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Author Whincop, Michael J.

Title Policy and pragmatism in the conflict of laws / Michael J. Whincop, Mary Keyes ; with a foreword by Richard A. Posner.

Published Aldershot ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, [2001]
©2001

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 UniM Law  KC 2011 WHIN    AVAILABLE
Physical description xviii, 228 pages ; 23 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 202-224) and index.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents 2 Theory in Conflict of Laws 11 -- 3 Contracts 34 -- 4 Mandatory Rules and Statutory Interpretation 52 -- 5 Market Torts and Concurrent Liability 71 -- 6 Non-market Torts 89 -- 7 Property 107 -- 8 Jurisdiction and Procedure 127 -- 9 Corporations as Subjects of Jurisdiction 167 -- 10 Beyond the Nation State 186.
Summary "After languishing for decades in the domains of rigid doctrinalism and confusing theory, the conflict of laws in increasingly being recognized as an important area of law to a global community. To demonstrate its importance, Michael Whincop and Mary Keyes transcend the divide between the English pragmatic tradition and the circularity of American policy-based theory. They argue that the law governing multistage conflicts can minimize the social costs of litigation, increase the extent of coordination, facilitate private ordering and limit regulatory monopolies and cross-border spillovers. Pragmatic in outlook and economic in methodology, they pursue these themes across a broad range of doctrinal issues and offer valuable links to parallel analyses in domestic contexts."--BOOK JACKET.
Other author Keyes, Mary.
Subject Conflict of laws -- Great Britain.
Conflict of laws.
Conflict of laws -- United States.
ISBN 1840147539
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