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Title:
Not only for myself : identity, politics, and the law.
Author:
Minow, Martha, 1954-
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Publication Information:
New York : New Press, 1999.

©1997
Physical Description:
245 pages ; 24 cm
Language:
English
ISBN:
9781565845138
Format :
Book

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Summary

Summary

In Not Only for Myself , Harvard Law professor and leading critical legal scholar Martha Minow uses well-known incidents, such as the furor over the casting of Miss Saigon and the confirmation hearings of Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas, to explain the legal issues bearing on such incendiary questions as affirmative action, segregation, racial redistricting, and "identity politics."



Author Notes

Martha Minow is a professor at Harvard Law School. She has written and edited many books, including Family Matters: Family Lives and The Law (The New Press).


Table of Contents

Prefacep. 3
1. Knotsp. 7
2. Identitiesp. 30
3. Lawsp. 59
4. Remediesp. 85
5. Generationsp. 106
6. Tiesp. 134
Notesp. 159
Indexp. 239