The Currency of Justice: Fines and Damages in Consumer Societies

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Fines and monetary damages account for the majority of legal sanctions across the whole spectrum of legal governance. Money is, in key respects, the primary tool law has to achieve compliance. Yet money has largely been ignored by social analyses of law, and especially by social theory. The Currency of Justice examines the differing rationalities, aims and assumptions built into money's deployment in diverse legal fields and sanctions. This raises major questions about the extent to which money appears as an abstract ...

The Currency of Justice: Fines and Damages in Consumer Societies 2009, Routledge Cavendish, London

ISBN-13: 9781845681128

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The Currency of Justice: Fines and Damages in Consumer Societies 2009, Routledge Cavendish

ISBN-13: 9780415425674

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