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Law and Anthropology: Current Legal Issues Volume 12

Michael Freeman and David Napier


Current Legal Issues, like its sister volume Current Legal Problems, is based upon an annual colloquium held at University College London. Each year, leading scholars from around the world gather to discuss the relationship between law and another discipline of thought. Each colloquium examines how the external discipline is conceived in legal thought and argument, how the law is pictured in that discipline, and analyses points of controversy in the use — and abuse — of extra-legal arguments within legal theory and practice. Law and Anthropology, the latest volume in the Current Legal Issues s ... More

Keywords: law, anthropology scholarship, Current Legal Issues, Current Legal Problems, annual colloquium, University College London, leading scholars, legal thought, extra-legal arguments, legal theory

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Print publication date: 2009 Print ISBN-13: 9780199580910
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: February 2010 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199580910.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Michael Freeman, editor
Professor of English Law, University College London
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David Napier, editor
Professor of Anthropology, University College London

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Introduction: Law and Anthropology

Michael Freeman, and David Napier

4 Cultural Conflicts *

Annelise Riles

18 Discipline Exchange on Swaps

Marie-Andrée Jacob

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