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Practicing Ethnography in Law

New Dialogues, Enduring Methods

Editors: Starr, J., Goodale, M. (Eds.)

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Practicing Ethnography in Law brings together a selection of top scholars in legal anthropology, social sciences, and law to delineate the state of the art in ethnographic research strategies. Each of these original essays addresses a particular set of analytical problems and uses these problems to explore issues of ethnographic technique, research methodology, and the theoretical underpinnings of ethnographic legal studies. Subjects explored include the relationship between legal and feminist scholarship, between law and the media, law and globalization, and the usefulness of a wide variety of research techniques: comparative, linguistic, life-history, interview, and archival. This volume will serve as a guide for students who are designing their own research projects, for scholars who are newly exploring the possibilities of ethnographic research, and for experienced ethnographers who are engaged with methodological issues in light of current theoretical developments. The book will be essential reading for courses in anthropological methods, legal anthropology, and sociology and law.

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JUNE STARR was one of the major figures in the ethnographic study of law and, until her death last year, was Professor at the Indiana University School of Law, USA.

MARK GOODALE is Assistant Professor at the Institute for Conflict Analysis and Resolution at George Mason University, Virginia, USA.

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Practicing Ethnography in Law
Book Subtitle
New Dialogues, Enduring Methods
Editors
  • J. Starr
  • M. Goodale
Copyright
2002
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan US
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Nature America Inc.
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-06573-5
DOI
10.1007/978-1-137-06573-5
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-4039-6069-6
Softcover ISBN
978-1-4039-6070-2
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XIII, 209
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