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- Cambridge University Press 2001; US$ 74.00
Chanock's definitive perspective on the development of the South African legal system in the early twentieth century examines all areas of the law: criminal law and criminology; the Roman-Dutch law; the State's African law; Land, Labour and 'Rule of Law' questions. His revisionist analysis illustrates the processes of legal colonization. more...
- Cambridge University Press 2006; US$ 58.00
Examines whether customary law can play a critical role in achieving viable systems for managing natural resources. more...
- Cambridge University Press 2003; US$ 122.00
This interdisciplinary study explores the relationship between conceptions of nature and legal thought and practice. Topics include forces of nature, endangered species, animal experiments and bestiality, and Delaney demonstrates throughout that nearly any construal of 'nature' entails an interpretation of what it is to be (distinctively) human. more...
- Cambridge University Press 2000; US$ 34.00
The Ritual of Rights in Japan rejects the traditional view that Japan is a nation where overt conflict and the assertion of rights are unacceptable. It examines both historical events and contemporary policy, in concluding that rights-based conflict is an important part of Japanese legal, political, and social practice. more...
- Cambridge University Press 2005; US$ 44.00
This provocative book explores immigration law in Spain and Italy, and exposes the tension between the temporary legal status of most immigrants, and the government emphasis on integration. It demonstrates the connections among immigrants' role as cheap labor - carefully inscribed in law - and their social exclusion and racialization. more...
- Cambridge University Press 2005; US$ 102.00
This book is a close study of lawyers who practise occupational safety and health law in the United States, using detailed interview and survey data to explore the roles that lawyers have as representatives of companies, unions, and OSHA (the Occupational Safety and Health Administration). more...
- Cambridge University Press 2005; US$ 54.00
This book is an unprecedented attempt to analyze the role of the law in the global movement for social justice. Case studies in the book are by leading scholars from both the global South and the global North, and combine empirical research with innovative sociolegal theory on various topics. more...
- Cambridge University Press 2004; US$ 40.00
This book is the product of a collaboration between leading theorists in law and anthropology. It develops an innovative analysis of legal practices. Specifically, it focuses on how law produces persons and things, and develops new approaches to the question of ownership. more...
- Cambridge University Press 2004; US$ 46.00
Leading international scholars from political science and law/socio-legal studies present new research which focuses on the relationship between judicial review and bureaucratic behaviour. A large number of empirical case studies are presented from various parts of the world to offer an international, interdisciplinary and empirical perspective. more...