• Access to Justice and Human Rights in Afghanistan 

      De Lauri, Antonio (Journal of Crime, Law and Social Change vol. 60, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2013-01-01)
      In anthropological and legal literature, the phenomenon termed ‘legal pluralism’ has been interpreted as a co-presence of legal orders which act in relation to their own ‘levels’ of referring ‘fields’. The Afghan normative ...
    • Antropologia giuridica. Temi e prospettive di ricerca 

      De Lauri, Antonio (Book, 2013-01-01)
      Questa raccolta di saggi rappresenta un punto di riferimento nel settore di studi dell'antropologia giuridica e colma un vuoto significativo nella letteratura in lingua italiana sull'argomento. Pensato come strumento per ...
    • Between Law and Customs: Normative Interconnections in Kabul’s Tribunals 

      De Lauri, Antonio (Diogenes vol. Vol. 60(3-4), Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2015-01-01)
      The Afghan normative scenario is composed of customary practices, shari’a principles, laws promulgated by the state and international law. Studies on this arsenal tend to give special attention to the coexistence and/or ...
    • Boredom and Crisis in the Humanitarian Realm 

      De Lauri, Antonio (Anthropology Today vol. 30(6), Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2014-01-01)
      ‘Humanitarian boredom’ produces its own perspective on the world, providing a ‘point of entry’ to the observation of humanitarianism in practice. In this paper, while problematizing both a general understanding of boredom ...
    • Corruption, Legal Modernisation and Judicial Practice in Afghanistan 

      De Lauri, Antonio (Asian Studies Review vol. 37(4), Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2013-01-01)
      Afghanistan’s justice system is currently at a crucial and troubled stage of development that will determine its effectiveness. This article focuses on the phenomenon of corruption inside judicial institutions. By integrating ...
    • Entre loi et coutumes. L'interconnexion normative dans les cours de justice de Kaboul 

      De Lauri, Antonio (Diogène vol. 239-240, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2013-01-01)
      Le système juridique afghan est formé de pratiques coutumiè-res, de principes de la shari‘a, de lois promulguées par l’État et denormes internationales. Cet arsenal a généralement été étudié enprêtant une attention ...
    • Gli hazara dell'Afghanistan tra asservimento, guerra ed emancipazione 

      De Lauri, Antonio (LARES. Quadrimestrale di studi demoetnoantropologici vol. 2016/2, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2016-01-01)
      This article analyses the link between politics of enslavement, war and collective emancipation with particular reference to the Hazaras, an ethnic-religious minority of Afghanistan. The main objective of this paper is to ...
    • Humanitarian borders: The merging of rescue with security and control 

      De Lauri, Antonio (CMI Brief no. 2018:11, Report, 2018-01-01)
      In the past few years, mass-media and political actors, especially emergent populist and right-wing political movements, effectively enhanced sentiments of panic and fear nourished by the idea that there is a severe crisis ...
    • Humanitarian Diplomacy: A New Research Agenda 

      De Lauri, Antonio (CMI Brief no. 2018:4, Report, 2018-06-01)
      Improving access to humanitarian aid in conflict and complex emergencies has always been a major concern for policy makers and humanitarian actors. Historically, humanitarianism has been conducted in situations of extreme ...
    • Humanitarian Militarism and the Production of Humanity 

      De Lauri, Antonio (Social Anthropology vol. 27 no. 1, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019-02-01)
      The limits and consequences of humanitarian military operations continue to be major issues in Western public debates on global security, democracy and human rights. This article focuses on the intersection of war and ...
    • Land, Property Rules and Disputes in Kabul 

      De Lauri, Antonio (Iran Nameh vol. 29(3-4), Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2015-01-01)
    • Law as an Anti-Value. Justice, Violence and Suffering in the Logic of Becoming 

      De Lauri, Antonio (Anthropology Today vol. Vol 30(3), Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2014-01-01)
      Anthropologists are chronologically only the latest to have adopted justice (and injustice) as an object of (critical) inquiry. Even among anthropologists, however, the radical critical cry that law is the instrument par ...
    • Law in Afghanistan: A Critique of Post-2001 Recontruction 

      De Lauri, Antonio (Journal of Critical Globalization Studies vol. 6, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2013-01-01)
      This article provides a critical reflection on the efforts at legal reconstruction initiated in 2001 by the international community and the Afghan government. Its aim is to highlight some of the more controversial factors ...
    • Public Anthropology in Changing Times 

      Borofsky, Robert; De Lauri, Antonio (Public Anthropologist vol. 1 no. 1, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019-01-01)
      Public anthropology is a collective aspiration shaped by generally shared values and intentions within significant sections of social and cultural anthropology. The impetus behind the creation of the journal Public ...
    • Terre, normes de propriété et litiges à Kaboul 

      De Lauri, Antonio (Revue des mondes musulmans et de la Méditerranée vol. 133, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2013-01-01)
    • The Absence of freedom 

      De Lauri, Antonio (Journal of Global Slavery vol. 2 no. 1-2, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017-05-01)
      Central and South Asian brick kilns have long attracted the attention of both humanitarian agencies and scholars as sites of slavery-like forms of labor exploitation. They represent both an important case study for ...
    • The Politics of Humanitarianism. Power, Ideology and Aid 

      De Lauri, Antonio (Book, 2016-01-01)
      Humanitarian intervention has increasingly become the prevalent means of providing protection and aid at a global level. Yet alongside its success concerns have been raised that humanitarianism has increasingly become an ...
    • Times of walls: The politics of fencing in the contemporary world 

      De Lauri, Antonio (Others, 2017-01-01)
    • War 

      De Lauri, Antonio (Book, 2013-01-01)
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