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Global & International Studies
Global & International Studies Program
School of Regulation, Justice and Diplomacy
Australian National University
Postgraduate Program, Faculty of Law
University of Melbourne
- Ph.D., Anthropology, University of Chicago 1995
- M.A., Anthropology, Harvard University, 1991
- L.L.B., Law School, University of Melbourne, Australia, 1988
- B.A. (Hons.), History, University of Melbourne, Australia, 1988
Teaching Areas & Research Interests
Legal theory, legal pluralism, law and globalization, colonialism and postcoloniality, human rights, race and ethnicity, and issues of sovereignty particularly in relation to indigenous peoples.
I have been – or currently am – on the editorial boards of a number of journals including Law & Society Review; Canadian Journal of Law and Society Journal of Legal Anthropology; Studies in Law, Politics and Society; Law & Social Inquiry; American Ethnologist; Social and Legal Studies; Onati Proceedings; and PoLAR: Political and Legal Anthropology Review.
Darian-Smith, Eve. 2010. Religion, Race, Rights: Landmarks in the History of Modern Anglo-American Law. Oxford: Hart.
Darian-Smith, Eve. 2003. New Capitalists: Law, Politics and Identity Surrounding Casino Gaming on Native American Land. Wadsworth. (Case studies in Contemporary Social Issues).
Darian-Smith, Eve. 1999. Bridging Divides: The Channel Tunnel and English Legal Identity in the New Europe. University of California Press. (Co-winner of the Herbert Jacob Book Prize, Law and Society Association)
Buchanan, Nick and Eve Darian-Smith. 2010 in press. “Law and Indigeneity: The Problematics of Origin and Authenticity”. Symposium in Law & Social Inquiry.
Darian-Smith, Eve. 2009. “Regulation and Human Rights in Socio-Legal Scholarship”. Special journal issue of Law & Policy. Vol. 31 (3). Introduction by Eve Darian-Smith and Colin Scott pp. 271-281.
Darian-Smith, Eve. 2007. Ethnography and Law. The International Library of Essays in Law and Society. Ashgate.
Darian-Smith, Eve and Susan Gooding. 2001. “Putting Law in its Place in Native North America”. Special symposium in Political and Legal Anthropology Review. 24(2).
Darian-Smith, Eve and Peter Fitzpatrick. 1999. Laws of the Postcolonial. University of Michigan Press.
Darian-Smith, Eve and Peter Fitzpatrick.1995. “Law and Postcolonialism”. Special issue of Law and Critique 6(1).
Darian-Smith, Eve. (2010, in press). “Environmental Law and Native American Law”. Annual Review of Law and Social Science.
Darian-Smith, Eve. 2007. “Precedents of Injustice: Thinking about History in Law and Society Scholarship”. (Special issue: Law and Society Reconsidered). Studies in Law, Politics, and Society. Vol. 41:61-81.
Darian-Smith, Eve. 2004. “Ethnographies of Law”; Blackwell Companion to Law and Society, edited by Austin Sarat. Pp. 545-568.
Darian-Smith, Eve. 2002. “Savage Capitalists: Law and Politics Surrounding Indian Casino Operations in California”; Studies in Law, Politics, and Society. Vol. 26:109-140.
Darian-Smith, Eve. 2002. “Beating the Bounds: Law, Identity and Territory in the New Europe”. (long version). In Carol Greenhouse, Kay Warren and Elizabeth Merz (eds.) Ethnography in Unstable Places. Duke University Press. Pp. 249-275.
Darian-Smith, Eve. 2002. “Myths of ‘East’ and ‘West’: Intellectual Property Law in Postcolonial Hong Kong”. In David Theo. Goldberg and Ato Quayson (eds) Relocating Postcolonialism. Oxford: Blackwell. Pp. 294-319.
Darian-Smith, Eve. 2002. “Rabies Rides the Fast Train: Transnational Interactions in Post-Colonial Times”. (reprint) In The Legal Geographies Reader: Law, Power and Space. Edited by Nicholas Blomley, David Delaney and Richard T. Ford (eds). Oxford: Blackwell.
Darian-Smith, Eve 2000. “Structural Inequalities in the Global Legal System”. Review essay. Law & Society Review. 2000: 34(3): 809-828.