The Universalizing Power of Law

“The tendency to universalize one’s mode of living, broadly experienced and recognized as exemplary, is one of the effects of the ethnocentrism of dominant groups. It is also the basis for belief in the universality of the law.”

– Pierre Bourdieu (1987: 847)

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