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Legal Geographies Reader: Law, Power and Space / Edition 1
     

Legal Geographies Reader: Law, Power and Space / Edition 1

by Nicholas Blomley
 

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ISBN-10: 063122016X

ISBN-13: 2900631220168

Pub. Date: 02/16/2001

Publisher: Wiley

This timely Reader brings together, for the first time, key writings on the relation between law and geography in an effort to clarify the connections between these two increasingly complex concepts.

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This timely Reader brings together, for the first time, key writings on the relation between law and geography in an effort to clarify the connections between these two increasingly complex concepts.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2900631220168
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
02/16/2001
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
356

Table of Contents

List of Contributors.

Foreword (Gordon L. Clark).

Preface: Where is law (David Delaney, Richard T. Ford, and Nicholas Blomley).

Acknowledgments. .

Part I: Legal Places.

Section 1: Public Space.

Introduction (Nicholas Blomley).

1. The Annihilation of Space by Law: The Roots and Implications of Anti-Homeless Laws in the United States (Don Mitchell).

2. Controlling Chronic Misconduct in City Spaces: Of Panhandlers, Skid Rows and Public-Space Zoning (Robert. C. Ellickson).

3. Girls and the Getaway: Cars, Culture, and the Predicament of Gendered Space (Carol. Sanger).

4. Out of Place: Symbolic Domains, Religious Rights and the Cultural Contract (Davina Cooper).

Section 2: Local Racisms and the Law.

Introduction (Richard T. Ford).

5. The Boundaries of Responsibility: Interpretations of Geography in School Desegregation Cases (David Delaney).

6. Polluting the Body Politic: Race and Urban Location (David Theo Goldberg).

7. The Boundaries of Race: Political Geography in Legal Analysis (Richard T. Ford).

8. The Legitimacy of Judicial Decision Making in the Context of Richmond v Croson (Gordon L. Clark).

Section 3: Property and the City.

Introduction (Nicholas Blomley).

9. Landscapes of Property (Nicholas Blomley).

10. Residential Rent Control (Margaret Radin).

11. Suspended in Space: Bedouins Under the Law of Israel (Ronen Shamir).

12. Picturesque Visions (Simon Ryan) .

Part II: National Legalities.

Section 1: State Formation and Legal Centralization.

Introduction (Richard T. Ford).

13. A Legal History of Cities (G. Frug).

14. Territorialization and State Power in Thailand (Peter Vandergeest and Nancy Lee Peluso).

15. Rabies Rides the Fast Train: Transnational Interactions in Post-Colonial Times (Eve Darian-Smith).

16. Law's Territory (A history of jurisdiction) (Richard T. Ford).

Section 2: Environmental Regulation.

Introduction (David Delaney).

17. Property Rights and the Economy of Nature: Understanding Lucas v. South Carolina Coastal Council (Joseph Sax).

18. The Property Rights Movement: How it Began, Where it is Headed (Nancie Marzulla).

Part III: Globalization and Law.

Introduction (David Delaney).

19. 'Let Them Eat Cake': Globalization, Postmodern Colonialism and the Possibilities of Justice (Susan Silbey).

20. The View from the International Plane: Perspective and Scale in the Architecture of Colonial International Law (Annelise Riles).

21. Border Crossings: NAFTA, Regulatory Restructuring and the Politics of Place (Ruth Buchanan).

22. Anthropological Approaches to Law and Society in Conditions of Globalization (Rosemary Coombe).

Index.

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