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Title Studies in law, politics and society. Vol. 28 / edited by Austin Sarat ; Patricia Ewick
Published Amsterdam : Elsevier JAI, [2003]
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Description 1 online resource (x, 188 pages : illustrations)
Contents Issues in constitutional interpretation. Revisiting constitutional interpretation : a comparative perspective on the American debates / Matthew J. Moore -- Minority representation, the Supreme Court, and the politics of democracy / Yasmin A. Dawood. "Missing persons". Accounting for absent bodies : the politics and jurisprudence of the Missing Persons Act / Thomas M. Hawley -- Surviving law : death community culture / Patrick Hanafin -- Extraterritorial criminal jurisdiction : replacing "objective territoriality" with "defensive territoriality" / Ellen S. Podgor. The challenges of (and to) rights. "Subjectivity is a citizen" : representation, recognition, and the deconstruction of civil rights / Jonathan Goldberg-Hiller
Summary Description: This volume presents articles by an interdisciplinary and international group of scholars spanning the social sciences, humanities, and law. It offers new perspectives on political relationships, politics, legal reform, law and the family, race relations and gender issues
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes Also available online via the World Wide Web by subscription to Emerald Social Sciences ebook collection
Subject Criminal law -- Philosophy.
Criminals -- Public opinion.
Criminals -- Rehabilitation.
Imprisonment -- Moral and ethical aspects.
Imprisonment -- Social aspects.
Punishment -- Philosophy.
Form Electronic book
Author Ewick, Patricia.
Sarat, Austin.
Emerald (Firm)
ISBN 0762310154 (hbk.)
1849502099 (electronic bk.)
9780762310159 (hbk.)
9781849502092 (electronic bk.)
OTHER TI Emerald Social Sciences Book Series