New Perspectives on the Public-Private Divide

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Law Commission of Canada
UBC Press, Jan 1, 2004 - Law - 200 pages
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This rich collection of essays explores how the public-private divideinfluences, challenges, and interacts with law and law reform. Throughvarious case studies, the contributors reflect on this complexdichotomy's role in structuring the socio-legal environment for thepersonal, social, economic, and governance relationships of citizens.They demonstrate that while the split between the public and theprivate is a useful way to understand the world, it is always only anideological construct, and as such open to challenge.
  

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Contents

Politics Poverty and AntiPanhandling
40
Biotechnology and the PublicPrivate Divide
68
Digital Networks and the Privatization of
94
Green Revolution or Greenwash? Voluntary Environmental Standards
123
The Emergence of Parallel IdentityBased Associations in Collective
166
Contributors
187
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The Law Commission of Canada is an independent federal law reform agency that advises Parliament on how to improve and modernize Canada’s laws.

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