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Published: 09 November 2009

336 Pages

ISBN: 9780199568666

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Justice, Legality and the Rule of Law

Lessons from the Pitcairn Prosecutions

Edited by Dawn Oliver

  • Introduces the ethical, political and legal issues raised by the Pitcairn case to a general audience
  • Provides a valuable test case for a range of questions in legal and moral philosophy, such as the nature of law and cultural relativism
  • Draws on material and approaches from a range of academic disciplines, including law, anthropology, sociology and history

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