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Law and Anthropology : The International Library of Essays in Law and Legal Theory. Legal Cultures, No 3 - Peter Sack

Law and Anthropology

The International Library of Essays in Law and Legal Theory. Legal Cultures, No 3

By: Peter Sack (Editor), Jonathan Aleck (Editor)

Hardcover Published: 1st August 1992
ISBN: 9780814779545
Number Of Pages: 552

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This collection surveys the literature relevant to law and anthropology. It also brings together attempts by western scholars to understand non-western forms of jurisprudence in their own terms, and illustrates diverse non-western approaches to law.

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Series Preface
States of the Art
'The Anthropological Study of Law' (1965)p. 3
'The Current State of Legal Ethnology and its Future Tasks' (1970)p. 33
'Substance and Process: Reappraising the Premises of the Anthropology of Law' (1979)p. 53
'Anthropology, Dispute Processes and Law: A Critical Introduction' (1981)p. 65
'Historical Studies of Legal Change' (1987)p. 105
Legal Theory, Anthropology, Anthropological Theory and Law
'Anthropology and Legal Theory' (1978)p. 113
'Legal Pluralism' (1988)p. 131
'Theory in Anthropology since the Sixties' (1984)p. 159
'The Individual, Community and Society: Rights and Responsibilities from an Anthropological Perspective' (1984)p. 201
The 'New' Ethnography
'Personal Control, Social Responsibility, and Image of Person and Self Among the Bimin-Kuskusmin of Papua New Guinea' (1986)p. 259
'Discovering "Social Control"' (1985)p. 285
'Bobotoi and Pulu - Melanesian Law: Normative Order or Way of Life?' (1985)p. 309
'Just in Time: Temporality and the Cultural Legitimation of Law' (1989)p. 319
'Law: A Map of Misreading. Toward a Postmodern Conception of Law' (1987)p. 341
Non-Western Perspectives
'Africentric Social Sciences for Human Liberation' (1984)p. 367
'Is the Notion of Human Rights a Western Concept?' (1982)p. 387
'Three Dichotomies of Law in Pluralism' (1989)p. 415
'Law and Custom in Melanesia' (1989)p. 425
'The Process of Decision Making in Tribal Courts' (1989)p. 435
Courts, Custom and Anthropologists
'The Recognition of Aboriginal Customary Law: Pluralism Beyond the Colonial Paradigm - A Review Article' (1988)p. 449
'Native Custom and Official Law in Hawaii' (1988)p. 469
'The Ifoga: the Samoan Practice of Seeking Forgiveness for Criminal Behaviour' (1983)p. 481
'Culture and Culpability: A Study of Contrasts' (1989)p. 487
'The Anthropologist as Expert Witness' (1977)p. 499
Name Indexp. 523
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ISBN: 9780814779545
ISBN-10: 0814779549
Series: The International Library of Essays in Law and Legal Theory. Legal Cultures, No 3
Audience: General
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 552
Published: 1st August 1992
Publisher: New York University Press
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 26.04 x 18.42  x 5.08
Weight (kg): 0.95