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The anthropology of law

Author: Fernanda Pirie
Publisher: Oxford Oxford University Press 2014, 2014
Series: Clarendon law series
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Questions about the nature of law, its relationship with custom and the distinctive form of legal rules, categories, and claims are placed at the centre of this introduction to the study of law and anthropology. It brings empirical scholarship within the scope of legal philosophy, while suggesting new avenues of inquiry for the anthropologist.
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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Fernanda Pirie
ISBN: 9780199696840 0199696845 9780191751110 0191751111
OCLC Number: 869485655
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: 1. Introduction ; 2. Order, Disputes, and Legal Pluralism ; 3. Legal Thought: Meaning and Form ; 4. Law as an Intellectual Tradition ; 5. Idealism, Tradition, and Authority ; 6. Legalism ; 7. Morality and Community ; 8. Law and the State ; 9. Conclusion ; Bibliography
Series Title: Clarendon law series
Responsibility: Fernanda Pirie

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