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The Judgment of Culture : Cultural Assumptions in American Law.

By: Rosen, Lawrence.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Florence : Routledge, 2017Copyright date: ©2018Edition: 1st ed.Description: 1 online resource (267 pages).Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9781315298986.Subject(s): Law--United StatesGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: The Judgment of Culture : Cultural Assumptions in American LawDDC classification: 349.73 Online resources: Click here to view book
Contents:
Cover -- Half Title -- Title Page -- Copyright Page -- Dedication -- Contents -- List of illustrations -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- PART I: Bringing culture into the law -- 1 Defending culture: The cultural defense and the law's theory of culture -- 2 Leave it to the experts? The anthropologist as expert witness -- 3 What's it like? Native Americans and the ambivalence of legal metaphors -- PART II: Nature and the family -- 4 Should we just abolish marriage? The uses of anthropology in law and policy -- 5 What's wrong with incest? Perception and theory in a shifting legal environment -- 6 Natural law or law naturalized? Nature v. culture in the U.S. Supreme Court -- PART III: Reaching out -- 7 Medicalizing the law: The debate over male circumcision -- 8 The incorporation of custom: The case of the flashing headlights -- 9 Is there a place for community? The Amish and the American romance of community -- Conclusion: "Secreted in the interstices" -- Index.
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Cover -- Half Title -- Title Page -- Copyright Page -- Dedication -- Contents -- List of illustrations -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- PART I: Bringing culture into the law -- 1 Defending culture: The cultural defense and the law's theory of culture -- 2 Leave it to the experts? The anthropologist as expert witness -- 3 What's it like? Native Americans and the ambivalence of legal metaphors -- PART II: Nature and the family -- 4 Should we just abolish marriage? The uses of anthropology in law and policy -- 5 What's wrong with incest? Perception and theory in a shifting legal environment -- 6 Natural law or law naturalized? Nature v. culture in the U.S. Supreme Court -- PART III: Reaching out -- 7 Medicalizing the law: The debate over male circumcision -- 8 The incorporation of custom: The case of the flashing headlights -- 9 Is there a place for community? The Amish and the American romance of community -- Conclusion: "Secreted in the interstices" -- Index.

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Lawrence Rosen is the William N. Cromwell Professor Emeritus of Anthropology at Princeton University, USA, and Adjunct Professor of Law at Columbia Law School, USA. As an anthropologist he has worked on Arab social life and Islamic law; as a legal scholar he has worked on the rights of indigenous peoples and American socio-legal issues. He is a member of the bar of the State of North Carolina and the U.S. Supreme Court.

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