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Law and disorder in the postcolony, edited by Jean Comaroff and John L. Comaroff

Label
Law and disorder in the postcolony
Title
Law and disorder in the postcolony
Statement of responsibility
edited by Jean Comaroff and John L. Comaroff
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Additional physical form
Table of contents and summary available via the World Wide Web.
Cataloging source
DLC
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HN980
LC item number
.L36 2006
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1945-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Comaroff, Jean
  • Comaroff, John L.
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Developing countries
  • Crime
  • Violence
  • Democratization
  • Postcolonialism
Label
Law and disorder in the postcolony, edited by Jean Comaroff and John L. Comaroff
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Law and disorder in the postcolony : an introduction / John L. Comaroff and Jean Comaroff -- The mute and the unspeakable : political subjectivity, violent, crime, and "the sexual thing" in a South African mining community / Rosalind C. Morris -- "I came to sabotage your reasoning!": violence and resignifications of justice in Brazil / Teresa P.R. Caldeira -- Death squads and democracy in Northeast Brazil / Nancy Scheper-Hughes -- Some notes on disorder in the Indonesian postcolony / Patricia Spyer -- Witchcraft and the limits of the law : Cameroon and South Africa / Peter Geschiere -- The ethics of illegality in the Chad Basin / Janet Roitman -- Criminal obsessions, after foucault : postcoloniality, policing, and the metaphysics of disorder / Jean Comaroff and John L. Comaroff -- On politics as a form of expenditure / Achille Mbembe
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
x, 357 p.
Isbn
9780226114088
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2006006541
Other control number
  • 9780226114088
  • 9780226114095
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • 2659111-01okla_normanlaw
  • (SIRSI)2659111
  • (Sirsi) o64595840
  • (OCoLC)64595840
Label
Law and disorder in the postcolony, edited by Jean Comaroff and John L. Comaroff
Link
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Law and disorder in the postcolony : an introduction / John L. Comaroff and Jean Comaroff -- The mute and the unspeakable : political subjectivity, violent, crime, and "the sexual thing" in a South African mining community / Rosalind C. Morris -- "I came to sabotage your reasoning!": violence and resignifications of justice in Brazil / Teresa P.R. Caldeira -- Death squads and democracy in Northeast Brazil / Nancy Scheper-Hughes -- Some notes on disorder in the Indonesian postcolony / Patricia Spyer -- Witchcraft and the limits of the law : Cameroon and South Africa / Peter Geschiere -- The ethics of illegality in the Chad Basin / Janet Roitman -- Criminal obsessions, after foucault : postcoloniality, policing, and the metaphysics of disorder / Jean Comaroff and John L. Comaroff -- On politics as a form of expenditure / Achille Mbembe
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
x, 357 p.
Isbn
9780226114088
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2006006541
Other control number
  • 9780226114088
  • 9780226114095
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • 2659111-01okla_normanlaw
  • (SIRSI)2659111
  • (Sirsi) o64595840
  • (OCoLC)64595840

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