The Legal Geographies Reader

Legal Geographies Reader co-edited by Richard Thompson Ford

Richard T. Ford, Nicholas Blomley, and David Delaney, The Legal Geographies Reader: Law, Power and Space, Malden, Mass: Blackwell, 2001.


We live in a time of porous legality or legal porosity. Our legal lives are constituted by shifting intersections of different and not necessarily coherently articulating legal orders associated with different scalar spaces. The relations between these different legal spaces is a dynamic and complex one, but it is a pressing and important subject of inquiry given the ways in which the codes operative at various scales intermingle.