Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2006.
x, 357 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Formatted Contents Note
Law and disorder in the postcolony: an introduction / John L. Comaroff and Jean Comaroff The mute and the unspeakable: political subjectivity, violent, crime, and "the sexual thing" in a South African mining community / Rosalind C. Morris "I came to sabotage your reasoning!": violence and resignifications of justice in Brazil / Teresa P.R. Caldeira Death squads and democracy in Northeast Brazil / Nancy Scheper-Hughes Some notes on disorder in the Indonesian postcolony / Patricia Spyer Witchcraft and the limits of the law: Cameroon and South Africa / Peter Geschiere The ethics of illegality in the Chad Basin / Janet Roitman Criminal obsessions, after foucault: postcoloniality, policing, and the metaphysics of disorder / Jean Comaroff and John L. Comaroff On politics as a form of expenditure / Achille Mbembe Contributors Index.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references and index.