Law, Innovation and Entrepreneurship

SOC 1871O S01 [CRN: 16110]

This seminar explores the relationship between legal institutions and macro-organizational change. The course devotes particular attention to the legal and organizational processes that shape (and are shaped by) the emergence of new technologies, new enterprises, and new industries. Although discussions may touch on technical aspects of law and/or entrepreneurship, most topics and materials focus on the general sociological processes that underlie changing organizational environments. The seminar is aimed at advanced students who have some prior familiarity with the sociology of law is helpful, but not essential. Through shared and individual readings, weekly discussions, and e-mail dialogues, the course provides an opportunity for students to refine and extend their thinking on important and controversial topics at the intersection of the contemporary organizational and socio-legal literatures. Prerequisite: SOC 1030 required (waivable by permission of instructor). Enrollment limited to 20 juniors, seniors, and graduate students. WRIT
Course Syllabus
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Term
Fall 2014
Credit Hours
1.0
Maximum Enrollment
20
Course Attributes
Writing - Designated Courses
Primary Instructor
Meetings
3:00 pm - 5:30 pm Mon - from Sep 3, 2014 to Dec 20, 2014
Exam Group Code
15 (Dec 15, 2014 9:00am)