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[Read] ➮ An Unfortunate Coincidence ➶ Didi Herman –

An Unfortunate Coincidence An Unfortunate Coincidence Examines How English Judges Discuss And Depict Jews And Jewishness In The 20th And 21st Centuries It Is A Study Of Legal Judgments In A Range Of Areas, Tracing Continuities And Discontinuities In Representations Of Jews And Jewishness Over Time The Book Shows The Part Played By Racial And Religious Understandings In Legal Decision Making, Addressing The Place Of A Minority With A Long History In England And Within The English Cultural Imagination It Considers The Complex And Often Contradictory Approaches To Jews And Jewishness Within Judicial Discourse, Challenging Both Assumptions About Tolerance And Neutrality In English Law And Any Simple Narrative Of Antisemitism While Its Focus Is On The Distinctive Character Of The English Context, The Book Has Resonance For Thinking Generally About Racial And Religious Representations In Law.

[Read] ➮ An Unfortunate Coincidence  ➶ Didi Herman –
  • Hardcover
  • 220 pages
  • An Unfortunate Coincidence
  • Didi Herman
  • English
  • 24 May 2017
  • 9780199229765

    7 thoughts on “[Read] ➮ An Unfortunate Coincidence ➶ Didi Herman –

  1. says:

    Okay, it never occurred to me that the Jews can be the part that is being known, represented, objectified as object of knowledge vis a vis the knower in an Orientalist discourse Obviously I need much background knowledge about the place of the Jewish theological thoughts and communities in the religiously endowed history of England in order to understand the arguments properly But basically Herman looks at the judicial cases in the early 20th century England, and examines how the British judges who are versed in Christianity and largely insensitive to Judaism de...

  2. says:

    Read this book for work for an article that I am writing on the JFS case.

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