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Making Women Pay
The Hidden Costs of Fetal Rights
Rachel Roth
Once backed primarily by anti-abortion activists, fetal rights claims are now promoted by a wide range of interest groups in American society. Government and corporate policies to define and enforce fetal rights have become commonplace...



The Morning Breaks
The Trial of Angela Davis
Bettina Aptheker
A riveting firsthand account of Angela Davis's 1970 trial and her ultimate triumph, written by an activist in the student, civil rights, and antiwar movements who was intimately involved in the struggle for her release.



Nations of Emigrants
Shifting Boundaries of Citizenship in El Salvador and the United States
Susan Bibler Coutin
Coutin analyzes the case of emigration from El Salvador to the United States to consider how current forms of migration challenge conventional understandings of borders, citizenship, and migration...



Phantom Billing, Fake Prescriptions, and the High Cost of Medicine
Health Care Fraud and What to Do about It
Terry L. Leap
Confronting medical fraud and its economic, psychological, and social costs.



Political Theory and the Displacement of Politics
Bonnie Honig
In this book, Bonnie Honig rethinks that established relation between politics and political theory. From liberal to communitarian to republican, political theorists of opposing positions often treat political theory less as an exploration of politics...



The Politics of Voter Suppression
Defending and Expanding Americans' Right to Vote
Tova Andrea Wang
Tova Wang explains how, across the twentieth century, the issue of access to the ballot was transformed from a largely practical matter of electoral advantage into an ideological difference between the Democrat and Republican Parties.



Praying for Justice
Faith, Order, and Community in an American Town
Carol J. Greenhouse
Anthropologist Carol J. Greenhouse offers an ethnographic study of attitudes toward conflict and law in a predominantly white, middle-class, suburban, principally Southern Baptist community.



A Primer on Legal Reasoning
Michael Evan Gold
After years of teaching law courses to undergraduate, graduate, and law students, Michael Evan Gold has come to believe that the traditional way of teaching – analysis, explanation, and example – is superior to the Socratic Method for students at the outset of their studies.In courses taught Socratically, even the most gifted students can...



Public Law and Private Power
Corporate Governance Reform in the Age of Finance Capitalism
John W. Cioffi, John Cioffi
Cioffi argues that highly politicized reform of corporate governance law has reshaped power relations within the public corporation in favor of financial interests, contributed to the profound crises of capitalism, and eroded its political...



Race, Racism, and Reparations
J. Angelo Corlett
If affirmative action and other ethnicity-based social programs are justified, then J. Angelo Corlett believes it is important to come to an adequate understanding of the nature of ethnicity in general and ethnic group membership in particular...



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