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Multiculturalism and Social Cohesion: Potentials and Challenges of Diversity
Anarchy as Order is the third in a series of related books by Mohammed Bamyeh. Framed most broadly, Anarchy as Order explores that myriad of issues and contestations associated with moving from aExpand
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“Hitting is not Manly”
In this study, the author investigates how the battered women’s movement has transformed the treatment of domestic violence in Salt Lake City’s specialized domestic violence court. Using Lisa Brush’sExpand
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Postmodernism and Sociology: From the Epistemological to the Empirical*
This article investigates the place of postmodernism in sociology today by making a distinction between its epistemological and empirical forms. During the 1980s and early 1990s, sociologistsExpand
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What's So Special about Specialized Courts? The State and Social Change in Salt Lake City's Domestic Violence Court
The nationwide growth in specialized or problem-solving courts, including drug courts, community courts, mental health courts, and domestic violence courts, among others, raises questions about theExpand
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Punishment and democracy
Leading contemporary branches of punishment theory stemming from the traditional schools of consequentialism and retributivism support a role for public deliberation to secure core valuesExpand
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Beyond Therapy: Problem‐Solving Courts and the Deliberative Democratic State
Problem‐solving courts (drug courts, community courts, domestic violence courts, and mental health courts), unlike traditional courts, attempt to get at the root of the individual and social problemsExpand
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Battered Women's Movement Ideals and Judge-Led Social Change in Domestic Violence Courts
The 1990s brought a new nation-wide movement towards special courts, now also called problem-solving courts (Berman and Feinblatt 2001; Goldkamp 2002), including drug courts, community courts, mentalExpand
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Religion as a Cultural System
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Reconstructing Zygmunt Bauman's Postmodern Sociology of Morality
Zygmunt Bauman's work is a case study in the possibilities of postmodernism for sociology. Characterized on the one hand by a gloomy epistemology about knowledge and morality in a postmodern worldExpand
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