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Vol 21 No 9 Sept/Oct 2016

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Goode on Commercial Law

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Law and Anthropology 2nd ed

ISBN13: 9781849467896
Published: June 2016
Publisher: Hart Publishing
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
Price: £150.00

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This treatise is one of the first systematic presentations of the entire field of law and anthropology in its second supplemented edition.

The book combines cultural with behavioural and theoretical with practical 'applied' approaches. It also introduces into history and literature of cultural anthropology focusing on law with occasional forays into economy, political science, and religion.

Part One: Anthropology of law in general
Ch 1: Anthropology of law as a science
Ch 2: History, schools, and names
Ch 3: Concepts
Ch 4: Social norms
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

Part Two: The sub-disciplines of anthropology of law
Ch 8: Kinship patterns. Other anthropological aspects of family and gender
Ch 9: Societal order, personhood,and human rights
Ch 10: Reciprocity, exchange, gifts, contracting, trust
Ch 11: Possession, ownership, probate, market and non-market economies, antitrust, cultural property and heritage of mankind
Ch 12: Torts, crimes, sanctions. Witchcraft and related issues
Ch 13: Jurisdiction. Procedure and dispute settlement. Conflicts of law

Part Three: 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