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The Resource Colonial discourse and gender in U.S. criminal courts : cultural defenses and prosecutions, Caroline Braunmühl

Colonial discourse and gender in U.S. criminal courts : cultural defenses and prosecutions, Caroline Braunmühl

Label
Colonial discourse and gender in U.S. criminal courts : cultural defenses and prosecutions
Title
Colonial discourse and gender in U.S. criminal courts
Title remainder
cultural defenses and prosecutions
Statement of responsibility
Caroline Braunmühl
Title variation
Colonial discourse and gender in United States criminal courts
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Member of
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Braunmühl, Caroline
Dewey number
347.73008
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Routledge advances in criminology
Series volume
12
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  • Sex discrimination in criminal justice administration
  • Minorities
  • United States
  • Colonies
Label
Colonial discourse and gender in U.S. criminal courts : cultural defenses and prosecutions, Caroline Braunmühl
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- Theoretical perspective -- The corpus of cases -- Ethnicizing prosecutions and defenses : "culture" and "gender" in trial parties' argumentative strategies and in the debate about "the cultural defense" -- Biases and blindspots in the debate -- Cultural profiling : the patriarchal other : first case study -- "Cultural defense" I : the oppressed third world woman : second case study -- "Cultural defense" II : the patriarchal other : third case study -- Conclusion: cultural information or gendered colonial discourse? -- Resistance/instabilities : the spectrum of discursive politics in trials involving "cultural evidence" and the involuntary subversion of hegemonic discourse -- Contesting "cultural evidence" : adversarial opposition or mutual collusion? -- Witnesses and hegemonic consensus -- Beyond mere "resistance" : the spectrum of instabilities fracturing hegemonic trial discourse and what difference they make -- Conclusion: practical/theoretical implications -- Appendix: overview of the cases (with commentary) -- Cases, constitutional amendments, rules of evidence, and statutes cited -- Abbreviations -- Notes -- Glossary of legal terms -- References -- Index
Control code
ocn791643009
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 281 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781283546232
Note
Taylor & Francis
Other control number
9786613858689
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)791643009
Label
Colonial discourse and gender in U.S. criminal courts : cultural defenses and prosecutions, Caroline Braunmühl
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- Theoretical perspective -- The corpus of cases -- Ethnicizing prosecutions and defenses : "culture" and "gender" in trial parties' argumentative strategies and in the debate about "the cultural defense" -- Biases and blindspots in the debate -- Cultural profiling : the patriarchal other : first case study -- "Cultural defense" I : the oppressed third world woman : second case study -- "Cultural defense" II : the patriarchal other : third case study -- Conclusion: cultural information or gendered colonial discourse? -- Resistance/instabilities : the spectrum of discursive politics in trials involving "cultural evidence" and the involuntary subversion of hegemonic discourse -- Contesting "cultural evidence" : adversarial opposition or mutual collusion? -- Witnesses and hegemonic consensus -- Beyond mere "resistance" : the spectrum of instabilities fracturing hegemonic trial discourse and what difference they make -- Conclusion: practical/theoretical implications -- Appendix: overview of the cases (with commentary) -- Cases, constitutional amendments, rules of evidence, and statutes cited -- Abbreviations -- Notes -- Glossary of legal terms -- References -- Index
Control code
ocn791643009
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 281 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781283546232
Note
Taylor & Francis
Other control number
9786613858689
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)791643009

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