The Sociology Legal in America Latina. Dialogue with the law and perspectives

  • Jorge Enrique Carvajal Martínez
Keywords: Social theory and law; Legal Sociology; Law and Society.


The purpose of this text is to illustrate the contributions of
legal sociology to law. The dominant legal culture has been
characterized by the prevalence of a dogmatic approach to law,
oblivious to the social dynamics and uncritical of the practices of
the institutions of the administration of justice. The text is divided
into two parts, first, points out the agreements and disagreements
between legal studies and social theory. The second part presents
the contribution of legal socilología front of the law, we refer to
research topics of legal sociology.