Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2009.
xii, 569 pages ; 25 cm.
Current legal issues ; 2008, vol. 12.
Formatted Contents Note
Introduction : law and anthropology / Michael Freeman and David Napier Riding or killing the centaur : reflections on the identities of legal anthropology / Franz von Benda-Beckmann Law and anthropology : old relations, new relativities / Carol Greenhouse Law and anthropology in a "glocal" world : the challenge of dialogue / Christoph Eberhard Cultural conflicts / Annelise Riles Ethnography in ordinary case law / Rebecca R. French From tribal Tibet : the significance of the legal form / Fernanda Pirie Anthropological perspectives on legal pluralism and governance in a transnational world / Anne Griffiths Anthropologists in the Canadian courts / Elizabeth Cassell Legal foundations for the recognition of customary law in the post-colonial South Pacific / Erika J. Techera Indigeneity and the expert : negotiating identity in the case of the Central Kalahari Game Reserve / Maria Sapignoli The lie of the land : suturing the jural and the ritual in Fiji, Western Pacific / Allen Abramson The role of social representations in the production and application of the law : a case study of property law in Senegal / Caroline Plançon Categories of intellectual property and biodiversity in western inspired legal cultures / Claudia Ituarte-Lima Indigenous peoples and the right of political autonomy in an age of global legal pluralism / Steven Wheatley Relating to the subjects of human rights : the culture of agency in human rights discourse / Sally Engle Merry Multicultural interlegality? : negotiating family law in the context of Muslim legal pluralism in the UK / Samia Bano Professional integrity / Richard Abel Discipline exchange on swaps / Marie-Andrée Jacob Bestia sacer and Agamben's anthropological machine : biomedical/legal taxonomies as somatechnologies of human and nonhuman animals : ethico-political relations / Robin Mackenzie Framing the family in late imperial China : an anthropological glance at some family cases in the conspectus of penal cases (Xingan huilan) / Françoise Lauwaert The rules of Buddhist monks : issues of property and pollution / Malcolm Voyce.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references and index.