The Resource A sense of justice : legal knowledge and lived experience in Latin America, (ebook)

A sense of justice : legal knowledge and lived experience in Latin America, (ebook)

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A sense of justice : legal knowledge and lived experience in Latin America
Title
A sense of justice
Title remainder
legal knowledge and lived experience in Latin America
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eng
Summary
Throughout Latin America, the idea of "justice" serves as the ultimate goal and rationale for a wide variety of actions and causes. In the Chilean Atacama Desert, residents have undertaken a prolonged struggle for their right to groundwater. Family members of bombing victims in Buenos Aires demand that the state provide justice for the attack. In Colombia, some victims of political violence have turned to the courts for resolution, while others reject the state's ability to fairly adjudicate their grievances and have constructed a non-state tribunal. In each of these examples, the protagonists seek one main thing: justice. A Sense of Justice ethnographically explores the complex dynamics of justice production across Latin America. The chapters examine (in)justice as it is lived and imagined today and what it means for those who claim and regulate its parameters, including the Brazilian police force, the Permanent Peoples' Tribunal in Colombia, and the Argentine Supreme Court. Inextricable as "justice" is from inequality, violence, crime, and corruption, it emerges through memory, in space, and where ideals meet practical limitations. Ultimately, the authors show how understanding the dynamic processes of constructing justice is essential to creating cooperative rather than oppressive forms of law
Cataloging source
Midwest
Dewey number
340/.115098
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1976-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Brunnegger, Sandra
  • Faulk, Karen Ann
  • hoopla digital
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Law
  • Justice
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adult
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A sense of justice : legal knowledge and lived experience in Latin America, (ebook)
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online resource
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  • cr
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
Content category
text
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  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780804799119
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
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computer
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rdamedia
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  • c
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MWT11891941
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remote
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11891941
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MWT11891941
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
A sense of justice : legal knowledge and lived experience in Latin America, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
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
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780804799119
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Publisher number
MWT11891941
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11891941
System control number
MWT11891941
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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