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Vol 23 No 4 April/May 2018

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Williams, Mortimer and Sunnucks: Executors, Administrators and Probate

Edited by: Alexander Learmonth, Charlotte Ford, Julia Clark, John Ross Martyn
Price: £295.00

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The Governance of Legal Pluralism

Edited by: Werner Zips, Markus Weilenmann

ISBN13: 9783825898229
Published: November 2007
Publisher: Lit Verlag
Country of Publication: Germany
Format: Paperback
Price: £22.95

Law is considered by lawyers and sociologists to be at the very center of social integration in Western societies, whereas social anthropological discourses regard law as marginal in Non-Western societies. Empirical studies of multi-sited legal frameworks in many post-colonial political settings demonstrate the difficulties to achieve any predictable mode of governance, much less "good governance". The volume challenges both the marginalization of legal arrangements and discourses in social anthropology as well as the marginalization of legal anthropology within social anthropology. The Governance of Legal Pluralism aims at combining the related fields of Political and Legal Anthropology in order to contribute towards a meaningful (re)integration of the anthropology of law into the mainstream of social anthroplogy.