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Author King, Stephen.

Title Law, Morality and Power
Published Boston : BRILL, 2020
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Description 1 online resource (131 p.)
Contents Intro -- Law, Morality and Power: Global Perspectives on Violence and the State -- Table of Contents -- Introduction: Law, Morality and Power -- Section 1: Theories of Violence and the State -- The Sentence is the Goal: Agamben's Notion of Law -- The Faces of Violence in Paul Ricoeur: Three Fundamental Dimensions -- A Christian Anarchist Critique of Violence: From Turning the Other Cheek to a Rejection of the State -- Re-Establishing the Tie between Law, Morality and Political Power: Modern Legal- Rationalism as the Alternative to Legal- Positivism and Legal-Realism
Private Law in the Service of Distributive Aims: Three Classic Positions -- Section 2: Violence of the State -- The Radical Evangelism of Bartolomé de Las Casas -- Control Orders: The Beginning of the End? -- Discontent and Civil Disobedience in an Unjust State: A Case Study of Tribal Protests in India -- Developments in the Criminal Law in Post- Apartheid South Africa: Abolition of the Death Penalty and Justifications for Punishment -- Unequal Distribution of Justice: Legitimacy of Violence and Juvenile Delinquents' Struggles Against it in the Court Files
Section 3: Personal and Political Violence -- The State's Dominion: Physical Violence and Consent -- A Right to Kill? -- Does the Refined Adversary System Refine the Gender Discrimination? Rape Trial and its Courtroom Culture in Taiwan -- Human Resources Assessment and Digging Up Dirt: Getting Around the Libel Laws
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Form Electronic book
Author Salzani, Carlo
Staley, Owen.
ISBN 1848880413