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Vol 23 No 4 April/May 2018

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Williams, Mortimer and Sunnucks: Executors, Administrators and Probate

Edited by: Alexander Learmonth, Charlotte Ford, Julia Clark, John Ross Martyn
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Compensating Asbestos Victims: Law and the Dark Side of Industrialization

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ISBN13: 9781409419075
Published: October 2013
Publisher: Routledge
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
Price: £115.00



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This book traces the emergence and transformations of asbestos compensation to explore the wider issue of to what extent legal systems have converged in the era of globalization. Examining the mechanism by which asbestos compensation is delivered in Belgium, England, Italy and the United States as well as the cultural forces and actors which contribute to its emergence and transformations, the book advances our understanding of how law operates within cultural norms, routines and institutional relations of capitalist societies. With material gathered from 50 interviews and from primary and secondary sources, the author considers law as a cultural phenomenon, national styles of legal culture and the convergence and divergence of legal cultures, and law as a form of institutionalized power.

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Subjects:
Personal Injury Law, Remedies and Damages
Contents:
Preface
Asbestos disease and compensation
Asbestos compensation in Belgium
Asbestos compensation in England
Asbestos compensation in Italy
Asbestos compensation in the United States
Asbestos firms and their liabilities
Asbestos compensation as a set of cultural responses to the dark side of industrialization
Bibliography
Index.