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Cultural Studies

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The Limits to Union

Same-Sex Marriage and the Politics of Civil Rights

Offers a case study of the same-sex marriage debate in Hawaii to discuss wider questions of political import


In Defense of Stalled Traffic and Faulty Networks

It is possible to imagine a theory of democracy and a constitutional history independent of human subjectivity

Music in American Crime Prevention and Punishment

A critical examination of the ways in which music is understood and exploited in American law enforcement and justice

The Lying Brain

Lie Detection in Science and Science Fiction

A cultural history of deception detection from science to science fiction

No Boundaries

Transnational Latino Gangs and American Law Enforcement

An alarming report on Latino crime gangs and the efforts of U.S. law enforcement to contain them

Transformative Justice

Israeli Identity on Trial

Can Israel be both Jewish and democratic?

Human Rights

Concepts, Contests, Contingencies

Brings together essays that examine contestation and contingency in today's human rights politics

Cultural Pluralism, Identity Politics, and the Law

How do moves to recognize ethnic and cultural identity affect the idea of equality before the law?

Parodies of Ownership

Hip-Hop Aesthetics and Intellectual Property Law

An intriguing interdisciplinary examination of hip hop aesthetics

Law's Madness

A provocative collection of essays that reveals how the law takes its definition from what it excludes

Backlash Against the ADA

Reinterpreting Disability Rights

Disability rights lawyers, activists, and scholars weigh in on the hot-potato issue of the last decade

Every Breath You Take

Stalking Narratives and the Law

Examines male and female stalkers in history, literature, and film, and their relationship to contemporary legislation

Whispered Consolations

Law and Narrative in African American Life

Explores the relationship between African American literature and American law

Confessions, Truth, and the Law

An analysis of the Miranda decision and the rights of the accused in the criminal justice system