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Why Children Follow Rules Legal Socialization and the Development of Legitimacy

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ISBN-10: 0190644141

ISBN-13: 9780190644147

Edition: 2017

Authors: Tom R. Tyler, Rick Trinkner

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Legal socialization is the process by which children and adolescents acquire their law related values, attitudes, and reasoning capacities. Such values and attitudes, in particular legitimacy, underlie the ability and willingness to consent to laws and defer to legal authorities that make legitimacy based legal systems possible. By age eighteen a person's orientation toward law is largely established, yet legal scholarship has largely ignored this process in favor of studying adults and their relationship to the law. Why Children Follow Rules focuses upon legal socialization outlining what is known about the process across three related, but distinct, contexts: the family, the school, and…    
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Book details

List price: $75.00
Copyright year: 2017
Publisher: Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 1/16/2018
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 280
Size: 9.41" wide x 6.30" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.188
Language: English