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The legal lives of private organizations

Author: Lauren B Edelman; Mark C Suchman
Publisher: Aldershot : Ashgate, 2007.
Series: International library of essays in law and society.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Modern organizations are immersed in a sea of law and modern law is awash in a flood of organizations. This volume gathers a selection of foundational articles, drawn from a range of research  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lauren B Edelman; Mark C Suchman
ISBN: 9780754625261 0754625265
OCLC Number: 155684524
Description: xxxi, 531 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: Series preface; Introduction; Part I Legality in the Shadow of the State: Influence through regulatory enforcement: Bargain and bluff: compliance strategy and deterrence in the enforcement of regulation, Keith Hawkins; Rational choice, situated action and the social control of organizations, Diane Vaughan; Explaining corporate environmental performance: how does regulation matter?, Robert A. Kagan, Neil Gunningham and Dorothy Thornton; Influence through social construction: Legal ambiguity and symbolic structures: organizational mediation of civil rights law, Lauren B. Edelman; The strength of a weak state: the employment rights revolution and the rise of human resources management divisions, Frank Dobbin and John Sutton; The endogeneity of legal regulation: grievance procedures as rational myth, Lauren B. Edelman, Christopher Uggen and Howard S. Erlanger; Part II Legality in the Shadow of Organizations: Inter-organizational legal Culture: Non-contractual relations in business: a preliminary study, Stewart Macaulay; Professional innovation: corporate lawyers and private lawmaking, Michael J. Powell 1993; The hired gun as facilitator: the case of lawyers in Silicon Valley, Mark C. Suchman and Mia L. Cahill; Intra-organizational legal culture: Competing institutions: law, medicine, and family in neonatal intensive care, Carol Heimer; Cops, counsel, or entrepreneurs: the shifting roles of lawyers in large business corporations Robert L. Nelson and Laura Beth Nielson; Bargaining in the shadow of social institutions: competing discourses and social change in workplace mobilization of civil rights, Catherine R.Albiston; Part III Legality in Macro-Historical Perspective: When the haves hold court: speculations on the organizational internalization of law, Lauren B. Edelman and Mark C. Suchman; Index.
Series Title: International library of essays in law and society.
Responsibility: edited by Lauren B. Edelman and Mark C. Suchman.


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