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The Rights Revolution in the Twentieth Century
     

The Rights Revolution in the Twentieth Century

by Mark Tushnet
 

Tushnet traces the concept of legal rightsthrough the 20th century--from their origins in classical liberalism, fashioned in legislatures and emphasizing choice and contract, to notions of personal autonomy and equality protected by the judicial system.

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Tushnet traces the concept of legal rightsthrough the 20th century--from their origins in classical liberalism, fashioned in legislatures and emphasizing choice and contract, to notions of personal autonomy and equality protected by the judicial system.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780872291652
Publisher:
American Historical Association
Publication date:
01/01/2009
Pages:
80
Product dimensions:
5.30(w) x 8.30(h) x 0.30(d)

Meet the Author

Mark Tushnet is the William Nelson Cromwell Professor of Law at Harvard Law School and the author of numerous works in constitutional theory and constitutional history, including The NAACP's Legal Strategy against Segregated Education, 1925-50; Making Civil Rights Law: Thurgood Marshall and the Supreme Court, 1936-61; Making Constitutional Law: Thurgood Marshall and the Supreme Court, 1961-91; and A Court Divided: The Rehnquist Court and the Future of Constitutional Law.

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