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Dissenting Voices in American Society

Un libro in lingua di Sarat Austin edito da CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS, 2012

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"Dissenting Voices in American Society: The Role of Judges, Lawyers, and Citizens explores the status of dissent in the work and lives of judges, lawyers, and citizens, and in our institutions and culture. It brings together under the lens of critical examination dissenting voices that are usually treated separately: the protester, the academic critic, the intellectual, and the dissenting judge. It examines the forms of dissent that institutions make possible and those that are discouraged or domesticated. This book also describes the kinds of stories that dissenting voices try to tell and the narrative tropes on which those stories depend. In what voices and tones do dissenting voices speak? What worlds does dissent try to imagine and what in the end isthe value of dissent? Where does dissent speak without actually speaking? Where do dissenting voices most often go unheard or unrecognized? Do we find dissent wherever we find discontent? Wherever we find expression? This book is the product of an integrated series of symposia at the University of Alabama School of Law. These symposia bring leading scholars into colloquy with faculty at the law school on subjects at the cutting edge of interdisciplinary inquiry in law"--

Informazioni bibliografiche

  • Titolo del Libro in lingua: Dissenting Voices in American Society
  • Lingua: English
  • AutoreSarat Austin
  • Editore: CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS
  • Data di Pubblicazione: 29 Febbraio '12
  • Genere: Lingua Inglese
  • EAN-13: 9781107014237