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  • Race, Law, and Cultureby Austin Sarat

    Oxford University Press 1997; US$ 45.00

    When it comes to race and racial issues these are strange times for all Americans. More than forty years after Brown v. Board of Education put an end to segregation of the races by law, current debates about affirmative action, multiculturalism, and racial hate speech reveal persistent uncertainty about the place and meaning of race in American culture... more...

  • Studies in Law, Politics, and Societyby Austin Sarat

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2006; US$ 124.99

    Presenting a diverse array of articles by an interdisciplinary group of scholars, this work covers social science disciplines and law. Some articles in this issue examine the interactions of law and "vulnerable" populations. Other articles focus on indigenous groups and particular legal controversies in which they are involved. more...

  • Studies in Law, Politics and Societyby Austin Sarat

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2005; US$ 124.99

    Presents articles by an interdisciplinary group of scholars in social sciences, humanities, and the law. In this volume, the scholars examine the nature of family and the intersection of family and law, the way contexts shape legal actors, and the nature of rights and resistance. more...

  • Studies in Law, Politics, and Societyby Austin Sarat

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2006; US$ 130.99

    Presents a diverse array of articles by an interdisciplinary group of scholars. This work covers political science, policy studies, and law. Divided into two parts - conflict, violence, and legal processes; and deciding cases, charting progress - it focuses on the sources of conflict and violence as well as law's response to both. more...

  • Crime and Punishmentby Austin Sarat

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2005; US$ 124.99

    Presents an issue devoted to exploring humanistic perspectives on the subject of punishment. This book explores the way deviant subjects are constructed and made available for punishment, the philosophical context within which decisions about punishment are made, and the inner workings of the penal apparatus. more...

  • The Killing Stateby Austin Sarat

    Oxford University Press 2001; US$ 35.00

    Brings together the work of writers to discuss the meaning of execution in American law and culture. This book provides historical background on the death penalty and brings together arguments about the morality of capital punishment with arguments about its meaning. It also considers whether death penalty is the very cause of violence. more...

  • Studies in Law, Politics, and Societyby Austin Sarat

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2007; US$ 139.99

    Describes a broader audience of legal scholars who study: the intersection of legal thought and consciousness and the development of legal practices and institutions; and the development of legal thought and practices. This title provides the research that spans a wide range of law related subjects including law and inequality. more...

  • Law and Society Reconsideredby Austin Sarat

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2007; US$ 130.99

    Contains articles from political science, sociology, and law, which examine the legal treatment of 'suspect' populations, the work of legal actors, and the works of various legal devices. more...

  • Is the Death Penalty Dying?by Austin Sarat

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2008; US$ 116.99

    Drawing together an array of distinguished scholars from political science, criminology, sociology, and law, this volume examines the death penalty in the US. more...

  • The Blackwell Companion to Law and Societyby Austin Sarat

    Wiley 2008; US$ 225.00

    The Blackwell Companion to Law and Society is an authoritative study of the relationship between law and social interaction. Thirty-two original essays by an international group of expert scholars examine a wide range of critical questions. Authors represent various theoretical, methodological, and political commitments, creating the first truly... more...