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Author Goodale, Mark.

Title Dilemmas of modernity : Bolivian encounters with law and liberalism / Mark Goodale
Published Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press, [2009]
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Description 1 online resource (xv, 245 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents Modern dilemmas -- Paris in the Andes : law and the modern subject -- The making of a legal universe : law and the practice of everyday life -- Courts of desire : gender, power, and the law -- Human rights and the moral imagination : becoming liberal in the Norte de Potosí -- Modern dreams : an ethnography of grandeur
Summary 'Dilemmas of Modernity' provides an innovative approach to the study of contemporary Bolivia, moving telescopically between social, political, legal, and discursive analyses, and drawing from a range of disciplinary traditions
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 201-238) and index
Subject Human rights -- Bolivia.
Indigenous peoples -- Civil rights -- Bolivia.
Law and the social sciences -- Bolivia.
Liberalism -- Bolivia.
Social change -- Bolivia.
Sociological jurisprudence -- Bolivia.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0804759812 (cloth ; alk. paper)
0804759820 (paperback; alk. paper)
0804769885 (electronic bk.)
9780804759816 (cloth ; alk. paper)
9780804759823 (paperback; alk. paper)
9780804769884 (electronic bk.)