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Injury and Injustice : The Cultural Politics of Harm and Redress - (Hardcover)

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"This book addresses some of the most difficult and important debates over injury and law now taking place in societies around the world. The essays tackle the inescapable experience of injury and its implications for social inequality in different cultural settings. Topics include the tension between physical and reputational injuries, the construction of human injuries versus injuries to nonhuman life, virtual injuries, the normalization and infliction of injuries on vulnerable victims, the question ofreparations for slavery, and the paradoxical degradation of victims through legal actions meant to compensate them for their disabilities. Authors include social theorists, social scientists and legal scholars, and the subject matter extends to the Middle East and Asia, as well as North America"--
Number of Pages: Xv, 378 pages ;
Genre: Freedom + Security / Law Enforcement
Sub-Genre: General
Series Title: Cambridge Studies in Law and Society
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Cambridge Univ Pr
Language: English
Street Date: March 31, 2018
TCIN: 53250906
UPC: 9781108420242
Item Number (DPCI): 248-59-3761
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