By Andrew T. Kenyon, Peter D. Rush
This specific quantity of "Studies in legislations, Politics, and Society - The Aesthetics of legislations and tradition: Texts, pictures, displays" - examines practices of illustration and their relation to juridical and cultural formations. The chapters variety around the media of speech and writing, notice and picture, laws and judgment, literature, cinema and images. The contributions draw on disciplines together with jurisprudence, literary feedback, philosophy, cinema stories, paintings and visible reviews, cartography, historiography and medication. they're ordered in keeping with 4 fashionable issues in modern, theoretically educated severe scholarship: Crime Scenes: Sexuality and illustration; websites Unsaid: Testimony, snapshot, style; (Post) Colonial Appropriations; and display tradition: Sovereignty, Cinema and legislation.
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For Foster (1997) and other writers, “literature” appears to designate those texts – often critical-feminist texts – which reflect the conditions of women’s lives, although the question of criteria here – and which women? – is worth asking. This engagement with literature precludes an investigation into the “literature” which might be congruent with, for example, the disqualification of women’s experiences, such as romance, which is frequently used to discredit women’s testimony in rape trials.
Crime, jurisdiction and advocacy – these are presented in this chapter as three elements of a juridical assemblage of desire, elements of a law-machine through which Kafka’s characters and legal interpreters happen to speak and desire. Jurisprudence, Mussawir argues, will express nothing but despair in so far as it fails to confront and hence resist the machinic conditions immanent to juridical being. Juridical being is framed, in the next chapter, as a question of character and so of judgment according to law.
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