The force of custom : law and the ordering of everyday life in Kyrgyzstan / Judith Beyer.

"Judith Beyer presents a finely textured ethnographic study that sheds new light on the legal and moral ordering of everyday life in northwestern Kyrgyzstan. Beyer shows how local Kyrgyz negotiate proper behavior and regulate disputes by invoking custom, known to the locals as salt. While salt...

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Main Author: Beyer, Judith, (Author)
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: Pittsburgh : University of Pittsburgh Press, 2016.
Series:Central Eurasia in context.
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