Rights Gone Wrong

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

Ford could be characterized as a contrarian debunking accepted wisdom of both the left and right, but all sides can learn much from his thinking.

— Publishers Weekly

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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