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This particular quantity of "Studies in legislation, Politics, and Society - The Aesthetics of legislations and tradition: Texts, photos, displays" - examines practices of illustration and their relation to juridical and cultural formations. The chapters diversity around the media of speech and writing, note and picture, laws and judgment, literature, cinema and images. The contributions draw on disciplines together with jurisprudence, literary feedback, philosophy, cinema reviews, artwork and visible experiences, cartography, historiography and drugs. they're ordered in keeping with 4 sought after topics in modern, theoretically knowledgeable serious scholarship: Crime Scenes: Sexuality and illustration; websites Unsaid: Testimony, photo, style; (Post) Colonial Appropriations; and monitor tradition: Sovereignty, Cinema and legislations.

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In short, and as MacNeil’s title condenses, one recht to rule us all! But this thesis of the ring-as-the-law and the law-as-the-ring is complicated by the destruction of the ring, and the fall of Barad-dur and its dark lord. Does Sauron’s spectacular combustion render The Lord of the Rings a kind of wish fulfillment of the anti-globalisation movement? ” Seen from this light, Aragorn’s restored Gondor is a blueprint for the emerging cartography of “Empire” – multicultural, peaceful, exchange-driven and totally oppressive.

In a rape trial, the subject charged with pronouncing on the state of the hymen is the examining doctor. Strikingly, in 38 NINA PHILADELPHOFF-PUREN the proliferation of statements that will circulate about the hymen during a rape trial, the woman who bears the hymen will be the only one whose statements are not considered authoritative. Indeed, the chief effect of this hymen-function is not only to control the circulation of women through the sexual economy and secure their status as undamaged property.

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