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LECTURE, FEB. 10, 2010 -1960s: reshaping of what is considered justice, “fair/just” - liberal consensus of the 1950s, postwar 50s, unravels: starts with McCarthyism, communism leads to conformity (a desire not to stand out, a desire to go along the social norms mobilize students (incites people politically; police power of the state incites the students) Mobilization happened when many people were already prisoners Civil Rights Movement: exposes the myth of America as a land of freedom. Vietnam War: exposes the US with colonial power University students, civil rights leaders prevents the Vietnam War (Malcolm X, MLK (v. Pres. Lyndon Johnson) Civil Rights Act of 1964 was critical: its acknowledgement that people are seen as “persons” Fundamental Constitutional question: does it deny equal protection when it comes to gender, racial, sex etc yes, but really, no. Leads to Civil Rights Act. 1964, sex was added @ the last moment. Disenfranchise was structural.
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