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Author Trabsky, Marc, author.

Title Law and the dead : technology, relations and institutions / Marc Trabsky.

Published Abingdon, Oxon : Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2019.


Location Call No. Status
Physical description 1 online resource
Notes "A GlassHouse book."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedication; Table of Contents; Acknowledgements; Introduction; The governance of the dead; Thinking institutionally; Trajectory of the book; 1. Law in the necropolis; Of dead places; The itinerant coroner; Building adeadhouse; Walking in the necropolis; Hauntings of acourthouse; 2. Visual regimes of the dead; Situating the forensic gaze; Super visum corporis (or 'upon the view of the body'); The problem of the coroner's view of the corpse; To speak on behalf of the dead; 3. The bureaucratic logic of office; The technocratic manual.
The bone collector and the coronial textbookCultivating an ethics of office; 4. Dead records; A court that keeps its records; Parchment, rolls and files; Making a case of the dead; Embalmed in a citation; 5. Screening the corpse; Shadows of a corpse; Coda; Bibliography; Index.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. London Available via World Wide Web.
Notes Description based on online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on March 26, 2019).
Other author Taylor & Francis.
Subject Human body -- Law and legislation -- History.
Death -- Proof and certification -- History.
Forensic pathology -- History.
Dead bodies (Law)
Death -- Proof and certification.
Medical examiners (Law)
Local series Taylor & Francis eBooks
ISBN (electronic book)
9781351240413 (electronic book)
1351240412 (electronic book)
1351240390 (electronic book)
9781351240390 (electronic book)

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