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Antony N. Allott, The Limits of Law. London: Butterworths, 1980. An oft-cited critical analysis of the role and limits of law in social change.

Lawrence M. Friedman, American Law in the Twentieth Century. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 2002. A stimulating overview of some of the major legal and social changes in the United States.

Lisa McGirr, The War on Alcohol: Prohibition and the Rise of the American State. New York: W. W. Norton, 2016. An excellent history of Prohibition and its aftermath that illustrates the limits and unanticipated impact of using law to bring about change.

Gerald N. Rosenberg, The Hollow Hope: Can Courts Bring About Social Change?

Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2008. As the title implies, an insightful analysis of why court rulings often have less impact on social change than social change proponents would prefer.


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McGirr, Lisa. 2016. The War on Alcohol: Prohibition and the Rise of the American State. New York: W. W. Norton.

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