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    DescriptionThe Expanding Spaces of Law presents readers with cutting-edge scholarship in legal geography. An invaluable resource for those new to this line of scholarship, the book also pushes the boundaries of legal geography, reinvigorating previous modes of inquiry and investigating new directions. It guides scholars interested in the law-space-power nexus to underexplored empirical sites and to novel theoretical and disciplinary resources. Finally, The Expanding Spaces of Law asks readers to think about the temporality and dynamism of legal spaces.

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    The Expanding Spaces of Law
    A Timely Legal Geography
    Authors and contributors
    Edited by Irus Braverman, Edited by Nicholas Blomley, Edited by David Delaney
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 296
    Width: 154 mm
    Height: 232 mm
    Thickness: 22 mm
    Weight: 560 g
    ISBN 13: 9780804787185
    ISBN 10: 0804787182

    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: LAW
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S5.0
    Ingram Subject Code: LE
    Libri: I-LE
    BIC subject category V2: LA
    B&T General Subject: 490
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    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 17720
    B&T Merchandise Category: UP
    DC22: 340.115
    BISAC V2.8: LAW000000
    DC21: 340.115
    DC22: 340/.115
    LC subject heading: , ,
    LC classification: K487.G45 E97 2014
    Thema V1.0: LA
    Stanford University Press
    Imprint name
    Stanford University Press
    Publication date
    30 May 2014
    Publication City/Country
    Palo Alto
    Author Information
    Irus Braverman is Professor at SUNY Buffalo Law School, the State University of New York. Nicholas Blomley is Professor of Geography at Simon Fraser University. David Delaney is Senior Lecturer in Law, Jurisprudence, and Social Thought at Amherst College. Alexandre Kedar is Senior Lecturer at the University of Haifa School of Law.
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    "The Expanding Spaces of Law is the first book to encapsulate the trajectory of the legal geography field and point to its future possibilities in theoretical, methodological and substantive terms. Analyzing the increasing significance of the law-space nexus, this book highlights why all sociolegal scholars should take seriously the geo-political and spatial challenges to the prevailing understandings of law." - Eve Darian-Smith, Professor, Global & International Studies; University of California, Santa Barbara "The Expanding Spaces of Law vividly illuminates the significant contributions spatial analysis offers to sociolegal studies and to legal anthropology, making clear that an adequate analysis of law and society requires a focus on space and time. The theoretically sophisticated, wide-ranging introduction and empirically rich chapters demonstrate how legal geography enhances the analysis of sociological studies in settings as diverse as Indonesian villages, rural America, and urban Mexico. It offers a valuable introduction to the field as well as a collection of recent, path-breaking work." - Sally Engle Merry, New York University