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The mandate of dignity

Author: Drucilla Cornell; Nick Friedman
Publisher: New York : Fordham University Press, 2016.
Series: Just ideas.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : First editionView all editions and formats
A major American legal thinker, the late Ronald Dworkin also helped shape new dispensations in the Global South. In South Africa, in particular, his work has been fiercely debated in the context of one of the world's most progressive constitutions. Despite Dworkin's discomfort with that document's enshrinement of 'socioeconomic rights, ' his work enables an important defense of a jurisprudence premised on justice,  Read more...

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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Cornell, Drucilla.
Mandate of dignity.
New York : Fordham University Press, 2016
(DLC) 2015007424
Named Person: Ronald Dworkin; Ronald Dworkin
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Drucilla Cornell; Nick Friedman
ISBN: 9780823272457 0823272451
OCLC Number: 964554817
Notes: This edition previously issued in print: 2016.
Target Audience: Specialized.
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Integrity to the past --
The Hegelian conception of a properly constituted community --
Law's empire in South Africa --
The quest for unity of value --
Integrity to dignity --
Dignity and responsibility in South African law.
Series Title: Just ideas.
Responsibility: Drucilla Cornell and Nick Friedman.


This is the first book to review Ronald Dworkin's entire body of work in its relevance to constitutional dispensations in the Global South.  Read more...


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