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Law without Nations
Language: en
Pages: 256
Authors: Austin Sarat, Lawrence Douglas, Martha Merrill Umphrey
Categories: Law
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-12-10 - Publisher: Stanford University Press

The possibility of law in the absence of a nation would seem to strip law from its source of meaning and value. At the same time, law divorced from nations would clear the ground for a cosmopolitan vision in which the prejudices or idiosyncrasies of distinctive national traditions would give
Legal Theory and the Media of Law
Language: en
Pages: 648
Authors: Thomas Vesting
Categories: Law
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-02-23 - Publisher: Edward Elgar Publishing

As many disciplines in the humanities have experienced a focus on culture’s impact in recent decades, questions surrounding the significance of media such as writing, print and computer networks have become increasingly relevant. This book seeks to demonstrate that a media and cultural theory perspective can also be highly productive
Truth and Governance
Language: en
Pages: 320
Authors: William A. Galston, Tom G. Palmer
Categories: Philosophy
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-09-14 - Publisher: Brookings Institution Press

Taking the long view of conflicts between truth and political power What role does truth play in government? In context of recent political discourse around the globe—and especially in the United States—it is easy to believe that truth, in the form of indisputable facts, is a matter of debate. But
Race in the Shadow of Law
Language: en
Pages: 196
Authors: Eddie Bruce-Jones
Categories: Law
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-12-01 - Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Race in the Shadow of Law offers a critical legal analysis of European responses to institutional racism. It draws connections between contemporary legal knowledge practices and colonial systems of thought, arguing that many people of colour experience the law as a part of a racial problem, rather than a solution,
Murder, the Media, and the Politics of Public Feelings
Language: en
Pages: 222
Authors: Jennifer Petersen
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-08-12 - Publisher: Indiana University Press

In 1998, the horrific murders of Matthew Shepard -- a gay man living in Laramie, Wyoming -- and James Byrd Jr. -- an African American man dragged to his death in Jasper, Texas -- provoked a passionate public outrage. The intense media coverage of the murders made moments of violence