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Outsourcing the law : a philosophical perspective on regulation

Author: Pauline C Westerman
Publisher: Cheltenham, UK : Edward Elgar Publishing Limited, [2018]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Not only can services such as cleaning and catering be outsourced, but also governmental tasks such as making, applying and enforcing the law. Outsourcing the law is usually recommended for its cost-efficiency, flexibility, higher rates of compliance and its promise of deregulation. However, lawmaking is not the same as cleaning and rules are more than just tools to achieve aims. In this timely book, Pauline  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Westerman, Pauline C.
Outsourcing the law.
Cheltenham, UK : Edward Elgar Publishing, [2018]
(OCoLC)1013729791
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Pauline C Westerman
ISBN: 9781785365027 1785365029
OCLC Number: 1015242463
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Preface --
1. Introduction --
2. The structure of the rules --
3. Between compliance and performance --
4. Commissioned self-regulation --
5. Outsourcing democracy --
6. The limited role of the judiciary --
7. Legal research and the empirical turn --
8. A rule of outsourced law --
9. A contagious style --
Index.
Responsibility: Pauline Westerman.

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Outsourcing the Law analyses the particular types of rules to which outsourcing gives rise (performance-indicators), as well as the techniques that are used (benchmarking, auditing) and identifies  Read more...

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