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Dundes’ Cracking Jokes analyzes sick humor as cultural signs; adds new foreword by Marc Galanter

This is a candid academic treatment of offensive and sick humor by the leading folklorist scholar on the topic of jokes and joke cycles. It features insightful, surprising, controversial and thought-provoking analyses of the jokes that have been told for years, throughout various cultures. Now in a 30th Anniversary Edition with new foreword.
“No piece of [...]

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HARVARD LAW REVIEW’s March ‘17 issue: defining market power; housing and poverty; and minimal education rights

Harvard Law Review’s March 2017 issue, Number 5, features these contents:
• Article, “On the Relevance of Market Power,” by Louis Kaplow
• Book Review, “Spiraling: Evictions and Other Causes and Consequences of Housing Instability,” by Vicki Been and Leila Bozorg (reviewing Matthew Desmond’s Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City)
• Note, “Rights in Flux: Nonconsequentialism, Consequentialism, [...]

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HARVARD LAW REVIEW’s Feb. 2017 issue: statutory interpretation, the meaning of money, grand juries, and Chevron

The February 2017 issue, Number 4, features these contents:
• Article, William Baude & Stephen E. Sachs, “The Law of Interpretation”
• Book Review, Kathryn Judge, “The Importance of ‘Money’”
• Note, “Cashing Out a Special Relationship?: Trends Toward Reconciliation Between Financial Regulation and Administrative Law”
• Note, “Restoring Legitimacy: The Grand Jury as the Prosecutor’s Administrative Agency”
• [...]

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Thorsten Sellin’s Slavery and the Penal System is Digitally Remastered:™ Shows history of using slave labor as criminal sentence, invention of the treadmill

The classic and groundbreaking study of penal slavery throughout the ages is finally available again. Previously a rare book — despite the fact that it is widely quoted and cited by scholars in the field of sociology, penology, and criminology — this book can now be accessed easily worldwide and be assigned again to classes.
Now in its [...]

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