Mobile People, Mobile Law

Expanding Legal Relations in a Contracting World

by Franz von Benda-Beckmann,

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  • 9781351917155
  • 9781351917148
Demonstrating how users of law, who often operate in multi-sited situations, are forced to deal with increasingly complex legal circumstances, this volume focuses on political and social processes through which people appropriate, use and create legal forms in multiple legal settings. It provides new insights into social and political processes through which transnational law is locally appropriated by different actors and presents empirical studies of confrontation, adaptation, vernacularization and hybridization of law due to its transplantation across the borders of national states. The contributors offer insights into modern dynamics of legal change, challenging assumptions about increasing homogeneity in law, with a keen eye for the historical situations in which current legal changes stand.
  • Taylor and Francis; March 2017
  • ISBN 9781351917155
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  • Title: Mobile People, Mobile Law
  • Author: Franz von Benda-Beckmann; Keebet von Benda-Beckmann
  • Imprint: Routledge
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  • 9781351917155
  • 9781351917148

About The Author

Franz von Benda-Beckmann and Keebet von Benda-Beckmann are both Professors and Project Directors at Legal Pluralism, Max Planck Institute for Social Anthropology, Germany. Dr Anne Griffiths is Reader in Law for the School of Law at the University of Edinburgh, UK.

Subject categories
ISBNs
  • 9781351917155
  • 9781351917148