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I Ask for Justice - a book by Carey, David

I Ask for Justice

Maya Women, Dictators, and Crime in Guatemala, 1898-1944

I Ask for Justice( )
Author: Carey, David
Series title:Louann Atkins Temple Women and Culture Ser.
ISBN:978-0-292-74868-2
Publication Date:Oct 2013
Publisher:University of Texas Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $55.00
Book Description:

Winner, Bryce Wood Book Award, Latin American Studies Association, 2015

Given Guatemala's record of human rights abuses, its legal system has often been portrayed as illegitimate and anemic. I Ask for Justice challenges that perception by demonstrating that even though the legal system was not always just, rural Guatemalans considered it a legitimate arbiter of their grievances and an important tool for advancing their agendas. As both a mirror and an instrument of the...
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Pages:363
Detailed Subjects: Law / Gender & The Law
Social Science / Women's Studies
Social Science / Violence In Society
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.28 x 9.26 x 1.08 Inches
Book Weight:1.624 Pounds

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