The Resource Rights and retrenchment : the counterrevolution against federal litigation, Stephen B. Burbank, University of Pennsylvania; Sean Farhang, University of California, Berkeley

Rights and retrenchment : the counterrevolution against federal litigation, Stephen B. Burbank, University of Pennsylvania; Sean Farhang, University of California, Berkeley

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Rights and retrenchment : the counterrevolution against federal litigation
Title
Rights and retrenchment
Title remainder
the counterrevolution against federal litigation
Statement of responsibility
Stephen B. Burbank, University of Pennsylvania; Sean Farhang, University of California, Berkeley
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Language
eng
Summary
"This groundbreaking book contributes to an emerging literature that examines responses to the rights revolution that unfolded in the United States during the 1960s and 1970s. Using original archival evidence and data, Stephen Burbank and Sean Farhang identify the origins of the counterrevolution against private enforcement of federal law in the first Reagan Administration and then (1) measure the counterrevolution's trajectory in the elected branches, court rulemaking, and the Supreme Court, (2) evaluate its success in those different lawmaking sites, and (3) test key elements of their argument. Finally, the authors leverage an institutional perspective to explain a striking variation in their results: although the counterrevolution largely failed in more democratic lawmaking sites, in a long series of cases little noticed by the public, an increasingly conservative and ideologically polarized Supreme Court has transformed federal law, making it less friendly, if not hostile, to the enforcement of rights through lawsuits"--
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Burbank, Stephen B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
KF1325.C58
LC item number
B87 2017
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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1966-
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Farhang, Sean
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  • State action (Civil rights)
  • Actions and defenses
  • Federal government
  • Political questions and judicial power
  • Law
  • Conservatism
  • Actions and defenses
  • Conservatism
  • Federal government
  • Law
  • Political questions and judicial power
  • State action (Civil rights)
  • United States
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Rights and retrenchment : the counterrevolution against federal litigation, Stephen B. Burbank, University of Pennsylvania; Sean Farhang, University of California, Berkeley
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 249-265) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. Retrenching rights in institutional context: constraints and opportunities -- 2. Legislative counterrevolution: emergence, growth, and disappointment -- 3. Rulemaking counterrevolution: birth, reaction, and struggle -- 4. Counterrevolution in the Supreme Court: succeeding through interpretation -- 5. Subterranean counterrevolution: the Supreme Court, the media, and public opinion -- 6. Rights, retrenchment, and democratic governance
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xxi, 275 pages
Isbn
9781316502044
Lccn
2017006680
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)973733000
  • (OCoLC)ocn973733000
Label
Rights and retrenchment : the counterrevolution against federal litigation, Stephen B. Burbank, University of Pennsylvania; Sean Farhang, University of California, Berkeley
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 249-265) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. Retrenching rights in institutional context: constraints and opportunities -- 2. Legislative counterrevolution: emergence, growth, and disappointment -- 3. Rulemaking counterrevolution: birth, reaction, and struggle -- 4. Counterrevolution in the Supreme Court: succeeding through interpretation -- 5. Subterranean counterrevolution: the Supreme Court, the media, and public opinion -- 6. Rights, retrenchment, and democratic governance
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xxi, 275 pages
Isbn
9781316502044
Lccn
2017006680
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)973733000
  • (OCoLC)ocn973733000

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