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The Resource Rehumanizing law : a theory of law and democracy, Randy D. Gordon

Rehumanizing law : a theory of law and democracy, Randy D. Gordon

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Rehumanizing law : a theory of law and democracy
Title
Rehumanizing law
Title remainder
a theory of law and democracy
Statement of responsibility
Randy D. Gordon
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
  • Randy D. Gordon illustrates the bridge between narrative and law by considering whether literature can prompt legislation. Using Upton Sinclair's The Jungle and Rachel Carson's Silent Spring, Gordon shows that literary works can figure in important regulatory measures. Discussing the rule of law in relation to democracy, he reads Melville's Billy Budd and analyses the O.J. Simpson and Rodney King cases. --
  • This highly original and creative study reconnects the law to its narrative roots by showing how and why stories become laws. --Book Jacket
Cataloging source
NLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1955-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Gordon, Randy D.
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Law and literature
  • Law in literature
  • Legal stories
  • Law
Label
Rehumanizing law : a theory of law and democracy, Randy D. Gordon
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [265]-280) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Machine generated contents note: 1.Law and Narrative: Re-examining the Relationship -- Describing Law in Terms of Autonomy -- Narrative as the Basis of Law and the Humanities -- Shelley's Case, Part 1 Law of The Jungle -- Shelley's Case, Part 2 Silent Spring -- Law, Literature, and Narrative -- What Is Narrative? -- How Narratives Interact to Influence Legislation -- Text in Context -- What's Truth Have to Do with It? -- Whose Story to Believe? -- 2.Institutionalizing Narratives -- Narrative and the Normative Syllogism -- The Narrative Nudge -- When Narratives Clash -- Changes in Narrative, Changes in Law -- Law's Constraints: Generic or Precedential? -- Novelizing Law -- Resisting Narratives: Keeping the Outside Out -- Absorbing Narratives: Letting the Outside In -- What Law Can Learn from Literature (and History) -- 3.Law, Narrative, and Democracy -- The Rule of Law and Its Limits -- Toward a Democratic Rule of Law -- The Jury as a Structural Safeguard of Democracy -- The Democratic Role of Interpretive Communities -- A Study in Contrasts: The Rodney King and O.J. Simpson Juries -- Is Jury Nullification Democratic and within the Rule of Law? -- Some Thoughts on Democratic Interpretation -- 4.Narrative as Democratic Reasoning -- The Narrative Shape of Deliberation -- Law-as-Discipline -- The Problem with Appellate Practice and Appellate Opinions -- (Re)Introducing Narratives across the Profession -- Democratic Education, Practical Reason, and the Law
Control code
676689852
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xi, 286 pages
Isbn
9781442642294
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Label
Rehumanizing law : a theory of law and democracy, Randy D. Gordon
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [265]-280) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Machine generated contents note: 1.Law and Narrative: Re-examining the Relationship -- Describing Law in Terms of Autonomy -- Narrative as the Basis of Law and the Humanities -- Shelley's Case, Part 1 Law of The Jungle -- Shelley's Case, Part 2 Silent Spring -- Law, Literature, and Narrative -- What Is Narrative? -- How Narratives Interact to Influence Legislation -- Text in Context -- What's Truth Have to Do with It? -- Whose Story to Believe? -- 2.Institutionalizing Narratives -- Narrative and the Normative Syllogism -- The Narrative Nudge -- When Narratives Clash -- Changes in Narrative, Changes in Law -- Law's Constraints: Generic or Precedential? -- Novelizing Law -- Resisting Narratives: Keeping the Outside Out -- Absorbing Narratives: Letting the Outside In -- What Law Can Learn from Literature (and History) -- 3.Law, Narrative, and Democracy -- The Rule of Law and Its Limits -- Toward a Democratic Rule of Law -- The Jury as a Structural Safeguard of Democracy -- The Democratic Role of Interpretive Communities -- A Study in Contrasts: The Rodney King and O.J. Simpson Juries -- Is Jury Nullification Democratic and within the Rule of Law? -- Some Thoughts on Democratic Interpretation -- 4.Narrative as Democratic Reasoning -- The Narrative Shape of Deliberation -- Law-as-Discipline -- The Problem with Appellate Practice and Appellate Opinions -- (Re)Introducing Narratives across the Profession -- Democratic Education, Practical Reason, and the Law
Control code
676689852
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xi, 286 pages
Isbn
9781442642294
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n

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