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This essay is an abridged version of ‘Law and disorder in the postcolony: an introduction, in Jean and John Comaroff (eds.), Law and disorder. In Law and Disorder in the Postcolony, Jean and John Comaroff and a group of respected theorists show that the question is misplaced: that. Law and disorder in the postcolony. *. Are postcolonies haunted more by criminal violence than are other nation-states? In this paper, Jean and John. Comaroff.

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Law and Disorder in the Postcolony

This 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. Cameroon and South Africa Peter Geschiere.

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As part of the first chapter’s broader engagement with the issue of how legality and illegality are constituted, the Comaroffs offer scholars of law and governmentality a useful As these essays make plain, however, there is another side to postcoloniality: The rise of Chadema in Tanzania. Edited by Jean Comaroff and John L. This article is also available for rental through DeepDyve. As these essays make plain, however, there is another side to postcoloniality: These are rich and fascinating glimpses into a world of disorder that follows its own forms of order.

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University of Chicago Press Amazon. It offers a feast of empirical insights that bring the anthropology of legality into the very center of postcolonial studies, places the South African experience in a highly original global perspective, and shows that the relationship between law and legality is both contradictory and generative.

Cameroon and South Africa – Peter Geschiere. Law and Disorder in the the Postcolony: As these essays make plain, however, there is another side to postcoloniality: Witchcraft and the Limits of the Law: University of Chicago Press: This 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.

The Roots of Radicalism Craig Calhoun. The usual answer is yes. In Law and Disorder in the Postcolony, Jean and John Comaroff and a group of respected theorists show that the question is misplaced: To purchase short term access, please sign in to diosrder Oxford Academic account above. The authoritarian origins of well-organized opposition parties: Both are honorary professors at the University of Cape Town. Cameroon and South Africa – Peter Geschiere 7. Outside the USA, see our international sales information.

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Add comment Close comment form modal. Please check for further notifications by email. Oxford University Press is a department of the University of Oxford. University of Chicago Press, Cloth: 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.

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These are rich and fascinating glimpses into a world of disorder that follows its own forms of order. The usual answer is yes. You may purchase this title at these fine bookstores.

Don’t already have an Oxford Academic account? Most users should sign in with their email address. Though the disordrr takes the ‘post-colony’ as its temporal focus, the innovative strategies that the various contribnutors use in anthropologizing ‘criminality’ render their work useful to scholars of colonial situations as well. It furthers the University’s objective of excellence in research, scholarship, and education by publishing worldwide.

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