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Author Sarat, Austin
Title Special Issue : Law and the Liberal State
Imprint Bingley : Emerald Publishing Limited, 2014
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Series Studies in Law, Politics, and Society Ser. ; v.65
Studies in Law, Politics, and Society Ser
Note Cover -- Special Issue: Law and the Liberal State -- Copyright page -- Contents -- List of Contributors -- Editorial Board -- Trading Truth for Legitimacy in the Liberal State: Defending John Rawls's Pragmatism -- Introduction: Addressing Liberal Constitutionalism's Post-Enlightenment Paradox -- Problems for the Open Competition Model -- Rawls's Method: Justification and Legitimacy without Truth -- The Liberal Philosophical Critique: Incoherence of Justice without Truth -- Rational Space for Justice without Truth -- Responding to the Non-Liberal Critique: Either Dogmatic or Naïve -- Conclusion -- Notes -- References -- The Neoliberal State's Janus Faces of Law -- Introduction -- Neoliberalism -- First Janus Face: Economics, the Market, and Individualism -- Second Janus Face: Criminal Justice and the Carceral State -- Conclusion -- Notes -- Acknowledgment -- References -- Jury Nullification: An Illiberal Defense of Liberty -- Introduction -- Jury Nullification Explained -- Liberalism and Democracy -- Jury Nullification and the Liberal-Democratic Tension -- Conclusion -- Notes -- Acknowledgment -- References -- Gays in the Military: Toward a Critical Civil Rights Account -- Introduction -- Critical Film Interpretation in Julie and Julia -- Understanding Shifts in State Interests and Group Accommodation Through Film -- Traditional Moral Law: Casablanca -- Transitional Morality: An Officer and a Gentleman -- Privacy and Morality: Brothers -- Conclusion -- Notes -- References -- Films -- Health Care and the Disembodied Politics of American Liberalism -- Introduction -- Two Kinds of Liberalism -- Policy Preoccupations of American Health Care Politics -- Informed Consent -- Medical Malpractice -- Patients' Bills of Rights -- The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act -- American Liberalism and the Body -- Concluding Remarks -- Notes
Acknowledgments -- References -- Nomos and Native American Narratives: The Duality of Law in the Liberal State -- Introduction -- Nomos and Native American Narratives -- Case 1: A.A. v. Needville Independent School District -- Case 2: Dreaming Bear v. Fleming -- Conclusion -- Notes -- References
This special issue of Studies in Law, Politics and Society focuses on law and the liberal state; presenting an interdisciplinary and multifaceted approach to analysis of law and liberty. The first chapters focus on law's relationship with the American liberal state, while the remaining papers consider specific applications of the law within society
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Link Print version: Sarat, Austin Special Issue : Law and the Liberal State Bingley : Emerald Publishing Limited,c2014 9781784412395
Subject Law -- Political aspects.;Liberalism
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