Rights Gone Wrong

Selected as one of The New York Times Sunday Book Review’s 100 Notable Books of 2011!

Ford enlivens his discussion with numerous, colorful examples of rights gone wrong . . . A crisp analysis of the limits of our civil rights laws and a prescription for how to move beyond them — Kirkus Reviews

Rights Gone Wrong by Richard Thompson Ford

Richard Thompson Ford, Rights Gone Wrong: How Law Corrupts the Struggle for Equality, New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2011.

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