Why Love Leads to Justice Love Across the Boundaries This book tells the stories of notable historical figures who by resisting patriarchal laws condemning adultery gay and lesbian sex and sex across the boundaries of religion and race brought about

  • Title: Why Love Leads to Justice: Love Across the Boundaries
  • Author: David A.J. Richards
  • ISBN: 9781107569829
  • Page: 405
  • Format: Paperback
  • This book tells the stories of notable historical figures who, by resisting patriarchal laws condemning adultery, gay and lesbian sex, and sex across the boundaries of religion and race, brought about lasting social and political change Constitutional scholar David A J Richards investigates the lives of leading transgressive artists, social critics, and activists includThis book tells the stories of notable historical figures who, by resisting patriarchal laws condemning adultery, gay and lesbian sex, and sex across the boundaries of religion and race, brought about lasting social and political change Constitutional scholar David A J Richards investigates the lives of leading transgressive artists, social critics, and activists including George Eliot, Benjamin Britten, Christopher Isherwood, Bayard Rustin, James Baldwin, Eleanor Roosevelt, and Margaret Mead Richards shows how ethical empowerment, motivated by love, allowed these figures to resist the injustices of anti Semitism, racism, sexism, and homophobia, leading to the constitutional condemnation of these political evils in the United States, Britain, and beyond Love and law thus grow together, and this book shows how and why.Drawing from developmental psychology including studies of trauma , political theory, the history of social movements, literature, biography, and law, this book will be a thought provoking tool for anyone interested in civil rights.

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    1. Every once and awhile we are lucky enough to encounter a book that shakes the foundations of our understanding of the world. Richards' book on the relationship between love and justice is one of those books. Looking at relationships that challenge patriarchal notions of morality Richards dissects how moral restrictions on who can love makes those who love inappropriately automatically driven to challenge wider norms and ideas. A lovely idea and concept."Patriarchy rests on hierarchy, not equalit [...]

    2. A very present and real book <3 All the stories are amazing and show how Love can prevail, even if all around says otherwise <3

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