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Beyond anthropological expert witnessing: toward an integrated definition of cultural expertise

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This chapter explores expert witnessing in anthropology and the raison d’être of cultural expertise as an integrated socio-legal concept that accounts for the contribution of social sciences to the resolution of disputes and the protection of human rights. The first section of this chapter provides a short historical outline of the occurrence and reception of anthropological expertise as expert witnessing. The second section surveys the theoretical reflections on anthropologists’ engagement w...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
Version:
Accepted Manuscript

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10.1108/S1059-433720190000078010

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Social Sciences Division
Department:
Law; Socio-Legal Studies Centre
Publisher:
Emerald Publisher's website
Journal:
Studies in Law, Politics, and Society Journal website
Volume:
78
Pages:
181-204
Publication date:
2019-02-12
Acceptance date:
2018-05-31
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ISSN:
1059-4337
Pubs id:
pubs:856829
URN:
uri:f6359038-160b-4ee8-9251-5e8c5b16d961
UUID:
uuid:f6359038-160b-4ee8-9251-5e8c5b16d961
Local pid:
pubs:856829
ISBN:
978-1-78769-515-3

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