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Anthropology & Law

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Published by Berghahn Books .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Social Science,
  • Sociology,
  • Anthropology - Cultural,
  • Jurisprudence & General Issues,
  • Law and anthropology

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages256
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8732363M
    ISBN 10157181423X
    ISBN 109781571814234


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Questions about the nature of law, its relationship with custom, and the distinctive form of legal rules, categories, and reasoning, are placed at the centre of this book. The book considers contemporary debates on human rights and new forms of property, and also delves into the rich corpus of texts and codes studied by legal historians, classicists, and orientalist : Fernanda Pirie.

The relationship between Law and Anthropology can be considered as having been particularly intimate. In this book the authors defend their assertion that the two fields co-exist in a condition of "balanced reciprocity" wherein each makes important contributions to Cited by: In Law and Anthropology: A Reader, Sally Falk Moore has created a collection that breaks down disciplinary fences.

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