The Politics of Rights: Lawyers, Public Policy, and Political Change

The Politics of Rights: Lawyers, Public Policy, and Political Change

by Stuart A. Scheingold
     
 

Stuart A. Scheingold's landmark work introduced a new understanding of the contribution of rights to progressive social movements, and thirty years later it still stands as a pioneering and provocative work, bridging political science and sociolegal studies. In the preface to this new edition, the author provides a cogent analysis of the burgeoning scholarship that… See more details below

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Stuart A. Scheingold's landmark work introduced a new understanding of the contribution of rights to progressive social movements, and thirty years later it still stands as a pioneering and provocative work, bridging political science and sociolegal studies. In the preface to this new edition, the author provides a cogent analysis of the burgeoning scholarship that has been built on the foundations laid in his original volume. A new foreword from Malcolm Feeley of Berkeley's Boalt Hall School of Law traces the intellectual roots of The Politics of Rights to the classic texts of social theory and sociolegal studies.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780300018110
Publisher:
Yale University Press
Publication date:
01/28/1974
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
5.15(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.66(d)

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