Cultural Analysis, Cultural-CL

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Juli 2003



This interdisciplinary collection demonstrates the purchase of cultural studies frameworks for thinking about legal questions beyond the reach of the Law & Economics framework.


Austin Sarat is William Nelson Cromwell Professor of Jurisprudence and Political Science at Amherst College. He is president of the Association for the Study of Law, Culture, and the Humanities and past president of the Law & Society Association. He has written and edited many books, including "When the State Kills: Capital Punishment and the American Condition."Jonathan Simon is Professor of Law at the University of Miami School of Law. He is the author of "Poor Discipline: Parole and the Social Control of the Underclass, 1890-1990" and coeditor of "Embracing Risk: The Changing Culture of Insurance and Responsibility."


"Expansive and thought-provoking, Cultural Analysis, Cultural Studies, and the Law captures the variety and richness of cultural approaches to the study of law and culture without sacrificing coherence." Patty Ewick, co-author of The Common Place of Law: Stories from Everyday Life "Cultural Analysis, Cultural Studies, and the Law pulls together a fascinating set of essays that demonstrate the breadth and possibilities of this new field along with an introduction that lays out the field's terrain and describes something of its origins and possibilities. The intellectual movement is already underway; this book provides a focus for it." Sally Engle Merry, author of Colonizing Hawai'i: The Cultural Power of Law " ... provide a useful starting point for anyone who is interested in learning more about the convergence of cultural-legal research and its potential benefits for legal studies."--Social and Legal Studies, 13 (4), 2004
EAN: 9780822331070
ISBN: 0822331071
Untertitel: Sprache: Englisch.
Erscheinungsdatum: Juli 2003
Seitenanzahl: 376 Seiten
Format: gebunden
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