The politics of law : a progressive critique (Book, 1998) []
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The politics of law : a progressive critique

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

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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