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2006

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Duke Law

Law and Society

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Immigration Status And The Best Interests Of The Child Standard, Kerry Abrams Jan 2006

Immigration Status And The Best Interests Of The Child Standard, Kerry Abrams

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History, Human Nature, And Property Regimes: Filling In The Civilizing Argument, Jedediah Purdy Jan 2006

History, Human Nature, And Property Regimes: Filling In The Civilizing Argument, Jedediah Purdy

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Comment on Carol Rose's 2005 Childress Lecture


The New Biopolitics: Autonomy, Demography, And Nationhood, Jedediah Purdy Jan 2006

The New Biopolitics: Autonomy, Demography, And Nationhood, Jedediah Purdy

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In India and China, a population gap has opened between young men and women. There are now about 100 million more men than women in those countries and a few of their neighbors. Many of the "missing women" either were never born because of sex-selective abortion or died in childhood because families devote more medical and other resources to boys. "Missing women" mean men who will never marry. Socially unintegrated young men are associated with a variety of social pathologies; most importantly, they are the prime recruitment targets of nationalist and fundamentalist political groups. Conservative and reactionaries have always argued ...