This essay, included in the book SCREENING JUSTICE--THE CINEMA OF LAW: Significant Films of Law, Order and Social Justice (Rennard Strickland, Teree E. Foster & Tauyna Lovell Banks, eds., William S. Hein & Co. 2006), discusses the development of the law in Goldman's "Lord of the Flies" and raises the question of whether an island populated by a mix of boys and girls - or an island populated by only girls - would have developed a different law.
January 19, 2007
Rapoport on Golding's Lord of the Flies
Professor Nancy Rapoport (University of Houston Law Center) has posted on SSRN her book chapter, Lord of the Flies (1963): The Development of Rules Within an Adolescent Culture. From the abstract: