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  • The Politics of Street Crimeby Stuart Scheingold

    Temple University Press 2010; US$ 33.95

    Americans find street crime terrifying and repellent. Yet we vicariously seek it out in virtually all of our media: books, newspapers, television, films, and the theatre. Stuart Scheingold confronts this cultural contradiction and asks why street crime is generally regarded in the trivializing and punitive images of cops and robbers that attribute... more...

  • Cause Lawyeringby Austin Sarat; Stuart Scheingold

    Oxford University Press 1998; US$ 60.00 US$ 51.60

    The essays in this text represent a cross-national portrait of lawyers compelled to sacrifice financial gain so as to use their legal skills in the promotion of a more just society. The essays explore the relationship between cause lawyering and the organized legal professions of many countries. more...

  • Cause Lawyering and the State in a Global Eraby Austin Sarat; Stuart Scheingold

    Oxford University Press 2001; US$ 54.99 US$ 47.29

    This volume brings together contextually sensitive, cross-cultural, and comparative research that analyzes the ways in which cause lawyering is influencing, and being influenced by, the disaggregation of state power associated with democratization and globalization. more...

  • The Cultural Lives of Cause Lawyersby Austin Sarat; Stuart Scheingold

    Cambridge University Press 2008; US$ 40.00 US$ 32.80

    This book examines the cultural lives of cause lawyers by focusing on their representation in various popular media. more...

  • Cause Lawyeringby Austin Sarat; Stuart Scheingold

    Oxford University Press 1998; US$ 77.99 US$ 67.07

    Why do some lawyers devote themselves to a given social movement or political cause? How are such deeds of individual commitment and personal belief justly executed, given the ideals of disinterested professional service to which lawyers are (in theory, at least) supposed to adhere? What can we learn from such lawyers about the relationship between... more...

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