Princeton Univ Pr Books
Books editi da Princeton Univ Pr Diritto e società
Law as Culture
edizioni Princeton Univ Pr collana Princeton Univ Pr (Paperback) , 2008
Law is integral to culture, and culture to law. Often considered a distinctive domain with strange rules and stranger language, law is actually part of a culture's way of expressing its sense of the order of things. In Law as Culture, Lawrence Rosen invites readers to consider how the facts that are adduced in a legal...
edizioni Princeton Univ Pr collana Princeton Univ Pr (Hardcover)
Contemporary law and public policy often treat human beings as selfish creatures who respond only to punishments and rewards. Yet every day we behave unselfishly--few of us mug the elderly or steal the paper from our neighbor's yard, and many of us go out of our way to help strangers. We nevertheless overlook our own...
Why People Obey the Law
Tyler Tom R.
edizioni Princeton Univ Pr collana Princeton Univ Pr (Paperback) , 2006
People obey the law if they believe it's legitimate, not because they fear punishment--this is the startling conclusion of Tom Tyler's classic study. Tyler suggests that lawmakers and law enforcers would do much better to make legal systems worthy of respect than to try to instill fear of punishment. He finds that...