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Union by Law: Filipino American Labor Activists, Rights Radicalism, and Racial Capitalism

Michael W. McCann and George I. Lovell

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780226679877
eISBN:
9780226680071
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226680071.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Employment Law

Union by Law develops a theoretically sophisticated analysis about the contradictory power of law through a historical study of Filipino American labor rights activists. Beginning with the US ... More


Introduction: Restrictive Covenants, Housing Rights, and the Civil Rights Movement

Jeffrey D. Gonda

in Unjust Deeds: The Restrictive Covenant Cases and the Making of the Civil Rights Movement

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469625454
eISBN:
9781469625478
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469625454.003.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

The introduction situates covenant cases in the social and political milieu of the early twentieth century. It addresses the evolution of various mechanisms for housing discrimination including ... More


“Needles,” “Haystacks,” and “Dead Watchdogs”: The Prison Litigation Reform Act and the Inmate Grievance System in California

Kitty Calavita and Valerie Jenness

in Appealing to Justice

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780520284173
eISBN:
9780520959835
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520284173.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter provides an overview of the Prison Litigation Reform Act within the context of the skyrocketing prison population and advances in legal-rights consciousness. The authors show that the ... More


Rights Rhetoric

Yvonne Tew

in Constitutional Statecraft in Asian Courts

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
August 2020
ISBN:
9780198716839
eISBN:
9780191785535
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198716839.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

Two competing narratives of rights constitutionalism have emerged in the rights discourse in Asian democracies. One account is often characterized as a universalist approach toward individual rights, ... More


Reach: Human Rights Exposure and Engagement

James Ron, Shannon Golden, David Crow, and Archana Pandya

in Taking Root: Human Rights and Public Opinion in the Global South

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780199975044
eISBN:
9780190677299
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199975044.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter analyzes the diffusion of human rights consciousness among global South publics. Survey data reveal broad diffusion of human rights discourse, as respondents report hearing “human ... More


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