Sociology of Law

The tension between law in the books and law in action cannot be reduced to a merely ideological problem. The complex interplay of political processes producing legal statutes, their practical implementation and the output produced constitute a field of research for the Institute. One of the key questions to be answered here is: Can law be considered as the core medium to control social processes and what kinds of alternatives can be envisaged?


Im Rahmen einer systematischen Wiedereingliederungsstrategie von (Ex-)Strafgefangenen wird der Organisation des Übergangs von Haft in Freiheit eine immer größere Bedeutung beigemessen. Hierzu gehört nicht…