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The SAGE Handbook of Social Anthropology is a contemporary landmark volume that defines the field and outlines new directions in research. Divided into four sections, each edited by leading figures in social anthropology, this exhaustive Handbook covers interfaces, places, methodologies and futures. Within each section authors at the leading edge of the discipline contribute in-depth chapters on the central principles and latest developments in their area of expertise.

Anthropology and Law
Anthropology and law
Sally EngleMerry

The anthropology of law is a rapidly developing field that is in ongoing dialogue with the legal academy and socio-legal studies. This chapter charts five areas of particularly rapid and significant growth since the 1980s. The first is the development of concepts of legal culture, legal consciousness, and law in ...

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