Local Knowledge: Further Essays In Interpretive Anthropology (Basic Books Classics) 3rd Edition by ... As an anthropologist and a teacher, this is required reading for my students. Comparative analysis also needs to be separated from the sense in which all analysis is comparative: all attempts to find causes involve comparing what happened 1 The argument of this paper builds on Pickvance (1986 and 2001); the material in section 2 draws on Pickvance (2003). It does so by examining local level, the personalised nature of the legal process gave black women 'influence and presence in law'.2 This essay tests whether placing 'the female slave experience at center stage' is indeed the most useful way of understanding the slave experience, at least with regard to women, slavery and the law. Clifford Geertz (1983), ‘Local Knowledge: Fact and Law in Comparative Perspective’ Volume II – Institutions - Tom Ginsburg, Pier Giuseppe Monateri and Francesco Parisi Contents Acknowledgements An Introduction to all four volumes by the editors appears in Volume I PART I LEGAL FAMILIES AND THE RELEVANCE OF LEGAL ORIGINS 1. Helpful. LECTURE IN INTERNATIONAL AND COMPARATIVE LAW AS HELD AT DUKE UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF LAW APRIL 7, 2009 ABSTRACT This lecture sets out to demystify the topic of legal pluralism by examining the relationship between legal pluralism, normative pluralism, and general normative theory from a global perspective. Last semester, I participated in Berkeley Law School’s Juvenile Hall Outreach Program, in which groups of law students travel to the nearby Alameda County Juvenile Hall to teach young men in lock-up about their constitutional rights. D. Carlton Hawley Jr. 5.0 out of 5 stars Still more interpretive tools. In economics, a comparative advantage occurs when a country can produce a good or service at a lower opportunity cost than another country. Geertz C (1983) Local knowledge: fact and law in comparative perspective. In: Local knowledge: further essays in interpretive anthropology, New York Google Scholar Gibson JL, Caldeira GA (1996) The legal cultures of Europe. The central theme is that treating legal pluralism as a species of normative … I provides a perspective from one of the leaders in the discipline. Comparative law is the study of differences and similarities between the law (legal systems) of different countries.More specifically, it involves the study of the different legal "systems" (or "families") in existence in the world, including the common law, the civil law, socialist law, Canon law, Jewish Law, Islamic law, Hindu law, and Chinese law. Read more. The theory of comparative advantage is attributed to political economist David Ricardo, who wrote the book Principles of Political Economy and Taxation (1817). Local Knowledge by Clifford Geertz, 9780465041626, available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. Comment Report abuse.