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The law is a white dog

Joan Dayan

The law is a white dog

how legal rituals make and unmake persons

by Joan Dayan

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Published by Princeton University Press in Princeton .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementColin Dayan
Classifications
LC ClassificationsKF465 .D39 2011
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24438674M
ISBN 109780691070919
LC Control Number2010027474
OCLC/WorldCa645790693

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White Dog, released in France as Chien Blanc, is a non-fiction autobiographical novel written by Romain ally published as a short story in Life in (9 October), the full novel was published in in French in France by Éditions Gallimard. Gary's English version of the novel was published in North America in the same year by New American Library.

Examining such troubling cases, The Law Is a White Dog tackles key societal questions: How does the law construct our identities. How do its rules and sanctions make or unmake persons. And how do the supposedly rational claims of the law define marginal entities, both natural and supernatural, including ghosts, dogs, slaves, terrorist suspects.

Using conventional historical and legal sources to answer unconventional questions, The Law Is a White Dog illuminates stark truths about civil society's ability to marginalize, exclude, and dehumanize.

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The Law is a White Dog compels us to acknowledge how the ghosts of slavery continue to animate institutions—from Guantanamo to the supermax—that thrive on racialized violence today."—Angela Y. Davis, professor emerita, University of California, Santa Cruz.

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The Law is a White Dog is about many subjects. Dayan asks what it means to be a person, how persons are made and unmade in law, and why the question of who may be a person is tied inextricably to ideas about property and ownership.

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