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|ISBN:||0300011148 9780300011142 0300011156 9780300011159|
|Description:||x, 340 pages 21 cm|
|Contents:||pt. I. Introduction : the need for a theoretical foundation of accident law. The Renaissance of accident law plans ; Some common areas of confusion ; Goals and subgoals of accident law --
pt. II. Subgoals of accident cost reduction and methods for achieving them. Secondary accident cost avoidance : the loss spreading and deep pocket methods ; Primary accident cost avoidance : the general deterrence approach ; Primary accident cost avoidance : the specific deterrence approach --
pt. III. Two major problems in reducing primary accident costs. Which activities cause which accident costs : the general deterrence approach ; Which activities cause which accident costs : the specific deterrence approach ; What is the cost? --
pt. IV. The fault system and accident cost reduction. The fault system and general deterrence ; The fault system and specific deterrence ; The fault system as a mixed system of primary cost control ; The fault system and secondary cost avoidance : possible modifications ; The costs of the fault system --
pt. V. Justice and the fault system. The moral framework : consistency and history ; The fairness of the fault system --
pt. VI. Toward a new system of accident law.