"This is an impressive, at times magisterial, book. It provides an unusually sophisticated argument about relations among groups, the state, and law. Forging connections among subjects usually left unconnected, Weisbrod brings together the vertical and horizontal dimensions of the argument about cultural difference and the law. She provides a compelling read and a panoramic view of what she calls the 'negotiation of social uncertainties' that is at the heart of the question of pluralism."--Austin Sarat, author ofWhen the State Kills "Emblems of Pluralismis an imaginative and thought-provoking study. Weisbrod sensitively examines differing views of the relationship between the state and the groups and communities that shape our experience of everyday life. Navigating between prominent and obscure historical figures and between landmark Supreme Court decisions and little-known cases, this important book challenges the reader to reconsider conventional ideas about pluralism and the law."--David Engel, Director, Christopher Baldy Center for Law and Social Policy, SUNY BuffaloWeisbrod, Carol is the author of 'Emblems of Pluralism Cultural Differences and the State' with ISBN 9780691089256 and ISBN 0691089256.