Browse Dept. of Sociology by Subject "Law"
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Conceptions of collaterality in modern Europe: Kinship ideologies from companionship to trusteeship (1992)Models of collaterality derived from historical accounts of intestate law, prohibitions on marriage, and socioeconomic sources seem useful for studying the interrelationship between family and society in four European ...
(1993)The Colonial project in India, which was based on the appropriation of an economic surplus, was given legitimacy with a discourse that spoke of the social, moral, and political redemption of the 'natives'. This discourse ...
(2016-06-29)This dissertation is primarily concerned with how sharia is practiced by Muslims from a variety of backgrounds in Chicago's Devon Avenue and how they co-construct physical and moral spaces. More specifically, I am interested ...