Fault lines : tort law as cultural practice /

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Corporate Author: PALCI EBSCO books
Other Authors: Engel, David M., McCann, Michael W., 1952-
Format: Online Book
Published: Stanford Law Books, 2009
Series:Cultural lives of law.
Online Access:http://ezproxy.villanova.edu/login?URL=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&AN=297637
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Table of Contents:
  • Introduction : tort law as cultural practice / David M. 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.