Lifetimes of commitment to law and social justice

Kinghan, J. A. (2021) Lifetimes of commitment to law and social justice. In: Gordon, F. and Newman, D. (eds.) Leading Works in Law and Social Justice. Series: Analysing leading works in law. Routledge: Abingdon, Oxon ; New York, NY, pp. 7-17. ISBN 9780367253974 (doi: 10.4324/9780429287572-2)

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Chapter 1 is on Lifetimes of Commitment by Molly Andrews, a work that weaves together the biographies of 15 people who committed their lives to social justice. For this chapter, Jacqueline Kinghan interviewed Molly to gather her reflections on the work and its legacy. The key message is that political activism should not be understood as a phase or something limited to youthful idealism, rather it can endure over a lifetime. The chapter concludes by stating that as a leading work in law and social justice, Lifetimes of Commitment offers possibilities for interdisciplinary research and teaching, as well as critical observations on social identity and social justice that might help shape the re-socialisation processes of legal education in future.

Item Type:Book Sections
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Kinghan, Professor Jacqueline
Authors: Kinghan, J. A.
College/School:College of Social Sciences > School of Law
Published Online:23 September 2021

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