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Published by University of Michigan Press in Ann Arbor .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Culture and law.,
  • Popular culture.,
  • Mass media.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementedited by Austin Sarat and Thomas R. Kearns .
SeriesThe Amherst series in law, jurisprudence, and social thought
ContributionsSarat, Austin., Kearns, Thomas R.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsK487.C8 L394 1998
The Physical Object
Pagination241 p. ;
Number of Pages241
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL675028M
ISBN 10047210862X
LC Control Number97021205

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