Title

Insurance and the Law

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

2001

Abstract

Insurance and the law traces the relationship between insurance and the legal field, with a particular focus on tort and insurance law. The article provides a conceptual description of insurance that emphasizes the role of insurance as a form of regulation, which links insurance to the more general topic of governing through risk.

Publication Title

International Encyclopedia of the Social and Behavioral Sciences

Publication Citation

In International Encyclopedia of the Social and Behavioral Sciences (Neil J. Smelser & Paul B. Baltes eds., Elsevier 2001)

Full text not available in Penn Law Legal Scholarship Repository.

Share

COinS