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Published: 01 March 2010

220 Pages

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780199229765

Bookseller Code (06)

An Unfortunate Coincidence

Jews, Jewishness, and English Law

Didi Herman

  • Provides the first major account of legal thinking about Jews and Jewishness in England
  • Takes a sociological approach to show the extent to which racial identities are socially constructed and transmitted in ways that reinforce inequalities
  • Uses a broad range of case studies and historical detail to illustrate a compelling argument about the role of religion and race in determining judicial thinking

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