The World According to Orientalism
Emory University School of Law
7 Journal of Comparative Law 1 (2013)
Emory Legal Studies Research Paper No. 14-279
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.
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Keywords: Orientalism, Edward Said, comparative law, international law, Chinese Exclusion Laws, Oriental despotism, local, global
Date posted: March 9, 2014 ; Last revised: November 12, 2014