The Law Is A White Dog

Author: Colin Dayan
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 9781400838592
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Examining such troubling cases, The Law Is a White Dog tackles key societal questions: How does the law construct our identities? How do its rules and sanctions make or unmake persons?

With Dogs At The Edge Of Life

Author: Colin Dayan
Publisher: Columbia University Press
ISBN: 0231540744
Size: 47.32 MB
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Theoretically sophisticated yet aimed at a broad readership, With Dogs at the Edge of Life illuminates how dogs—and their struggles—take us beyond sentimentality and into a form of thought that can make a difference to our lives.

The Story Of Cruel And Unusual

Author: Colin Dayan
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 0262260581
Size: 25.59 MB
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But in The Story of Cruel and Unusual, Colin Dayan argues that anyone who has followed U.S. Supreme Court decisions regarding the Eighth Amendment prohibition of "cruel and unusual" punishment would recognize the prisoners' treatment at Abu ...

Legal Emblems And The Art Of Law

Author: Peter Goodrich
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1107035996
Size: 13.27 MB
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This book is the first to reconstruct the history of the emblem tradition, evidencing the extent to which a gallery of images of law already exists and structuring how the public realm is displayed, made present and viewed.

Genocide And The Geographical Imagination

Author: James A. Tyner
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
ISBN: 1442209003
Size: 71.81 MB
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This groundbreaking book brings an important spatial perspective to our understanding of genocide through a fresh interpretation of Germany under Hitler, Cambodia under the Khmer Rouge, and China’s Great Leap Forward famine under Mao.

Dictionary Of Untranslatables

Author: Barbara Cassin
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 1400849918
Size: 65.86 MB
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This is an encyclopedic dictionary of close to 400 important philosophical, literary, and political terms and concepts that defy easy--or any--translation from one language and culture to another.

The Huron Wendat Feast Of The Dead

Author: Erik R. Seeman
Publisher: JHU Press
ISBN: 0801898544
Size: 35.73 MB
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Erik R. Seeman analyzes these encounters, using the Feast of the Dead as a metaphor for broader Indian-European relations in North America.

Marginal Workers

Author: Ruben J. Garcia
Publisher: NYU Press
ISBN: 0814738621
Size: 23.94 MB
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In Marginal Workers, Ruben J. Garcia demonstrates that when it comes to these marginal workers, the sum of the law is less than its parts, and, despite what appears to be a plethora of applicable statutes, marginal workers are frequently ...

War Power Police Power

Author: Mark Neocleous
ISBN: 9780748692378
Size: 28.51 MB
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In this, the first book to deal with the concepts of war power and police power together, Mark Neocleous deals with these questions and many more by using critical theory to radically rethink war power.