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Popular Fiction and Domestic Law: East Lynne, Justice, and the ‘Ordeal of the Undecidable’

Marlene Tromp

in Law and Popular Culture

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199272235
eISBN:
9780191699603
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199272235.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter provides a discussion on the history and influence of popular fiction, specifically sensation novels, on domestic law in England. This type of novel focuses on justice for women and they ... More


Reframing Civil Rights Activism during the Cold War: The Rosa Lee Ingram Case, 1948–1959

Dayo F. Gore

in Radicalism at the Crossroads: African American Women Activists in the Cold War

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814732366
eISBN:
9780814733028
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814732366.003.0003
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter examines the political strategies and organizing that shaped black women radicals' activism in the celebrated fight to free Rosa Lee Ingram, a black woman convicted, along with two of ... More


Local Japanese Women for Justice (LJWJ) Speak Out against Daniel Inouye and the JACL

Ida Yoshinaga and Eiko Kosasa

in Asian Settler Colonialism: From Local Governance to the Habits of Everyday Life in Hawaii

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824830151
eISBN:
9780824869243
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824830151.003.0016
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter challenges popular assumptions about the ways that Asian settlers like Daniel Inouye have “helped Hawaiians.” It shows that Inouye, who has accrued an extraordinary amount of political ... More


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