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Published: 01 January 2009

80 Pages

ISBN: 9780872291652

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The Rights Revolution in the Twentieth Century

Mark Tushnet

Published by the American Historical Association

New Essays on American Constitutional History

Tushnet traces the concept of legal rightsthrough the 20th century--from their origins in classical liberalism, fashioned in legislatures and emphasizing choice and contract, to notions of personal autonomy and equality protected by the judicial system.

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