Law and performance / edited by Austin Sarat, Lawrence Douglas, Martha Merrill Umphrey.

Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
Amherst : University of Massachusetts Press, [2018]
Description
ix, 250 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.

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Editor
Series
  • Amherst series in law, jurisprudence, and social thought [More in this series]
  • The Amherst series in law, jurisprudence, and social thought
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
Introduction : law and/as performance / Martha Merrill Umphrey, Austin Sarat, and Lawrence Douglas -- Penitentiary performances : spectators, affecting scenes, and terrible apparitions in the nineteenth-century model prison / Julie Stone Peters -- "This is a trial, not a performance!" : staging the time of the law / Ryan Hartigan -- Reenactability / Ann Pellegrini and Karen Shimakawa -- Statements before and after arrests : performing at Law's Edge in Apartheid South Africa / Catherine M. Cole -- Freedom with silence : cryptoanalytics and the differend in the afterlives of legal things / Lara D. Nielsen -- Twelve notes on Ferguson : black performance and police power / Joshua Chambers-Letson.
ISBN
  • 9781625343543 (hardcover)
  • 162534354X (hardcover)
  • 9781625343550 (paperback)
  • 1625343558 (paperback)
LCCN
2017050261
OCLC
1008771705
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