Theoretical Foundations of Law and Economics by Mark D. White
Look inside with Google Book Preview
Theoretical Foundations of Law and Economics
By Mark D. White

Theoretical Foundations of Law and Economics

Edited by See other recent books by Mark D. White
Format: Hardback

Normal Price: $170.00
Your Price: $153.00 AUD, inc. GST
Shipping: $7.95 per order
You Save: $17.00! (10% off normal price)
Plus...earn $7.65 in Boomerang Bucks
Availability: Available Available to Backorder, No Due Date for Supply



Theoretical Foundations of Law and Economics by Mark D. White

Book Description

The economic approach to law, or 'law and economics', is by far the most successful application of basic economic principles to another scholarly field, but most of the critical appraisal of the field is scattered among law reviews and economics journals. Theoretical Foundations of Law and Economics provides an original, book-length examination of the methodology and philosophy of law and economics, featuring essays written by leading legal scholars, philosophers, and economists. The contributors take issue with many of the key tenets of the economic approach to law, such as its assumption of rational behavior, its reliance on market analogies, and its adoption of efficiency as the primary goal of legal decision making. They discuss the relevance of economics to the law in general, as well as to substantive areas of the law, such as contracts, torts, and crime.

Buy Theoretical Foundations of Law and Economics book by Mark D. White from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.


Book Details

ISBN: 9780521889551
ISBN-10: 0521889553
Format: Hardback
(228mm x 152mm x 21mm)
Pages: 304
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 22-Dec-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

Other Editions...


Books By Author Mark D. White

Economics and the Virtues by Mark D. White Economics and the Virtues, Hardback (January 2016)

A volume by leading economists and philosophers that explores the contributions that virtue ethics can make to economics. Provides historical and modern insights in both economics and philosophy and offers suggestions for incorporating the ethics of virtue into economics to make it more applicable to moral dilemmas in the world outside the models.

Law and Social Economics by Mark D. White Law and Social Economics, Hardback (March 2015)

Law and Social Economics explores several areas in which social economics can contribute to the study of law.

Illusion of Well-Being by Mark D. White Illusion of Well-Being, Hardback (September 2014)

This book will argue against the use of well-being to guide policymaking and in favor of a rule-oriented approach to policymaking that respects the choices of individuals.

Virtues of Captain America by Mark D. White Virtues of Captain America, Paperback (March 2014)

The first look at the philosophy behind the Captain America comics and movies, publishing in advance of the movie release of Captain America: The Winter Solider in April 2014. In The Virtues of Captain America, philosopher and long-time comics fan Mark D.

» View all books by Mark D. White

Reviews

» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Theoretical Foundations of Law and Economics book by Mark D. White and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)

Write a book review


Author Biography - Mark D. White

Mark D. White is Associate Professor in the Department of Political Science, Economics, and Philosophy at the College of Staten Island/CUNY, where he teaches courses in the intersections of economics, philosophy, and law. He is also on the economics faculty of the CUNY Graduate Center. Previously, he taught at Miami University Hamilton and the University of Cincinnati. His other edited books include Economics and the Mind (with Barbara Montero, 2007), The Thief of Time: Philosophical Perspectives on Procrastination (with Chrisoula Andreou, forthcoming), Batman and Philosophy (with Robert Arp, 2008), and Watchmen and Philosophy (2009). He is associate editor of the Forum for Social Economics, serves on the editorial board of Ethique et Economique/Ethics and Economics, and is editing a special issue of the Review of Social Economy on ethics and economics (due 2009). He has published articles in Southern Economic Journal, Eastern Economic Journal, Economics Letters, Economics Bulletin, Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, European Journal of Political Economy, International Economic Journal, Journal of Economic Methodology, Review of Social Economy, Review of Political Economy, Forum for Social Economics, Journal of Socio-Economics, and Journal of Private Enterprise. He also has published book chapters in volumes devoted to law and economics, ethics and economics, and social economics, as well as numerous volumes in the Blackwell Philosophy and Pop Culture series. He is very active in organizing conference sessions for such organizations as the Eastern Economic Association, the Association for Social Economics, the International Network for Economic Method, the History of Economics Society, and the Society for the Development of Austrian Economics. He has been a member of the organizing committee for the Eastern Economic Association annual meetings since 2003 and was a founding member of the program committee for the Eastern Study Group of the North American Ka

Boomerang Bucks close

For every $20 you spend on books, you will receive $1 in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars. You can use your Boomerang Bucks as a credit towards a future purchase from Boomerang Books. Note that you must be a Member (free to sign up) and that conditions do apply.

Recent books by Mark D. White close
Economics and the Virtues by Mark D. White
Law and Social Economics by Mark D. White
Illusion of Well-Being by Mark D. White
Illusion of Well-Being by Mark D. White
Virtues of Captain America by Mark D. White
Superman and Philosophy by Mark D. White
Manipulation of Choice by Mark D. White
Manipulation of Choice by Mark D. White
Thief of Time by Mark D. White
Ethics and Economics by Mark D. White
Avengers and Philosophy by Mark D. White
Theoretical Foundations of Law and Economics by Mark D. White
Green Lantern and Philosophy by Mark D. White
Retributivism by Mark D. White
Accepting the Invisible Hand by Mark D. White
Thief of Time by Mark D. White
Iron Man and Philosophy by Mark D. White
Ethics and Economics by Mark D. White
Economics and the Mind by Mark D. White
Watchmen and Philosophy by Mark D. White
»
BoomerangBooks.com.au close