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|MONOGRAPHS AND EDITED BOOKS|
|2008||Susan S. Silbey (ed.) Law and Science (I): Epistemological, Evidentiary, and Relational Engagements. International Library of Essays in Law and Society. Ashgate Publishing. Introductory Essay.|
|2008||Susan S. Silbey (ed). Law and Science (II): Regulation of Property, Practices and Products. International Library of Essays in Law and Society. Ashgate Publishing. Introductory Essay.|
|Herbert Kritzer and Susan Silbey (eds), In Litigation: Do the 'Haves' Still Come Out Ahead?. Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press.|
|1998||Susan S. Silbey and Patricia Ewick, The Common Place of Law: Stories of Popular Legal Consciousness. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.
Awarded special recognition by the American Sociological Association Sociology of Law Section, book prize competition, 2000. The Chinese translation is now available.
|1997||Silbey, Susan S. and Austin Sarat (eds.) Studies in Law, Politics and Society, Volume 17. Greenwich CT: JAI Press Inc.|
|1996||Susan S. Silbey and Austin Sarat (eds.) Studies in Law, Politics and Society, Volume 16. Greenwich, CT: JAI Press, Inc.|
|1995||Austin Sarat and Susan S. Silbey (eds.) Studies in Law, Politics and Society, Volume 15. Greenwich, CT: JAI Press, Inc.|
|1994||Susan S. Silbey and Austin Sarat (eds.) Studies in Law, Politics and Society, Volume 14. Greenwich, CT: JAI Press, Inc.|
|1993||Austin Sarat and Susan S. Silbey (eds.) Studies in Law, Politics and Society, Volume 13, Greenwich, CT: JAI Press, Inc.|
|1992||Susan S. Silbey and Austin Sarat (eds.), Studies in Law, Politics and Society, Volume 12, "Trends and Opportunities in Disputing Research", Greenwich, CT: JAI Press, Inc.|
|1991||Austin Sarat and Susan S. Silbey (eds.) Studies in Law, Politics and Society, Volume 11, Greenwich, Ct: JAI Press, Inc.|
|1990||Susan S. Silbey and Austin Sarat, (eds.) Studies in Law, Politics and Society, Volume 10, Greenwich, Ct: JAI Press, Inc.|
|ARTICLES AND BOOK CHAPTERS|
|2010||Susan S. Silbey, "Legal culture and cultures of legality", Handbook of Cultural Sociology, John R. Hall, Laura Grindstaff, and Ming-Cheng Lo (eds.), London and New York: Routledge, pp. 470-479.|
|2009||Susan S. Silbey, "Taming Prometheus: Talk About Safety Culture", Annual Review of Sociology, Volume 35, 2009, 341-369.|
|2009||Susan S. Silbey and Carroll Seron, "The Dialectic Between Expert Knowledge and Professional Discretion: Accredidation, Social Control and the Limits of Instrumental Logic", Engineering Studies, Volume 1, Number 2, July 2009, 101-127.|
|2009||Susan S. Silbey, Ruthanne Huising, Salo Vincour Coslovsky, "The Sociological Citizen: Recognizing Relational Interdependence in Law and Organizations", Annee Sociologique, Volume 52, Number 1, 2009, p. 201-229.|
|2008||Susan S. Silbey and Sophia Roosth, "Science and Technology Studies: From Controversies to Post-Humanist Social Theory" in Bryan S. Turner (ed.) Blackwell Companion to Social Theory, Oxford: Blackwell Publishers. (forthcoming).|
|2008||Susan S. Silbey and Scott Barclay, "Understanding Regime Change: Public Opinion, Legitimacy, and Legal Consciousness," Oxford Handbook of Law and Politics, K. Whittington (ed.) New York: Oxford University Press, pp. 663-678.|
|2007||Susan S. Silbey, "Talk of Law: Contested and Conventional Legality" DePaul Law Review, Volume 56, Number 2, pp. 639-660.|
Reprinted in Representations of Justice, A. Masson and K. O'Connor (eds.) Bruxelles, Berns, Berlin, Frankfurt: P.I.E. Lang Publishers, 2008.
|2005||Susan S. Silbey, "After Legal Consciousness" in Annual Review of Law and Social Science, Volume 1. December 2005, pp. 323-368.|
|2005||Susan S. Silbey, "Everyday Life and the Constitution of Legality". Blackwell Companion to Sociology of Culture, Jacobs and Hanrahan (eds). Oxford: Blackwell Publishing|
|2004||Susan S. Silbey, "The Dream of a Social Science: Supreme Court Forecasting, Legal Culture and the Public Sphere", Perspectives on Politics. Volume 2:785-793.|
|2004||Douglas Goodman and Susan S. Silbey , "Defending the Liberal Arts from Law", in Legal Scholarship in the Liberal Arts, Austin Sarat, editor. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press.|
|2004||Susan S. Silbey and Carroll Seron, "Profession, Science, and Culture: An Emergent Canon of Law and Society Research". Blackwell Companion to Law and Society. Oxford: Blackwell Publishing, pp. 30-59.|
|2004||Susan S. Silbey and Patricia Ewick, Liora Israel, Jerome Pelisse, "Law construction sociale de law legalite", Terrains et travaux, cahiers du department de sciences sociales, Ecole Normale Supériere de Cachan, No. 6, pp. 112-128.|
|2003||Susan S. Silbey and Patricia Ewick, "The Architecture of Authority: The Place of Law in the Space of Science", in The Place of Law, eds. Austin Sarat, Lawrence Douglas, and Martha Umphrey. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, pp. 75-108.|
|2003||Susan S. Silbey and Patricia Ewick, "The Double Life of Reason and Law", University of Miami Law Review, Volume 57 No. 3, pp. 497-512.|
S. Silbey and Patricia Ewick, "Narrating
Social Structure: Stories of Resistance to Legal Authority,"; American
Journal of Sociology. Vol. 108 Number 6 (May 2003), pp. 1328-1372.
Awarded prizes for best article in Sociology of Culture (2004), best article in Political Sociology (2004), and best article in Sociology of Law (2005) by the American Sociological Associaton. Awarded honorable mention for best article by the Law & Society Assocation(2005).
and Susan S. Silbey, "Self, Surveillance and Society",
The Sociological Quarterly, Volume 43.
No. 3 pp.439-445.
Please refer to Gary T. Marx's webpage.
|2002||Susan S. Silbey, "Law and Society Movement", Legal Systems of the World: A Political, Social and Cultural Encyclopedia, Herbert M. Kritzer, editor, ABC-CLIO.|
|2002||Susan S. Silbey, "Law and Society Movement", The Oxford Companion to American Law, Kermit Hall, editor. Oxford University Press|
|2002||Susan S. Silbey, "Mutual Engagement: Sociology of Law and Criminology", in Law, Crime and Social Change, Volume 37:163-175, 2002.|
|2002||Susan S. Silbey, “The Emperor's New Clothes: Mediation Mythology and Markets", in Journal of Dispute Resolution, Volume 2002, Number 1, pp. 171-177.|
|2002||Susan S. Silbey and Patricia Ewick, "The Structure of Legality: The Cultural Contradictions of Social Institutions", in Kagan, Kryger, and Winston, Legality and Community: On the Intellectual Legacy of Philip Selznick. Berkeley: University of California Press (2002), pp. 149-165.|
Silbey, "Legal Culture and
Encyclopedia of the Social and Behavioral Sciences. Amsterdam:
Elsevier Science, Ltd. p. 8623- 8629.
Spanish translation available.
|2000||Susan S. Silbey and Patricia Ewick, "No Laughing Matter: Humor and Contradiction in Stories of Law", Clifford Sympoisum, DePaul Law Review, Volume 50, winter 2000, Number 2, 559-574.|
|2000||Susan S. Silbey and Patricia Ewick, "The Rule of Law: Sacred and Profane", Society, October 2000.|
|1999||Susan S. Silbey and Patricia Ewick, "Common Knowledge and Ideological Critique: The Importance of Knowing Why the ‘Haves’ Come Out Ahead", Law & Society Review, Volume 33:4. 1025-1042.|
|1998||Susan S. Silbey, "Ideology, Power, and Justice", Justice and Power in Law and Society Research, eds. Bryant Garth, and Austin Sarat. Evanston: Northwestern University Press 1998, pp 272-308.|
|1998||Susan S. Silbey and Patricia Ewick, "A Case Study of Legal Consciousness,"; Droit et Culture, Volume 35, pp. 23-41.|
|1997||Susan S. Silbey and Patricia Ewick, "Devant la loi: la construction sociale du juridique"; in Chantal Kourilsky-Augeven (ed.) Socialisation juridique et conscience du droit: attitudes individuelles, modèles culturels et changement social. Paris: MSH-LGDJ, Droit et Societe, 1997, pp 33-56.|
|1997||Susan S. Silbey, “Let Them Eat Cake: Globalization, Postmodern Colonialism, and the Possibilities of Justice", 1996 Presidential Address, Law & Society Review, Volume 31, Number 2, pp.207-235. Reprinted in The Legal Geographies Reader, eds. Nicholas Blomley, David Delaney and Richard Ford, Blackwell Publishers, 2000.|
|1995||Patricia Ewick and Susan S. Silbey, "Subversive Stories and Hegemonic Tales: Toward A Sociology of Narrative", Law & Society Review, Volume 29, Number 2, p. 197-226.|
|1994||Susan S. Silbey, "Maigret's Law", Volume 14, Studies in Law, Politics and Society, Greenwich, CT: JAI Press Inc. p.43-68.|
|1994||Susan S. Silbey, "To Bring Out the Best ... To Undo a Little Pain: Patrick Davis and the Practice of Special Education Mediation", in Deborah Kolb, ed. When Talk Works: Profiles of Working Mediators. Jossey-Bass, Inc. p. 61-103.|
|1993||Susan S. Silbey, "Mediation Mythology", Negotiation Journal, October 1993, p. 349-353.|
|1992||Susan S. Silbey, "Making A Place for Cultural Analyses of Law", Law and Social Inquiry, Volume 17, Number 1, p. 39-48.|
|1992||Patricia Ewick and Susan S. Silbey, “Conformity, Contestation, and Resistance: An Account of Legal Consciousness", New England Law Review, "For Mary Joe Frug: A Symposium on Feminist Critical Legal Studies and PostModernism", Volume 26, Number 3, p. 731-749. Reprinted in Sociological Perspectives on Law: Contemporary Debates, Roger Cotterrell (the International Library of Essays in Law and Legal Theory, 2nd Series), Ashgate Publishing.|
|1991||Susan S. Silbey, “Loyalty and Betrayal: The Discovery and Reproduction of Legal Ideology", Law and Social Inquiry, Volume 16, Number 4, p. 809-833.|
|1991||Susan S. Silbey “Un jeu d'enfant: une analyse culturelle de la consscience juridique des adolescents americains" (“Child's Play: A Cultural Analysis of American Adolescents' Legal Consciousness“), Droit et Societe, no. 19, 1991, p. 243-257.|
|1990||Deborah Kolb and Susan S. Silbey, “Enhancing the Capacity of Organizations to Deal with Differences", Negotiation Journal, October 1990, p. 297-304.|
|1990||Susan S. Silbey, "On the Relationship of State Theory to Sociolegal Research: An Example from Minor Disputes Processing", in Susan S. Silbey and Austin Sarat (eds.) Studies in Law, Politics, and Society, Volume 10, 1990, p.67-75.|
|1989||Susan S. Silbey and Austin Sarat, "Reconstituting the Sociology of Law: Beyond Science and the State", in David Silverman and Jaber Gubrium (eds.), The Politics of Field Research: Beyond Enlightenment, Beverly Hills, CA: Sage Publications, 1989, p. 150-172.|
|1989||Yves Dezalay, Austin Sarat, and Susan S. Silbey, “D'une demarche contestaire a un savoir meritocratique" in Actes De La Recherches En Sciences Sociales, No. 78, June 1989, p. 79-93.|
|1989||Susan S. Silbey, "A Sociological Interpretation of the Relationship Between Law and Society"; in Jon Neuhaus (ed.), Law and the Ordering of Our Life Together, Grand Rapids, Michigan: Erdmanns Press. p.1-27.|
S. Silbey and Austin Sarat, Dispute
Processing in Law and Legal Scholarship: From Institutional
Critique to the Reconstitution of the Juridical Subject", University of Denver Law Review, Volume
66, No.3, p. 437-498. Reprinted in Michael Freeman, (ed.) Alternative
Dispute Resolution, a volume of the International
Library of Essays in Law and Legal Theory. Published
as a working paper, Series 8:9, Disputes Processing Research
Program, Institute for Legal Studies, University of Wisconsin-Madison,
Law School, 1988.
Book Prize from CPR (Center for Public Resources) for Excellence and Innovation in Alternative Dispute Resolution, for "Quality of Dispute Resolution Symposium Issue", University of Denver Law Review (66), 1989.
|1988||Austin Sarat and Susan S. Silbey, "The Pull of the Policy Audience", Law & Policy, Volume 10, Nos. 2 & 3, April/July 1988, p. 97-166.|
S. Silbey and Austin Sarat, “Critical
Traditions in Law and Society Research", Law & Society
Review, Volume 21, No. l., 1987, p. 165-174. Reprinted
in Lloyd, Introduction to Jurisprudence,
6th edition, Sweet and Maxwell Publishers.
S. Silbey and Sally E. Merry, "Mediator
Law & Policy, Volume 8, No. 1, January
1986, p. 7-32. Reprinted in Processes of
Dispute Resolution: The Role of Lawyers, Sherman, Murray
and Rau (eds.). Westbury, NY: Foundation Press, 1989. Reprinted
in Mediation: Theory, Policy and Practice,
Carrie Menkel Meadow, Ashgate Publishers, 2000.Reprinted
in Materials on Mediation Theory
and Practice, Sharon P. Press, Jean
R. Sternlight, and Joseph B. Stulberg, Lexis Publishing, 2001.
|1985||Susan S. Silbey, "Ideals and Practices in the Study of Law", Legal Studies Forum, Volume IX, No. 1, 1985, p. 7-22|
E. Merry and Susan S. Silbey, "What
Do Plaintiffs Want? Reexamining the Concept of Dispute", Justice
System Journal, Volume 9/2, Summer 1984, p. 151-178.
Reprinted in Dispute Resolution and Lawyers,
Leonard Riskin and James Westbrook (eds.). Minneapolis: West
Publishing Co., 1987.
|1984||Susan S. Silbey, "Who Speaks for the Consumer?", American Bar Foundation Research Journal, 1984, No. 2, p. 429-457. Reprinted in Consumer Law, International Library of Essays in Law and Legal Theory, New York: New York University Press, 1992.|
|1984||Susan S. Silbey, "The Consequences of Responsive Regulation", in J. Thomas and K. Hawkins (eds.), Enforcing Regulation. Boston, The Hague and London: Kluwer Nijhof, 1984, p. 147-170.|
|1982||Susan S. Silbey and Egon Bittner, “The Availability of Law", Law and Policy Quarterly, Volume 4/4, October 1982, p. 399-434.|
|1981||Susan S. Silbey, “Case Processing: Consumer Protection in an Attorney General's Office", Law & Society Review, Volume 15: 3-4, September 1981, p. 849-881.|
|1981||Susan S. Silbey, "Making Sense of the Lower Courts", Justice System Journal, Volume 6/1, Spring 1981, p. 13-27.|
|2001||Minding the Law: how courts rely on storytelling, and how their stories change the ways we understand the law – and ourselves by Anthony G. Amstedam and Jerome Bruner in American Journal of Sociology, July 2001.|
|1999||Cultural Software: A Theory of Ideology by J.M. Balkin, in American Journal of Sociology, July 1999 (105:1) pp. 252-254.|
|1996||Law in the Sociological Enterprise: A Reconstruction, by Lisa J. McIntyre, in Contemporary Sociology, May 1996, p. 386-388.|
|1991||Rules Versus Relationships, by John M. Conley and William M. O'Barr, in Contemporary Sociology, June 1991.|
|1987||The Civil Justice Process, by Matthew Silberman, in Contemporary Sociology, Volume 16, No. 1, January 1987, p. 100.|
|1984||Urban Elites and Mass Transportation: The Dialectics of Power, by J. Allen Whitt, in Sociology and Social Research, Volume 63, No. 3, 1984.|
|1984||"I Respectfully Disagree With the Judge’s Order";, by J. Michael Ross and William M. Berg, in Qualitative Sociology, Volume 7, No. 1&2, 1984, p.184.|
|1984||The Limits of Law Enforcement, by Hans Zeisel, in The Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science, May 1984.|
|2009||"In Search of Social Science," in Workshop on Interdisciplinary Standards for Systematic Qualitative Research, Michele Lamont and Patricia White (eds.), National Science Foundation, pp. 76-82.|
|2009||"Rotten Apples or a Rotting Barrel", National Academy of Engineering, National Academy of Science, National Science Foundation, Workshop on Professional Ethics Education, August 2008; MIT Faculty Newsletter, Vol. XXI, No. 5, Summer 2009.|
|2007||"Legal Consciousness" New Oxford Companion to Law, Oxford University Press.|
|2006||"Globalization," "Ideology," "Law and Society," "Legitimacy," "Philip Selznick," "Science and Technology Studies," The Cambridge Dictionary of Sociology, eds. Bryan S. Turner, Cambridge University Press.|
|2005||"Narrative Story Telling" Encyclopedia of Law and Society American and Global Perspectives, Sage Publications.|
|2005||"Under the Microscope," an interview of Susan S. Silbey by James Curtis, in EHS News & Views, Volume 04, No 2, July 2005, MIT Cambridge, MA.|
|2004||"Going Where Theory Leads," Perspectives, Newsletter of the ASA theory Section, Volume 27, number 2, April 2004.|
|2004||"Designing Qualitative Research," Workshop on Scientific Foundations of Qualitative Research, National Science Foundation, Charles C. Ragin, Joane Nagel, Patricia White.|
|2002||"Law and Society Movement," The Oxford Companion to American Law, Kermit Hall and David Scott Clark, (eds.). Oxford University Press.|
|2002||"Law and Society Movement," Legal Systems of the World: A Political, Social and Cultural Encyclopedia, Herbert M. Kritzer, editor. Santa Barbara, California: ABC-CLIO. pp. 860-863.|
E. Scott and Susan S. Silbey, Turning an
Internship into a Research Opportunity, Wellesley College,
Center for Work and Service, 2000.
|1998||"Sacred and Profane", Chairperson’s Column, Amici, Newsletter of the Sociology of Law Section, American Sociological Association, November 1998.|
|1996||"Post-Modern Colonialism, A Rebuttal", President's Column, Newsletter, Law and Society Association, May 1996.|
|1995||"Postmodern Colonialism", President's Column, Newsletter, Law and Society Association, November 1995.|
|1995||"Reproducing Socio-Legal Scholarship Through Teaching", Newsletter, Law and Society Association, August 1995.|
|1995||Susan S. Silbey, "The Litigants’s Perspective on Civil Justice", in Prospects for Civil Justice, Ontario Law Reform Commission, 1995, p. 259-272.|
|1995||"Before the Law: Reification of Legal Institutions", in Legal Culture: Encounters and Transformations, The Proceedings of the 1995 Annual Meeting of the Research Committee on Sociology of Law, International Sociological Association, The University of Tokyo, 1995.|
|1995||Susan S. Silbey, "Some Reflections on Power and Professor Webster", a supplementary note for use with the case, "The Section Just Took Over", No 379-007, Harvard Business School, Publishing Division, N9-395-181.|
|1993||Susan S. Silbey, Patricia Ewick, Elizabeth Schuster, and Lisa Kaunelis, Differential Use of Courts by Minority and Non-Minority Populations in New Jersey. Trenton, New Jersey: New Jersey Judiciary, Supreme Court Task Force on Minority Concerns.|
|1989||Report of the Task Force on Racism, Wellesley College.|
|1988||"Connecting Collegiate and pre-Collegiate Learning about Law,"; in Focus on Legal Studies, Spring 1988, volume III, Number 2.|
|1979||Susan S. Silbey, What the Lower Courts Do: The Work and Role of Courts of Limited Jurisdiction, Washington, D.C.: U.S. Department of Justice, Office for Improvements in the Administration of Justice, Council on the Role of Courts.|