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Law and Social Norms

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ISBN 9780674008144

Publication Date: 03/08/2002


272 pages


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    • 1. Introduction: Law and Collective Action
  • I. Models of Nonlegal Collective Action
    • 2. A Model of Cooperation and the Production of Social Norms
    • 3. Extensions, Objections, and Alternative Theories
  • II. Legal Applications
    • 4. Gifts and Gratuitous Promises
    • 5. Family Law and Social Norms
    • 6. Status, Stigma, and the Criminal Law
    • 7. Voting, Political Participation, and Symbolic Behavior
    • 8. Racial Discrimination and Nationalism
    • 9. Contract Law and Commercial Behavior
  • III. Normative Implications
    • 10. Efficiency and Distributive Justice
    • 11. Incommensurability, Commodification, and Money
    • 12. Autonomy, Privacy, and Community
  • Notes
  • References
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

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