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Common law and civil society

Turnour, Matthew D. & McGregor-Lowndes, Myles (2009) Common law and civil society. In International Encyclopedia of Civil Society.

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Abstract

Common law does not (yet) recognize civil society as a unique legal sphere separate from public and private law in the way that civil society is now recognized as a separate space in some disciplines (Anheier, 2004). Civil society is therefore protected, enabled, regulated, and sometimes allowed preferences by the common law scattered throughout its various public and private divisions.

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ID Code: 20998
Item Type: Reference Entry
Additional Information: Entry in "International Encyclopedia of Civil Society"
ISBN: 9780387939971
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > COMMERCE MANAGEMENT TOURISM AND SERVICES (150000) > ACCOUNTING AUDITING AND ACCOUNTABILITY (150100) > Accounting Auditing and Accountability not elsewhere classified (150199)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > LAW AND LEGAL STUDIES (180000) > LAW (180100) > Law and Society (180119)
Divisions: Current > Research Centres > Australian Centre for Philanthropy and Nonprofit Studies
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > QUT Business School
Current > Schools > School of Accountancy
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2009 Springer-Verlag
Deposited On: 09 Jun 2009 09:13
Last Modified: 25 Sep 2013 22:40

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