Material Law: A Jurisprudence of What's Real

Material Law: A Jurisprudence of What's Real

By: John Brigham (author)Hardback

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How law defines people, places, and things

About Author

John Brigham is Professor of Political Science at University of Massachusetts Amherst. He has been a member of the Board of Trustees of the (American) Law and Society Association and a Fellow of the International Institute for the Sociology of Law. He is the author of The Cult of the Court and Property and the Politics of Entitlement (both Temple).


Preface Acknowledgments PART I: Theorizing Material Life/b> 1. The Map and the Territory 2. The Public in the Womb 3. Habeas Corpus at the Temple PART II: Constituting Legal Spaces 4. Law's Neighborhoods 5. De Facto Discrimination and the Double Standard 6. Occupied Territories PART III: Materializing Law 7. Law Buildings 8. Commodity Form as Law 9. Global Legal Constructs Index

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781592139644
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 240
  • ID: 9781592139644
  • ISBN10: 1592139647

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