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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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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