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Inside and outside the law : anthropological studies in authority and ambiguity / edited by Olivia Harris.

By: Harris, Olivia
Contributor(s): European Association of Social Anthropologists. Conference (3: 1994: Oslo)
Language: English Publisher: London : Routledge, 1996.Description: ix, 218p. ; 22cm.ISBN: 041512929X
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Papers from the 3rd EASA Conference in Oslo, 1994. - Includes bibl. references. - Contents: I, The state and its attributes. Human rights talk and anthropological ambivalence / M. - B. Dembour; Vigilantism / Ray Abrahams; Trading in ambiguity: law, rights and realities in the distribution of land in Mozambique / Sue Fleming; II, Sexuality and legitimacy. The law and the market: rhetorics of exclusion and inclusion among London prostitutes / Sophie Day; In praise of bastards: the uncertainties of Mestizo identity in 16th and 17th century Andes / T. Bouysse-Cassagne; III, The complicity of religion and state. Living their lives in courts: the counter-hegemonic force of the Tswana kgotla in a colonial context / O. Gulbrandsen; A public flogging in southwestern Iran / M. Sanadijian; Which centre, whose margin? Notes towards an archaeology of US Supreme Court case 91-948, 1993 / Stephan Palmié.