Decolonisation of legal knowledge [electronic resource] / Editors, Amita Dhanda, Archana Parashar.
- New Delhi : Routledge, 2009.
- Conference Name:
- Critical Legal Conference (2007 : Hyderabad, India)
1 online resource (329 p.)
- Critical legal studies -- Congresses.
Postcolonialism -- Congresses.
- Electronic books.
- The premise of this book is that legal theory in general, and criticial legal theory in particular, do not facilitate the identification of choices being made in the different facets of law -- whether in the enacting, interpreting, administering or theorising of law.
- Cover; Decolonisation of Legal Knowledge; Copyright; Contents; Acknowledgements; Introduction: Decolonisation of Knowledge: Whose Responsibility?; Chapter 1 Development and the Limits of State Politics: Rethinking Emancipatory Politics in Contemporary Africa; Chapter 2 The Successful Failing of Legal Theory; Chapter 3 Power and Responsibility: The Curse of Spider-Man; Chapter 4 International Laws and the Discontented: Westernisation, the Development and the Underdevelopment of International Laws; Chapter 5 The Female Diaspora: Interrogating the Female Trafficked Migrant
Chapter 6 Sexualised Economics: Divorce and the Division of Farming Property in AustraliaChapter 7 Responsibility for Legal Knowledge; Chapter 8 The Governance of Power: Taxing Choices; Chapter 9 The Ability to Respond: Responsibility of Regulatory Institutions; Chapter 10 The Power of One: The Law Teacher in the Academy; About the Editors; Notes on Contributors; Index
- Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
- Dhanda, Amita.
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