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The Ecology of ChildhoodHow Our Changing World Threatens Children's Rights

The Ecology of Childhood: How Our Changing World Threatens Children's Rights

Barbara Bennett Woodhouse

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780814794845
eISBN:
9780814784655
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814794845.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

This book uses the ecological model of child development together with ethnographic and comparative studies of two small villages, in Italy and the US, as its framework for examining the well-being ... More

The Measure of InjuryRace, Gender, and Tort Law

The Measure of Injury: Race, Gender, and Tort Law

Martha Chamallas and Jennifer B. Wriggins

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814716762
eISBN:
9780814790069
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814716762.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

Tort law is the body of law governing negligence, intentional misconduct, and other wrongful acts for which civil actions can be brought. The conventional wisdom is that the rules, concepts, and ... More

Settler Colonialism, Race, and the LawWhy Structural Racism Persists

Settler Colonialism, Race, and the Law: Why Structural Racism Persists

Natsu Taylor Saito

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780814723944
eISBN:
9780814708170
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814723944.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

Settler Colonialism, Race, and the Law begins from the premise that the United States is neither postracial nor postcolonial. Using the lens of settler colonial theory, it attributes the origins and ... More

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