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Dilemmas of Modernity: Bolivian Encounters with Law and Liberalism

Goodale, Mark

Editore: Stanford University Press
ISBN 10: 0804759812 / ISBN 13: 9780804759816
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Titolo: Dilemmas of Modernity: Bolivian Encounters ...

Casa editrice: Stanford University Press

Legatura: Hardcover

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Riassunto: Dilemmas of Modernity provides an innovative approach to the study of contemporary Bolivia, moving telescopically between social, political, legal, and discursive analyses, and drawing from a range of disciplinary traditions. Based on a decade of research, it offers an account of local encounters with law and liberalism. Mark Goodale presents, through a series of finely grained readings, a window into the lives of people in rural areas of Latin America who are playing a crucial role in the emergence of postcolonial states.

The book contends that the contemporary Bolivian experience is best understood by examining historical patterns of intention as they emerge from everyday practices. It provides a compelling case study of the appropriation and reconstruction of transnational law at the local level, and gives key insights into this important South American country.

L'autore: Mark Goodale is Professor of Cultural and Social Anthropology at the University of Lausanne and Series Editor of Stanford Studies in Human Rights. He is the author or editor of ten books, including Human Rights Encounters Legal Pluralism (with Eva Brems and Giselle Corradi, Hart, Oñati International Series in Law and Society, 2015), Neoliberalism, Interrupted: Social Change and Contested Governance in Contemporary Latin America (with Nancy Postero, Stanford, 2013), Human Rights at the Crossroads (ed., Oxford, 2012), Mirrors of Justice: Law and Power in the Post-Cold War Era (with Kamari Maxine Clarke, Cambridge, 2010), Human Rights: An Anthropological Reader (ed., Blackwell, 2009), Surrendering to Utopia: An Anthropology of Human Rights (Stanford, 2009), Dilemmas of Modernity: Bolivian Encounters with Law and Liberalism (Stanford, 2008), and The Practice of Human Rights: Tracking Law Between the Global and the Local (with Sally Engle Merry, Cambridge, 2007).

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