Part I: Early Themes That Reappear in New Forms.
1 Plato, Augustine, Aquinas, and Others Asking What is Morally
Right: Essays on Natural Law, Ideal Law, and Human Law.
The International Bill of Rights, Louis Henkin.
Culture and Rights, Jane K. Cowan, Marie Benedicte Dembour, and
2 Charles-Louis Montesquieu: Law as an Expression of a
Particular Cultural Complex.
The Spirit of the Law, Charles-Louis Montesquieu.
Local Knowledge, Clifford Geertz.
3 Henry Maine: The Contrast between Archaic Law and Modern
Criticism of Maine?s Theory, Norbert Rouland.
4 Lewis Henry Morgan: Evolutionist, Ethnographer, Lawyer.
The Historical Place of Property, Lewis Henry Morgan.
5 Karl Marx: The Mode of Production at the Base ? Law as
Part of the Superstructure.
Selected Writings, Karl Marx.
Law and Economic Organization, Katherine Newman.
6 Emile Durkheim: Collective Consciousnesses and Law.
On Law, Emile Durkheim.
Disciplinary Power and Subjection, Michael Foucault.
Law and Society in Modern India, Marc Galanter.
Modernity and Self Identity, Anthony Giddens.
7 Max Weber: The Evolution from Irrationality to Rationality in
The Economy and Social Norms, Max Weber.
The Theory of Communicative Action, Jurgen Habermas.
Law and Social Science, Richard Lempert and Joseph Sanders.
Equity and Discretion in a Modern Islamic Legal System, Lawrence
Part II: The Early Classics of Legal Ethnography: the Real
Thing ? Field work on Law, Rules, Cases, and
Introduction to the Early Classics of legal Ethnology.
8 Crime and Custom in Savage Society.
9 A Handbook of Tswana Law and Custom.
The Judicial Process Among the Barotse of Northern Rhodesia.
Justice and Judgement Among the Tiv.
Kapaupu Papuans and Their Law.
Part III Present Thematic Approaches.
A. Struggles over Property.
13 Objects of Property and Subjects of Politics.
14 Where it Hurts:Indian Material for an Ethics of Organ
15 Disputing over Livestock in Sardinia.
16 Consensus and Suspicion: Judicial Reasoning and Social Change
in an Indonesian Society 1960?1994.
John R. Bowen.
B. Identity and its Legal Significance.
17 Identity in Mashpee.
18 Locating a Reinvigorated Kentish Identity.
19 Academic Narratives: Models and Methods in the Search for
Anne M. O. Griffiths.
20 Human rights and Nation Building.
Richard A Wilson.
C. Creating Enforceable Rules, Inside and Outside the Formal
21 Rights, Religion and Community: Approaches to Violence Aginst
Women in the Context of Globalization.
Sally Engle Merry.
22 Regional Practices and the Marginalization of Law: Informal
Financial Practices of Small Businesses in Taiwan" Jane Kaufman
23 Enacting Law through Social Practice: Sanctuary as a Form of
24 Deciding Who Gets In: Decision-Making by Immigration
Janet A. Gilboy.
D. The Large Scale: Pluralism, Globalism and the Negotiation of
25 Multiculturalism, Individualism and Human Rights:
Romanticism, The Enlightenment and Lessons from Mauritius.
Thomas Hylland Eriksen.
26 Governing Economic Globalization: Global Legal Pluralism and
European Union Law.
27 Civilization and its Negotiations.
E. Law and the Future.
28 Certainties Undone: Fifty Turbulent Years of Legal
Sally Falk Moore