Japanese Law: An Economic Approach / Edition 1

Japanese Law: An Economic Approach / Edition 1

by J. Mark Ramseyer, Minoru Nakazato
     
 

ISBN-10: 0226703851

ISBN-13: 9780226703855

Pub. Date: 11/28/2000

Publisher: University of Chicago Press


In this introduction to Japanese law, J. Mark Ramseyer and Minoru Nakazato combine an economic approach with a clear and often amusing account of the law itself to challenge commonly held ideas about the law. Arguing against such things as the assumption that Japanese law differs from law in the United States and the idea that law plays only a trivial role in

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In this introduction to Japanese law, J. Mark Ramseyer and Minoru Nakazato combine an economic approach with a clear and often amusing account of the law itself to challenge commonly held ideas about the law. Arguing against such things as the assumption that Japanese law differs from law in the United States and the idea that law plays only a trivial role in Japan or is culturally determined, this book will be recognized as a major contribution to the understanding of Japanese law.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780226703855
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
Publication date:
11/28/2000
Series:
Studies in Law and Economics Series
Edition description:
1
Pages:
332
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

List of Tables and Figures
Preface
Acknowledgments
Caveats
Exchange Rates
1: Introduction
2: Property
3: Contracts
4: Torts
5: Corporations
6: Civil Procedure
7: Criminal Law and Procedure
8: Administrative Law
9: Income Tax
Notes
Suggestions for Further Reading
Table of Statutes
Index

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