Law and Community in Three American Towns

Law and Community in Three American Towns

by Carol J. Greenhouse, Barbara Yngvesson, David M. Engel
     
 

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780801429590
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
Publication date:
06/03/1994
Series:
4/18/2002
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.45(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Introduction: Ethnographic Issues1
Pt. 1Ethnographic Studies25
Ch. 1The Oven Bird's Song: Insiders, Outsiders, and Personal Injuries in an American Community27
Ch. 2Making Law at the Doorway: The Clerk, the Court, and the Construction of Community in a New England Town54
Ch. 3Courting Difference: Issues of Interpretation and Comparison in the Study of Legal Ideologies91
Pt. 2Law, Values, and the Discourse of Community111
Ch. 4Avoidance and Involvement117
Ch. 5Connection and Separation133
Ch. 6History and Place149
Conclusion: The Paradox of Community172
Notes193
References209
Index219

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