Book Search:  

 

 
Google full text of our books:

bookjacket

Boilerplate:
The Fine Print, Vanishing Rights, and the Rule of Law
Margaret Jane Radin

Book Description | Reviews
Chapter 1 [in PDF format]

TABLE OF CONTENTS:

Acknowledgments ix
Prologue: World A (Agreement) and World B (Boilerplate) xiii

Part I. Boilerplate, Consumers' Rights,and the Rule of Law 1

  • Chapter One • An Overview of Worlds A and B 3
  • Chapter Two • Normative Degradation: Deleting Rights without Consent in the Name of Contract 19
  • Chapter Three • Democratic Degradation: Replacing the Law of the State with the "Law" of the Firm 33

Part II. Boilerplate and Contract Theory: Rationales and Rationalizations 53

  • Chapter Four • A Summary of the Philosophy of Contract: The Theories of World A 55
  • Chapter Five • Can Autonomy Theory (Agreement, Consent) Justify Boilerplate Deletion of Rights? 82
  • Chapter Six • Can Utilitarian-Welfare (Economic) Theory Justify Boilerplate Deletion of Rights? 99

Part III. Boilerplate and Contract Remedies: Current Judicial Oversight and Possible Improvements 121

  • Chapter Seven • Evaluating Current Judicial Oversight 123
  • Chapter Eight • Can Current Oversight Be Improved? 143
  • Chapter Nine • Improving Evaluation of Boilerplate: A Proposed Analytical Framework 154

Part IV. Escaping Contract: Other Remedial Possibilities 187

  • Chapter Ten • "Private" Reform Ideas: Possible Market Solutions 189
  • Chapter Eleven • Reconceptualizing (Some) Boilerplate under Tort Law 197
  • Chapter Twelve • "Public" and Hybrid Regulatory Solutions 217
Afterword: What's Next for Boilerplate? 243
Notes 249
Index 313

Return to Book Description

File created: 7/11/2014

Questions and comments to: webmaster@press.princeton.edu
Princeton University Press

New Book E-mails
New In Print
PUP Blog
Videos/Audios
Princeton APPS
Sample Chapters
Subjects
Series
Catalogs
Princeton Legacy Library
Textbooks
Media/Reviewers
Class Use
Rights/Permissions
Ordering
Recent Awards
Princeton Shorts
Freshman Reading
PUP Europe
About Us
Contact Us
Links
F.A.Q.
PUP Home


Bookmark and Share