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Law and anthropology : outlines, issues, and suggestions / Wolfgang Fikentscher.

By: Fikentscher, Wolfgang, 1928-
Contributor(s): Bayerische Akademie der Wissenschaften. Philosophisch-Historische Klasse
Publisher: München : Bayerischen Akademie der Wissenschaften, 2009.Description: 512 p. : ill. ; 30 cm.ISBN: 9783769609776
Partial contents:
Anthropology of law in general: Anthropology of law as a science -- History, schools, and names of anthropology of law -- Basic concepts -- Social norms (the theory of fora: law, morals, customs, etiquette, habits, religious norms, political force, conscience) -- Theories of culture and cultures -- Analyses in cultural anthropology -- Biological anthropology in its relation to the anthropology of law--
The subdisciplines of anthropology of law: Kinship patterns and other anthropological aspects of family and gender -- Societal order, personhood, and human rights (the anthropology of constitutional justice) -- Reciprocity, exchange, gifts, contracting, trust (the anthropology of commutative justice) -- Possession, ownership, probate; market and non-market economics; antitrust; cultural property and heritage of mankind) the anthropology of distributive justice) -- Torts, crimes, sanctions. Witchcraft and related issues (the anthropology of compensatory or retributive justice) -- Jurisdiction. Procedure and dispute settlement. Conflict of laws (the anthropology of jurisdictional justice, of procedural justice and of conflicts justice) --
The legal anthropology of ethnic groups, and applied anthropology of law. Native American law -- Other ethnic groups. The international law of indigenous peoples. Global human rights -- Applied anthropology of law.
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Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

Pt. 1. Anthropology of law in general: ch. 1. Anthropology of law as a science -- ch. 2. History, schools, and names of anthropology of law -- ch. 3. Basic concepts -- ch. 4. Social norms (the theory of fora: law, morals, customs, etiquette, habits, religious norms, political force, conscience) -- ch. 5. Theories of culture and cultures -- ch. 6. Analyses in cultural anthropology -- ch. 7. Biological anthropology in its relation to the anthropology of law--

Pt. 2. The subdisciplines of anthropology of law: ch. 8. Kinship patterns and other anthropological aspects of family and gender -- ch. 9. Societal order, personhood, and human rights (the anthropology of constitutional justice) -- ch. 10. Reciprocity, exchange, gifts, contracting, trust (the anthropology of commutative justice) -- ch. 11. Possession, ownership, probate; market and non-market economics; antitrust; cultural property and heritage of mankind) the anthropology of distributive justice) -- ch. 12. Torts, crimes, sanctions. Witchcraft and related issues (the anthropology of compensatory or retributive justice) -- ch. 13. Jurisdiction. Procedure and dispute settlement. Conflict of laws (the anthropology of jurisdictional justice, of procedural justice and of conflicts justice) --

Pt. 3. The legal anthropology of ethnic groups, and applied anthropology of law. ch. 14. Native American law -- ch. 15. Other ethnic groups. The international law of indigenous peoples. Global human rights -- ch. 16. Applied anthropology of law.

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