Justice Without Law?: Resolving Disputes Without Lawyers / Edition 1

Justice Without Law?: Resolving Disputes Without Lawyers / Edition 1

by Jerold S. S. Auerbach, Jerold S. Auerbach
     
 

ISBN-10: 0195034473

ISBN-13: 9780195034479

Pub. Date: 03/28/1984

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

Why are Americans the most legalistic and litigious people in the world? What does that say about our values, our ideals, the quality of our social relationship? What are the benefits to our society? These are among the questions that Auerbach considers in Justice Without Law? The first history of dispute settlement in United States.

Overview

Why are Americans the most legalistic and litigious people in the world? What does that say about our values, our ideals, the quality of our social relationship? What are the benefits to our society? These are among the questions that Auerbach considers in Justice Without Law? The first history of dispute settlement in United States.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780195034479
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
03/28/1984
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
208
Product dimensions:
8.00(w) x 5.38(h) x 0.44(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction3
Chapter 1"In Brotherly Affection": Colonial Patterns19
Chapter 2The Divided Legacy: From Bible Communism to Industrial Commonwealth47
Chapter 3Law and Acculturation: Immigrant Experiences69
Chapter 4The Commercialization of Community95
Chapter 5The Legalization of Community115
Conclusion138
Notes148
Index177

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