The law is a white dog : how legal rituals make and unmake persons /
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The law is a white dog : how legal rituals make and unmake persons /

Abused dogs, prisoners tortured in Guant√°namo and supermax facilities, or slaves killed by the state--all are deprived of personhood through legal acts. Such deprivations have recurred throughout history, and the law sustains these terrors and banishments even as it upholds the civil order. Examinin...

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Main Author: Dayan, Colin (Author)
Format: Online Book
Language:English
Published: Princeton : Princeton University Press, ©2011.
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Access:Online version
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