Introduction : Criminal Law and cultural diversity / Will Kymlicka, Claes Lernestedt, and Matt Matravers Criminal law and "culture" / Claes Lernestedt Community, culture, and criminalization / Nicola Lacey Between denial and recognition : criminal law and cultural diversity / Kimmo Nuotio Responsibility, morality, and culture / Matt Matravers Cultural defense and the criminal law / Bhikhu Parekh Family matters : is there room for "culture" in the courtroom? / Ayelet Shachar The cultural defense : reflections in light of the Model Penal Code and the Religious Freedom Restoration Act / Kent Greenawalt What do we have to fear from the cultural defense? / Alison Dundes Renteln.
What place, if any, ought cultural considerations have when we blame and punish in the criminal law? Bringing together political and legal theorists, this text offers original and diverse discussions that go to the heart of both legal and political debates about multiculturalism, human agency, and responsibility -- Source other than Library of Congress.
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K5018 .C752 2014
9780199676590 (hardback) 0199676593 (hardback)