Mobilizing the Law

This book chapter offers a review of the available sociological literature on the mobilization of the law. Legal mobilization refers to the social processes through which law is invoked in situations perceived as problematic. This chapter summarizes the available research on both individual and collective mobilization. 

Citation: Calvin Morrill, Stephen Rushin, and Mayra Feddersen, Mobilizing the Law, International Encyclopedia of Social & Behavioral Sciences (2nd ed) (ed. james D. Wright) (forthcoming 2014)