Costs and Cautionary Tales
Economic Insights for the Law
By (author) Anthony I. Ogus
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Costs and Cautionary Tales by Anthony I. Ogus
Book DescriptionThe aim of this book is to provide an overview of how economic analysis can enrich an understanding of law and can provide standards for its critical evaluation. It eschews a dogmatic approach, acknowledging that non-economic goals play an important part in the law. It is directed primarily at lawyers and law students, particularly those who hitherto have been sceptical of the uses and value of law and economics. It is not a conventional textbook in the sense that it does not deal systematically with different areas of law. Rather each chapter is built on a particular theme or set of themes, with examples drawn from across legal categories. The approach is discursive, anecdotal and analytical, reflecting the ideas and convictions developed during the author's 30 years working in the field of law and economics. Winner of the Hart SLSA Book Prize 2007 for an outstanding piece of socio-legal scholarship.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781841133690
(234mm x 156mm x 16mm)
Imprint: Hart Publishing
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Publish Date: 5-Apr-2006
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Anthony I. Ogus
Juxtaposing Autonomy and Paternalism in Private Law, Paperback (July 2011)
This book deals with the task of selecting an appropriate balance in the law between autonomy and paternalism at both general and specific levels.
Regulation, Paperback (August 2004)
This is a reprint of Anthony Ogus' classic study of regulation,first published in the 1990s.
Wikeley, Ogus and Barendt's the Law of Social Security, Paperback (September 2002)» View all books by Anthony I. Ogus
Aiming to meet the needs of students, practitioners, tribunal chairmen and members and others, this title provides an overview of social security law together with an in-depth understanding of the complex rules which surround the subject.
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Author Biography - Anthony I. Ogus
Anthony I. Ogus, CBE, is Professor of Law at the University of Manchester.
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