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Published: 26 February 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374749-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7474-9
... Shifting attention to Section 377’s archives, the chapter explores the subjective histories of this statute. Showing that case law and police crime reports for the antisodomy law are primarily related to child sexual assault, this chapter reveals the irrationalities of a law used quite...
Published: 14 November 2008
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389057-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8905-7
... STENER EKERN 5 Are Human Rights Destroying the Natural Balance of All Things? The Difficult Encounter between International Law and Community Law in Mayan Guatemala n a paper presented at a seminar about the dilemmas of democratization Iin...
Published: 01 January 1999
DOI: 10.1215/9780822397793-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9779-3
...8 Constitutional Law as a "Culture of Argument": Toward a Sociology of Constitutional Law In 1990 J. B. White conceptualized law as a "culture of argument," as a set of ways of making sense of things. This concept, which I reformulate to some extent, is probably the best one...
Published: 11 November 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375050-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7505-0
Published: 06 August 1999
DOI: 10.1215/9780822380122-023
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8012-2
Published: 05 September 2001
DOI: 10.1215/9780822381105-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8110-5
Published: 20 May 2002
DOI: 10.1215/9780822383550-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8355-0
... annemarie mol and john law Complexities: An Introduction Much recent work in the sociology of science, history of technology, anthropology of medicine, cultural studies, feminism, and political phi- losophy has been a revolt against...
Published: 20 May 2002
DOI: 10.1215/9780822383550-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8355-0
... john law On Hidden Heterogeneities: Complexity, Formalism, and Aircraft Design You don’t have a map in your head, as a child. Later, you have the globe—the seas and the shapes—and you can’t ever get back to that emptiness, that mystery. Knowing that there are other places, but not...
Published: 01 January 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395065-014
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9506-5
... George Mészáros 14 The MST and the Rule of Law in Brazil Few subjects so exercise commentators and politicians in Brazil than the real or imagined relationship between the Landless Rural Workers Move- ment (mst) and the...
... THE POWER OF THE PEOPLE AND THE RULE OF LAW The Problem ofConstitutional Democracy in the Weimar Republic On August II, I9I9, for the first time in the history of the German nation, a constitution...
Published: 01 January 1997
DOI: 10.1215/9780822397656-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9765-6
... [ :z ] THE PURITY OF LAW AND MILITARY DICTATORSHIP Hans Kelsen and Carl Schmitt in the Empire The constitutional stability of Imperial Germany in the two decades be...
Published: 01 January 2001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9642-0
Published: 01 January 1997
DOI: 10.1215/9780822397007-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9700-7
... 6. John Rollin Ridge and the Law In the previous chapter on the work of George Copway, we examined some of the material about nation that was buried in Copway's eth• nography. In this chapter we will be undertaking a similar process, rerouting...
Published: 01 January 2000
DOI: 10.1215/9780822396987-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9698-7
... I Sexual Honor and Republican Law the end of the nineteenth century and through the first three ftdecades of the twentieth, Brazilian legal-medical specialists pro• duced a substantial literature on the study of the hymen, count• ing themselves increasingly...
Published: 01 January 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822384038-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8403-8
... 6 : INTERNATIONAL LAW AND THE ABOLITION OF THE DEATH PENALTY William A. Schabas International human rights law only emerged as a coherent and comprehensive body of norms in the aftermath of the Second World War, a result in no small...
Published: 01 January 1995
DOI: 10.1215/9780822399483-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9948-3
... THRII N ationalismsJ EthnicitiesJ and (Homo)sexualities Agnes I. Lugo-Ortiz Community at Its Limits: Orality, Law, Silence, and the Homosexual Body in Luis Rafael Sanchez's "ifum!" To the beloved memory ofRuth Anthony El Saffar, dancing Amazon ofthe twenty...
Published: 01 January 1993
DOI: 10.1215/9780822398455-012
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9845-5
... 12 The Rebuilding of Duke University's School of Law, 1925-1947 UC> HE CREATION OF a full-fledged, nationally recognized law school T proved to be another difficult task that...
Published: 01 October 2011
DOI: 10.1215/9780822394235-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9423-5
...sora y. Han strict scrUtiny The Tragedy of Constitutional Law The close- up discloses a depredication of the subject, an emptying out of personality. The face, then, withdraws from the represented space, retreats into an “other dimension...
Published: 04 March 2011
DOI: 10.1215/9780822393948-012
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9394-8
...chapter 9 / CLAUDIA FONSECA Law, Technology, and Gender Relations Following the Path of DNA Paternity Tests in Brazil uring the 1990s, a seemingly insignificant technological proce- Ddure—the dna paternity test—went, in Brazil, from novelty to routine. At...
Published: 10 October 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822388173-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8817-3
...chapter 3 Law and Oppression long with immigrant discourses on cultural authenticity and suc- Acess, the state through its laws creates and shapes the realities of South Asian domestic violence survivors, lesbians and gay men, and low-wage workers...