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The Law and Harry Potter (Paperback)

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    This volume considers the depiction of law and legal institutions in J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter novels. It contains more than twenty chapters by legal academics from the U.S. and abroad. The chapters are organized in five sections: Legal Traditions an......more

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This volume considers the depiction of law and legal institutions in J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter novels. It contains more than twenty chapters by legal academics from the U.S. and abroad. The chapters are organized in five sections: Legal Traditions and Institutions, Crimes and Punishments, Harry Potter and Identity, the Wizard Economy, and Harry Potter as an Archetype. Some chapters analyze the way law and legal institutions are portrayed, and what these portrayals teach us about concepts such as morality, justice, and difference. Other chapters use examples from the narratives to illustrate or analyze legal issues, such as human rights, actual innocence, and legal pedagogy. The volume is suitable for undergraduate or law school courses, and will be of interest to those Harry Potter fans who also have an interest in law and the legal profession.

Jeffrey Thomas is a professor at University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law. Franklin Snyder is a professor at Texas Wesleyan University School of Law.

Genre:
LAW / Media & the Law
Audience:
College/higher education
Format:
Paperback
Pages:
414
Language:
English
Publisher:
Carolina Academic Pr
Publish Date:
01/01/2010
Copyright Year:
2010
ISBN:
9781594606458
Height:
9.0 in
Wdth:
6.0 in
Thickness:
1.0 in
Unit weight:
1.52 lb
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