Law in a Market Context

Law in a Market Context

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In Law in a Market Context Robin Paul Malloy examines the way in which people, as social beings, experience the intersection of law, markets, and culture. Through case examples, illustrative fact patterns, and problems based on hypothetical situations he demonstrates the implications and the ambiguities of law in a market society. In his analysis he provides a complete and accessible introduction to a vast array of economic terms, concepts, and ideas--making this book a valuable primer for anyone interested in understanding the use of market concepts in legal reasoning.When the exchange is voluntary or consensual, as in buying a car or new home, we generally think of it in terms of contract ... We also need to think about how we use law to define certain exchanges as voluntary and others as coercive. ... On the other hand, you may decide to sneak over to my driveway one night and aquot;hot wireaquot; my car so MARKET CONCEPTS OF EXCHANGE 115 Two-party transactions.

Title:Law in a Market Context
Author:Robin Paul Malloy
Publisher:Cambridge University Press - 2004-04-22


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