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?

Frauen in der Justizwache

Seit dem Inkrafttreten des Bundes-Gleichbehandlungsgesetzes für den öffentlichen Dienst im Jahr 1993 besteht das deklarierte Ziel, den Frauenanteil in der Justizwache (JW) zu heben, sowie weibliche und…