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The Process Geography Of Law (As Approached Through Andalucian Gitano Family Law), Susan G. Drummond Jan 2000

The Process Geography Of Law (As Approached Through Andalucian Gitano Family Law), Susan G. Drummond

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Comparative law and legal anthropology have for long theorized on the basis of a traditional geography which saw states, regions, locales and social fields as having durable boundaries containing stable and homogenous cultures. This idea of place is now undergoing a massive transformation in response to the effects of and theories about globalization. The emerging ‘process geography’ rejects these traditional ideas, arguing that they are not, and indeed have never been aspects of reality, which is better represented by an imagery of processes. However, it is argued here that globalization is not a synonym for homogenization, nor has place suddenly ...