The Resource Knowing the Suffering of Others : Legal Perspectives on Pain and Its Meanings, (electronic resource)

Knowing the Suffering of Others : Legal Perspectives on Pain and Its Meanings, (electronic resource)

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Knowing the Suffering of Others : Legal Perspectives on Pain and Its Meanings
Title
Knowing the Suffering of Others
Title remainder
Legal Perspectives on Pain and Its Meanings
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Language
eng
Summary
In Knowing the Suffering of Others, legal scholar Austin Sarat brings together essays that address suffering as it relates to the law, highlighting the ways law imagines suffering and how pain and suffering become jurisprudential facts. From fetal imaging to end-of-life decisions, torts to international human rights, domestic violence to torture, and the law of war to victim impact statements, the law is awash in epistemological and ethical problems associated with knowing and imagining suffering. In each of these domains we might ask: How well do legal actors perceive and u
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EBLCP
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Sarat, Austin
Index
no index present
LC call number
K346
Literary form
non fiction
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dictionaries
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  • Carodine, Montré D
  • Caruth, Cathy
  • Durham, Alan L
  • Fair, Brian K
  • Hobbs, Steven
  • Keating, Gregory
  • Meyer, Linda Ross
  • Render, Meredith M
  • Sarat, Austin
  • Suk, Jeannie
  • Witt, John Fabian
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Law
  • Forensic psychiatry
  • Jurisprudence
  • LAW
  • LAW
  • LAW
  • LAW
  • LAW
  • LAW
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Knowing the Suffering of Others : Legal Perspectives on Pain and Its Meanings, (electronic resource)
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Publication
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unknown
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online resource
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cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
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multicolored
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text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Acknowledgments; Introduction: Pain and Suffering as Facts of Legal Life -- Austin Sarat; 1. Suffering the Loss of Suffering: How Law Shapes and Occludes Pain -- Linda Ross Meyer; Commentary: Taming Suffering -- Meredith M. Render; 2. The Ambiguous Standing of Suffering in Negligence Law -- Gregory C. Keating; Commentary: Emotional Distress and the Victim's Perspective -- Alan L. Durham; 3. Two Conceptions of Suffering in War -- John Fabian Witt; Commentary: Personal Reflections on Professor John Fabian Witt's "Two Conceptions of Suffering in War" -- Stephen H. Hobbs
  • 4. Disappearing History: Scenes of Trauma in the Theater of Human Rights -- Cathy CaruthCommentary: A Record but No Truth? Recording and Re-recording Trauma in the Real-Life Struggle for Civil Rights -- Montré D. Carodine; 5. Laws of Trauma -- Jeannie Suk; Commentary: Knowing the Suffering of Others: A Commentary on Jeannie Suk's "Laws of Trauma" -- Bryan K. Fair; Contributors; Index
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1 online resource (264 pages)
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unknown
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online
Isbn
9780817387419
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computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
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c
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not applicable
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Specific material designation
remote
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  • (OCoLC)882764599
  • (OCoLC)ocn882764599
Label
Knowing the Suffering of Others : Legal Perspectives on Pain and Its Meanings, (electronic resource)
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Acknowledgments; Introduction: Pain and Suffering as Facts of Legal Life -- Austin Sarat; 1. Suffering the Loss of Suffering: How Law Shapes and Occludes Pain -- Linda Ross Meyer; Commentary: Taming Suffering -- Meredith M. Render; 2. The Ambiguous Standing of Suffering in Negligence Law -- Gregory C. Keating; Commentary: Emotional Distress and the Victim's Perspective -- Alan L. Durham; 3. Two Conceptions of Suffering in War -- John Fabian Witt; Commentary: Personal Reflections on Professor John Fabian Witt's "Two Conceptions of Suffering in War" -- Stephen H. Hobbs
  • 4. Disappearing History: Scenes of Trauma in the Theater of Human Rights -- Cathy CaruthCommentary: A Record but No Truth? Recording and Re-recording Trauma in the Real-Life Struggle for Civil Rights -- Montré D. Carodine; 5. Laws of Trauma -- Jeannie Suk; Commentary: Knowing the Suffering of Others: A Commentary on Jeannie Suk's "Laws of Trauma" -- Bryan K. Fair; Contributors; Index
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (264 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780817387419
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)882764599
  • (OCoLC)ocn882764599

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