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Title Inside and outside the law : anthropological studies of authority and ambiguity / edited by Olivia Harris
Published London ; New York : Routledge, 1996
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Description 1 online resource (viii, 218 pages)
Contents Chapter 1 Introduction -- part Part I The state and its attributes -- chapter 2 Human rights talk and anthropological ambivalence The particular contexts of universal claims -- chapter 3 Vigilantism Order and disorder on the frontiers of the state -- chapter 4 Trading in ambiguity Law, rights and realities in the distribution of land in northern Mozambique -- part Part II Sexuality and legitimacy -- chapter 5 The law and the market rhetorics of exclusion and inclusion among London prostitutes -- chapter 6 In praise of bastards the uncertainties of mestizo identity in the sixteenth- and seventeenth-century Andes -- part Part III The complicity of religion and state -- chapter 7 Living their lives in courts the counter-hegemonic force of the Tswana kgotla in a colonical context -- chapter 8 A public flogging in south-western Iran juridical rule, abolition of legality and local resistence -- chapter 9 Which centre, whose margin? Notes towards an archaeology of US Supreme Court Case 91--948, 1993(Church of the Lukumi vs. City of Hialeah, South Florida)
Notes "European Association of Social Anthropologists."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Culture and law.
Law and anthropology.
Antropologia juridica.
Antropologia politica.
Culture and law.
Direito.
LAW -- Essays.
LAW -- General Practice.
LAW -- Jurisprudence.
LAW -- Paralegals & Paralegalism.
LAW -- Practical Guides.
LAW -- Reference.
Law and anthropology.
Form Electronic book
Author Harris, Olivia.
European Association of Social Anthropologists.
ISBN 0203450825
9780203450826