This list of suggested additional readings, which will grow over the course of the semester, began with things I’d considered assigning. Unfortunately, time limitations makes it impossible for us to read all of these together, but I highly recommend them to you as additional (optional) reading.

John O. Haley. 1978. “The Myth of the Reluctant Litigant.” Journal of Japanese Studies. 4(2): 359-390.

Barbara Yngvesson and Susan Coutin. 2008. “Schrödinger's Cat and the Ethnography of Law.” PoLAR: Political and Legal Anthropology Review 31(1): 61-78.

Film: First Person Plural. 2000. Deann Borshay Liem, director.

Robert Mnookin and Lewis Kornhauser. 1979. “Bargaining in the Shadow of the Law: The Case of Divorce.” Yale Law Journal 88(5): 950-997.

Rudi Colloredo-Mansfeld. 2009 Fighting Like a Community: Andean Civil Society in an Age of Indian Uprisings. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

Jung, Moon-Kie, Joao Costa Vargas, and Eduardo Bonilla-Silva, eds. 2011. State of White Supremacy: Racism, Governance, and the United States. Stanford: Stanford UP.

Mertz, Elizabeth. 2007. The language of Law School: Learning to “think like a lawyer.” Oxford: Oxford UP.

Greenhalgh, Susan. 2008. Just One Child: Science and Policy in Deng’s China. Berkeley: U of California Press.

Besnier, Niko. 2009. Gossip and the Everyday Production of Politics. Honolulu: U of Hawaii Press.

Cattelino, Jessica. 2008. High Stakes: Seminole Gaming and Sovereignty. Durham: Duke UP.

Bowen, John. 2008. Why the French don’t like Headscarves: Islam, the state, and public space. Princeton: Princeton UP.

Richland, Justin. 2008. Arguing with Tradition: The language of law in Hopi tribal court. Chicago: U of Chicago Press.

Roitman, Janet. 2004. Fiscal Disobedience: An Anthropology of Economic Regulation in Central Africa. Princeton: Princeton UP.

Taussig, Michael. 2005. Law in a lawless land: diary of a "limpieza" in Colombia. Chicago: U of Chicago Press.

Van Allen, Judith. 1997. “Sitting on a Man: Colonialism and the Lost Political Institutions of Igbo Women.” In Perspective on Africa. R. Grinker and C. Steiner, eds. Pp: 536-549. London: Blackwell.

Dezalay, Yves and Bryant G. Garth. 2010. Asian Legal Revivals: Lawyers in the Shadow of Empire. Chicago: U of Chicago Press.

Coombe, Rosemary. 1998. The Cultural Life of Intellectual Properties: Authorship, Appropriation, and the Law. Durham: Duke UP.