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Author Boggio, Andrea

Title Compensating asbestos victims : law and the dark side of industrialization / by Andrea Boggio
Published [Place of publication not identified] : [publisher not identified], 2013


Description 1 online resource
Contents Cover; Contents; List of Figures; List of Tables; List of Acts; List of Cases; Preface; 1 Asbestos disease and compensation; 2 Asbestos compensation in Belgium; 3 Asbestos compensation in England; 4 Asbestos compensation in Italy; 5 Asbestos compensation in the United States; 6 Asbestos firms and their liabilities; 7 Asbestos compensation as a set of cultural responses to the dark side of industrialization; Bibliography; Index
Summary 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. 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
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Asbestos -- Law and legislation.
Compensation (Law)
Products liability -- Asbestos.
Toxic torts.
Asbestos -- Law and legislation
Compensation (Law)
Products liability -- Asbestos
Toxic torts
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1409419088