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Emblems of Pluralism : Cultural Differences and the State.

Author: Carol Weisbrod
Publisher: Princeton : Princeton University Press, 2009.
Series: Cultural lives of law.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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From outlawing polygamy and mandating public education to protecting the rights of minorities, the framing of group life by the state has been a subject of considerable interest and controversy throughout the history of the United States. The subject continues to be important in many countries. This book deals with state responses to cultural difference through the examination of a number of encounters between  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Carol Weisbrod
ISBN: 0691089248 9780691089249 0691089256 9780691089256
Language Note: English.
OCLC Number: 995186166
Description: 1 online resource (232 pages).
Contents: Acknowledgments; Introduction; PART ONE: Monumental Federalism; 1. Owen in America: Ambiguities in the Concept of the Federal System; 2. Indians and Individualists: A Multiplicity of Sovereignties; 3. An Imperium in Imperio: The Mormon Empire and Later Developments; 4. Another Yoder Case: The Separatist Community and the Dissenting Individual; 5. Melting Pots and Pariah Peoples; PART TWO: The Peaceable Kingdom; 6. Theoreticians: Questions Left Open; 7. The Minority Treaties of the League of Nations; 8. The Debate over Education: Truth, Peace, Citizenship. 9. Children and Groups: Problems in Fact and in Theory10. Negotiating the Frameworks: The Problem of the Sensitive Citizen; Conclusion; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y; Z.
Series Title: Cultural lives of law.
Other Titles: Cultural Lives of Law Ser
Cultural Lives of Law

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The framing of group life by the state has been a subject of considerable interest and controversy throughout the history of the USA. This text deals with state responses to cultural difference,  Read more...
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In this rich and wide-ranging book, the reader is likely to encounter some stories that are thought-provoking, some of that were previously unfamiliar, and some that put old disputes in a new light. Read more...

 
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