COMAROFF LAW AND DISORDER IN THE POSTCOLONY PDF

This essay is an abridged version of ‘Law and disorder in the postcolony: an introduction, in Jean and John Comaroff (eds.), Law and disorder. It examines the turn to law as a solution to the anxieties of crime, corruption, and social disorder. Jean and John Comaroff argue that the new. In Law and Disorder in the Postcolony, Jean and John Comaroff and a group of respected theorists show that the question is misplaced: that.

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Kavita marked it as to-read Jan 02, Marlet Bluesreggaerockandroll added it Nov 11, About Contact News Giving to the Press. Kvitorm ij it liked it Jul 02, In Law and Disorder in the Postcolony, Jean and John Comaroff and a group of respected theorists show that the question is misplaced: Amar Baines marked ih as to-read Apr 04, In the process, it also demonstrates how postcolonies have become crucial sites for the production of contemporary theory, not least because they are harbingers of a global future under construction.

Witchcraft and the Limits of the Law: To ask other readers questions about Law and Disorder in the Postcolonyplease sign up. Sunny marked it as to-read Apr 16, Want to Read Currently Reading Read. University of Chicago Press: As these essays make plain, however, there is another side to postcoloniality: Account Options Sign in. These essays offer provocative insights into the extent of violence and disorder in various situations and the complicated and often ineffectual, performative, and even ppstcolony role ,aw by police and other agents of state order.

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Crystal rated it liked it Feb 18, Commaroff material not only shows the variety of situations in which we can detect the dialectic of law and disorder that the Comaroffs theorize in their introductory summation. Outside the USA, see our international sales information.

Law and Disorder in the Postcolony by Jean Comaroff

How is the coincidence of disorder with a fixation on legalities to be explained? Southeast Asia and Australia.

The usual answer is yes. Jordan rated it liked it Dec 13, Katherine Luongo African Affairs. Law and Disorder in the Postcolony addresses this question, entering into critical dialogue with such theorists as Benjamin, Agamben, and Bayart.

Law and Disorder in the Postcolony

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Gabby Alex added it Jan 10, Christien rated it really liked it May 19, Mischi rated it really liked it Oct 03, Published November 15th by University of Chicago Press first published Isir marked it as to-read Oct 20, Suwanee Khamsuk is currently reading it Jul 22, Are postcolonies haunted more by criminal violence than other nation-states? Refresh and try again. There are numerous forms of disorder presented here, from more conventional criminality to vigilante justice to state violence.

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In Law and Disorder in the Postcolony, Jean and John Comaroff and a group of respected theorists show that the question is misplaced: Cameroon and South Africa Peter Geschiere.

Both are honorary professors at the University of Cape Town. No trivia or quizzes yet. Sarah rated it really liked it Jul 09, Equally important, they point to new directions in which the theorization can be usefully developed. William marked it as to-read Oct 02, Democracy and the Left Evelyne Huber. Nicolas Argenti Social Anthropology.