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Title Legalism : community and justice / edited by Fernanda Pirie and Judith Scheele
Published Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2014
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Description 1 online resource (xii, 298 pages)
Summary That law is, or should be, related to justice generally goes without saying; that communities are the basis for (or objects of) laws is also easily assumed; and notable theories of justice explicitly or implicitly elide the two. In this volume historians and anthropologists use empirical examples to unpick conceptual knots formed by law, justice, and community, asking how these relations appear in practice, and how fundamental they are
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on print version record
Subject Justice, Administration of -- History.
Justice (Philosophy)
Communities -- Law and legislation.
Culture and law.
Form Electronic book
Author Pirie, Fernanda, 1964- editor
Scheele, Judith, 1978- editor
ISBN 9780191785108 (ebook)