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Imagining legality : where law meets popular culture

Author: Austin Sarat
Publisher: Tuscaloosa : University of Alabama Press, ©2011.
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Imagining Legality: Where Law Meets Popular Culture is collection of essays on the relationship between law and popular culture that posits, in addition to the concepts of law in the books and law in action, a third concept of law in the image - that is, of law as it is perceived by the public through the lens of public media. Imagining Legality argues that images of law suggested by television and film are as  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Imagining legality.
Tuscaloosa : University of Alabama Press, ©2011
(DLC) 2011006004
Material Type: Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Austin Sarat
ISBN: 9780817385712 0817385711
OCLC Number: 776998361
Description: 1 online resource (viii, 234 pages)
Contents: What popular culture does for, and to, law : an introduction / Austin Sarat --
Trust us justice : 24, popular culture, and the law / Desmond Manderson --
Law's visual afterlife : violence, popular culture, and translation theory / Naomi Mezey --
Law's screen life : criminal predators and what to do about them : popular imperatives from screen-based reality / Richard K. Sherwin --
Real justice : law and order on reality television / Laurie Ouellette --
The responsibilities of the cyranoid citizen / Anna McCarthy.
Responsibility: edited by Austin Sarat.

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