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Looking back at law's century

Looking back at law's century

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Edition Details

  • Creator or Attribution (Responsibility): Robert A. Kagan
  • Language: English
  • Jurisdiction(s): New York (State)
  • Publication Information: Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 2002
  • Publication Type (Medium): Conference papers and proceedings, History, Congresses, Congre?s
  • Material: Conference publication
  • Type: Book
  • Permalink: http://books.lawi.us/looking-back-at-law-s-century/ (Stable identifier)

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446 pages : ILlustrations ; 25 cm

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Useful for students learning an area of law, Looking back at law's century is also useful for lawyers seeking to apply the law to issues arising in practice.

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  • Publisher: Cornell University Press
  • Responsable Person: edited by Austin Sarat, Bryant Garth, Robert A. Kagan.
  • Publication Date: 2002
  • Country/State: New York (State)
  • Number of Editions: 7 editions
  • First edition Date: 2002
  • Last edition Date: 2002
  • Languages: English
  • Library of Congress Code: KF371
  • Dewey Code: 349.73
  • ISBN: 0801439574 9780801439575
  • OCLC: 49552267

Main Contents

Facilitating and domesticating change : democracy, capitalism, and law's double role in the twentieth century / Robert A. Kagan, Bryant Garth, and Austin Sarat
Idea of political freedom / Owen Fiss
Instituting universal human rights law : the invention of tradition in the twentieth century / Martha Minow
Racial justice : moral or political? / Kendall Thomas
Visions of self-control : fashioning a liberal approach to crime and punishment in the twentieth century / Jonathan Simon
Twentieth-century legal metaphors for self and society / Guyora Binder
Citizenship, agency, and the dream of time / Carol Greenhouse
Rhetoric of community : civil society and the legal order / Marianne Constable
Law and the corporation / Morton Keller
Legal origins of the modern American state / William J. Novak. Legal profession / Robert W. Gordon
Professing law : elite law school professors in the twentieth century / Laura Kalman
Twentieth-century discipline of international law in the United States David Kennedy.

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