COMAROFF LAW AND DISORDER IN THE POSTCOLONY PDF

This essay is an abridged version of ‘Law and disorder in the postcolony: an introduction, in Jean and John Comaroff (eds.), Law and disorder. It examines the turn to law as a solution to the anxieties of crime, corruption, and social disorder. Jean and John Comaroff argue that the new. In Law and Disorder in the Postcolony, Jean and John Comaroff and a group of respected theorists show that the question is misplaced: that.

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Linus Vieira marked it as to-read Apr 23, It offers a feast of empirical insights that bring the anthropology of legality into the very center of postcolonial studies, places the South African experience in a highly original global perspective, and shows that the relationship between law and legality is both contradictory and generative.

Published November 15th by University of Chicago Press first published Comroff important, they point to new directions in which the theorization can be usefully developed. An Introduction John L.

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