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Overview page. Subjects: Social Sciences — Arts and Humanities.

Many sociological and anthropological definitions exist, but most tend to privilege some combination of small-scale, relative boundedness, strong affective ties, traditionalism, and...

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Community as an Achievement

Judith Scheele.

in Legalism

July 2014; p ublished online October 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Jurisprudence and Philosophy of Law; Comparative Law. 10753 words.

In Kabylia, villages are important institutions, legislating, ruling, and maintaining their own protected spaces. ‘Customary law’ marks the local as particular, and transgressions are...

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Justice, Community, and Law

Fernanda Pirie and Judith Scheele.

in Legalism

July 2014; p ublished online October 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Jurisprudence and Philosophy of Law; Comparative Law. 10997 words.

The introduction reviews recent work in anthropology, history, and law, examining current use of the terms ‘community’ and ‘justice’. Justice is the subject of an extensive literature in...

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Community, Justice, and Legalism

Fernanda Pirie.

in Legalism

July 2014; p ublished online October 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Jurisprudence and Philosophy of Law; Comparative Law. 11157 words.

A contrast is drawn between two parts of the Tibetan region to question common associations between justice and community. Coordination of agricultural activities and social relations in...

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Intelligence Communities and International Law

Ashley S. Deeks.

in Comparative International Law

January 2018; p ublished online January 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Public International Law; Comparative Law. 9400 words.

The lack of certainty about the precise status of various intelligence activities in international law fosters conditions under which states can choose—and have chosen—different paths...

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Regulating Community and Society at the Sorbonne in the Late Thirteenth Century

John Sabapathy.

in Legalism

July 2014; p ublished online October 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Jurisprudence and Philosophy of Law; Comparative Law. 11718 words.

This chapter argues that scholastic and legal ideas played meaningful roles in institutionalizing the College of the Sorbonne as a just society and community during the later thirteenth...

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The bedouins as an Indigenous Community

Alexandre Kedar, Ahmad Amara and Oren Yiftachel.

in Emptied Lands

February 2018; p ublished online May 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Comparative Law. 8295 words.

The chapter seeks to answer the question: are the Bedouins an indigenous people? It first addresses the positions of the Israeli state as well as a group of Israeli scholars who deny the...

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Private thoughts, public utterances: Law, privacy, and the consequences for community

LAWRENCE ROSEN.

in The Justice of Islam

February 2000; p ublished online January 2010 .

Chapter. Subjects: Comparative Law. 7352 words.

Western ideas of privacy are less applicable to the Muslim world than are ideas of when something is public. This chapter shows that actions that impact webs of relationship are public and...

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Rule of law and non-State actors in the international community: are uniform law conventions still a useful tool in international commercial law?

Sergio M. Carbone.

in Uniform Law Review

August 2016; p ublished online August 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Comparative Law; Private International Law and Conflict of Laws. 2559 words.

Until the first half of the XX century the codification of international commercial law has been characterized by the presence and activism of private and non-governmental organization with...

‘Long Live Sultan Abdülaziz, Long Live the Nation, Long Live the Constitution...’*

Aylin Koçunyan.

in Constitutionalism, Legitimacy, and Power

September 2014; p ublished online November 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Constitutional and Administrative Law; Comparative Law. 10448 words.

This chapter deals with the proclamation of the Armenian National Constitution in 1863 for the internal administration of the Ottoman Armenian community. In the discussion concerning the...

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Outlawry, Exile, and Banishment

Paul Dresch.

in Legalism

July 2014; p ublished online October 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Jurisprudence and Philosophy of Law; Comparative Law. 13695 words.

Outlawry, in English usage, seems often to imply complete expulsion from the moral world and thus from all talk of justice. No holds are barred. Theorists have then pursued a supposed...

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Legalism

Edited by Fernanda Pirie and Judith Scheele.

July 2014; p ublished online October 2014 .

Book. Subjects: Jurisprudence and Philosophy of Law; Comparative Law. 320 pages.

That law is, or should be, related to justice generally goes without saying; that communities are the basis for (or objects of) laws is also easily assumed; and notable theories of justice...

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Muhammad’s sociological jurisprudence

LAWRENCE ROSEN.

in The Justice of Islam

February 2000; p ublished online January 2010 .

Chapter. Subjects: Comparative Law. 6178 words.

This chapter suggests that Muhammad had a definite concept of jurisprudence even though the Quran is not primarily couched in terms of legal obligations. The emphasis is on social...

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Between Traditions: Identity, Persuasion and Survival

H. Patrick Glenn.

in Legal Traditions of the World

May 2014; p ublished online September 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Comparative Law. 15799 words.

This chapter begins with a discussion of the importance of tradition in understanding social identity. It then turns to concept of an epistemic community; tradition as a universalizing...

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The Role of Parliamentary Rhetoric in Facilitating the Racial Effect of the Stop and Search Powers in Section 44 of the Terrorism Act 2000

Rachel Herron.

in Law and Language

February 2013; p ublished online May 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Comparative Law. 9896 words.

In 2010, following the judgment of the European Court of Human Rights in Gillan v United Kingdom, the UK government suspended, and then later repealed, the suspicionless stop and search...

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Introduction: Terra Nullius in Zion?

Alexandre Kedar, Ahmad Amara and Oren Yiftachel.

in Emptied Lands

February 2018; p ublished online May 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Comparative Law. 5344 words.

The introduction presents the general setting and outlines the book’s main research questions. It does so by reviewing four key events of recent conflictual encounters between Israeli...

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Multicultural Interlegality? Negotiating Family Law in the Context of Muslim Legal Pluralism in the UK

Samia Bano.

in Law and Anthropology

November 2009; p ublished online February 2010 .

Chapter. Subjects: Comparative Law. 10736 words.

This chapter draws upon debates about the concepts of ‘interlegality’ and ‘multicultural interlegality’, to analyze the ways in which Muslim legal pluralism in matters of family law are...

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A Hindu Legal Tradition: The Law as King, but which Law?

H. Patrick Glenn.

in Legal Traditions of the World

May 2014; p ublished online September 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Comparative Law. 19415 words.

This chapter examines the history of the Hindu legal tradition. Vedic law lived in close association with many, particular chthonic traditions, never purporting to abrogate them, and the...

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The View from the Bench

Ran Hirschl.

in Comparative Matters

August 2014; p ublished online September 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Comparative Law; Constitutional and Administrative Law. 23560 words.

This chapter explores how constitutional courts and judges conceive of comparative constitutional law, what methods they use to engage with it, and how and why they vary in their approach....

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Formulating the Dead Negev Doctrine During the Israeli Period

Alexandre Kedar, Ahmad Amara and Oren Yiftachel.

in Emptied Lands

February 2018; p ublished online May 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Comparative Law. 12812 words.

Formulating the Dead Negev Doctrine During the Israeli Period Chapter abstract: This chapter focuses on the history and impact of the Dead Negev Doctrine—the legal doctrine utilized by the...

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State and Bedouin Policies and Plans

Alexandre Kedar, Ahmad Amara and Oren Yiftachel.

in Emptied Lands

February 2018; p ublished online May 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Comparative Law. 13985 words.

Among the most contested facets of the conflict between the state and the Bedouins are land ownership and recognition of 46 “unrecognized” or partly recognized localities. This chapter...

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