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From dissonance to sense : welfare state expectations, privatisation and private law

Author: Thomas Wilhelmsson; Samuli Hurri
Publisher: Aldershot : Ashgate, 1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats

Focusing on the role of private law in late modernity, this text analyzes the pressure for changes in this area of law due to the present processes of privatization and marketization. The approach is  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Conference papers and proceedings
Material Type: Conference publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas Wilhelmsson; Samuli Hurri
ISBN: 1840144319 9781840144314
OCLC Number: 60160696
Notes: Selected papers from a conference held at Haikko Manor near Helsinki, Aug. 28-31, 1998.
Description: xxii, 636 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Part 1 Introduction: welfare state expectations, privatization and private law, Thomas Wilhelmsson. Part 2 Privatization, society and law: post-modern law?, Kaarlo Tuori; after privatization? -the many autonomies of private law, Gunther Teubner; normative patterns and the normative field - a post-liberal view on law, Anna Christensen; the legal profession in a changing world, Jorgen Dalberg-Larsen. Part 3 Privatization and private law theory: the lost penny - social contract law and market economy, Udo Reifner; the crises of private law, William N.R. Lucy. Part 4 Privatization and liability: private law 2000 - small stories on morality through liability, Thomas Wilhelmsson; can we, and should we, use private law as a means of regaining governmental provision of services and care for citizens?, Barbara Ann Hocking; liability for information in private law, Juha Hayha. Part 5 Privatization and contract: contract in the new public sector, Chris Willett; dissonance in freedom of contract? - how to make sense of it, Frey Nybergh; contract law, discrimination and European integration, Dagmar Schiek. Part 6 Privatization and credit: whose responsibility to plan for future changes in circumstances -debtor, creditor or the state?, Geraint G. Howells; bankruptcy and consumer credit in the declining welfare state, Iain Ramsay. Part 7 Privatization and environment: damage, uncertainty and risk - trends in environmental liability, Jenny Steele. Part 8 Privatization and access to justice: privatization of access to justice and soft law - lessons from the European Community?, Hans-W. Micklitz; the crisis of the welfare state, privatization and consumers' access to justice, Klaus Viitanen; social rights and the courts, Jose Reinaldo De Lima Lopes. Part 9 Epilogue: from dissonance to sense - categories of private and public, Samuli Hurri.
Responsibility: edited by Thomas Wilhelmsson, Samuli Hurri.


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