genealogy and jurisprudence: Nietzsche, nihilism, and the social scientification of law.” 19 Law and Social Inquiry, Summer, 1994, pp. 551-590.
  6. Cotterrell, Roger. “Review: Law, Modernity, Post modernity: Legal Change in the Contracting State.” 14(1) Social & Legal Studies, Mar2005, pp. 139-141;
  7. Dau-Schmidt, Kenneth ." Pittsburgh, City of Bridges: Developing a Rational Approach to Interdisciplinary Discourse on Law." Law & Society Review, 2004, Vol. 38 Issue 2, p199-206, 8p;
  8. Edelman, Lauren B." Rivers of Law and Contested Terrain: A Law and Society Approach to Economic Rationality.". Law & Society Review, 2004, Vol. 38 Issue 2, p181-198, 18p;
  9. Epstein, Lee; Knight, Jack." Building the Bridge from Both Sides of the River: Law and Society and Rational Choice. " Law & Society Review, 2004, Vol. 38 Issue 2, p207-212, 6p;
  10. Erlanger, Howard S. "Organizations, Institutions, and the Story of Shmuel: Reflections on the 40th Anniversary of the Law and Society Association." Law & Society Review, 2005, Vol. 39 Issue 1, p1-10, 10p.
  11. Gibson, James L.." Truth, Reconciliation, and the Creation of a Human Rights Culture in South Africa."  Law & Society Review, 2004, Vol. 38 Issue 1, p5-40, 36p;
  12. Hoffman, Elizabeth A., "Dispute Resolution in a Worker Cooperative: Formal Procedures and Procedural Justice.",  Law & Society Review, 2005, Vol. 39 Issue 1, p51-82, 32p,
  13. Howes, David. "Introduction: Culture in the Domains of law", Canadian Journal for Law and Society, Revue Concordia University, 2005, Vol: 20, no.1, P.P. 9-29.
  14. Larson, Erik W. "Institutionalizing Legal Consciousness: Regulation and the Embedding of Market Participants in the Securities Industry in Ghana and Fiji." Law & Society Review, 2004, Vol. 38 Issue 4, p737-767, 32p;
  15. McAdams, Richard H., "Cultural Contingency and Economic Function: Bridge-Building from the Law & Economics Side.",  Law & Society Review, 2004, Vol. 38 Issue 2, p221-228, 8p;
  16. Mahabir, Cynthia, “Abjudicating Pluralism: the Hijab, Law and Social Change in Post-Colonial Trinidad”, Socio and Legal Studies, 2004 (h).
  17. Masner, Charles M. “Philosophy, Law, and Social Reform: The Deconstruction and Reconstruction of Freedom.” 23 Rutgers Law Journal, Spring, 1992, pp. 475-518.
  18. Maveety, Nancy; Grosskopf, Anke, " “Constrained” Constitutional Courts as Conduits for Democratic Consolidation." Law & Society Review, 2004, Vol. 38 Issue 3, p463-488, 26p;
    13. 14. 15. 16.
  19. Mizrahi,Shlomo and Assaf Meydani, “Political Participation through the Judicial System: Exit,Voice and Quasi-Exit in Israeli Society”, Israel Studies, volume 8, number 2.
  20. Mistelis, A. Loukas, “Regulatory Aspect: Globalization, Harmonization, Legal Transplants and Law Reform- Some Fundamental Observations”, International lawyer v. 34(3), 1055-1069, Fall 2000.
  21. Munger, Frank, “Sociology of law for a post liberal society.”, 27 Loyola of Los Angeles Law Review, November, 1993, pp. 89-125.
  22. Schmidhauser, John, “Power, Legal Imperialism, and Dependency”, Law & Society Review, Vol. 23, No. 5 (1989), pp. 857 – 878.
  23. Schott, E. Robert. "The Limits of Behavioral Theories of Law and Social Norms". Forthcoming in Virginia Law Review. Research paper No. 00-18. August 2000. 
  24. Sunstein, Cass R., “Social Norms and Social Roles.”, 96 Columbia Law Review, May, 1996, pp. 903-968.
  25. Tamanaha, Brian, “Socio-Legal Positivism and a General Jurisprudence”, Oxford Journal of Legal Studies, vol.21, n.1, 2001, pp.1-32. (h) 
  26. Van Houtte, Jean, “La Sociologie du Droit ou les Limites d’une Science”, Droit et Societe 3, 1986 (text in French).
  27. Xin, He. "Why Do They Not Comply with the Law? Illegality and Semi-Legality among Rural-Urban Migrant Entrepreneurs in Beijing." Law & Society Review, 2005, Vol. 39 Issue 3, p527-562, 36p.
  28. Yngvesson, Barbara. 1989. Inventing Law in Local Settings: Rethinking Popular Legal Culture. 98 Yale Law Journals 1689-1709. Reprinted in Mundy, ed., 2002, 187-209.

Colonialism/ Post-Colonialism

  1. Anghie, Antony, “Colonialism and the Birth of International Institutions: Sovereignty, Economy, and the Mandate System of the League of Nations”, 34 New York University Journal of International Law and Politics 513, Spring 2002.
  2. Banner, Stuart. "Preparing to Be Colonized: Land Tenure and Legal Strategy in Nineteenth-Century Hawaii" Law & Society Review, 2005, Vol. 39 Issue 2, p273-314, 42p.
  3. Benton, Lauren, "Colonizing Hawai'i and Colonizing Elsewhere: Toward a History of U.S. Imperial Law." Law & Society Review, 2004, Vol. 38 Issue 4, p835-842, 8p.
  4. Carey, Henry F, “The Post-Colonial State and the Protection of Human Rights”, Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East, Volume 22, Number 1&2, 2002, pp. 59-75.
  5. Comaroff, John, “Colonialism, Culture and the Law: A Foreword”, Symposium, American Bar Foundation, 2001.
  6. Engle Merry, Sally, "Review: Law and Colonialism", Law & Society Review, Vol. 25, No. 4 (1991); pp. 889 – 922.
  7. Hales, James, “The Reform and Extension of the Mandate System. A Legal Solution to the Colonial Problem”, Transaction of Peace and War, Papers Read before the Society in the Year 1940, 153-210.
  8. Horvarth, Ronald, "A Definition of Colonialism", Current Anthropology, Vol. 13, No. 1 (1972), pp. 45 – 57.
  9. Beth, Lyon, “Discourse in Development: A Post-colonial "Agenda" for the United Nations Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights”, 10 American University Journal of Gender, Social Policy and the Law 535, 2002
  10.  Merry, Sally Engle, “Race, Inequality, and Colonialism in the New World Order”, Law and Society Review, March 2006.
  11. Merry, Sally Engle, “From Law and Colonialism to Law and Globalization”, Law & Society Review, vol. 38 Page 861, December 2004.
  12. Merry, Sally Engle, “Colonial and Postcolonial Law” in Austin Sarat (ed.), The Blackwell Companion to Law and Society, Oxford, Blackwell Publishing, 2004. (h)
  13. Moore, Sally Falk, “Treating Law as Knowledge: Telling Colonial Officers What to Say to Africans about Running "their own" native courts”, 26 Law and Society Review 11, 1992.
  14. Mutua Makau Wa , “Why Redraw the Map of Africa: A Moral and Legal Inquiry”, 16 Michigan Journal of International Law 1113, Summer, 1995.
  15. Osha, Sanya, “Anthropology at the Limits: A Geneaological Re- Appraisal of Colonialism in the Time of Contemporary Globalization”, Research in African Literatures, vol.34, n.1, Spring 2003.
  16. Shafir, Gershon, “Late Decolonization: Comparing South Africa, Northern Ireland, and Israel/Palestine”, Paper 23, Department of Sociology, UCLA, 2005.
  17. Gershon Shafir, “Israeli Decolonization and Critical Sociology”, Journal of Palestine Studies, Vol. 25, No. 3 (Spring 1996), pp. 23- 35.
  18. Simpson Gerry J., “The Diffusion of Sovereignty: Self-Determination in the Postcolonial”, 32 Stanford Journal of International Law 255, Summer, 1996.

 (Legal) Reform, Globalization, Governance

  1. Barsalou, Judy, "The long road to Palestinian Reform ", Middle East Policy, Volume X, Spring 2003, Number 1.
  2.  Botero, Juan Carlos and Raphael La Porta, Florencio Lopez-de-Silanes, Andrei Shleifer and Alexander Volokh, “Judicial Reform”, The World Bank Research Observer, vol.18, n.1, Spring 2003.
  3. Carapico Sheila, “Foreign Aid for Promoting Democracy in the Arab World”, Middle East Journal, vol.56, n.3, 2002.
  4.  Doyle, Michael W., “External Strategies to Promote Democracy”, AALS Conference, San Francisco, January 2005.
  5.  Engle, Eric Allen, “The Failure of the Nation State and the New International Economic Order: Multiple Converging Crises present Opportunity to Elaborate a New Jus Gentium”, 16 Saint Thomas Law Review 187, Winter 2003.
  6. Golub, Stephen, “Beyond Rule of Law Orthodoxy- The Legal Empowerment Alternative”, Rule of Law Series, n.41, Carnegie Endowment, 2003.
  7. Gordon, Ruth E. and Jon H. Sylvester, “Deconstructing Development”, Villanova Public Law and Legal Theory Working Paper Series, June 2004.
  8. Latto, Benedict, “Governance and Conflict Management: Implications for Donor Intervention” Crisis States Programme, Working Papers series n.1, February 2002.
  9.  Mechlem, Kerstin, “Legal Reform in Developing Countries: the Use of Comparative Law and Law and Economics”, in: Jean-Jacques Dethier (ed.), Governance, Decentralization and Reform in China, India and Russia, Kluwer Academic Publishers, pp.311-338.
  10. Mepham, David, “Changing States- A Progressive Agenda for Political Reform in the Middle East”, Institute for Public Policy Research, January 2006.
  11. Rocard, Michael/ Siegman, /Shikaki, /Sayigh, "Reforming the Palestinian Authority: An Update", January 2003, Reported by the Independent Task Force on Strengthening Palestinian Public Institutions.
  12. Sieder, Rachel, “Legal globalization and Human Rights: Constructing the ‘Rule of Law’ in Post-Conflict Guatemala”, Paper, Salamanca Presentation, 2004.
  13.  Weiss, Thomas G., “Governance, Good Governance and Global Governance: Conceptual and Actual Challenges”, Third World Quarterly, vol.21, n.5, pp.795-814, 2000.


  1. Abed, George, “The Economic Viability of a Palestinian State”, Journal of Palestine Studies, vol.19, n.2, 1990.
  2. Abu-Amr, Ziad, “The Palestinian Legislative Council: A Critical Assessment”, Journal of Palestine Studies XXVI, n.4, 1997.
  3. Abu-Lughod, Janet, "Demographic Consequences of the Occupation", MERIP Reports, No 115, The Palestinian Dilemma; June 1983, pp. 13 – 17.
  4. Abu-Mukh, Leena, “Movement to and from the Palestinian Territories under Israeli Occupation after Oslo (1993 – 2006), European University Institute, Florence/ Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies, 2006
  5. Agha, Hussein, “What State for the Palestinians?”, Journal of Palestine Studies, vol.6, n.1, 1976.
  6. Al Qasem, Anis, "Declaration of the State of Palestine: Background and Considerations", Palestine Yearbook of International Law, IV, 1987/8, pp.314-329.
  7. Amundsen Inge, and Basem Ezbidi, “Clientelist Politics- State Formation and Corruption in Palestine 1994-2000”, Chr. Michelsen Institute, Development Studies and Human Rights, 2002.
  8. Azzam  Fateh S, “Update: The Palestinian Independent Commission for Citizens' Rights”,  Human Rights Quarterly 20.2 (1998) 338-347.
  9. Baramki, Gabriel, “Aspects of Palestinian Life under Military Occupation“, British Journal of Middle Eastern Studies, Vol. 19, No. 2 (1992), pp. 125 – 132.
  10. Bisharat, George, “Courting Justice? Legitimating in Lawyering under Israeli Occupation,” 20(2) Law and Social Inquiry, 1995.
  11. Bisharat, George, “Peace and the Imperative of Legal Reform in Palestine”, Symposium: The Legal Foundations of Peace and Prosperity in the Middle East, Case Western Reserve Journal of International Law, vol.31, issue 2/3, 1999.
  12. Bisharat, George. “Land, Law, and Legitimacy in Israel and the Occupied Territories”, 43 American University Law Review 467, Winter, 1994.
  13. Brown, Nathan. “Evaluating Palestinian Reform”, Canargie Papers, Middle East Series, Democracy and Rule of Law project, Number 59, June 2005.
  14. Brynen, Rex, “Public Finance, Conflict and State-Building: The Case of Palestine”, Final version prepared for the project on “Public Finance in Post-Conflict State-building”, Center on International Cooperation, NYU.
  15. Brynen, Rex, “Buying Peace? A Critical Assessment of International Aid to the West Bank and Gaza”, Journal of Palestine Studies, vol.25, n.3, 1996.
  16. Cavanaugh, Cathleen, “The Israeli Military Court System in the West bank and Gaza”, in: Journal of Conflict and Security Law; published online on August 21, 2007.
  17. Challand Benoit, “Looking Beyond the Pale: International Donors And Civil Society Promotion in Palestine”,  56 Palestine-Israel Journal.
  18. Dajani, Omar, "Stalled between Seasons: The International Legal Status of Palestine during the Interim Period", Denver Journal of International Law and Policy, Vol.26, No.1, 1997, pp.27-92.
  19. Forman Geremy, Alexandre Kedar, “Colonialism, Colonization, and Land Law in Mandate Palestine: The Zor Al-Zarqa and Barrat Qisarya land disputes in historical perspective”, 4 Theoritical Inquiries in Law, July 2003. (h)
  20. Frish, Hillel, “Modern Absolutist or Neopatriarchal State-Building? Customary Law, Extended Families and the Palestinian Authority”, International Journal of Middle East Studies, vol.29, n.3, 1997 (h).
  21. Giacaman, Rita; Jad, Islah; Johnson, Penny, “For the Common Good? Gender and Social Citizenship in Palestine”, Middle East Report, No. 198, Gender and Citizenship in the Middle East (Jan-Mar 1996), pp. 11-16.
  22. Gregory, Derek, “Palestine and the ‘War on Terror’”, Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East, n.24:1, 2004.
  23. Hajjar, L. “Cause Lawyering in Transnational Perspective: National Conflict and Human Rights in Israel/Palestine.” 31(3) Law and Society Review, 1997.
  24. Hajjar, L. “Law against Order: Human Rights Organizations and (versus?) the Palestinian Authority”, 56 University of Miami Law Review 59, Law and Society Symposium, 2001.
  25. Hilal, Jamil, "PLO Institutions: The Challenge Ahead", Journal of Palestine Studies, Vol. 23, No. 1 (Autumn 1993), pp. 46-60.
  26. Hilal, Jamil, “Problematizing Democracy in Palestine”, Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East, 23 (1-2), 2003.
  27. International Crisis Group Middle East Report, “Who Governs the West Bank? Palestinian Administration under Israeli Occupation”, n.32, September 2004.
  28. Jarbawi, Ali, Palestinian Politics at a Crossroads. Journal of Palestine Studies, Vol. 25, No. 4 (Summer 1996), pp.29-39.
  29. Khalil, Asem, Israel, Palestine, and International Law. Miskolc Journal of International Law, Vol. 2, No. 3, 2005, pp.20–39.
  30. Khalil, Asem, "Palestinian Nationality and Citizenship: Current Challenges and Future Perspectives", Research Report, Florence, RSCAS 2007 (in Print).
  31. Kelly, Tobias, "Jurisdictional Politics" in the Occupied West Bank: Territory, Community, and Economic Dependency in the Formation of Legal Subjects” 31 Law & Social Inquiry 31, Winter, 2006.
  32. Kelly Tobias, “Access to Justice: The Palestinian Legal System and the Fragmentation of Coercive Power”, Working Paper, LSE Development Research Centre, 2004.
  33. Klein, Menachem, “ By Conviction, Not By Infliction: The Internal Debate Over Reforming the Palestinian Authority”, Middle East Journal, vol.57, n.2, Spring 2003.
  34. Le More Anne, “Killing with Kindness: Funding the Demise of a Palestinian State”, 81 International Affairs 5, 2005.
  35. Milhem, Feras. The Origins and Evolution of the Palestinian Sources of Law, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, November 2004
  36. Mukhimer Tariq, “State Building Process: The Case of Palestine”, Dissertation zur Erlangung des akademischen Grades Doctor Philosophiae (Dr.phil.), Humbuldt Universität zu Berlin 2005, 380 p.
  37. Nasir, Hanna, "Cultural Policies of the Israeli Occupation towards Palestinians", Birzeit University, Special Collections (Birzeit Publications), 1976
  38. Paradis, Michel, “The Biggest Peace: The Structure of the Palestinian Legislative Council and the Politics of Separation”, Fordham International Law Journal, April 2003.
  39.  Rayyes Naser, “The Rule of Law and Human Rights within the Palestinian National Authority Territories”, Palestine-Israel Journal X, 3, 2003, 50-57.
  40. Robinson, Glenn, "The Politics of Legal Reform in Palestine. Journal of Palestine Studies", vol 27, n.1, pp. 51-60, 1997.
  41. Roy Sara, “Religious Nationalism and the Palestinian-Israeli Conflict: Examining Hamas and the Possibility of Reform”, 5 Chicago Journal of International Law 251, Summer 2004.
  42. Roy, Sara, “Palestinian Society and Economy: The Continued Denial of Possibility, in: Journal of Palestine Studies, Vol. 30, No. 4 (Summer, 2001), pp. 5 – 20.
  43. Roy, Sara, “De-development Revisited: Palestinian Economy and Society since Oslo”, in: Journal of Palestine Studies, Vol. 28, No. 3 (Spring, 1999), pp. 64 – 82.
  44. Samara, Adel, “Globalization, the Palestinian Economy and the Peace Process”, Journal of Palestine Studies XXIX, n.2, Winter 2000.
  45. SAYIGH, Yezid, "The Palestinian Paradox: Statehood, Security and Institutional Reform",  Journal of Conflict, Security and Development No. 1 (1) 2001, pp.101-108.
  46. Shalhoub-Kevorkian, Nadera, “Femicide and the Palestinian Criminal Justice System: Seeds of Change in the Context of State-Building?”, 36 Law and Society Review 577, 2002.
  47. Shehada Nahda, “Gender and Politics in Palestine: Discourse Analysis of the Palestinian Authority and Islamists”, 11 University of Miami International and Comparative Law Review Fall 3, 2003.
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  49. Shamir, Ronen. 1996. Suspended in Space: Bedouins Under the Law in Israel. 30 Law and Society Review 231.
  50. Shikaki, Khalil, 1996. The Peace Process, National Reconstruction, and the Transition to Democracy in Palestine. Journal of Palestine Studies, Vol. 25, No. 2 (Winter), pp.5-20. (h)
  51. Silverberg Sanford, "Diplomatic Recognition of States in Statu Nascendi: The Case of Palestine",  6 Tulsa Journal of Comparative and International Law 21, Fall, 1998.
  52. Starr, June, “Is there an Anthropology of Law for Middle Eastern Societies?”, 21 Legal Studies Forum, 505, 1997.
  53. Stewart, Frank H., “An Anthropology of Law for Middle Eastern Societies: A Response to June Starr”, 23 Legal Studies Forum, 177, 1999. (h)
  54. Strawson John, "Reflections on Edward Said and the Legal Narratives of Palestine: Israeli Settlements and Palestinian Self-Determination, 20 Penn State International Law Review 36 ,  Winter 2002.
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Arab World

  1. Al-Hibri, Azizah. “Islamic, Law and Custom: Redefining Muslim Women’s Rights,12(1) American University Journal of International Law and Policy, 1997, pp. 1-44.
  2. Al-Hibri, Azizah. "Islamic Constitutionalism and the Concept of Democracy". Journal of International Law, , Winter 1992, Vol. 24, Issue 1.
  3. Al-Hibri, Azizah. "Legal Reform: Reviving Human Rights in the Muslim World": Harvard International Review, Summer 1998, Vol. 20 Issue 3, p50, 4p.
  4. An-Na‘im, Abdullahi A, “Human Rights in the Arab World: A Regional Perspective”, Human Rights Quarterly 23 , pp. 701 –732, 2001.
  5. An-Na'im, Abdullahi Ahmed “Globalization and Jurisprudence: An Islamic Law Perspective”, 54 Emory Law Journal 25, 2005 (h).
  6. Botiveau, Bernard. “Tolerance and Law: From Islamic Culture to Islamist Ideology,” 10(1) Ratio Juris, March 1997, p. 61 (h)
  7. Gadir Ali Abdel, “Globalization and Inequality in the Arab Region”, Paper, Arab Planning Institute, Kuwait.
  8. Hajjar Lisa, “Religion, State Power, and Domestic Violence in Muslim Societies: A Framework for Comparative Analysis”,  American Bar Foundation, 2004.
  9. Halliday, Fred, “Relativism and Universalism in Human Rights: the Case of the Islamic Middle East”, Political Studies XLIII, 152-167, 1995. (h)
  10. Kamrava, Mehran/ Mora, Frank O., "Civil Society and Democratization in Comparative Persapective: Latin America and the Middle East", Third World Quaterly, Vol. No. 19, No. 5. (Dec. 1998), pp. 893 – 915
  11. Warrick, Catherine. "The Vanishing Victim: Criminal Law and Gender in Jordan", Law and Society Review, Vol. 39, No.2, 2005, pp.5-348. 
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