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The measure of injury

Martha Chamallas

The measure of injury

race, gender, and tort law

by Martha Chamallas

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Published by New York University Press in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 191-221) and index.

StatementMartha Chamallas and Jennifer B. Wriggins
ContributionsWriggins, Jennifer B.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsKF1257 .C43 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 228 p. ;
Number of Pages228
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24379658M
ISBN 100814716768
ISBN 109780814716762
LC Control Number2009049623
OCLC/WorldCa470361156

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