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The World According to Orientalism

7 Journal of Comparative Law 1 (2013)

Emory Legal Studies Research Paper No. 14-279

5 Pages Posted: 9 Mar 2014 Last revised: 12 Nov 2014

Teemu Ruskola

Emory University School of Law

Date Written: 2013

Abstract

This is a foreword to a special issue of the Journal of Comparative Law, based on a symposium on the theme of “Legal Orientalism.” By way of introduction, this essay considers briefly the methodological status of Orientalism in the study of law.

Keywords: Orientalism, Edward Said, comparative law, international law, Chinese Exclusion Laws, Oriental despotism, local, global

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Ruskola, Teemu, The World According to Orientalism (2013). 7 Journal of Comparative Law 1 (2013); Emory Legal Studies Research Paper No. 14-279. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2406144

Teemu Ruskola (Contact Author)

Emory University School of Law ( email )

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Atlanta, GA 30322
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