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The Force of Law

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$41.00 • £35.95 • €37.95

ISBN 9780674368217

Publication Date: 02/10/2015


256 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches


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  • Preface
  • A Note about the Notes
  • 1. Introduction: The Force of Law
  • 2. Bentham’s Law
  • 3. The Possibility and Probability of Noncoercive Law
  • 4. In Search of the Puzzled Man
  • 5. Do People Obey the Law?
  • 6. Are Officials above the Law?
  • 7. Coercing Obedience
  • 8. Of Carrots and Sticks
  • 9. Coercion’s Arsenal
  • 10. Awash in a Sea of Norms
  • 11. The Differentiation of Law
  • Notes
  • Index

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