A Sense of Justice: Legal Knowledge and Lived Experience in Latin America by Sandra Brunnegger, Karen Faulk, 9780804797962
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"Combining rich ethnographic studies from Latin America, A Sense of Justice enriches our understanding of how different legal subjectivities are produced and 'justice' is understood in contexts of complex legal pluralism. It heralds important new debates in legal anthropology and the anthropology of human rights."-Rachel Sieder, Centro de Investigaciones y Estudios Superiores en Antropologia Social (CIESAS), Mexico "A Sense of Justice responds to the unique challenges of understanding justice as plural, decentered, and often in tension with formalized state-centered systems of law in Latin America. By privileging the everyday uses and consequences of justice in action and closely examining actors' own experiences of injustice and search for remedy, this superb book goes beyond its focus on Latin America, setting a wider agenda for an anthropology of justice."-Ronald Niezen, McGill University "From rural and urban experiences in Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, and Colombia, A Sense of Justice explores the discursive uses and everyday practices of justice by courts, police, indigenous peoples, citizens, and victims. Aspiring to create an anthropology of justice, this book explores imaginative efforts to rescue justice from its institutionally inaccessible form into something that is meaningful for Latin Americans."-Leigh Payne, University of Oxford
About the author
Sandra Brunnegger is Fellow and Lecturer at St. Edmund's College, Cambridge. Karen Ann Faulk is Research Professor at the Colegio de Mexico.
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