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Vol 21 No 9 Sept/Oct 2016

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Law, Power and Culture: Supporting Change from Within

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ISBN13: 9780230304536
Published: October 2014
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
Price: £65.00

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A fresh theory on how individuals respond to injustices occurring within their own communities. This original and insightful study draws on empirical research amongst the Santal people in Asia, examining power relations within social fields and the influence of practices such as forced marriage.

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Law and Society
1. Introduction
2. Power, Resistance And Legal Pluralism: Processes of Freedom and Constraint
3. The Santal: Processes of Subordination in the State
4. The Primary Construction of Inequality: Kinship, Law and Ritual in the Santal Family and Village
5. Resisting from Without: The Illusive Promise of the Alternative Legal Order
6. The Realisation of Needs from Within: The Power Product and Non-Compliance
7. A Tripartite Theory: Power Practices and Embedded Change
8. Forced Marriage: Engaging with Renegotiations Within
9. Conclusion