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Sexy Dressing Etc.

Sexy Dressing Etc.

Duncan Kennedy

ISBN 9780674802971

Publication date: 08/11/1995

Duncan Kennedy argues that an American radicalism is both possible and desirable. One base for radical politics is the big institutional workplace; another is popular culture—whence his emphasis on phenomena like sexy dressing. Kennedy’s aim is to wed the rebelliousness, irony, and irrationalism of cultural modernism and postmodernism to the earnestness of political correctness.


  • What these essays have in common, besides wit and provocative argument, is Kennedy’s understanding that we come to know the world based upon situational perspectives and lifestyles.



  • Duncan Kennedy is Carter Professor of General Jurisprudence, Emeritus, at Harvard Law School.

Book Details

  • 272 pages
  • 6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches
  • Harvard University Press

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