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Studies in Law, Politics and Society Vol: 26

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10 Jul 2002
Emerald Group Publishing Limited
220 pages - 156 x 234 x 14mm
Studies in Law, Politics, and Society


This volume of "Studies in Law, Politics, and Society" presents a diverse array of articles by an interdisciplinary and international group of scholars. Their work spans the social sciences, humanities, and law. It examines new perspectives on political relationships, politics and legal reform, and law and the family. The articles published here exemplify the exciting and innovative work being done in interdisciplinary legal scholarship.
Politics at the "end": how kings and philosophers lose their heads (but according to different conditions), J. Goldhammer; who killed politics? the case of Cass Sunstein - queer theory meets mainstream US constitutional theory, S. Burgess. Politics and legal reform: who influences family law reform? discourses on motherhood and fatherhood in legislative reform debates in Canada, S. Boyd, C. Young; defining cause lawyering - Naacp versus Button and the struggle over professional ideology, Hilbink; savage capitalists - law and politics surrounding Indian casino operations in California, E. Darian-Smith. Inside families: comparative analysis of law in theory and law in action in partner abuse cases - what does the data tell us?, L. Neilson); lesbian and gay parenting - a brief history of legal and theoretical issues, C. Connolly.

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