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By Franz von Benda-Beckmann, Keebet von Benda-Beckmann

"Spatializing legislation: An Anthropological Geography of legislation in Society" specializes in legislations and its position, exploring how areas are developed at the terrestrial and marine floor of the earth with criminal potential in a wealthy number of socio-political, felony and ecological settings. The individuals discover the interrelations among social areas and actual area, highlighting the ways that criminal ideas might localise people's rights and duties in social house which may be mapped onto actual house. This quantity additionally demonstrates how varied notions of house and position turn into assets that may be mobilised in social, political and financial interplay, paying particular realization to the contradictory ways that area might be configured and concerned about social interplay lower than stipulations of plural criminal orders. "Spatialising legislation" makes an important contribution to the anthropological geography of legislation and should be worthwhile to students throughout a large array of disciplines.

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Benda-Beckmann, F. von and Benda-Beckmann, K. von (1998) ‘Where Structures Merge: State and Off-state Involvement in Rural Social Security on Ambon, Indonesia’ in S. Pannell and F. von Benda-Beckmann (eds) Old World Places, New World Problems: Exploring Resource Management Issues in Eastern Indonesia. Canberra: The Australian National University, Centre for Resource and Environmental Studies, pp. 143–80. Benda-Beckmann, F. von and Benda-Beckmann, K. von (2003) ‘Water, Human Rights and Legal Pluralism’.

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