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Profiles, Probabilities, and Stereotypes

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$32.00 • £27.95 • €29.95

ISBN 9780674021181

Publication Date: 04/30/2006

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384 pages

Belknap Press


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  • Preface
  • Introduction: Painting with a Broad Brush
  • 1. In Training with the Greeks
  • 2. Pit Bulls, Golden Retrievers, and Other Dangerous Dogs
  • 3. A Ride on the Blue Bus
  • 4. Eighty-Year-Old Pilots and Twelve-Year-Old Voters
  • 5. The Women of the Virginia Military Institute
  • 6. The Profilers
  • 7. The Usual Suspects
  • 8. Two Cheers for Procrustes
  • 9. Ships with Altered Names
  • 10. The Generality of Law
  • 11. Generality, Community, and the Wars of the Roqueforts
  • Coda: From the Justice of Generality to the Generality of Justice
  • Notes
  • Index

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