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Erin Moore: Justice in rural Rajasthan (October 10, 1997)01:25:43

Cultural anthropologist and attorney Erin Moore discusses her research into the customs and practices of rural India. She lived for an extended period in a 12,000 person village in Rajasthan where she specifically looked at the cultural constructs of justice. Moore describes in detail a village dispute stemming from multiple instances of marital infidelity which resulted in a wife being kidnapped by her husband. Moore then examines the role of the official legal system, and of religious leaders.

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