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American cultural pluralism and law

Author: Jill Norgren; Serena Nanda
Publisher: Westport, CT : Praeger Publishers, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 3rd edView all editions and formats
Previous editions published : 1996 (2nd) and 1988 (1st).

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Norgren, Jill.
American cultural pluralism and law.
Westport, CT : Praeger Publishers, 2006
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jill Norgren; Serena Nanda
ISBN: 0275986926 9780275986926 0275986993 9780275986995
OCLC Number: 64585854
Description: xvii, 287 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Race and ethnicity --
Native Americans, land, and law --
Trouble in paradise : Native Hawaiian and Puerto Rican sovereignty --
African Americans : the fight for justice and equality --
Immigration : Latinos and law --
Religion --
Religious belief and practice : the mormons --
Religious belief and practice : the Amish --
The culture wars in American schools --
Religion and the use of illicit drugs : the Rastafari and the Native American church --
Gender --
Women's nature, women's lives, women's rights --
Family values : gays and marriage --
Community and citizenship --
Fighting prejudice : persons with disabilities and homeless persons --
100 percent American : who qualifies in a national emergency? Japanese Americans and the law --
Cultural pluralism and the rule of law post 9/11.
Responsibility: Jill Norgren and Serena Nanda.
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This new edition of Norgren and Nanda's classic updates their examination of the intersection of American cultural pluralism and law.  Read more...


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"As in previous editions, the central theme of this work concerns the negotiations between the law and the many subcultures that make up US society. The authors present the material thematically. Read more...

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