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Between Law and Diplomacy: The Social Contexts of Disputing at the World Trade Organization

Joseph Conti

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804771436
eISBN:
9780804777384
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804771436.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This book crafts an insider's look at international trade disputes at one of the most important institutions in the global economy: the World Trade Organization (WTO). The WTO regulates the global ... More


Partnering with Lawyers

Kim Bobo and Marién Casillas Pabellón

in The Worker Center Handbook: A Practical Guide for Starting and Building the New Labor Movement

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781501704475
eISBN:
9781501705892
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501704475.003.0029
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This chapter discusses ways of partnering and working with lawyers. It first considers the reasons why worker centers form partnerships with labor and employment (worker-side) attorneys, including ... More


Putting the lawyers in their place: the role of human rights in the struggle against poverty

Conor Gearty

in Fighting poverty, inequality and injustice: A manifesto inspired by Peter Townsend

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847427151
eISBN:
9781447302353
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847427151.003.0012
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter discusses how Peter embraced the framework of human rights to carry on the battles against poverty and in so doing wrested the term from the exclusive appropriation by lawyers. It notes ... More


Children as Collateral Victims of Separation/Divorce Woman Abuse

Walter S. Dekeseredy, Molly Dragiewicz, and Martin D. Schwartz

in Abusive Endings: Separation and Divorce Violence against Women

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780520285743
eISBN:
9780520961159
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520285743.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter draws together diverse sources in order to show how children are victimized by abuse at separation and divorce. It also reviews some of the cultural and structural reasons why woman ... More


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