Lisa R. Pruitt

University of California, Davis - School of Law

Professor

Martin Luther King, Jr. Hall

Davis, CA CA 95616-5201

United States

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Scholarly Papers (42)

1.

Place Matters: Domestic Violence and Rural Difference

Wisconsin Journal of Law, Gender & Society, Volume 23, p. 347 2008 , UC Davis Legal Studies Research Paper No. 149
Number of pages: 72 Posted: 01 Oct 2008 Last Revised: 13 Mar 2009
Lisa R. Pruitt
University of California, Davis - School of Law
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domestic violence, gender, geography, intimate partner violence, women, crime, social problems, space, place, scale, feminism, feminist legal theory, rural, urban

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Toward a Feminist Theory of the Rural

Utah Law Review, p. 421, 2007, UC Davis Legal Studies Research Paper No. 89
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 29 Sep 2006
Lisa R. Pruitt
University of California, Davis - School of Law
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feminist theory, anti-essentialism, abortion, domestic violence, termination of parental rights, rural, geography, spatial isolation, disadvantage

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Gender, Geography, and Rural Justice

Berkeley Journal of Gender, Law & Justice, Vol. 23, p. 338, 2008, UC Davis Legal Studies Research Paper No. 129
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 11 Mar 2008 Last Revised: 10 Mar 2009
Lisa R. Pruitt
University of California, Davis - School of Law
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gender, geography, rural, urban, domestic violence, economic restructuring, feminist theory, feminism, inequality, disadvantage, household economics, rural sociology, production, reproduction, globalization

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Rural Rhetoric

Connecticut Law Review, Vol. 39, No. 1, p. 159, 2006 , UC Davis Legal Studies Research Paper No. 77
Number of pages: 82 Posted: 24 Apr 2006 Last Revised: 22 Mar 2012
Lisa R. Pruitt
University of California, Davis - School of Law
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rhetoric, rural, land use, property, tort, criminal procedure, criminal law, self-sufficiency, informal norms, equal protection, idealization

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Migration, Development, and the Promise of CEDAW for Rural Women

Michigan Journal of International Law, Vol. 30, p. 707, 2009, UC Davis Legal Studies Research Paper No. 182
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 12 Jul 2009 Last Revised: 25 Sep 2009
Lisa R. Pruitt
University of California, Davis - School of Law
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Informal order, Custom, Customary law, Indigenous, Stasis, Migration, Development, International, Globalization, Women, Rural, Urban, CEDAW, Discrimination, Inequality, Agriculture, Food Security, Education, Micro-credit, Co-operatives, Land Reform, Property Rights

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Law Stretched Thin: Access to Justice in Rural America

59 South Dakota Law Review 466 (2014), UC Davis Legal Studies Research Paper No. 391
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 16 Aug 2014 Last Revised: 31 Mar 2015
Lisa R. Pruitt and Bradley Showman
University of California, Davis - School of Law and University of California, Davis - School of Law
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legal profession, legal education, lawyers, cause lawyering, geography, rural, urban, pro bono, access to justice, disability, veterans, elderly, demography, population loss, rural-urban partnerships

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Legal Deserts: A Multi-State Perspective on Rural Access to Justice

13 Harvard Law & Policy Review 15 (2018), Georgia State University College of Law, Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2019-01
Number of pages: 143 Posted: 06 Jul 2018 Last Revised: 21 Mar 2019
University of California, Davis - School of Law, Harvard University, Law School - Faculty, Transactional Law Clinics, Georgia State University College of Law, University of Minnesota - Duluth - School of Medicine, University of Maine School of Law and University of South Dakota School of Law
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rural, geography, legal profession, lawyers, access to justice, attorney shortage, urban, nonmetropolitan, population loss, legal education, modest means, low income, law school, Minnesota, California, Maine, Wisconsin, Georgia, South Dakota, nonmetro, nonmetropolitan, metropolitan

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CEDAW and Rural Development: Empowering Women with Law from the Top Down, Activism from the Bottom Up

Baltimore Law Review, Vol. 41, p. 263, 2012, UC Davis Legal Studies Research Paper No. 284
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 13 Jan 2012 Last Revised: 22 Mar 2012
Lisa R. Pruitt and Marta R. Vanegas
University of California, Davis - School of Law and Law Offices of John F. Martin, P.C.
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women, women's rights, human rights, socioeconomic rights, rural, rural development, CEDAW, Australia, China, India, Canada, spatial inequality, uneven development, cooperatives, agriculture, gender, developed world, developing world, technology

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The Forgotten Fifth: Rural Youth and Substance Abuse

Stanford Law & Policy Review, Vol. 20, p. 259, 2009, UC Davis Legal Studies Research Paper No. 150
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 07 Oct 2008 Last Revised: 15 Jul 2009
Lisa R. Pruitt
University of California, Davis - School of Law
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crime, juvenile justice, rural, urban, geography, drug abuse, drug use, substance abuse, youth, children, adolescent, diversion program, socioeconomic class, community

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Judging Parents, Judging Place: Poverty, Rurality and Termination of Parental Rights

Missouri Law Review, Vol. 77, p. 95, 2011, UC Davis Legal Studies Research Paper No. 253
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 15 Apr 2011 Last Revised: 22 Feb 2012
Lisa R. Pruitt and Janet L. Wallace
University of California, Davis - School of Law and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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termination of parental rights, rural and urban, geography, rural, poverty, family law, social services, child protective services, parenting plan, transportation, health care

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Missing the Mark: Welfare Reform and Rural Poverty

Journal of Gender, Race, and Justice, Vol. 10, p. 439, 2007, UC Davis Legal Studies Research Paper No. 100
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 14 Feb 2007
Lisa R. Pruitt
University of California, Davis - School of Law
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welfare, welfare reform, rural poverty, spatial isolation, geography, community, lack of anonymity, labor market, transportation, child care

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A Kinder, Gentler Law School? Race, Ethnicity, Gender, and Legal Education at King Hall

UC Davis Law Review, Vol. 38, p. 1209, 2005, UC Davis Legal Studies Research Paper No. 41
Number of pages: 93 Posted: 11 May 2005 Last Revised: 08 Dec 2012
Lisa R. Pruitt and Celestial S.D. Cassman
University of California, Davis - School of Law and McDonough Holland & Allen PC - Sacramento Office
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discrimination, legal education, legal profession, socratic method, race, gender, ethnicity

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Spatial Inequality as Constitutional Infirmity: Equal Protection, Child Poverty and Place

Montana Law Review, Vol. 71, No. 1, 2010, UC Davis Legal Studies Research Paper No. 190
Number of pages: 115 Posted: 02 Sep 2009 Last Revised: 22 Mar 2012
Lisa R. Pruitt
University of California, Davis - School of Law
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Children, juveniles, minors, spatial inequality, local government, county government, state government, local taxation, property taxation, uneven development, devolution, state constitutions, equal protection, equality, dignity, rural, rural and urban, health and human services, welfare

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Human Rights and Development for India’s Rural Remnant: A Capabilities-Based Assessment

University of California, Davis Law Review, Vol. 44, p. 803, 2011, UC Davis Legal Studies Research Paper No. 244
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 28 Feb 2011 Last Revised: 18 May 2011
Lisa R. Pruitt
University of California, Davis - School of Law
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developing world, international, India, development, rural development, human rights, health care, education, socioeconomic rights, sanitation, capabilities, rural-urban axis, spatial inequality, uneven development, constitutional law, migration, Asia, income inequality, inequality gap

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Her Own Good Name: Two Centuries of Talk About Chastity

Maryland Law Review, Vol. 63, p. 401, 2004, UC Davis Legal Studies Research Paper No. 3
Number of pages: 125 Posted: 15 Apr 2004 Last Revised: 22 Mar 2012
Lisa R. Pruitt
University of California, Davis - School of Law
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defamation, false light, sexual slander, chastity, sexual propriety, privacy, dignitary injury, rhetorical hyperbole, truth, falsity, first amendment

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The Geography of the Class Culture Wars

Seattle University Law Review, Vol. 34, p. 767, 2011
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 28 Feb 2011 Last Revised: 25 May 2011
Lisa R. Pruitt
University of California, Davis - School of Law
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work, family, work-family balance, work-life balance, culture, culture wars, white working class, working class, middle class, upper middle class, professional/managerial class, education, missing middle, rural, rural and urban, class, socioeconomic class, progressive politics, 2008 election

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Justice Deserts: Spatial Inequality and Local Funding of Indigent Defense

Arizona Law Review, Vol. 52, No. 219, 2010, UC Davis Legal Studies Research Paper No. 216
Number of pages: 99 Posted: 06 May 2010
Lisa R. Pruitt and Beth A. Colgan
University of California, Davis - School of Law and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
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criminal procedure, Sixth Amendment, right to counsel, indigent defense, Equal Protection Clause, geography, spatial inequality, uneven development, American Indian, juvenile justice, criminal justice, state and local government, local taxation, property tax, rural, rural and urban, nonmetropolitan

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No Black Names on the Letterhead? Efficient Discrimination and the South African Legal Profession

Michigan Journal of International Law, Vol. 23, 2002, UC Davis Legal Studies Research Paper No. 93
Number of pages: 133 Posted: 13 Dec 2006
Lisa R. Pruitt
University of California, Davis - School of Law
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affirmative action, South Africa, legal profession, integration, law firms, tournament theory, internal labor markets, efficient discrimination, legal education

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How You Gonna‘ Keep Her Down on the Farm . . .

University of Missouri Kansas City Law Review, Vol. 78, p. 1085, 2010, UC Davis Legal Studies Research Paper No. 202
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 25 Jan 2010 Last Revised: 22 Mar 2012
Lisa R. Pruitt
University of California, Davis - School of Law
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Socio-economics, wealth, working class, privilege, legal education, legal academy, feminism, work-life balance, identity, gender

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Urbanormativity, Spatial Privilege, and Judicial Blind Spots in Abortion Law

30 Berkeley Journal of Gender, Law and Justice 76 (2015) , UC Davis Legal Studies Research Paper No. 384
Number of pages: 79 Posted: 08 Jun 2014 Last Revised: 13 Mar 2015
Lisa R. Pruitt and Marta R. Vanegas
University of California, Davis - School of Law and Law Offices of John F. Martin, P.C.
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abortion, undue burden, legal geography, privilege, rural, urban, metropolitan, spatial inequality, critical rural studies, urbanormativity, medication abortion, hospital admitting privileges, TRAP regulations, incremental abortion regulations, gender, reproductive rights

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Welfare Queens and White Trash

25 Southern California Interdisciplinary Law Journal 289 (2016), UC Davis Legal Studies Research Paper No. 486
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 02 Mar 2016 Last Revised: 26 Apr 2016
Lisa R. Pruitt
University of California, Davis - School of Law
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critical race theory, poverty, whiteness, welfare queen, white trash, intra-racial bias, racism, public benefits, safety net, white working class, socioeconomic class

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Latina/os, Locality, and Law in the Rural South

Harvard Latino Law Review, Vol. 12, p. 135, 2009, UC Davis Legal Studies Research Paper No. 139
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 14 May 2008 Last Revised: 22 Mar 2012
Lisa R. Pruitt
University of California, Davis - School of Law
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rural, South, Latina, Latino, Hispanic, race, ethnicity, geography, difference, discrimination, culture, socioeconomic class, labor, immigration

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Deconstructing CEDAW’s Article 14: Naming and Explaining Rural Difference

William & Mary Journal of Women and the Law, Vol. 17, p. 347, 2011, UC Davis Legal Studies Research Paper No. 248
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 28 Feb 2011 Last Revised: 29 Jun 2011
Lisa R. Pruitt
University of California, Davis - School of Law
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rural, rural women, human rights, women's rights, gender, rural development, rural and urban, migration, CEDAW, socioeconomic rights, spatial inequality, uneven development, agriculture, cooperatives, self-help groups, developing world, developed world, CEDAW, health care

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Acting White? Or Acting Affluent? A Book Review of Carbado & Gulati’s Acting White? Rethinking Race in 'Post-Racial' America

18 Journal of Gender, Race and Justice 159 (2015), UC Davis Legal Studies Research Paper No. 381
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 14 May 2014 Last Revised: 13 Mar 2015
Lisa R. Pruitt
University of California, Davis - School of Law
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race, ethnicity, gender, employment, discrimination, anti-discrimination, socioeconomic class, critical race theory, intersectionality, whiteness, racial profiling, racial identity

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The False Choice between Race and Class and Other Affirmative Action Myths

Buffalo Law Review, Vol. 63, 981 (2015), UC Davis Legal Studies Research Paper No. 449
Number of pages: 81 Posted: 30 Aug 2015 Last Revised: 26 Apr 2016
Lisa R. Pruitt
University of California, Davis - School of Law
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socioeconomics, socioeconomic status, low-SES, class, race, affirmative action, higher education, inequality, income inequality, wealth inequality, working class, poverty, discrimination, critical race theory, whiteness studies, whites, Bakke, Fisher

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Community Development Law and Economic Justice--Why Law Matters

26 Journal of Affordable Housing and Community Development Law 31 (2017), Texas A&M University School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 17-83
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 10 Nov 2017 Last Revised: 05 Dec 2017
University of Maine School of Law, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law, Texas A&M University School of Law, University of Michigan Law School, University of California Hastings College of the Law, American University, Washington College of Law, University of Denver Sturm College of Law, University of California Hastings College of the Law, Tuttle Law Group, Marquette University - Law School, University of California, Davis - School of Law and University of Missouri at Kansas City
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Community Economic Development, Community Lawyering, Community Development, Economic Development, CED

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Rural Families and Work-Family Issues

Sloan Work and Family Encyclopedia, Forthcoming, UC Davis Legal Studies Research Paper No. 138
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 08 Apr 2008 Last Revised: 07 Nov 2008
Lisa R. Pruitt
University of California, Davis - School of Law
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rural, gender, family, work, employment, informal economy, microbusiness, children, child care, rural poverty, transportation

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'On the Chastity of Women All Property in the World Depends': Injury from Sexual Slander in the Nineteenth Century

Indiana Law Journal, Vol. 78 , p. 965, 2003
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 15 Apr 2004 Last Revised: 22 Mar 2012
Lisa R. Pruitt
University of California, Davis - School of Law
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defamation, sexual slander, chastity, sexual propriety, history, property, reputation, damages

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The Women Feminism Forgot: Rural and Working-Class White Women in the Era of Trump

49 Toledo Law Review 537 (2018)
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 26 Jul 2018 Last Revised: 08 Nov 2018
Lisa R. Pruitt
University of California, Davis - School of Law
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socioecenomic class, race, whiteness, rural, gender, feminism, politics, election 2016, social media, coalition building

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Justice in the Hinterlands: Arkansas as a Case Study of the Rural Lawyer Shortage and Evidence-Based Solutions to Alleviate It

37 University of Arkansas Little Rock Law Review 573 (2015), UC Davis Legal Studies Research Paper No. 481
Number of pages: 148 Posted: 19 Feb 2016 Last Revised: 22 Jun 2018
Lisa R. Pruitt, J. McKinney and Bart Calhoun
University of California, Davis - School of Law, Quattlebaum, Grooms & Tull PLLC and McDaniel, Richardson & Calhoun
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rural, geography, legal profession, lawyers, access to justice, urban, nonmetropolitan, population loss, legal education, modest means, low income

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Who's Afraid of White Class Migrants? On Denial, Discrediting, and Disdain (and Toward a Richer Conception of Diversity)

Columbia Journal of Gender and Law, Vol. 31, 2015, UC Davis Legal Studies Research Paper No. 450
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 30 Aug 2015 Last Revised: 13 Oct 2015
Lisa R. Pruitt
University of California, Davis - School of Law
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socioeconomic, socioeconomic status (SES), poverty, working class, class, diversity, affirmative action, higher education, professoriate, legal academy, legal profession, critical race theory, whiteness, whiteness studies

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Improving Access to Justice in the Rural Reaches of Southern California

Los Angeles Lawyer Magazine, March 2018, pp. 26-32, UC Davis Legal Studies Research Paper
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 06 Nov 2017 Last Revised: 18 Jun 2018
Lisa R. Pruitt and Rebecca Williams
University of California, Davis - School of Law and University of California, Davis, School of Law, Students
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access to justice, justice gap, legal profession, rural, legal education, attorney shortage

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Access to Justice in Rural Arkansas

UC Davis Legal Studies Research Paper No. 426
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 30 Apr 2015
University of California, Davis - School of Law, Quattlebaum, Grooms & Tull PLLC, University of California, Davis and Arkansas Access to Justice Commission & Foundation
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Legal profession, legal education, lawyers, geography, rural, urban, access to justice

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To Recognize the Tyranny of Distance: A Spatial Reading of Whole Woman's Health v. Hellerstedt

Environment and Planning A: Economy and Space, 2018, Forthcoming, UC Davis Legal Studies Research Paper
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 07 Aug 2017 Last Revised: 03 Feb 2018
Michele Statz and Lisa R. Pruitt
University of Minnesota - Duluth - School of Medicine and University of California, Davis - School of Law
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abortion, reproductive justice, reproductive rights, distance, spatiality, legal geography, voter ID, voting rights, feminist political geography; interdisciplinary methodologies, immigration, legality

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Rural Access to Justice in the Golden State

Number of pages: 15 Posted: 04 Jan 2018 Last Revised: 08 Jan 2018
Lisa R. Pruitt
University of California, Davis - School of Law
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legal education, legal profession, lawyers, rural, access to justice

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A Case Study in Rural Community Economic Development: Hill Country Health & Wellness Center

26 Journal of Affordable Housing & Community Development Law 73 (2017), UC Davis Legal Studies Research Paper
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 27 Sep 2017 Last Revised: 06 Oct 2017
Lisa R. Pruitt
University of California, Davis - School of Law
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community development, economic development, rural, rural poverty, community, health, healthcare

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The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

University of Missouri-Kansas City Law Review, Vol. 80, p. 821, 2012, UC Davis Legal Studies Research Paper No. 302
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 16 Jun 2012 Last Revised: 23 Jun 2012
Lisa R. Pruitt
University of California, Davis - School of Law
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gender, legal education, women, affinity groups, labor, AALS

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States’ Rights and State Wrongs: SNAP Work Requirements in Rural America

Forthcoming 2019 in Holes in the Safety Net: Federalism and Poverty (Ezra Rosser, ed., Cambridge University Press)., UC Davis Legal Studies Research Paper Forthcoming
Posted: 22 Oct 2018
Lisa R. Pruitt and Rebecca Williams
University of California, Davis - School of Law and University of California, Davis, School of Law, Students

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poverty, federalism, SNAP, food stamps, working poor, work requirements, rural, geography, labor markets, job training, public transportation, Maine

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What Hillbilly Elegy Reveals About Race in 21st Century America

Forthcoming 2019 in Appalachian Reckoning: A Region Responds to Hillbilly Elegy (Anthony Harkins and Meredith McCarroll, eds) West Virginia University Press.
Posted: 12 Jul 2018
Lisa R. Pruitt
University of California, Davis - School of Law

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Race, Racial Politics, Socioeconomic Class, Whiteness, White Trash, Class Migration, American Dream, Higher Education

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Protecting People, Protecting Places: What Environmental Litigation Conceals and Reveals about Rurality

47 Journal of Rural Studies 326 (2016), UC Davis Legal Studies Research Paper No. 490
Posted: 17 Mar 2016 Last Revised: 22 Jun 2018
Lisa R. Pruitt and Linda Sobczynski
University of California, Davis - School of Law and Independent

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environmental justice, environmental racism, rural poverty, race, whiteness, rural, wilderness, environmental law, conservation, localism, persistent poverty, rural imaginaries, legal geography

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Rural Adolescent Substance Use: Community Causes and Cures

The Routledge International Handbook of Rural Criminology (Joseph F. Donnermeyer, ed., 2016)
Posted: 07 Nov 2015
Lisa R. Pruitt and David Gomez
University of California, Davis - School of Law and University of California, Davis

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crime, criminology, substance use, drug abuse, controlled substances, criminology, geography, legal geography, rural, protective factors, risk factors

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The Rural Lawscape: Space Tames Law Tames Space

(In "The Expanding Spaces of Law: A Timely Legal Geography," I. Braverman, N. Blomley, D. Delaney & A. Kedar, eds., Stanford University Press, 2013), UC Davis Legal Studies Research Paper No. 330
Posted: 04 Apr 2013 Last Revised: 22 Jun 2018
Lisa R. Pruitt
University of California, Davis - School of Law

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law and geography, legal geography, critical geography, critical legal geography, rural, rurality, space, spatial isolation, spatiality, temporal, interdisciplinary