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The Politics of law : a progressive critique

The Politics of law : a progressive critique

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Edition Details

  • Creator or Attribution (Responsibility): David Kairys
  • Language: English
  • Jurisdiction(s): New York (State)
  • Publication Information: New York : Pantheon Books, ©1982
  • Publication Type (Medium): Aufsatzsammlung
  • Material: Internet resource
  • Type: Book, Internet Resource
  • Permalink: http://books.lawi.us/the-politics-of-law-a-progressive-critique/ (Stable identifier)

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Online version: Politics of law. New York: Pantheon Books, ©1982 (OCoLC)610349226

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IX, 321 pages ; 25 cm

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Useful for students learning an area of law, The Politics of law : a progressive critique is also useful for lawyers seeking to apply the law to issues arising in practice.

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  • Publisher: Pantheon Books
  • Responsable Person: edited by David Kairys.
  • Publication Date: 1982
  • Copyright Date: 1982
  • Location: New York, N.Y.
  • Country/State: New York (State)
  • Number of Editions: 35 editions
  • First edition Date: 1982
  • Last edition Date: 1998
  • Languages: English, German, Japanese
  • Library of Congress Code: KF380
  • Dewey Code: 349.73
  • ISBN: 0394519817 9780394519814 0394711106 9780394711102
  • OCLC: 8473981

Main Contents

Legal reasoning / David Kairys
History of mainstream legal thought / Elizabeth Mensch
Legal education as training for hierarchy / Duncan Kennedy
Critical theory and labor relations law / Karl E. Klare
Race discrimination law and race in America / W. Haywood Burns
Antidiscrimination law : a critical review / Alan D. Freeman
Perspectives on women's subordination and the role of law / Nadine Taub & Elizabeth M. Schneider
Freedom of speech / David Kairys
Contract law as ideology / Peter Gabel & Jay M. Feinman
Torts / Richard L. Abel
Doctrine of objective causation / Mortin J. Horwitz
Criminal law the origins of crime and criminal VIolence / Mark Kelman
Toward a radical criminology / William J. Chambliss
Criminal justice system and the role of the police / David Ruduovsky
Corporations and free speech / Mark Tushnet
Legal entitlement and welfare benefits / Rand E. Rosenblatt
New developments in legal theory / Robert W. Gordon
Toward a theory of law and patriarchy / Diane Polan
Antonio Gramsci and “legalhegemony” / Edward Greer
Radical tradition in the law / Victor Rabinowitz.

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