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History and Power in the Study of Law New Directions in Legal Anthropology

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ISBN-10: 0801494230

ISBN-13: 9780801494239

Edition: N/A

Authors: June Starr, Jane F. Collier

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Building on earlier work in the anthropology of law and taking a critical stance toward it, June Starr and Jane F. Collier ask, "Should social anthropologists continue to isolate the 'legal' as a separate field of study?" To answer this question, they confront critics of legal anthropology who suggest that the subfield is dying and advocate a reintegration of legal anthropology into a renewed general anthropology. Chapters by anthropologists, sociologists, and law professors, using anthropological rather than legal methodologies, provide original analyses of particular legal developments. Some contributors adopt an interpretative approach, focusing on law as a system of meaning; others…    
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Book details

List price: $26.95
Publisher: Cornell University Press
Publication date: 4/3/1989
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 352
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.144
Language: English