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Socialisation in a space of law: student performativity at 'Coffee House' in a university law faculty

Turner, Sarah; Manderson, Desmond


Working with ideas of performance and performativity, the geographies of law, and the sociology of the legal profession, this paper reports on a study of the microgeography of a social space in a major Canadian law school, and, more specifically, questions what it means to be a law student there. 'Coffee House' at McGill University Faculty of Law is a weekly social event sponsored for half the academic year by prominent Canadian law firms who supply free alcohol and food to the students...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2007
Type: Journal article
Source: Environment and Planning D: Society and Space
DOI: 10.1068/d4205


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