The Resource Making rights real : activists, bureaucrats, and the creation of the legalistic state, Charles R. Epp

Making rights real : activists, bureaucrats, and the creation of the legalistic state, Charles R. Epp

Label
Making rights real : activists, bureaucrats, and the creation of the legalistic state
Title
Making rights real
Title remainder
activists, bureaucrats, and the creation of the legalistic state
Statement of responsibility
Charles R. Epp
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
It's a common complaint: the United States is overrun by rules and procedures that shackle professional judgment, have no valid purpose, and serve only to appease courts and lawyers. Charles R. Epp argues, however, that few Americans would want to return to an era without these legalistic policies, which in the 1970s helped bring recalcitrant bureaucracies into line with a growing national commitment to civil rights and individual dignity. Focusing on three disparate policy areas--workplace sexual harassment, playground safety, and police brutality in both the United States and the United Kingd
Member of
Cataloging source
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http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Epp, Charles R
Dewey number
344.7305/2
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
KF1250
LC item number
.E65 2009 Ebook
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
The Chicago series in law and society
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Liability (Law)
  • Law reform
  • Civil rights
  • Tort liability of police
  • Tort liability of police
  • Liability for harassment
  • Playgrounds
Label
Making rights real : activists, bureaucrats, and the creation of the legalistic state, Charles R. Epp
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Theory : the fertile fear of liability -- The problem with policing -- Liability's triumph -- Policing's epiphany -- Spreading the word : variations among police departments -- Tort liability and police reform in Britain -- Sexual harassment -- Playground safety
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
viii, 358 p.
Isbn
9780226211640
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2009020088
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • 3491327-01okla_normanlaw
  • (SIRSI)3491327
  • (Sirsi) o317922604
  • (OCoLC)317922604
Label
Making rights real : activists, bureaucrats, and the creation of the legalistic state, Charles R. Epp
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Theory : the fertile fear of liability -- The problem with policing -- Liability's triumph -- Policing's epiphany -- Spreading the word : variations among police departments -- Tort liability and police reform in Britain -- Sexual harassment -- Playground safety
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
viii, 358 p.
Isbn
9780226211640
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2009020088
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • 3491327-01okla_normanlaw
  • (SIRSI)3491327
  • (Sirsi) o317922604
  • (OCoLC)317922604

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