Austin Sarat,Lawrence Douglas,Martha Merrill Umphrey's Law and the Stranger (The Amherst Series in Law, PDF

By Austin Sarat,Lawrence Douglas,Martha Merrill Umphrey

legislations calls groups into being and constitutes the "we" it governs. This act of defining produces an outdoor in addition to an within, a border whose crossing is guarded, holding the identification, coherence, and integrity of the gap and folks inside. these wishing to go into needs to negotiate a fancy terrain of protective mechanisms, expectancies, assumptions, and felony proscriptions. primarily, legislation enforces the boundary among in and out in either actual and epistemological methods. Law and the Stranger explores the methods legislation identifies and responds to strangers inside of and throughout borders. It analyzes the ambiguous position strangers occupy in groups no longer their very own and displays on how facing strangers demanding situations the legislation and groups that invite or parry them. because the e-book unearths, strangers are made via legislation, instead of born via injuries of geography.

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