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Norms, Laws, and Markets: Implications for Policy

in The Rewards of Punishment: A Relational Theory of Norm Enforcement

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804760218
eISBN:
9780804771221
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804760218.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Social Theory

This chapter argues that norms do not exist in a vacuum, but, rather, operate side by side with government penalties and market incentives. Norms are often overlooked as a source of solutions to ... More


The law of uncivil actions

Ann Oakley

in Fracture: Adventures of a broken body

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861349378
eISBN:
9781447302360
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861349378.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Social Theory

Personal injury cases are ‘the heart and soul’ of tort law — the law of ‘civil wrongs’ that decides when people should be financially compensated for adverse events that happen to their bodies or ... More


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