Culture, justice and law, 1992 =

La culture, la justice et le droit, 1992
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Éditions Thémis , Montréal
Culture -- Canada -- Congresses., Minorities -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- Canada -- Congresses., Multiculturalism -- Law and legislation -- Canada -- Congresses., Cultural property -- Protection -- Law and legislation -- Canada -- Congresses., Civil rights -- Canada -- Congre
Other titlesLa culture, la justice et le droit, 1992.
Statementedited by H. Patrick Glenn, Monique Ouellette.
ContributionsGlenn, H. Patrick., Ouellette, Monique, 1940-, Canadian Institute for the Administration of Justice.
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 251 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16026537M
ISBN 102894000375

The following pages contain a theory of justice and a theory of law. Justice will be defined as the demand for a system of laws, and law as an established regulation which applies equally throughout a society and is backed by force. The demand for a system of laws is met by means of a legal system.

/ Jean-Maurice Brisson --Culture and the common law / H. Patrick Glenn --Commentary on the remarks of Judge Graydon Nicholas / R.P. Kerans --Multiculturalism and the Canadian constitution / Katherine Swinton --Treatment of cultural minorities and administration of justice issues by the media / Haroon Siddiqui --Promotion of cultural minorities.

Culture has often been seen as a relatively autonomous domain, one in which a professional elite sharply control the impact of broader social relations and cultural concepts.

By contrast this study asserts that the analysis of legal systems, like the analysis of social systems generally, requires an understanding of the concepts and relationships encountered in everyday social life.5/5(1). One. The Theory of Justice.- I The Problem of Justice.- II Justice and Legal Theory.- III Empirical Evidence from the Administration of Justice.- IV Empirical Evidence from Injustice.- V A Definition of Justice Explained and Defended.- VI Theoretical Evidence from Ethics and Morality.- Two.

The Theory of Law.- VII The Law: Origins and. Law, Culture & Visual Studies is a treasure trove of insights on the entwined roles of legality and visuality. From multiple interdisciplinary perspectives by scholars from around the world, these pieces reflect the fullness and complexities of our visual encounters with law and culture.

In a world of globalised media, Japanese popular culture has become a signifi cant fountainhead for images, narrative, artefacts, and identity. From Pikachu, to instantly identifi able manga memes, to the darkness of adult anime, and the hyper- consumerism of product tie- ins, Japan has bequeathed to a globalised world a rich variety of ways to imagine, communicate, and interrogate.

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culture, traditions and customs with particular reference to South African culture, traditions and customs. 1992 = book This will include a brief review at what really constitutes African culture, tradition and custom, and what justice and law a colonial or imperial construct which is now regarded as African culture, tradition and custom.

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Gender, Justice, and the Problem of Culture speaks to a wide range of disciplines and should find pride of place in our curricula., African Studies Review Gender, Justice, and the Problem of Culture makes a significant contribution to the study of law in East Africa and elsewhere among colonized peoples, and it should be required reading not only for academics interested in such matters but Author: Dorothy L.

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Hodgson. The second edition of Law and Popular Culture: A Course Book retains all of its original brilliance as the guide for creating a graduate or undergraduate course focusing on how the portrayal of attorneys and the legal system in film and on television shapes public perception of lawyers, creates viewer expectations regarding law and justice, and Reviews: The book explains criminal law comprehensively, covering both general principles and specific types of criminal offence.

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An offshoot of the law and literature movement (itself a descendant of legal realism), and later the law and film movement, law and. Between Law and Culture is an important exploration of the intersections of law, culture, and identity as affected by the changing boundaries of sociolegal scholarship.

Sexuality, race, sports, and the politics of policing are among the topics the authors take up in this top-notch examination of how law both reproduces and challenges. Cultural Analysis, Cultural Studies, and the Law. is a field-defining collection of work at the intersection of law, cultural analysis and cultural studies.

Over the past few decades the marked turn toward claims and policy arguments based on cultural identity—such as ethnicity, race, or religion—has pointed up the urgent need for legal studies to engage cultural critiques. The philosophy of punishment is a part of the criminal justice culture and society.

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Bergman, Paul, and Michael Asimow. Reel Justice: The Courtroom Goes to the Movies. CITY: Andrews and McMeel Books, Denver, John (editor). Legal Realism: Movies as Legal Texts. CITY. Moreover, as both books make clear, law and culture cannot be disentangled. Rather, as Rosen points out, “law is so deeply embedded in the particularities of each culture that carving it out as a separate domain and only later making note of its cultural connections distorts the nature of both law and culture.

Indonesia is a semi-annual journal devoted to the timely study of Indonesia’s culture, history, government, economy, and society. It features original scholarly articles, interviews, translations, and book reviews. Published by More Journals. 'Every so often one comers across a gem of a book that is thought-provoking; this is one such volume its primary value lies in the manner in which it encourages the reader to think about changing perceptions of the world and its citizens this book was a prize winner in the North American Society for Social Philosophy's Awards it deserves to be read widely.'.

Among his previous books are The Anthropology of Justice, The Justice of Islam, and The Culture of Islam. "Lawrence Rosen exposes as false the view that law is an independent source of truth. Jurisprudence has a tendency to treat law as something given in nature, with a capacity to discern facts and attain absolute truth.

Why has culture come to be seen as inherently oppressive to women. In this finely crafted book, Dorothy L. Hodgson examines the history of legal ideas and institutions in Tanzania – from customary law to human rights – as specific forms of justice that often reflect elite ideas about gender, culture.

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Authors Robert E. Grubb and K. Virginia Hemby teach students how to be both effective writers and communicators—essential skills for anyone interested in criminal justice. This book considers the increasing trend towards a ‘culture of control’ in democratic countries.

The post-9/11 counter-terrorism laws in nations such as the USA, the UK, Canada and Australia provide a stark demonstration of this trend. These laws share a focus on the pre-emption of crime, restrictions on the right to liberty of non-suspects, limited public access to information, and.

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The latter group's culture is harnessed by beliefs, values and religion at a foundational level. Traditional law in Africa is based on natural justice. In September, former attorney general Eric Holder launched the National Initiative for Building Community Trust and Justice, which will use a $ million grant from the Justice Department to improve relationships between minority communities and law enforcement agencies, including by targeting unconscious biases among law enforcement officers.