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The Resource Fault lines : tort law as cultural practice, edited by David M. Engel and Michael McCann

Fault lines : tort law as cultural practice, edited by David M. Engel and Michael McCann

Label
Fault lines : tort law as cultural practice
Title
Fault lines
Title remainder
tort law as cultural practice
Statement of responsibility
edited by David M. Engel and Michael McCann
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
CSt/DLC
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1952-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Engel, David M
  • McCann, Michael W.
Series statement
The cultural lives of law
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  • Torts
  • Culture and law
  • Torts
Label
Fault lines : tort law as cultural practice, edited by David M. Engel and Michael McCann
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [329]-359) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction : tort law as cultural practice / David Engel and Michael McCann -- Law, liability, and culture / David Nelken -- Torts and notions of community : more observations on units of legal culture / Keebet von Benda-Beckmann -- India's tort deficit : sketch for a historical portrait / Marc Galanter -- Liability insurance at the tort-crime boundary / Tom Baker -- Juries as conduits for culture / Valerie P. Hans -- Framing fast-food litigation : tort claims, mass media, and the politics of responsibility in the United States / William Haltom and Michael McCann -- Discrimination and outrage : exploring the gap between civil rights and tort recoveries / Martha Chamallas -- Regulating Middlesex / Anne Bloom -- Whiteness, equal treatment, and the valuation of injury in torts, 1900-1949 / Jennifer B. Wriggins -- The role of tort lawsuits in reconstructing the issue of police abuse in the United Kingdom / Charles R. Epp -- Lawyers and solicitors separated by a common legal system : anti-tobacco litigation in the United States and Britain / Lynn Mather -- Suing doctors in Japan : structure, culture, and the rise of malpractice litigation / Eric A. Feldman -- The role of the judiciary in asbestos injury compensation in Japan / Takao Tanase -- Discourses of causation in injury cases : exploring Thai and American legal cultures / David M. Engel -- "Nobody broke it, it just broke" : causation as an instrument of obfuscation and oppression / Ann Scales -- The cultural agenda of tort litigation : constructing responsibility in the Rocky Mountain frontier / Joyce Sterling and Nancy Reichman
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xiii, 384 pages
Isbn
9780804756136
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2008054141
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)288379570
Label
Fault lines : tort law as cultural practice, edited by David M. Engel and Michael McCann
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [329]-359) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction : tort law as cultural practice / David Engel and Michael McCann -- Law, liability, and culture / David Nelken -- Torts and notions of community : more observations on units of legal culture / Keebet von Benda-Beckmann -- India's tort deficit : sketch for a historical portrait / Marc Galanter -- Liability insurance at the tort-crime boundary / Tom Baker -- Juries as conduits for culture / Valerie P. Hans -- Framing fast-food litigation : tort claims, mass media, and the politics of responsibility in the United States / William Haltom and Michael McCann -- Discrimination and outrage : exploring the gap between civil rights and tort recoveries / Martha Chamallas -- Regulating Middlesex / Anne Bloom -- Whiteness, equal treatment, and the valuation of injury in torts, 1900-1949 / Jennifer B. Wriggins -- The role of tort lawsuits in reconstructing the issue of police abuse in the United Kingdom / Charles R. Epp -- Lawyers and solicitors separated by a common legal system : anti-tobacco litigation in the United States and Britain / Lynn Mather -- Suing doctors in Japan : structure, culture, and the rise of malpractice litigation / Eric A. Feldman -- The role of the judiciary in asbestos injury compensation in Japan / Takao Tanase -- Discourses of causation in injury cases : exploring Thai and American legal cultures / David M. Engel -- "Nobody broke it, it just broke" : causation as an instrument of obfuscation and oppression / Ann Scales -- The cultural agenda of tort litigation : constructing responsibility in the Rocky Mountain frontier / Joyce Sterling and Nancy Reichman
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xiii, 384 pages
Isbn
9780804756136
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2008054141
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)288379570
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