The power of law in a transnational world : anthropological enquiries

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Full title: The power of law in a transnational world : anthropological enquiries / edited by Franz von Benda-Beckmann, Keebet von Benda-Beckmann and Anne Griffiths.
Other authors: Benda-Beckmann, Franz von.
Benda-Beckmann, Keebet von.
Griffiths, Anne M. O.
Format: Book           


Table of Contents:
  • The military order of 13 November 2001 : an ethnographic reading / Carol J. Greenhouse
  • Law and the frontiers of illegalities / Laura Nader
  • Selective scrutiny : supranational engagement with minority protection and rights in Europe / Jane K. Cowan
  • The globalization of fatwas amidst the terror wars against pluralism / Upendra Baxi
  • Human rights, cultural relativism and legal pluralism : towards a two-dimensional debate / Franz von Benda-Beckmann
  • Learning communities and legal spaces : community-based fisheries management in a globalizing world / Melanie G. Wiber and John F. Kearney
  • Project law : a power instrument of development agencies : a case study from Burundi / Markus Weilenmann
  • Half-told truths and partial silence : managing communication in Scottish children's hearings / Anne Griffiths and Randy F. Kandel
  • Keeping the stream of justice clear and pure : the Buddhicization of Bhutanese law / Richard W. Whitecross
  • Balancing Islam, Adat and the state : comparing Islamic and civil courts in Indonesia / Keebet von Benda-Beckmann
  • Kings, monks, bureaucrats and the police : Tibetan responses to law and authority / Fernanda Pirie.