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Gutman, Amy 1960-

Works: 17 works in 84 publications in 10 languages and 2,326 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Legal stories  Psychological fiction  Case studies  Abridgments  Domestic fiction  Suspense fiction  Christmas stories  Nature stories  Political fiction 
Roles: Author, Editor, Interviewee
Classifications: PS3557.U885, 813.6
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Amy Gutman
Equivocal death : a novel by Amy Gutman( Book )

21 editions published between 1997 and 2003 in 8 languages and held by 1,013 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kate Paine, a recent graduate from law school, thinks she's really made it with an assignment with a prestigious law firm until one of the senior partners, Madeleine Waters, is murdered, and Kate fears that she could be the next victim
The anniversary : a novel by Amy Gutman( Book )

30 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in 8 languages and held by 844 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Five years after her boyfriend is executed for the murder of more than 100 women, Laura Seton, the man's defense lawyer, and a true crime author receive disturbing notes that indicate he may still be alive
Equivocal death by Amy Gutman( Recording )

8 editions published between 2000 and 2005 in English and held by 158 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Just out of Harvard Law School, Kate Paine is on the fast track at Samson & Mills, the nation's most powerful law firm. Assigned to assist the charismatic managing partner in a high-profile sexual harassment case, she can hardly believe her good luck. But with the brutal murder of Madeline Waters, a beautiful female partner, Kate's carefully constructed world begins to collapse
The anniversary by Amy Gutman( Recording )

8 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Laura Seton has put her past behind her. Several years earlier, her former boyfriend was put to death after being linked to the murder of more than 100 women. On the fifth anniversary of his death, a chilling note is left at her door, a note that might have come from her dead lover. Unbeknownst to her, two other women receive identical notes, someone is forcing them all to confront a past they've tried to forget
Work and welfare by Robert M Solow( Book )

2 editions published between 1998 and 2001 in English and Italian and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Solow condemns the welfare reforms recently passed by Congress and President Clinton for confronting welfare recipients with an unworkable choice - finding work in the current labor market or losing benefits. He argues that the only practical and fair way to move recipients to work is, in contrast, through an ambitious plan to guarantee that every able-bodied citizen has access to a job. Solow contends that the demand implicit in the 1996 Welfare Reform Act for welfare recipients to find work in the existing labor market has two crucial flaws. Solow concludes that it is legitimate to want welfare recipients to work, but not to want them to live at a miserable standard or to benefit at the expense of the working poor, especially since children are often the first to suffer. Instead, he writes, we should create new demand for unskilled labor through public-service employment and incentives to the private sector - in effect, fair "workfare." Throughout, Solow places debate over welfare reform in the context of a struggle to balance competing social values, in particular self-reliance and altruism
Democratic education by Amy Gutmann( Book )

4 editions published between 1978 and 2001 in English and Spanish and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book defends the democratic ideal of education and elaborates its implications for educational practices in the United States today. The volume contends democracy is not merely a political process of rule by majorities or pluralities, but it is also a political ideal of a society whose adult members are, and continue to be, equipped by their education and authorized by political structures to share in ruling. Chapters in the book include: (1) "Introduction: Back to Basics"; (2) "States and Education"; (3) "The Purposes of Primary Education"; (4) "Dimensions of Democratic Participation"; (5) "The Limits of Democratic Authority"; (6) "Distributing Primary Schooling"; (7) "The Purposes of Higher Education"; (8) "Distributing Higher Education"; (9) "Extramural Education"; (10)"Educating Adults"; and (11) "Conclusion: The Primacy of Political Education." (Eh)
Het aandenken by Amy Gutman( Recording )

1 edition published in 2005 in Dutch and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Drie heel verschillende Amerikaanse vrouwen krijgen 5 jaar na de executie van een seriemoordenaar een brief verwijzend naar de datum van de executie
Intervju z Amy Gutman by Amy Gutman( )

1 edition published in 2000 in Slovenian and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Democracy and disagreement by Amy Gutmann( Book )

1 edition published in 1996 in Undetermined and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Gutmann and Thompson show how a deliberative democracy can address some of our most difficult controversies - from abortion and affirmative action to health care and welfare - and can allow diverse groups separated by class, race, religion, and gender to reason together. Their work goes beyond that of most political theorists and social scientists by exploring both the principles for reasonable argument and their application to actual cases. Not only do the authors suggest how deliberative democracy can work, they also show why improving our collective capacity for moral argument is better than referring all disagreements to procedural politics or judicial institutions. Democracy and Disagreement presents a compelling approach to how we might resolve some of our most trying moral disagreements and live with those that will inevitably persist, on terms that all of us can respect
Het beste boek( Book )

1 edition published in 2004 in Dutch and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Identity in democracy by Amy Gutmann( Book )

1 edition published in 2008 in Spanish and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

"This is a book about the good, the bad, and the ugly of identity politics by one of America's leading political thinkers. Amy Gutmann rises above the raging polemics that often characterize discussions of identity groups and offers a fair-minded assessment of the role they play in democracies. She addresses fundamental questions of timeless urgency while keeping in focus their relevance to contemporary debates: Do some identity groups undermine the greater democratic good and thus their own legitimacy in a democratic society? Even if so, how is a democracy to fairly distinguish between groups such as the KKK on the one hand and the NAACP on the other? Should democracies exempt members of some minorities from certain legitimate or widely accepted rules, such as Canada's allowing Sikh members of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police to wear turbans instead of Stetsons? Do voluntary groups like the Boy Scouts have a right to discriminate on grounds of sexual preference, gender, or race?"--Jacket
A matter of interpretation : federal courts and the law : an essay by Antonin Scalia( Book )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

"In exploring the neglected art of statutory interpretation, Antonin Scalia urges that judges resist the temptation to use legislative intention and legislative history. In his view, it is incompatible with democratic government to allow the meaning of a statute to be determined by what the judges think the lawgivers meant rather than by what the legislature actually promulgated. Eschewing the judicial law-making that is the essence of common law, judges should interpret statutes and regulations by focusing on the text itself. Scalia then extends this principle to constitutional law. He proposes that we abandon the notion of an ever changing Constitution and pay attention to the Constitution's original meaning. Although not subscribing to the "strict constructionism" that would prevent applying the Constitution to modern circumstances, Scalia emphatically rejects the idea that judges can properly "smuggle" in new rights or deny old rights by using the Due Process Clause, for instance. In fact, such judicial discretion might lead to the destruction of the Bill of Rights if a majority of the judges ever wished to reach that most undesirable of goals." "This essay is followed by four commentaries by Gordon Wood, Laurence Tribe, Mary Ann Glendon, and Ronald Dworkin, who engage Justice Scalia's ideas about judicial interpretation, and the volume concludes with a response by Scalia. Dealing with one of the most fundamental issues in American law, A Matter of Interpretation reveals what is at the heart of this important debate."--Jacket
Dunkla behov by Amy Gutman( Recording )

1 edition published in 2003 in Swedish and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Ethics and politics : cases and comments by Amy Gutmann( Book )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Årsdagen by Amy Gutman( Recording )

1 edition published in 2004 in Swedish and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Select editions by Reader's Digest Association( Book )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Serendipity: A child of theatrical royalty, Carrie Manning is having a hard time getting her own act together. Thirty-seven, aimless, and having just buried a famous mother she never understood, she is desperate to uncover her family's mysterious past in the hopes that it will help her understand herself. Carrie's search reveals the fascinating life stories of her estranged grandmother Lu, a glamorous Broadway star whose dreams came with a price; her great grandmother Mifalda, who gave up everything to come to America as a sixteen-year-old Italian bride; and her father, Bobby, the charismatic Broadway genius who wrote some of Lu's greatest musicals and died tragically young. At the heart of Carrie's discoveries lies the reason for her mother's complicated life, and a dark secret that has been buried for thirty years
Equivocal Death by Amy Gutman( )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

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Equivocal death : a novel
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