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Is Law Transcendent or Culture-Dependent?
This essay, "IS LAW TRANSCENDENT OR CULTURE DEPENDENT?" poses that question, based on a consideration of a number of cultural settings, ancient and modern, and finds that law is highly culture dependent. It is a study in the variables of cultural ...
# 137772 | 1,750 words | 0 sources | 2008 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2008 in Anthropology (Cultural) , Law (General)


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This essay, "IS LAW TRANSCENDENT OR CULTURE DEPENDENT?" poses that question, based on a consideration of a number of cultural settings, ancient and modern, and finds that law is highly culture dependent. It is a study in the variables of cultural anthropology as much as law, and shwos that in every culture, including the subcultures of American society, there is a law unique to the vernacular of each culture.

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IS LAW TRANSCENDENT OR CULTURE DEPENDENT? One of the greatest frustrations that those who approach law find about this subject is that while it seems emotional to cry out for simplicity and universality, it seems only to generate increasing particularity and complexity. Those social reformers who continually try to simplify and universalize law offer the contention that law is a universal phenomenon. However, in the light of reality, this argument must be refined if it is to retain any sort of meaning. Every culture has law. But the law of cultures varies radically from one culture to another. Consider an example of the

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