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The politics of law : a progressive critique

Author: David Kairys
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Basic Books, 1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 3. edView all editions and formats
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An assortment of scholars and practitioners in law and related disciplines raise basic questions, challenging ideals like the separation of law from politics, economics, religion, and culture. They  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Kairys
ISBN: 0465059597 9780465059591
OCLC Number: 924695624
Description: ix, 738 p.
Contents: * Introduction David Kairys Traditional Jurisprudence And Legal Education * The History of Mainstream Legal Thought Elizabeth Mensch * Legal Education as Training for Hierarchy Duncan Kennedy Selected Issues And Fields Of LawLitigation and the Legal Process * Politics and Procedure Martha Minow * Going to Court: Access, Autonomy, and the Contradictions of Liberal Legality Austin Sarat * Gay Rights and Identity Imitation: Issues in the Ethics of Representation Janet E. Halley The Quality of Life * Health Law Rand E. Rosenblatt * Environmental Law Gerald Torres Liberty * Freedom of Speech David Kairys * The Indivisible Framework of International Human Rights: Bringing It Home Rhonda Copelon Property * Property Joseph William Singer * The Stakes of Intellectual Property Law Keith Aoki Equality * Law and Race in Early America W. Haywood Burns * Antidiscrimination Law from 1954 to 1989: Uncertainty, Contradiction, Rationalization, Denial Alan Freeman * Race and Affirmative Action: A Critical Race Perspective Charles R. Lawrence III * Womens Subordination and the Role of Law Elizabeth Schneider and Nadine Taub * A Black Feminist Critique of Antidiscrimination Law and Politics Kimberl Crenshaw Crime and Justice * Crime and Punishment in the United States: Myths, Realities, and Possibilities Elliott Currie * Two Systems of Criminal Justice David Cole * Police Practices David Rudovsky Personal Injury * Torts Richard L. Abel * The Rise and Early Progressive Critique of Objective Causation Morton J. Horowitz Business * Contract Law as Ideology Jay Feinman and Peter Gabel * Contract Versus Politics in Corporation Doctrine William H. Simon Labor and Social Welfare * Critical Theory and Labor Relations Law Karl E. Klare * Welfare and Legal Entitlements: The Social Roots of Poverty Lucy A. Williams The Role and Structure of Government * The Political Tilt of Separation of Powers Jules Lobel * Redistribution and the Takings Clause Molly S. McUsid Progressive Approaches To The Law * Some Critical Theories of Law and Their Critics Robert W. Gordon * Language and the Law: Literature, Narrative, and Legal Theory Jane B. Baron and Julia Epstein * The Radical Tradition in the Law Victor Rabinowitz * The Sex of Law Frances Olsen * The Role of Law in Progressive Politics Cornel West
Responsibility: edited by David Kairys.

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