Poor Joshua: The DeShaney Case and Child Abuse in America

Poor Joshua: The DeShaney Case and Child Abuse in America

by John R. Howard


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781438470498
Publisher: State University of New York Press
Publication date: 08/01/2018
Pages: 220
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x (d)

About the Author

John R. Howard is Distinguished Service Professor Emeritus, Purchase College, the State University of New York, and the author of The Shifting Wind: The Supreme Court and Civil Rights from Reconstruction to Brown, also published by SUNY Press.

Table of Contents


Part I: Journey to a Distant Land

1. An American Story

2. Background to Judgment Day

3. Things Unseen

4. Into the Night

5. A Light Too Late

Part II: The Law’s Majesty

6. Prologue to Armageddon

7. In a Distant Place

8. The Supreme Court Decides

9. The Crying Game

10. Rearguing DeShaney


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