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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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Classic memoir of escaping from Georgia chain gang gets digitally remastered™ as new ebook, hardcover & paperback

This classic book tells the harrowing and inspirational story of Robert Elliott Burns’ imprisonment on a chain gang in Georgia in the 1920s, his subsequent escape from the chain gang (twice, no less!), and the public furor that developed. The book was immediately turned into a famous movie and sparked outrage about prison conditions and [...]

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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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