The hollow hope : can courts bring about social change? / Gerald N. Rosenberg.
Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2008.
xiv, 525 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Formatted Contents Note
The dynamic and the constrained court Bound for glory: Brown and the civil rights revolution Constraints, conditions, and the courts Planting the seeds of progress The current of history Transforming women's lives: the courts and abortion Liberating women: the courts and women's rights The court as catalyst The tide of history Cleaning house: the courts, the environment, and reapportionment Judicial revolution: litigation to reform the criminal law You've got that loving feeling: the litigation campaign for same-sex marriage Confusing rights with reality: litigation for same-sex marriage and the counter-mobilization of law Conclusion: the fly-paper court.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 457-512) and index.