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Narrative, violence, and the law : the essays of Robert Cover

Narrative, violence, and the law : the essays of Robert Cover

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  • Creators or Attribution (Responsibility): Austin Sarat, Robert M. Cover, Martha Minow, Michael Ryan
  • Language: English
  • Jurisdiction(s): Michigan
  • Publication Information: Ann Arbor : University of Michigan Press, ©1992
  • Material: Internet resource
  • Type: Book, Internet Resource
  • Series title: Law, meaning, and violence.
  • Permalink: http://books.lawi.us/narrative-violence-and-the-law-the-essays-of-robert-cover/ (Stable identifier)

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XII, 292 pages ; 23 cm.

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Useful for students learning an area of law, Narrative, violence, and the law : the essays of Robert Cover is also useful for lawyers seeking to apply the law to issues arising in practice.

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  • Publisher: University of Michigan Press
  • Responsable Person: edited by Martha Minow, Michael Ryan, and Austin Sarat.
  • Publication Date: 1992
  • Copyright Date: 1992
  • Location: Ann Arbor
  • Country/State: Michigan
  • Number of Editions: 12 editions
  • First edition Date: 1992
  • Last edition Date: 2010
  • Languages: English
  • Library of Congress Code: KF213
  • Dewey Code: 348.732
  • ISBN: 0472094955 9780472094950 0472064959 9780472064953
  • OCLC: 26502776

Main Contents

Introduction: Robert Cover and Law, Judging, and Violence / Martha Minow
1. The Origins of Judicial Activism in the Protection of Minorities
2. The Uses of Jurisdictional Redundancy: Interest, Ideology, and Innovation
3. Nomos and Narrative
4. The Folktales of Justice: Tales of Jurisdiction
5. Violence and the Word
6. Obligation: A Jewish Jurisprudence of the Social Order
Coda: Your Law-Baseball Quiz
Robert Cover on Law and Violence / Austin Sarat
Meaning and Alternity / Michael Ryan.

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Essential writings of the leading scholar of law and violence

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