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Rule-of-Law Ethnography

Cheesman, Nicholas


This review outlines an emerging agenda for ethnographic interpretation of the rule of law. From a survey of studies done on the rule of law in Africa, Asia, Europe, and the Americas, the review identifies four general characteristics of this mode of inquiry, namely, that it is located, relational, and comparative and has extrinsic value. It offers three nonexhaustive reasons for interpreting the rule of law ethnographically, which are as a counterhegemonic practice, in response to...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2018
Type: Journal article
Source: Annual Review of Law and Social Science
DOI: 10.1146/annurev-lawsocsci-101317-030900


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