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Published: 29 October 2015

272 Pages


ISBN: 9780198735809

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Acoustic Jurisprudence

Listening to the Trial of Simon Bikindi

James E K Parker

  • Winner of the Penny Pether Prize (ECR) for scholarship in law, literature and the humanities
  • The first thorough investigation into the trial of Simon Bikindi - Rwandan pop star, culture minister, and genocidaire
  • Advances an original approach to the relationship between law and music, and the role of sound in shaping jurisprudence
  • Questions our understanding of the performative aspects of art and culture, and how they are refracted through international law

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