Leveraging the Law: Using the Courts to Achieve Social Change / Edition 1 by David A. Schultz | 9780820434926 | Paperback | Barnes & Noble
Leveraging the Law: Using the Courts to Achieve Social Change / Edition 1

Leveraging the Law: Using the Courts to Achieve Social Change / Edition 1

by David A. Schultz
     
 

ISBN-10: 0820434922

ISBN-13: 9780820434926

Pub. Date: 03/01/1998

Publisher: Lang, Peter Publishing, Incorporated

Leveraging the Law is an important and timely collection of essays by noted political scientists and legal scholars who critically explore the relationship between the courts, political mobilization, and social change. Employing a wide variety of methodological perspectives and drawing upon numerous case studies, the authors demonstrate how and under what

Overview

Leveraging the Law is an important and timely collection of essays by noted political scientists and legal scholars who critically explore the relationship between the courts, political mobilization, and social change. Employing a wide variety of methodological perspectives and drawing upon numerous case studies, the authors demonstrate how and under what conditions the courts can be an important force for political change and social reform. While in some situations the judiciary is politically impotent or irrelevant, Leveraging the Law shows that courts do matter and that litigants can use the judiciary to secure numerous goals.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780820434926
Publisher:
Lang, Peter Publishing, Incorporated
Publication date:
03/01/1998
Series:
Teaching Texts in Law and Politics Series, #3
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
354
Lexile:
1430L (what's this?)

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