Law and Public Policy: A Socio-Economic Approach / Edition 1

Law and Public Policy: A Socio-Economic Approach / Edition 1

by Lynne Dallas
     
 

ISBN-10: 0890892342

ISBN-13: 9780890892343

Pub. Date: 09/28/2005

Publisher: Carolina Academic Press

Intended as a primary text for law school courses, this volume explores the interrelationships between law and economic/social processes. Dallas (law, U. of San Diego) critiques neoclassical economics and draws on diverse economic approaches and other social sciences for the tools of public policy analysis. Particular attention is paid to the power implications and…  See more details below

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Intended as a primary text for law school courses, this volume explores the interrelationships between law and economic/social processes. Dallas (law, U. of San Diego) critiques neoclassical economics and draws on diverse economic approaches and other social sciences for the tools of public policy analysis. Particular attention is paid to the power implications and distributional effects of laws as well as their historical, philosophical, and cultural contexts. A sampling of topics includes behavioral economics, statistical discrimination, and corporate social responsibility. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780890892343
Publisher:
Carolina Academic Press
Publication date:
09/28/2005
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
788
Product dimensions:
7.20(w) x 10.00(h) x 1.70(d)

Table of Contents

Ch. 1Introduction to law and socioeconomics3
Ch. 2Law and cognitive psychology37
Ch. 3Economic fairness and well-being87
Ch. 4Fairness and legal socialization141
Ch. 5Culture, norms and the law175
Ch. 6Cooperation, trust and the law221
Ch. 7Discrimination259
Ch. 8The domain of markets : a market for babies and surrogate mothers?341
Ch. 9Families, markets and the law375
Ch. 10Corporate social responsibility, markets and the law479
Ch. 11Globalization : a revisionist approach609
Ch. 12Emerging market economies693

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