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The Resource Legal rights : historical and philosophical perspectives, edited by Austin Sarat and Thomas R. Kearns

Legal rights : historical and philosophical perspectives, edited by Austin Sarat and Thomas R. Kearns

Label
Legal rights : historical and philosophical perspectives
Title
Legal rights
Title remainder
historical and philosophical perspectives
Statement of responsibility
edited by Austin Sarat and Thomas R. Kearns
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The idea of legal rights today enjoys virtually universal appeal, yet all too often the meaning and significance of rights are poorly understood. The purpose of this volume is to clarify the subject of legal rights by drawing on both historical and philosophical legal scholarship to bridge the gap between these two genres--a gap that has divorced abstract and normative treatments of rights from an understanding of their particular social and cultural contexts. Legal Rights: Historical and Philosophical Perspectives shows that the meaning and extent of rights has been dramatically expanded in
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Cataloging source
N$T
Index
index present
Language note
English
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • Sarat, Austin
  • Kearns, Thomas R
Series statement
The Amherst series in law, jurisprudence, and social thought
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  • Civil rights
  • Civil rights
  • Human rights
  • Human rights
  • LAW
  • PHILOSOPHY
  • Civil rights
  • Civil rights
  • Human rights
  • Human rights
Label
Legal rights : historical and philosophical perspectives, edited by Austin Sarat and Thomas R. Kearns
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Very good memories : self-defense and the imagination of legal rights in early modern England / Annabel Patterson -- Natural law and natural rights / Morton J. Horwitz -- Lincoln, slavery, and rights / William E. Cain -- Rights and needs : the myth of disjunction / Jeremy Waldron -- Justifying the rights of academic freedom in the era of "power/knowledge" / Thomas L. Haskell -- The new jural mind : rights without grounds, without truths, and without things that are truly rightful / Hadley Arkes -- Is the idea of human rights ineliminably religious? / Michael J. Perry -- Rights in the postmodern condition / Pierre Schlag
Control code
ocn603386504
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unknown
Edition
1st pbk. ed
Extent
1 online resource (vi, 315 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9786612437755
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Note
JSTOR
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22573/ctt1djcrsw
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
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unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)603386504
Label
Legal rights : historical and philosophical perspectives, edited by Austin Sarat and Thomas R. Kearns
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Very good memories : self-defense and the imagination of legal rights in early modern England / Annabel Patterson -- Natural law and natural rights / Morton J. Horwitz -- Lincoln, slavery, and rights / William E. Cain -- Rights and needs : the myth of disjunction / Jeremy Waldron -- Justifying the rights of academic freedom in the era of "power/knowledge" / Thomas L. Haskell -- The new jural mind : rights without grounds, without truths, and without things that are truly rightful / Hadley Arkes -- Is the idea of human rights ineliminably religious? / Michael J. Perry -- Rights in the postmodern condition / Pierre Schlag
Control code
ocn603386504
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
1st pbk. ed
Extent
1 online resource (vi, 315 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9786612437755
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt1djcrsw
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)603386504

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