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The Resource Failed revolutions : social reform and the limits of legal imagination, Richard Delgado, Jean Stefancic

Failed revolutions : social reform and the limits of legal imagination, Richard Delgado, Jean Stefancic

Label
Failed revolutions : social reform and the limits of legal imagination
Title
Failed revolutions
Title remainder
social reform and the limits of legal imagination
Statement of responsibility
Richard Delgado, Jean Stefancic
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Member of
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Delgado, Richard,
Dewey number
303.48/4
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Stefancic, Jean,
Series statement
New perspectives on law, culture, and society
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Social movements
  • Sociological jurisprudence
  • Law reform
  • Radicalism
Label
Failed revolutions : social reform and the limits of legal imagination, Richard Delgado, Jean Stefancic
Instantiates
Publication
Note
First published 1994 by Westview Press
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
  • Cover; Half Title; Series Page; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction; Credits; PART ONE On the Difficulty of Imagining a Better Society; 1 Images of the Outsider in American Law and Culture: Can Free Expression Remedy Deeply Inscribed Social Ills?; Images of the Outsider; How Could They? Lessons from the History of Racial Depiction; How the System of Free Expression Sometimes Makes Matters Worse; What Should Be Done? If Not Speech, Then What?; 2 Judges' Misjudgments; Notorious Cases and Saving Narratives: What the Juxtaposition Shows
  • Law and Literature: The Canon and the Possibility of CounternarrativesBreaking Lockstep: Two Ways to Avoid Serious Moral Error; 3 Why Do We Tell the Same Stories? Law Reform, Critical Librarianship, and the Triple Helix Dilemma; Classification Systems in Legal Scholarship; Classification Systems and the Replication of Preexisting Thought: The Triple Helix Dilemma; How to Break the Circle; PART TWO On the Difficulty of Hearing What Our Prophets Are Saying; 4 The Imperial Scholar: How to Marginalize Outsider Writing; What the Outsiders Are Saying: A Brief Analytical Summary
  • Reception by the EldersReception by the New Generation; At the Margin"": Why We Always Fail to Recognize New Stories; 5 Gathering with the Like-Minded: Symposium Battles; The Symposium; History and Development; Competition over Meaning: Past, Present, Future; Particular Findings; The ""Sociogram,; 6 Pornography and Harm to Women: ""No Empirical Evidence""?; A Brief Functional History of Pornography and Female Depiction; No Empirical Evidence"": Why We Fail to Find Anything Seriously Wrong with Pornography; Why Legal Reform Is So Difficult: A Few Suggestions
  • PART THREE Why We Always Embrace Moderate Solutions (or Saviors)7 ""Our Better Natures"": A Revisionist View of the Public Trust Doctrine in Environmental Theory; Sax's Public Trust Approach to Environmental Law; Defects of the Trust System of Environmental Protection; What Sax's Theory Displaced-Three Approaches to Environmentalism That Were Not Seriously Explored; The Career of Sax's Public Trust Theory: What It Portends for Reform; 8 Shadowboxing: An Essay on Power; An Example: ""Subjective"" Versus ""Objective"" Standards; What the Subjective-Objective Debate Shows-and Conceals
  • How Objectivity Does Its WorkWhy Not a Subjective Standard? On Being Unprincipled on Principle; A Final Example and Conclusion; PART FOUR Supreme Court (and Other) Rhetoric: How the Way Powerful Institutions Talk Can Devalue and Marginalize Outsider Groups; 9 Scorn and Imposition-How We Use Language, Consciously or Unconsciously, to Derail Reform; Scorn; Scornful Discourse; Scornful Discourse in the Supreme Court; The Judicial Function: A Theory of the Appropriate Role of Satire and Humor; Imposition; The Narrative's Efficacy and Attraction
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on1090130080
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
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unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780429720031
Level of compression
unknown
Note
Taylor & Francis
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1090130080
Label
Failed revolutions : social reform and the limits of legal imagination, Richard Delgado, Jean Stefancic
Publication
Note
First published 1994 by Westview Press
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
  • Cover; Half Title; Series Page; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction; Credits; PART ONE On the Difficulty of Imagining a Better Society; 1 Images of the Outsider in American Law and Culture: Can Free Expression Remedy Deeply Inscribed Social Ills?; Images of the Outsider; How Could They? Lessons from the History of Racial Depiction; How the System of Free Expression Sometimes Makes Matters Worse; What Should Be Done? If Not Speech, Then What?; 2 Judges' Misjudgments; Notorious Cases and Saving Narratives: What the Juxtaposition Shows
  • Law and Literature: The Canon and the Possibility of CounternarrativesBreaking Lockstep: Two Ways to Avoid Serious Moral Error; 3 Why Do We Tell the Same Stories? Law Reform, Critical Librarianship, and the Triple Helix Dilemma; Classification Systems in Legal Scholarship; Classification Systems and the Replication of Preexisting Thought: The Triple Helix Dilemma; How to Break the Circle; PART TWO On the Difficulty of Hearing What Our Prophets Are Saying; 4 The Imperial Scholar: How to Marginalize Outsider Writing; What the Outsiders Are Saying: A Brief Analytical Summary
  • Reception by the EldersReception by the New Generation; At the Margin"": Why We Always Fail to Recognize New Stories; 5 Gathering with the Like-Minded: Symposium Battles; The Symposium; History and Development; Competition over Meaning: Past, Present, Future; Particular Findings; The ""Sociogram,; 6 Pornography and Harm to Women: ""No Empirical Evidence""?; A Brief Functional History of Pornography and Female Depiction; No Empirical Evidence"": Why We Fail to Find Anything Seriously Wrong with Pornography; Why Legal Reform Is So Difficult: A Few Suggestions
  • PART THREE Why We Always Embrace Moderate Solutions (or Saviors)7 ""Our Better Natures"": A Revisionist View of the Public Trust Doctrine in Environmental Theory; Sax's Public Trust Approach to Environmental Law; Defects of the Trust System of Environmental Protection; What Sax's Theory Displaced-Three Approaches to Environmentalism That Were Not Seriously Explored; The Career of Sax's Public Trust Theory: What It Portends for Reform; 8 Shadowboxing: An Essay on Power; An Example: ""Subjective"" Versus ""Objective"" Standards; What the Subjective-Objective Debate Shows-and Conceals
  • How Objectivity Does Its WorkWhy Not a Subjective Standard? On Being Unprincipled on Principle; A Final Example and Conclusion; PART FOUR Supreme Court (and Other) Rhetoric: How the Way Powerful Institutions Talk Can Devalue and Marginalize Outsider Groups; 9 Scorn and Imposition-How We Use Language, Consciously or Unconsciously, to Derail Reform; Scorn; Scornful Discourse; Scornful Discourse in the Supreme Court; The Judicial Function: A Theory of the Appropriate Role of Satire and Humor; Imposition; The Narrative's Efficacy and Attraction
Control code
on1090130080
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780429720031
Level of compression
unknown
Note
Taylor & Francis
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1090130080

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