Law and Anthropology: Current Legal Issues Volume 12 by Michael Freeman

Law and Anthropology: Current Legal Issues Volume 12

EditorMichael Freeman, David Napier

Hardcover | December 12, 2009

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Current Legal Issues, like its sister volume Current Legal Problems, is based upon an annual colloquium held at University College London. Each year leading scholars from around the world gather to discuss the relationship between law and another discipline of thought. Each colloquium examineshow the external discipline is conceived in legal thought and argument, how the law is pictured in that discipline, and analyses points of controversy in the use, and abuse, of extra-legal arguments within legal theory and practice. Law and Anthropology, the latest volume in the Current Legal Issues series, offers an insight into the state of law and anthropology scholarship today. It focuses on the inter-connections between the two disciplines and also includes case studies from around the world.

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Michael Freeman is Professor of English Law at University College London and is the series editor for Current Legal Issues. David Napier is Professor of Anthropology at University College London.

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Title:Law and Anthropology: Current Legal Issues Volume 12Format:HardcoverDimensions:584 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 0.03 inPublished:December 12, 2009Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:019958091X

ISBN - 13:9780199580910

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Table of Contents

Michael Freeman and David Napier: General Editors' Preface1. Franz von Benda-Beckmann: Riding or Killing the Centaur? Reflections on the Identities of Legal Anthropology2. Carol Greenhouse: Law and Anthropology: Old Relations, New Relativities3. Christoph Eberhard: Law and Anthropology in a "Glocal" World - The Challenge of Dialogue4. Annelise Riles: Cultural Conflicts5. Rebecca R. French: Ethnography in Ordinary Case Law6. Fernanda Pirie: From Tribal Tibet: The Significance of the Legal Form7. Anne Griffiths: Anthropological Perspective is on Governance In a Transnational World8. Elizabeth Cassell: Anthropologists In The Canadian Courts9. Erika J Techera: Legal Foundations for the Recognition of Customary law In the Post-Colonial South Pacific10. Maria Sapignoli: Indigeneity and the Expert: Negotiating Identity: the Case of the Central Kalahari Game Reserve11. Allen Abramson: Suturing Difference: The Articulation of Property and Participation in Land in Fiji12. Caroline Plancon: The Role of Social Representation in the Production and Application of the Law: A Case Study of Property Law in Senegal13. Claudia Ituarte-Lima: "Nature" Categories of Intellectual Property in Western - Inspired Legal Cultures: International Treaties as Ethnographic Objects14. Steven Wheatley: Indigenous Peoples and the Right of Political Autonomy in an Age of Global Legal Pluralism15. Sally Engle Merry: Relating To The Subjects of Human Rights: The Culture of Agency in Human Rights Discourse16. Samia Bano: Multicultural Interlegality? Negotiating Family Law in the Context of Muslim Legal Pluralism in the U.K.17. Richard Abel: Professional Integrity18. Marie-Andree Jacob: Discipline Exchange on Organ Swaps19. Robin Mackenzie: Bestia Sacer...20. Francoise Lauwaert: Framing The Family in Late Imperial China: An Anthropological Glance at Some Family Cases in the Conspectus of Penal Cases (Xing' huilan)21. Malcolm Voyce: The Rules of Buddhist Monks: Issues of Property and Pollution