“… Multicultural Jurisprudence is a worthwhile read for anyone interested in social and legal plurality and the use of culture in the judicial setting. It is consistently well written and well referenced, with excellent use of judicial precedents. It is interesting and provocative, raising many troubling issues, and highlighting the difficulty the law and legal institutions have had in coping with cultural plurality.” – Shawn H.E. Harmon,
Social & Legal Studies, Volume 20, No.4
“...Foblets and Renteln deserve an accolade for redressing our ignorance regarding to what extent, if at all, cultural imperatives should mitigate punishment in today's legally pluralistic society. But most nobly of all, they endeavor to end the clash between law and culture.” – Lee P. Ruddin,
Law and Politics Book Review, Vol 19, No 10
“The chapters provide a range of important examples in the courtroom
… each author employs an anthropological lens that enables the reader to understand and appreciate the nuances in each country's history and how national identity affects the incorporation in judicial and administrative processes.” – Jamie Rowen,
Law and Society Review, Volume 44, Issue 2
“This collection … satisfies the pressing demand for further expert discussion of this subject.
Overall, the strength of this volume lies in its multidisciplinarity, its internationally comparative approach, and its well-balanced provision for both theory and practice.
This thought-provoking publication … will definitely be of great value to anyone interested in multiculturalism in general and in legal and philosophical implications in particular.” – Marie-Luisa Frick,
Volume 13, No.3