Regulatory Encounters / Edition 1

Regulatory Encounters / Edition 1

by Robert A. Kagan
     
 


"This is a pathbreaking contribution to a much neglected area of academic study."—Bridget M. Hutter, London School of Economics

"Regulatory Encounters is an extremely impressive book that contains rich, varied, and convincing case studies on an important topic, American 'adversarial legalism.'"—R. Shep Melnick, Boston CollegeSee more details below

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"This is a pathbreaking contribution to a much neglected area of academic study."—Bridget M. Hutter, London School of Economics

"Regulatory Encounters is an extremely impressive book that contains rich, varied, and convincing case studies on an important topic, American 'adversarial legalism.'"—R. Shep Melnick, Boston College

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780520222885
Publisher:
University of California Press
Publication date:
10/16/2000
Series:
California Series in Law, Politics, and Society Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
448
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgmentsvii
1.How Much Do National Styles of Law Matter?1
Part IEnvironmental Regulation
2.Poles Apart: Industrial Waste Management Regulation and Enforcement in the United States and Japan33
3.Industrial Effluent Control in the United States and Japan64
4.Investigation and Remediation of Contaminated Manufacturing Sites in the United States, the United Kingdom, and the Netherlands96
5.Siting Solid Waste Landfills: The Permit Process in California, Pennsylvania, the United Kingdom, and the Netherlands122
6.The Air Pollution Permit Process for U.S. and German Automobile Assembly Plants173
Part IILegal Rights and Litigation
7.Employee Termination Practices in the United States and Canada225
8.Credit Card Debt Collection and the Law: Germany and the United States255
9.Obtaining and Protecting Patents in the United States, Europe, and Japan275
Part IIIRegulating Product Safety
10.Licensing Biologics in Europe and the United States313
11.New Chemical Notification Laws in Japan, the United States, and the European Union341
12.The Consequences of Adversarial Legalism372
List of Contributors415
Index417

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