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Title The fates of political liberalism in the British post-colony : the politics of the legal complex / edited by Terence C. Halliday, Lucien Karpik, Malcolm M. Feeley.
Imprint New York : Cambridge University Press, 2012.

Subject Law -- South Asia -- Colonial influence.
Law -- Africa, Southern -- Colonial influence.
Lawyers -- South Asia -- Political activities.
Lawyers -- Africa, Southern -- Political activities.
Liberalism -- South Asia.
Liberalism -- Africa, Southern.
Postcolonialism -- South Asia.
Postcolonialism -- Africa, Southern.
Alt Name Halliday, Terence C. (Terence Charles)
Karpik, Lucien.
Freeley, Malcolm M.
Description 1 online resource (xiii, 555 pages)
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Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction. Political liberalism in the British post-colony : a theme with three variations / Terence C. Halliday and Lucien Karpik -- Emasculating the executive : the Federal Court and civil liberties in late colonial India : 1942-1944 / Rohit De -- The legal complex in the struggle to control police brutality in India / Charles R. Epp -- Priests in the temple of justice : the Indian legal complex and the basic structure doctrine / Manoj Mate -- Lawyers, politics, and publics : state management of lawyers and legitimacy in Singapore? / Jothie Rajah -- Lawyers and the disintegration of the legal complex in Sudan / Mark Fathi Massoud -- The Sri Lankan legal complex and the liberal project : only thus far and no more / Deepika Udagama -- "Custodian of civil liberties and justice in Malaysia" : the Malaysian bar and the moderate state / Andrew Harding and Amanda Whiting -- Liberal protagonists? : the lawyers' movement in Pakistan / Sadaf Aziz -- Miscarriage of chief justice : judicial power and the legal complex in Pakistan under Musharraf / Shoaib A. Ghias -- From judicial anatomy to regime transformation : the role of the lawyers' movement in Pakistan / Daud Munir -- Postcolonial liberalism and the legal complex in Zambia : elegy or triumph? / Jeremy Gould -- Legal complexes and the fight for political liberalism in new African democracies : comparative insights from Malawi, Zambia, and Namibia / Peter VonDoepp -- Judge and company : courts, constitutionalism, and the legal complex / Malcolm M. Feeley.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9781139233736 (electronic bk.)
1139233734 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 780442512
Additional Format Print version: Fates of political liberalism in the British post-colony. New York : Cambridge University Press, 2012 9781107012783 (DLC) 2011046120 (OCoLC)754716184

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