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By Mark Goodale,Sally Engle Merry

ISBN-10: 1479836133

ISBN-13: 9781479836130

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ISBN-13: 9781479895519

An advent to the anthropology of legislation that explores the connections among legislation, politics, and technology.

From obligation for genocide to rectifying earlier accidents to indigenous humans, the anthropology of legislation addresses a number of the the most important moral problems with our day. over the last twenty-five years, anthropologists have studied how new types of legislation have reshaped very important questions of citizenship, biotechnology, and rights routine, between many others. in the meantime, the increase of foreign legislation and transitional justice has posed new moral and highbrow demanding situations to anthropologists. 

Anthropology and Law offers a finished evaluate of the anthropology of legislations within the post-Cold warfare period. Mark Goodale introduces the important difficulties of the sphere and builds at the legacy of its highbrow historical past, whereas a foreword by way of Sally Engle Merry highlights the demanding situations of utilizing the legislations to hunt justice on a world scale. The book’s chapters hide a number intersecting components together with language and legislation, background, legislation, indigenous rights, and gender.  

For an entire figuring out of the consequential ways that anthropologists have studied, interacted with, and critiqued, the methods and technique of legislations, Anthropology and Law is needed reading. 

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