A Jurisprudence of Movement: Common Law, Walking, Unsettling by Olivia Barr

By Olivia Barr

Law strikes, no matter if we observe or no longer. Set among a spatial flip within the humanities, and jurisprudence extra in particular, this ebook demands a better awareness to criminal flow, in either its technical and fabric kinds. regardless of numerous methods the spatial flip has been taken up in criminal idea, questions of legislation, circulate and its materialities are too usually ignored. This e-book addresses this oversight, and it does so via an cognizance to the materialities of felony stream. taking note of how legislations strikes throughout diversified colonial and modern areas, this e-book finds there's a challenge with universal law’s position.

Primarily set within the postcolonial context of Australia – even supposing ranging past this nationalised topography, either spatially and temporally – this booklet argues flow is prime to the very phrases of universal law’s lifestyles. How, then, could we circulate good? Explored via examples of strolling and burial, this e-book responds to the problem of the way to reside with a latest type of colonial criminal inheritance through arguing we needs to take heavily the problem of dwelling with legislation, and imagine extra rigorously approximately its spatial productions, and place-making actions. Unsettling position, this e-book returns the query of circulation to jurisprudence.

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