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Author Epp, Charles R.

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

Imprint Chicago ; University of Chicago Press, 2009.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 3rd Floor Stacks  344.052 Ep71m 2009    ---  Available
Description viii, 358 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Series The Chicago series in law and society
Chicago series in law and society.
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.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Subject Liability (Law) -- United States.
Law reform -- United States -- Citizen participation.
Civil rights -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Tort liability of police -- United States.
Tort liability of police -- Great Britain.
Liability for harassment -- United States.
Playgrounds -- Law and legislation -- United States.
ISBN 9780226211640 (cloth : alk. paper)
0226211649 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780226211657 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0226211657 (pbk. : alk. paper)

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